Hackers are actively exploiting three Apple iOS flaws
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Hackers are actively exploiting three Apple iOS flaws

Apple releases fixes for privilege escalation and remote code execution bugs in iOS, iPadOS and tvOS
27 Jan 2021
Security researchers targeted by North Korean hackers
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Security researchers targeted by North Korean hackers

The social engineering campaign involves establishing a social media presence as well as a fake research blog
26 Jan 2021
Russian spy agencies warn of US cyber retaliation
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Russian spy agencies warn of US cyber retaliation

Moscow denies involvement in the SolarWinds attack but still fears US payback
25 Jan 2021
Best ransomware removal tools
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Best ransomware removal tools

The top free and paid toolkits available right now to protect you from hackers
22 Jan 2021
Hackers publish over 4,000 files stolen from SEPA in ransomware attack
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Hackers publish over 4,000 files stolen from SEPA in ransomware attack

1.2GB of data was taken from the Scottish regulator's digital systems on Christmas Eve
22 Jan 2021
BEC scammers are using Google Forms to identify easy victims
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BEC scammers are using Google Forms to identify easy victims

That unexpected Google Form may be benign, but it can lead to more aggressive tactics
21 Jan 2021
Weekly threat roundup: SAP, Windows 10, Chrome
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Weekly threat roundup: SAP, Windows 10, Chrome

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
21 Jan 2021
SolarWinds hackers hit Malwarebytes through Microsoft exploit
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SolarWinds hackers hit Malwarebytes through Microsoft exploit

They accessed company emails after abusing a dormant email protection product within the Office 365 tenant
20 Jan 2021
OpenWRT forum suffers data breach
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OpenWRT forum suffers data breach

Hackers have compromised the personal information of up to 27,000 users
19 Jan 2021
Hackers using COVID vaccine as a lure to spread malware
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Hackers using COVID vaccine as a lure to spread malware

Cyber criminals are impersonating WHO, DHL, and vaccine manufacturers in phishing campaigns
15 Jan 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Microsoft Defender, Adobe, Mimecast
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Weekly threat roundup: Microsoft Defender, Adobe, Mimecast

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
14 Jan 2021
Capcom data breach adds another 40,000 estimated victims
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Capcom data breach adds another 40,000 estimated victims

The gaming company now estimates up to 390,000 have been affected
13 Jan 2021
SolarWinds hackers first breached systems in September 2019
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SolarWinds hackers first breached systems in September 2019

The company is facing a class action lawsuit filed by its shareholders
12 Jan 2021
Hackers may have accessed personal data in Ubiquiti Networks breach
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Hackers may have accessed personal data in Ubiquiti Networks breach

The security incident with a third-party cloud provider has forced the firm to ask users to reset passwords
12 Jan 2021
2020 the busiest year on record for cyber attacks against UK firms
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2020 the busiest year on record for cyber attacks against UK firms

Hacking attempts surged by 20% as hackers took advantage of factors such as COVID-19 and remote working
11 Jan 2021
SolarWinds hires former Trump cyber security chief
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SolarWinds hires former Trump cyber security chief

Chris Krebs is joined by former Facebook CSO Alex Stamos to help boost the company's security
8 Jan 2021
Misconfigured Git servers lead to Nissan data leak
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Misconfigured Git servers lead to Nissan data leak

Leak stemmed from Nissan using of default “admin” password
7 Jan 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Zyxel, Samsung Galaxy, Windows 10
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Weekly threat roundup: Zyxel, Samsung Galaxy, Windows 10

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
7 Jan 2021
Hackers publish Hackney Council data online after 2020 attack
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Hackers publish Hackney Council data online after 2020 attack

The suspected ransomware incident in October last year knocked a number of council services offline
7 Jan 2021
Website problems slow coronavirus vaccine rollout
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Website problems slow coronavirus vaccine rollout

Florida is the epicenter of website issues, as patients struggle with malfunctioning sites and hackers
6 Jan 2021
ElectroRAT exploits Bitcoin boom to steal cryptocurrency
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ElectroRAT exploits Bitcoin boom to steal cryptocurrency

The year-long campaign comprises a custom-written remote access tool and fully-fledged marketing operation
6 Jan 2021
US government blames Russia for SolarWinds hack
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US government blames Russia for SolarWinds hack

The accusation comes as SolarWinds faces legal action for failing to disclose vulnerabilities in a timely manner
6 Jan 2021
What are biometrics?
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What are biometrics?

Your face, iris, DNA and typing style can all be used as a password
5 Jan 2021