Ticketmaster fined $10 million for hacking into rival’s systems
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Ticketmaster fined $10 million for hacking into rival’s systems

A former Crowdsurge employee provided Ticketmaster execs with credentials to access an internal password-protected system
4 Jan 2021
The scariest security horror stories of 2020
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The scariest security horror stories of 2020

From national security SNAFUs to Twitter scams, these are the incidents that dominated headlines this year
21 Dec 2020
Authentication bypass vulnerability discovered in Bouncy Castle
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Authentication bypass vulnerability discovered in Bouncy Castle

Attackers can bypass password checks in applications that use Bouncy Castle’s OpenBSDBcrypt class.
18 Dec 2020
Stolen card details now selling for 225% higher than in 2018
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Stolen card details now selling for 225% higher than in 2018

Report also finds UK passports are worth $3,500 each on the dark web
18 Dec 2020
People's Energy data breach affects all 270,000 customers
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People's Energy data breach affects all 270,000 customers

The company says financial data was kept in a separate system and remains secure
18 Dec 2020
Mobile fraud campaign nabs millions from US and EU banks
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Mobile fraud campaign nabs millions from US and EU banks

Hackers used emulators to access thousands of customer accounts repeatedly
17 Dec 2020
Weekly threat roundup: Solarwinds, HPE, and PostgreSQL
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Weekly threat roundup: Solarwinds, HPE, and PostgreSQL

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
17 Dec 2020
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
16 Dec 2020
Former Cisco engineer gets 2-year prison sentence for Webex hack
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Former Cisco engineer gets 2-year prison sentence for Webex hack

Cisco didn't seek restitution for $2.4M in restoration and customer service costs
14 Dec 2020
Subway UK customers targeted by Trickbot hackers
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Subway UK customers targeted by Trickbot hackers

Phishing emails that contained usernames suggests hackers gained access to customer data
14 Dec 2020
SolarWinds falls victim to "highly sophisticated" cyber attack
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SolarWinds falls victim to "highly sophisticated" cyber attack

US Treasury and Commerce employees were advised to "immediately disconnect" from the affected SolarWinds Orion products
14 Dec 2020
MountLocker ransomware now working through criminal affiliates
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MountLocker ransomware now working through criminal affiliates

Ransomware-as-a-service could become a major threat, warns BlackBerry researchers
14 Dec 2020
Facebook links notorious OceanLotus cyber gang with Vietnamese IT company
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Facebook links notorious OceanLotus cyber gang with Vietnamese IT company

This rare public attribution has been denied by the local IT services company
11 Dec 2020
Weekly threat roundup: Microsoft Teams, VMware and QNAP NAS drives
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Weekly threat roundup: Microsoft Teams, VMware and QNAP NAS drives

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
10 Dec 2020
Hackers accessed vaccine documents in EMA cyber attack
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Hackers accessed vaccine documents in EMA cyber attack

Information relating to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine was targeted during the attack on the European Medicines Agency
10 Dec 2020
What is hacktivism?
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What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
9 Dec 2020
Dark web markets consolidate as competition takes its toll
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Dark web markets consolidate as competition takes its toll

Competition, not COVID-19, may be to blame for a fall in dark market numbers
8 Dec 2020
Russian hackers are exploiting critical VMware flaws
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Russian hackers are exploiting critical VMware flaws

The vulnerabilities were patched last week, but the NSA has uncovered details of active exploitation
8 Dec 2020
Walsall-based construction firm hit by cyber attack
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Walsall-based construction firm hit by cyber attack

RMD Kwikform is cooperating with the NCSC to “investigate, contain and remedy the situation”
7 Dec 2020
DocuShare flaws could lead to data leakage unless you install these patches
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DocuShare flaws could lead to data leakage unless you install these patches

CISA warns companies to apply patches now
4 Dec 2020
Businesses told to guard against PowerPepper Windows exploit
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Businesses told to guard against PowerPepper Windows exploit

DeathStalker hacking group is using the in-memory backdoor to steal sensitive data
4 Dec 2020
20 Universities targeted by “Shadow Academy” hackers
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20 Universities targeted by “Shadow Academy” hackers

Hackers identified after the discovery of a fake Louisiana State University student portal
3 Dec 2020
IBM: Hackers are targeting COVID-19 vaccine 'cold chain'
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IBM: Hackers are targeting COVID-19 vaccine 'cold chain'

A phishing campaign targeted organisations that held sensitive information relating to COVID-19 vaccine distribution
3 Dec 2020
Google's Project Zero uncovers iPhone zero-day Wi-Fi exploit
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Google's Project Zero uncovers iPhone zero-day Wi-Fi exploit

Buggy code in iOS could have been exploited by hackers to remotely take control of devices
2 Dec 2020