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Phishing attacks surge ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday
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Phishing attacks surge ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Some common email phishing campaigns saw an 80% increase in early November
17 Nov 2020
Wisconsin Republican Party allegedly loses $2.3 million to hackers
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Wisconsin Republican Party allegedly loses $2.3 million to hackers

Hackers reportedly rerouted funds intended for vendors to their own accounts
30 Oct 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
13 Oct 2020
Microsoft: Iranian hackers are exploiting ZeroLogon flaw
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Microsoft: Iranian hackers are exploiting ZeroLogon flaw

The vulnerability can give the hackers full control over a target’s domain controller, resulting in a complete takeover
6 Oct 2020
The Ritz suffers data breach after hackers pose as staff
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The Ritz suffers data breach after hackers pose as staff

Credit card fraudsters potentially compromised the personal data of guests visiting the five-star hotel
17 Aug 2020
Russia hacked Liam Fox's personal email to steal trade documents
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Russia hacked Liam Fox's personal email to steal trade documents

Hackers accessed his account several times between July and October 2019 by gaining access using a spear-phishing attack
4 Aug 2020
British teenager charged over Twitter hack
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British teenager charged over Twitter hack

The 19-year old is one of the three individuals arrested for involvement in the spear-phishing scam
3 Aug 2020
Mid-year report says vulnerabilities up 22% in 2020
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Mid-year report says vulnerabilities up 22% in 2020

Mobile operating system vulnerabilities themselves are up 50%
30 Jul 2020
BlackRock banking Trojan targets Android apps
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BlackRock banking Trojan targets Android apps

Trojan steals login credentials and credit card information and has targeted more than 300 apps
27 Jul 2020
Election officials are vulnerable to phishing attacks, report warns
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Election officials are vulnerable to phishing attacks, report warns

Less than 20% of election administrators have implemented advanced anti-phishing cyber security controls
27 Jul 2020
Hundreds of thousands of Instacart customers impacted by data breach
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Hundreds of thousands of Instacart customers impacted by data breach

Instacart denies the breach, but credit card data, addresses and transaction information are being sold on the dark web
23 Jul 2020
Hackers target DNA profiles on major genealogy databases
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Hackers target DNA profiles on major genealogy databases

GEDmatch breach results in phishing campaign targeting MyHeritage users
23 Jul 2020
Researchers detail Tetrade family of Brazilian banking trojans
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Researchers detail Tetrade family of Brazilian banking trojans

Researchers predict banking trojans will continue to evolve and take on new targets
16 Jul 2020
Mobile banking apps are exposing user data to attackers
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Mobile banking apps are exposing user data to attackers

Positive Technologies’ study finds 13 out of 14 banking apps gave attackers access to user data
26 Jun 2020
Most malware came through HTTPS connections in Q1 2020
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Most malware came through HTTPS connections in Q1 2020

Signature-based antivirus protection would have been ineffective
25 Jun 2020
Phishing attacks target unsuspecting Wells Fargo customers
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Phishing attacks target unsuspecting Wells Fargo customers

Over 15,000 Wells Fargo customers targeted in .ics phishing campaign
24 Jun 2020
Trump administration wants to enhance the security of .gov sites
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Trump administration wants to enhance the security of .gov sites

The government hopes to strengthen defenses on all .gov sites to protect users
24 Jun 2020
MaxLinear targeted by Maze ransomware attack
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MaxLinear targeted by Maze ransomware attack

According to MaxLinear, threat actors gained unauthorized access to personal customer information
23 Jun 2020
Cyber criminals use Elon Musk’s name in a giveaway scam
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Cyber criminals use Elon Musk’s name in a giveaway scam

Cybercriminals used name-dropping Bitcoin vanity addresses to steal $2 million in two months
22 Jun 2020
Searching for a new job? That LinkedIn job offer may be fake
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Searching for a new job? That LinkedIn job offer may be fake

Threat actors use fake job offers to dupe their victims in this attack
19 Jun 2020
Savvy threat actors can recover conversations using lightbulbs
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Savvy threat actors can recover conversations using lightbulbs

Lightbulb eavesdropping doesn’t even require a smart bulb
18 Jun 2020
City of Knoxville faced with ransomware attack
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City of Knoxville faced with ransomware attack

City officials working with law enforcement to address the breach
12 Jun 2020
Maze ransomware targets numerous high-profile organizations
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Maze ransomware targets numerous high-profile organizations

VT San Antonio Aerospace and Westech International among Maze ransomware’s victims
9 Jun 2020