US hits Iran with crippling cyberattacks, says a report

US hits Iran with crippling cyberattacks, says a report

With an OK from the US president, the Pentagon this week launched cyber strikes that took down Iranian computer networks used to control missile launches, says a…

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Recent Firefox’s Zero-Day Flaw Was Used in Attacks Against Coinbase’s Employees

Recent Firefox’s Zero-Day Flaw Was Used in Attacks Against Coinbase’s Employees

The recent Firefox’s zero-day security flaw was used in attacks against major crypto exchange and wallet service Coinbase, according to a tweet from Coinbase security…

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EasyJet Admits Nine Million Customers Hacked

EasyJet Admits Nine Million Customers Hacked

EasyJet has admitted that a “highly sophisticated cyber-attack” has affected approximately nine million customers. It said email addresses and travel details had been stolen and…

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NSO Group Impersonated Facebook To Help Clients Hack Targets

NSO Group Impersonated Facebook To Help Clients Hack Targets

Infamous Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group created a web domain that looked as if it belonged to Facebook’s security team to entice targets to click…

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eBay port scans visitors' computers for remote access programs

eBay port scans visitors’ computers for remote access programs

When visiting the eBay.com site, a script will run that performs a local port scan of your computer to detect remote support and remote access applications. Many…

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Process Reimaging: A Cybercrook’s New Disguise for Malware

Process Reimaging: A Cybercrook’s New Disguise for Malware

As of early 2019, Windows 10 is running on more than 700 million devices, including PCs, tablets, phones, and even some gaming consoles. However, it…

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Nation-Sponsored Hackers Likely Carried Out Hostile Takeover Of Rival Group's Servers

Nation-Sponsored Hackers Likely Carried Out Hostile Takeover Of Rival Group’s Servers

If nation-sponsored hacking was baseball, the Russian-speaking group called Turla would not just be a Major League team—it would be a perennial playoff contender. Researchers…

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Data Breaches A Time Bomb, Warns Security Report

Data Breaches A Time Bomb, Warns Security Report

Data breaches are a “time bomb” under companies that let customer information go astray, warns a security expert. Bryan Sartin, Verizon’s head of global security…

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NASA Has Been Hacked

NASA Has Been Hacked

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) this week confirmed that its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been hacked. An audit document from the U.S. Office…

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With GDPR's 'Right of Access,' Who Really Has Access?

With GDPR’s ‘Right of Access,’ Who Really Has Access?

How a security researcher learned organizations willingly hand over sensitive data with little to no identity verification. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)…

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