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Security researchers take control of a Tesla via drone
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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
Hackers could abuse legitimate Windows AD FS to steal data
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Microsoft Windows

Hackers could abuse legitimate Windows AD FS to steal data

The flaw in Microsoft authentication servers could enable threat actors to perform a Golden SAML attack
28 Apr 2021
Average ransomware costs have more than doubled in 2021
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ransomware

Average ransomware costs have more than doubled in 2021

The average cost of recovery from attacks is now close to $2 million
28 Apr 2021
What is hacktivism?
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hacking

What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
22 Apr 2021
HackBoss malware is using Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from other hackers
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cryptocurrencies

HackBoss malware is using Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from other hackers

Hackers stealing from wannabe hackers using fake software
16 Apr 2021
FBI shuts down web shells in hacked Exchange servers
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FBI shuts down web shells in hacked Exchange servers

Court approves FBI operation to remove web shells from vulnerable Exchange servers
14 Apr 2021
Russia launched over a million cyber attacks in three months
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Russia launched over a million cyber attacks in three months

Unit 42 researchers found 75% of the attacks were critical
13 Apr 2021
Hackers leak data from dark web marketplace
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Hackers leak data from dark web marketplace

Over 600,000 payment card records and 12,000 user records leaked
9 Apr 2021
Hackers are using fake messages to break into WhatsApp accounts
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instant messaging (IM)

Hackers are using fake messages to break into WhatsApp accounts

Hackers are posing as friends to gain users' trust
8 Apr 2021
Hackers sell $38 million in gift cards on Russian marketplace
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Hackers sell $38 million in gift cards on Russian marketplace

Amazon, Nike, Walmart, and Target among the brands targeted by Russian hacking dark web forum
7 Apr 2021
Personal data of 533 million Facebook users found on hacking forum
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Personal data of 533 million Facebook users found on hacking forum

The leaked records contained users' phone numbers, Facebook IDs, full names and relationship status
5 Apr 2021
North Korean hackers target security researchers with fake social media accounts
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North Korean hackers target security researchers with fake social media accounts

Cyber spies also set up fake Turkish security website to entice victims
1 Apr 2021
Tax refund scammers target university staff and students
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Tax refund scammers target university staff and students

Like every year, tax refund scammers are in full force
31 Mar 2021
Three billion emails sent in 2020 showed signs of sender fraud
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email delivery

Three billion emails sent in 2020 showed signs of sender fraud

The use of DMARC, which helps prevent phishing attacks, is on the rise, says report
22 Mar 2021
Researchers discover threat actors with links to SolarWinds hack
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Researchers discover threat actors with links to SolarWinds hack

Report shines a light on the overlap between SilverFish cybercrime group victims and SolarWinds targets
22 Mar 2021
COVID-19 takes US school hacks to new heights
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COVID-19 takes US school hacks to new heights

Remote learning fueled a wave of class invasions
12 Mar 2021
Monero miners target cloud-native development environments
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cryptocurrencies

Monero miners target cloud-native development environments

Hackers behind the heist could be Russian
5 Mar 2021
High-risk email security threats increased by 32% last year
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High-risk email security threats increased by 32% last year

Tried and tested email methods used to attack organizations
3 Mar 2021
Malicious ‘dependency confusion’ packages are stealing password files
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Malicious ‘dependency confusion’ packages are stealing password files

The new vulnerability is targeting Amazon, Zillow, Lyft, and Slack code repositories
2 Mar 2021
AOL users are the target of a new phishing campaign
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AOL users are the target of a new phishing campaign

Cyber criminals are targeting AOL users because they’re an older demographic and may find it too complicated to switch to newer services
1 Mar 2021
Lazarus APT hacking group is targeting the defense industry
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Security

Lazarus APT hacking group is targeting the defense industry

North Korea-linked hackers used ThreatNeedle backdoor to gather sensitive data
26 Feb 2021
FedEx and DHL phishing emails target Microsoft users
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FedEx and DHL phishing emails target Microsoft users

The campaign aims to steal credentials using spoof phishing pages hosted on legitimate domains
24 Feb 2021