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Thousands of Disney+ accounts hijacked

Hackers exploited the video streaming service just hours after it launched
19 Nov 2019
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BlueKeep attack discovery has done nothing to motivate businesses into patching systems

Thousands of vulnerable systems remain unpatched with news of the first attack barely changing trends
12 Nov 2019
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Labour Party targeted by ‘large scale’ cyber attack

Election campaigning was 'slowed down' but the attack ultimately failed, and no data was lost
12 Nov 2019
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Security

Leading ASP.NET host crippled by ransomware attack

The platform is working to restore services to more than 440,000 affected customers
11 Nov 2019
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Genetics startup Veritas rocked by data breach

Customer information has been stolen from the DNA-screening company
8 Nov 2019
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North Korean hackers allegedly targeted Indian space agency

The Dtrack malware infection successfully disrupted an active lunar mission
7 Nov 2019
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US government arrests Saudi Twitter spies

Ahmad Abouammo allegedly accessed Twitter account data to find critics of the Saudi government
7 Nov 2019
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FBI asks private sector for advice on ransomware attacks

The “Ransomware Summit” opens lines of communication between corporate and government
7 Nov 2019
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Tenable: There are far more dangerous threats than zero-days

‘If you’re scared of zero-days, you don’t know what you’re talking about’ claims Tenable
7 Nov 2019
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First mass BlueKeep exploitation spotted in the wild

Amateurish coin mining attack discovered six months after the critical Microsoft vulnerability was discovered
4 Nov 2019
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Security

US allies targeted by WhatsApp video hack

Victims include high profile government and military officials spread across 20 countries, report
1 Nov 2019
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Leading web domain registrars suffer data breach

Account information with web.com, Network Solutions and register.com were accessed by cyber criminals
31 Oct 2019
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Businesses stung by convincing Office 365 voicemail scam

This latest wave of phishing attacks incorporates real audio recordings to create a sense of urgency
31 Oct 2019
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hacking

Two men plead guilty to 2016 Uber and LinkedIn hacks

The pair used stolen AWS account credentials to access 57 million Uber customer accounts
31 Oct 2019
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Security

Thousands infected with malware that 'reinstalls itself'

More than 45,000 Android devices have been affected by the Xhelper malware since March
30 Oct 2019
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Is cyber security about to go interstellar?

When we think about the cyber attacks of the future, we may have to think bigger
30 Oct 2019
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Security

A lack of global norms is killing the security industry

Better protocols to facilitate global cyber co-operation should be at the forefront of innovation in the sector
30 Oct 2019
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Data & insights

NordVPN confirms 2018 data centre breach

Personal virtual private network provider admits to a breach in March 2018 but claims no data was exfiltrated
22 Oct 2019
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Security

Hackers 'are no longer winning', says KPMG cyber chief

Despite progress over the past two years, a wealth of threats still plague both the public and private sectors
18 Oct 2019
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Prolific payment data peddler BriansClub has been hacked

The four-year operation is under threat as records amounting to more than double its all-time sales have been stolen back
16 Oct 2019
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Two Scottish teens arrested over Met Police Twitter hack

Obscene messages appeared on force's official Twitter account following breach of MyNewsDesk platform
11 Oct 2019
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This tool can figure out often you will face insider attacks

Size, sector and employee welfare all used as factors of email-based intrusion
7 Oct 2019
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Ex-Yahoo! employee admits hacking users for explicit content

More than 6,000 users compromised as defendant also accessed iCloud, Facebook and Gmail accounts
2 Oct 2019
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Cisco WebEx and Zoom video hit by security flaw

Web conferencing platforms could let attackers snoop on conference calls, says Cequence Security
1 Oct 2019
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TalkTalk hacker's crypto assets auctioned off by police

The auction of seized cryptocurrencies is a UK-first for law enforcement
1 Oct 2019
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Hacker steals 218 million personal records in Zynga breach

Gnosticplayers is responsible for some of the biggest data breaches of the year, adding another site to their hit list
30 Sep 2019
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penetration testing

Active vs passive reconnaissance

Exploring essential tools of both ethical and malicious hackers alike
27 Sep 2019
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Magecart skimmers are targeting large public Wi-Fi networks

Russian-linked cyber criminals are compromising industrial-sized routers for their large data banks
27 Sep 2019
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Security

Thousands of webcams vulnerable to attack

Exposed connections could lead to loss of privacy or information theft
25 Sep 2019
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Security

What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats it poses
20 Sep 2019
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Universities a 'huge target' for nation-state attackers

The UK's leading cyber security agency issued advie to elite academic institutions on how keep them and their country safe
19 Sep 2019
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hacking

How does a SQL injection attack work?

Understanding one of the simplest, yet most-effective, methods of cyber attack
19 Sep 2019
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Deepfake ransomware among experts’ list of cyber fears

Trend Micro's future threat researchers explain how hackers of the future will cause chaos
18 Sep 2019
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LastPass fixes password-leaking flaw

Google’s Project Zero finds a critical hole in the widely-used password manager
17 Sep 2019
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Pen-testers nicked after breaking into court that hired them

Specialists claim they were testing ‘physical’ vulnerability points as part of a cyber assessment
13 Sep 2019