China supported C919 airliner development through cyber espionage

China supported C919 airliner development through cyber espionage

Security researchers have correlated the activity of a Chinese hacker group known for targeting aerospace companies to a multi-year espionage effort by China’s intelligence agencies…

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The Air Force Will Let Hackers Try To Hijack An Orbiting Satellite

The Air Force Will Let Hackers Try To Hijack An Orbiting Satellite

When the Air Force showed up at the Defcon hacker conference in Las Vegas last month, it didn’t come empty-handed. It brought along an F-15…

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Russia's Secret Intelligence Agency Hacked: 'Largest Data Breach In Its History'

Russia’s Secret Intelligence Agency Hacked: ‘Largest Data Breach In Its History’

Red faces in Moscow this weekend, with the news that hackers have successfully targeted FSB—Russia’s Federal Security Service. The hackers managed to steal 7.5 terabytes of…

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Hacker steals data of millions of Bulgarians, emails it to local media

Hacker steals data of millions of Bulgarians, emails it to local media

A mysterious hacker (or hacker group) has stolen the personal details of millions of Bulgarians and has emailed download links to the stolen data to…

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25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

As many as 25 million Android phones have been hit with malware that replaces installed apps like WhatsApp with evil versions that serve up adverts,…

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12 dark secrets of encryption

12 dark secrets of encryption

Encryption is fast becoming the developer’s go-to solution for whatever data privacy or security worry ails you. Afraid of putting your credit card into a…

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'Silence' hackers hit banks in Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, and Kyrgyzstan

‘Silence’ hackers hit banks in Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, and Kyrgyzstan

A group of hackers specialized in attacking banks has hit again, and this time they’ve breached four targets in Asia, respectively in Bangladesh, India, Sri…

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Second Florida City Hit by Ransomware Opts to Pay

Second Florida City Hit by Ransomware Opts to Pay

Another Florida city has decided to pay a ransom to the hackers who took control over its municipal computer systems. On June 25, the mayor…

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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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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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