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Criminals target Discord to spread malware
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live chat

Criminals target Discord to spread malware

Gamers have credentials and financial info stolen from them in a new campaign
26 Jul 2021
Schneider Electric flaws could allow remote code execution
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Security

Schneider Electric flaws could allow remote code execution

Chained 'ModiPwn' attack could give attackers control over industrial systems
13 Jul 2021
84% of organizations experienced phishing or ransomware attacks in the last year
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ransomware

84% of organizations experienced phishing or ransomware attacks in the last year

New research finds half of US firms are not effective in countering cyber threats
12 Jul 2021
Fortinet firewall vulnerability could give hackers full control
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vulnerability

Fortinet firewall vulnerability could give hackers full control

The FBI has issued multiple warnings of hackers using flaws in Fortinet products
25 Jun 2021
Secure Boot flaws could enable hackers to take control of Dell devices
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vulnerability

Secure Boot flaws could enable hackers to take control of Dell devices

Around 30 million Dell devices at risk of hacking
24 Jun 2021
PYSA ransomware gang attacks educational organizations with ChaChi malware
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ransomware

PYSA ransomware gang attacks educational organizations with ChaChi malware

Golang-based RAT used to steal data before encryption
24 Jun 2021
Hackers breach San Francisco water treatment plant
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Security

Hackers breach San Francisco water treatment plant

A successful attack could have poisoned the well
18 Jun 2021
Putin open to handing cyber criminals over to US
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Putin open to handing cyber criminals over to US

Russian leader could hand over online intruders in a reciprocal agreement
14 Jun 2021
Crypto-mining hackers hit Kubernetes clusters
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cryptocurrencies

Crypto-mining hackers hit Kubernetes clusters

New campaign abused Kubeflow dashboards to install malicious containers
10 Jun 2021
China-linked hacking group targeted New York MTA
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China-linked hacking group targeted New York MTA

New York transit agency says the breach had no impact on customers
4 Jun 2021
Hacktivist breaches private security app Citizen
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Hacktivist breaches private security app Citizen

Hacker leaks data from app detailing 1.7 million public safety incidents
27 May 2021
US pipelines ordered to strengthen cyber defenses
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Security

US pipelines ordered to strengthen cyber defenses

DHS raises IT security standards after Colonial Pipeline hack
27 May 2021
Trend Micro home network security flaws could let hackers take over PCs
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Security

Trend Micro home network security flaws could let hackers take over PCs

All-in-one home security device could allow code execution, DoS, and file permission changes
26 May 2021
Bluetooth vulnerability enables hackers to mimic genuine devices
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Security

Bluetooth vulnerability enables hackers to mimic genuine devices

Weaknesses in Bluetooth Core and Mesh Profile Specifications allow impersonation attacks
25 May 2021
Colonial Pipeline CEO confirms $4.4 million payment to DarkSide hackers
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ransomware

Colonial Pipeline CEO confirms $4.4 million payment to DarkSide hackers

Experts view the CEO's candidness about the hack as a benefit to the cyber security industry
20 May 2021
DarkSide hackers have raked in more than $90 million in Bitcoin
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cryptocurrencies

DarkSide hackers have raked in more than $90 million in Bitcoin

The hacking group responsible for the Colonial Pipeline hack has made roughly $1.9 million per victim
19 May 2021
DarkSide ransomware targets hidden files in disk partitions
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Security

DarkSide ransomware targets hidden files in disk partitions

Colonial Pipeline hackers are behind this new strain
18 May 2021
Hackers use open source Microsoft dev platform to deliver trojans
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Security

Hackers use open source Microsoft dev platform to deliver trojans

Microsoft's Build Engine is being used to deploy Remcos password-stealing malware
14 May 2021
Colonial Pipeline reportedly paid $5 million ransom
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Security

Colonial Pipeline reportedly paid $5 million ransom

Alleged payment contradicts the firm’s statement that it wouldn’t pay
13 May 2021
Apple's AirTag tracker has already been hacked
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hacking

Apple's AirTag tracker has already been hacked

An IT security researcher redirected the device’s finding feature to his own website
10 May 2021
TsuNAME vulnerability could enable DDoS attacks on major DNS servers
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

TsuNAME vulnerability could enable DDoS attacks on major DNS servers

Critical flaw in DNS resolver could grind the internet to a crawl
7 May 2021
Security researchers take control of a Tesla via drone
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ethical hacking

Security researchers take control of a Tesla via drone

Cyber security researchers found a way to unlock the car doors with a Wi-Fi dongle
5 May 2021
New report highlights the need for diversity in cyber security recruitment
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New report highlights the need for diversity in cyber security recruitment

Only half of cyber security pros had dedicated security education
28 Apr 2021