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Would You Pay $1 Million For A Laptop Full Of Malware?

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Image copyright Guo O Dong Image caption The laptop is being live-streamed on gaming platform Twitch A laptop deliberately infected with six notorious strains of malware, including WannaCry and ILoveYou, is...
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Why A Windows Flaw Patched 9 Days Ago Is Still Spooking The Internet

It has been nine days since Microsoft patched the high-severity vulnerability known as BlueKeep , and yet the dire advisories about its potential to sow worldwide disruptions keep coming. Until recently,...
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UK Says It Warned 16 NATO Allies Of Russian Hacking Activities


UK's tax authority forced to delete 5 million biometric records 'Biggest ever' deletion of biometric data by government comes after HMRC obtained data "unlawfully" according to privacy regulator. The UK has...
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Millions Of Golfers Land In Privacy Hazard After Cloud Misconfig

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Team Viewer Hit By Chinese Hackers In 2016

TeamViewer announced it was the victim of a cyber attack which took place in 2016 although some sources claim that hackers were in the firm’s network as early as 2014. The...
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Huawei Faces Break With UK Chip Giant ARM

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Huawei unveiled new phones powered by ARM-based chips, on Tuesday UK-based chip designer ARM has told staff it must suspend business with Huawei, according to...
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Google G Suite Glitch Left Some Passwords Stored In Plain Text For 14 Years

A bug in Google’s G Suite left the passwords of some users to be stored in plain text for the past 14 years, though the company doesn’t believe the information was...
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2018 IC3 Report Released

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April 22, 2019 The statistics gathered by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) for 2018 show Internet-enabled theft, fraud, and exploitation remain pervasive and were responsible for a staggering $2.7...
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Chinese Firms Leak More Than A Half Billion Resumes

Chinese companies were discovered leaking more than half a billion resumes on the web via poorly secured ElasticSearch and MongoDB databases. The leaks occurred solely at Chinese firms over the last...
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Focus Falls On Crypto's Flaws As Puzzlement Over Bitcoin's Jump Reigns

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LONDON (Reuters) - Collective puzzlement has reigned among cryptocurrency analysts and traders since bitcoin’s dramatic jump on Tuesday, with the mysterious spike shedding harsh light on flaws in a market the...
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Pharma Firm Bayer Hit With WINNTI Malware

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The German drug manufacturer Bayer reported it was hit witha cyberattack launched from China that used WINNTI malware that resided on itsnetwork for at least one year. The company told Reuters...
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How Excess Speed, Hasty Commands, And Flawed Software Doomed An Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max

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PARIS/SEATTLE/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Minutes after take-off, the pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX were caught in a bad situation. FILE PHOTO: Engine parts are seen at the scene of the...
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Serious Apache Server Bug Gives Root To Baddies In Shared Environments

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The Apache HTTP Server, the Internet’s most widely used Web server, just fixed a serious vulnerability that makes it possible for untrusted users or software to gain unfettered control of the...
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Hackers Broke Into University Networks In Just Two Hours


Phishing attacks are on the rise ZDNet's Danny Palmer sits down with TechRepublic's Karen Roby to discuss the rising number of phishing attacks and preventative measures you need to be taking....
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Computer Virus Alters Cancer Scan Images

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Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The experimental malware could add fake tumours and other signs of disease to scans A computer virus that can add fake tumours to medical...
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Nvidia Fixes 8 High-Severity Flaws

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App Developers Left 540 Million Facebook Users' Records On The Public Internet

For your regular reminder that developers across the world sometimes have real trouble putting any sort of protection on their databases, third party companies left Facebook user data exposed to the...
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Georgia Tech Stung With 1.3 Million Person Data Breach


Georgia Tech is reporting that it suffered a data breach when a Georgia Institute of Technology web app exposed the information on 1.3 million current and former students, student applicants along...
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Mystery Of The Chinese Woman Who Allegedly Tried To Sneak Into Trump's Mar-A-Lago With A USB Stick Of Malware

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A Chinese woman was caught sneaking into President Trump's Mar-a-Lago country club with a thumb drive of malware, it was claimed yesterday. Yujing Zhang, 32, was collared after possibly trying to...
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Games Of Thrones Has The Most Malware Of Any Pirated TV Show

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HBO If you're not worried about breaking the law when you pirate Game of Thrones , then at least worry about breaking your computer. Security company Kaspersky has released a new...
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