Critical supply chain flaw exposes IoT cameras to cyber attack
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Critical supply chain flaw exposes IoT cameras to cyber attack

Hackers can exploit the vulnerability in ThroughTek's P2P SDK to spy on video feeds and steal data
16 Jun 2021
Alibaba data breach exposes 1.1 billion pieces of data
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Alibaba data breach exposes 1.1 billion pieces of data

Usernames and mobile numbers were included in the breach which affected Taobao, Alibaba’s shopping website
16 Jun 2021
Apple patches iOS 12 after hackers exploit WebKit Engine flaws
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Apple patches iOS 12 after hackers exploit WebKit Engine flaws

The emergency patch addresses two bugs abused to launch remote code execution attacks
15 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
Millions of Volkswagen customers affected by data breach
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Millions of Volkswagen customers affected by data breach

The incident stems from a vendor that left customer information unsecured
14 Jun 2021
Personal data exposed in McDonald’s data breach
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Personal data exposed in McDonald’s data breach

Hackers steal information from systems based in the US, South Korea and Taiwan
14 Jun 2021
Avaddon ransomware gang shuts down and releases decryption keys
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Avaddon ransomware gang shuts down and releases decryption keys

Avaddon is the latest hacking group to have suspend operations, following in the footsteps of DarkSide and Maze
14 Jun 2021
How do hackers choose their targets?
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How do hackers choose their targets?

We explore what goes on in the minds of cyber criminals
11 Jun 2021
CD Projekt acknowledges stolen data is being circulated online
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CD Projekt acknowledges stolen data is being circulated online

International law enforcement agencies Interpol and Europol have been informed
11 Jun 2021
EA hackers steal source code for FIFA, Battlefield game series
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EA hackers steal source code for FIFA, Battlefield game series

Stolen data has now been posted for sale on the dark web
11 Jun 2021
Crypto-mining hackers hit Kubernetes clusters
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Crypto-mining hackers hit Kubernetes clusters

New campaign abused Kubeflow dashboards to install malicious containers
10 Jun 2021
JBS pays $11 million ransom following cyber attack
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JBS pays $11 million ransom following cyber attack

The White House says a Russian state-backed hacking group was behind the ransomware attack
10 Jun 2021
DoJ recovers 'majority' of ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline
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DoJ recovers 'majority' of ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline

63.7 Bitcoins worth $2.3 million have been seized after a warrant was authorized by judge
8 Jun 2021
NSW Health admits patient data was breached in Accellion attack
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NSW Health admits patient data was breached in Accellion attack

It warned that 'identity information' and 'health-related personal information' were both accessed
7 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
The IT Pro Podcast: Why is it so hard to convict hackers?
The IT Pro Podcast: Why is it so hard to convict hackers?
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The IT Pro Podcast: Why is it so hard to convict hackers?

Catching cyber criminals is hard enough - but putting them behind bars is even more challenging
4 Jun 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Froala, WordPress, Siemens
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Weekly threat roundup: Froala, WordPress, Siemens

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
3 Jun 2021
What is cyber warfare?
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What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats posed
2 Jun 2021
Cyber attack shuts down food giant JBS
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Cyber attack shuts down food giant JBS

Australian operations have been suspended for at least 24 hours as IT professionals work to restore services
1 Jun 2021
FBI partners with 'Have I Been Pwned' on breached password database
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FBI partners with 'Have I Been Pwned' on breached password database

The service, which lets you check if your details have been compromised, has also been converted to open source through the .NET foundation
28 May 2021
SolarWinds hackers hit 150 organisations in new wave of attacks
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SolarWinds hackers hit 150 organisations in new wave of attacks

Microsoft warns that “nation-state cyber attacks aren’t slowing”
28 May 2021
Japanese government data stolen in Fujitsu hack
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Japanese government data stolen in Fujitsu hack

Hackers gained access to the data through Fujitsu's project management software
28 May 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