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Dual citizen sentenced to 11 years for role in North Korean crypto hacking scheme
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hacking

Dual citizen sentenced to 11 years for role in North Korean crypto hacking scheme

Ontario resident laundered cash for North Korea from bank heists and BEC scams
10 Sep 2021
IoT devices are more vulnerable than ever
Internet of Things
Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT devices are more vulnerable than ever

Ove a billion attacks recorded on IoT devices in the first six months of the year
10 Sep 2021
DOJ extradites Ukrainian man who used a botnet to decrypt login credentials
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botnets

DOJ extradites Ukrainian man who used a botnet to decrypt login credentials

The 28-year-old allegedly sold passwords to other criminals on the dark web
9 Sep 2021
Hackers use open source tools to steal usernames and passwords
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open source

Hackers use open source tools to steal usernames and passwords

Researchers identify a new Team TNT hacking campaign dubbed Chimaera
8 Sep 2021
91% of industrial organizations open to cyber attacks
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cyber security

91% of industrial organizations open to cyber attacks

New report finds it's easy for hackers to breach corporate infrastructure
2 Sep 2021
Hackers use WebSVN to deploy new Mirai malware
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Hackers use WebSVN to deploy new Mirai malware

Attackers used the notorious malware to perform distributed denial of service attacks
31 Aug 2021
Fin8 returns with Badhatch backdoor targeting US organizations
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Fin8 returns with Badhatch backdoor targeting US organizations

The backdoor evades security with TLS encrypted PowerShell commands
30 Aug 2021
Credential theft most prevalent threat to corporate inboxes
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Credential theft most prevalent threat to corporate inboxes

Hackers are also partial to attacking Office 365 accounts, according to new data
27 Aug 2021
Phishing attacks increase as hackers take advantage of pandemic
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Phishing attacks increase as hackers take advantage of pandemic

New report finds 70% of organizations noticed more phishing attacks amid the pandemic
27 Aug 2021
29 vulnerabilities fixed in multiple F5 products
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vulnerability

29 vulnerabilities fixed in multiple F5 products

One flaw scored 9.9 on CVSS scale, CISA issues warning
26 Aug 2021
Fear of Delta variant prompts new COVID phishing scams
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Fear of Delta variant prompts new COVID phishing scams

Increase in email attacks taking advantage of vaccine requirements by businesses
25 Aug 2021
Bahrain targets activists with NSO's Pegasus spyware
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spyware

Bahrain targets activists with NSO's Pegasus spyware

The spyware reportedly employed two exploits targeting Apple's iMessage system
24 Aug 2021
Hackers target outdated versions of Linux in the cloud
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Linux

Hackers target outdated versions of Linux in the cloud

Coinminers, web shells and ransomware, top malware aiming at Linux, report finds
23 Aug 2021
Criminals caught trying to recruit insiders to plant ransomware
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ransomware

Criminals caught trying to recruit insiders to plant ransomware

Employees offered cut of proceeds if they deploy DemonWare on their behalf
20 Aug 2021
Liquid cryptocurrency exchange loses $97 million after hack
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cryptocurrencies

Liquid cryptocurrency exchange loses $97 million after hack

Amount lost includes $45 million in Ethereum tokens
20 Aug 2021
Critical infrastructure vulnerabilities increased by 41% in first half of 2021
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vulnerability

Critical infrastructure vulnerabilities increased by 41% in first half of 2021

Vulnerability reports are growing in severity too
19 Aug 2021
Most IT executives fear nation-state hacking tools will be used on them
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Most IT executives fear nation-state hacking tools will be used on them

IT professionals also feel they could be collateral damage in a cyber war
19 Aug 2021
US companies lose $14.8 million annually to phishing attacks
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phishing

US companies lose $14.8 million annually to phishing attacks

But business email compromise (BEC) and ransomware attacks remain the most expensive threats
17 Aug 2021
New Adload malware bypasses Apple’s XProtect to infect macOS devices
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New Adload malware bypasses Apple’s XProtect to infect macOS devices

Old malware retooled to evade Apple defenses
12 Aug 2021
Cyber criminals leak one million credit cards on the dark web
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Cyber criminals leak one million credit cards on the dark web

Among the stolen hoard are customer details from US and Canadian banks
10 Aug 2021
What is a rootkit?
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cyber attacks

What is a rootkit?

We look at this malicious tool and how to detect and remove it
9 Aug 2021
Average ransomware payouts nearly double in a year
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ransomware

Average ransomware payouts nearly double in a year

New report finds victims succumbing to cyber criminals increasingly aggressive tactics
9 Aug 2021
Resentful hacker exposes Conti ransomware gang’s tools
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ransomware

Resentful hacker exposes Conti ransomware gang’s tools

Tools leaked by disgruntled affiliate
6 Aug 2021