Facebook sues Chinese malware operator for abusing its ad platform

Facebook sues Chinese malware operator for abusing its ad platform

Facebook filed a lawsuit today against a Chinese company and two Chinese nationals for abusing the Facebook ad platform to run a malware scheme. The…

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Data of 21 million Mixcloud users put up for sale on the dark web

Data of 21 million Mixcloud users put up for sale on the dark web

A hacker has breached online music streaming service Mixcloud earlier this month and is now selling the site’s user data online, on a dark web…

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Target Sues Insurer Over Data Breach Costs

Target Sues Insurer Over Data Breach Costs

Target is suing its insurer for costs of up to $74M that were incurred as a result of a data breach. America’s eighth-largest retailer claims…

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SQL Injection Errors No Longer the Top Software Security Issue

SQL Injection Errors No Longer the Top Software Security Issue

SQL injection errors are no longer considered the most severe or prevalent software security issue. Replacing it at the top of the Common Weakness Enumeration…

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APT33 Is Targeting Industrial Control Systems

APT33 Is Targeting Industrial Control Systems

Iranian hackers have carried out some of the most disruptive acts of digital sabotage of the last decade, wiping entire computer networks in waves of…

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DDoS: An Underestimated Threat

DDoS: An Underestimated Threat

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have become more common, more powerful, and more useful to attackers. Here’s how to fight back. On the flip side of…

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Extensive hacking operation discovered in Kazakhstan

Extensive hacking operation discovered in Kazakhstan

Chinese cyber-security vendor Qihoo 360 published a report on Friday exposing an extensive hacking operation targeting the country of Kazakhstan. Targets included individuals and organizations…

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Terrifying Camera App Flaw Left Millions of Android Phones Vulnerable to Spying

Terrifying Camera App Flaw Left Millions of Android Phones Vulnerable to Spying

Even if you’re diligent about app permissions, sometimes you just can’t predict how or when a bad actor will abuse them. This time around, a…

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Phineas Fisher Offers $100,000 Bounty To Hack Banks And Oil Companies

Phineas Fisher Offers $100,000 Bounty To Hack Banks And Oil Companies

An infamous vigilante hacker known for their hits on surveillance companies is launching a new kind of bug bounty to reward hacktivists who do public…

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Ransomware: Still Going Strong 30 Years On

Ransomware: Still Going Strong 30 Years On

Next month marks the 30th anniversary of the first-ever ransomware attack, and according to new research, this particular form of malware is still going strong.…

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