How a Hacker's Mom Broke Into a Prison—and the Warden's Computer

How a Hacker’s Mom Broke Into a Prison—and the Warden’s Computer

John Strand breaks into things for a living. As a penetration tester, he gets hired by organizations to attack their defenses, helping reveal weaknesses before…

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A 'Blockchain Bandit' Is Guessing Private Keys And Scoring Millions

A ‘Blockchain Bandit’ Is Guessing Private Keys And Scoring Millions

Last summer, Adrian Bednarek was mulling over ways to steal the cryptocurrency Ethereum. He’s a security consultant; at the time, he was working for a client…

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Cyber Kill Chain - Lockheed Martin

Cyber Kill Chain – Lockheed Martin

Security incidents are events that may indicate that an organization’s systems or data have been compromised or that measures put in place to protect them…

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Malware Steals Data By Adjusting Screen Brightness

Malware Steals Data By Adjusting Screen Brightness

A security researcher has discovered a novel way to steal data from a PC that isn’t connected to a network (air-gapped) by manipulating the brightness…

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Crypto Exchange Bithumb Reportedly Hacked of Almost $19 Mln in EOS, XRP

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Reportedly Hacked of Almost $19 Mln in EOS, XRP

Today, March 30, crypto exchange Bithumb posted on Twitter that their cryptocurrency withdrawals and deposits have temporarily been paused. In an explanation linked to the…

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Canadian Banks Spoofed in 2-Year Phishing Attack

Canadian Banks Spoofed in 2-Year Phishing Attack

Researchers have unearthed a two-year phishing campaign targeting bank customers in Canada. Fourteen banks, including CIBC, TD Canada Trust, Scotiabank, and the Royal Bank of…

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Bitwise Asset Management report Claims 95% of Bitcoin Trading Volumes are Fake, Overstating True Size of the Market

Bitwise Asset Management report Claims 95% of Bitcoin Trading Volumes are Fake, Overstating True Size of the Market

A recent analysis by Bitwise Asset Management, the leading provider of cryptoasset index and beta funds, has recently claimed that 95 percent of Bitcoin’s reported…

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Critical RCE Bug in Cisco WebEx Browser Extensions Faces ‘Ongoing Exploitation’

Critical RCE Bug in Cisco WebEx Browser Extensions Faces ‘Ongoing Exploitation’

A critical vulnerability in Cisco WebEx browser extensions that could allow unauthenticated remote code-execution (RCE) on targeted machines is being actively exploited in the wild.…

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Critical Magento SQL injection flaw could be targeted by hackers soon

Critical Magento SQL injection flaw could be targeted by hackers soon

The Magento content management system used by thousands of online shops has received fixes for several serious vulnerabilities, including an unauthenticated SQL injection flaw that’s…

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Toyota Japan Hacked, Vietnam Office Suspects Breach

Toyota Japan Hacked, Vietnam Office Suspects Breach

After a security incident in February at its Australian subsidiary, Toyota Motor Corp. has suffered its second security breach in the last five weeks, with…

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