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In a rare step, Activision warns CoD players of malware hidden in cheat apps

In a rare step for a company that seldomly issues security warnings, gaming giant Activision published research yesterday detailing how cybercriminals are hiding

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Ubiquiti confirms it was the target of an extortion attempt, but nothing more

Networking equipment and IoT device vendor Ubiquiti Networks released a statement late last night confirming some of the details exposed

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Google: North Korean hackers are still targeting security researchers

The North Korean government-backed hackers who spent last year trying to lure security professionals to malicious sites to infect their systems with malware

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Man charged for hacking Kansas water utility with intent to harm public

The US Department of Justice has indicted today a Kansas man on charges of hacking into the computer system of a local water

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DHS chief lays out a cybersecurity vision with a focus on ransomware and infrastructure

The top official at the Department of Homeland Security announced today a series of 60-day cybersecurity-focused “sprints” aimed at focusing the department’s efforts
Featured Government Privacy fined €475,000 for reporting data breach too late

The Dutch Data Protection Authority has fined hotel booking website €475,000 ($560,000) for reporting a security incident 22 days after it happened,

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‘We’re responding in election cycles:’ Niloofar Razi Howe on the big changes needed to prevent

In a hearing held by the House Committee on Appropriations last week, Niloofar Razi Howe described 2021 as "one of the most consequential

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Malware uses underground call centers to trick users into infecting themselves

The operators of the BazarLoader malware are working together with underground call centers to trick the victims of their spam campaigns into opening

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Iranian cyberspies target professionals at medical research organizations in the US, Israel

Hackers linked to Iran have targeted 25 senior professionals at various medical research organizations located in a the US and Israel as part

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IETF officially deprecates TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1

The Internet Engineering Task Force has formally deprecated the TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 cryptographic protocols on the grounds of security after several

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Google collects 20 times more telemetry from Android devices than Apple from iOS

Academic research published last week looked at the telemetry traffic sent by modern iOS and Android devices back to Apple and Google servers

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London’s biggest school trust hit by ransomware

London's biggest multi-academy school trust, the Harris Federation, was hit by ransomware, bringing down IT systems, email servers, and phone lines at primary

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A Verizon security expert on why 5G is raising the bar for cyber defenders

Much has been written about how 5G and the proliferation of internet-connected devices might make us more secure or more vulnerable in the

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RedEcho group parks domains after public exposure

A Chinese hacking group linked to a campaign that targeted India's power grid and critical infrastructure entities has taken down its attack infrastructure

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Hackers backdoor PHP source code after internal repo hack

Hackers have breached the internal Git repository of the PHP programming language and have added a backdoor to the PHP source code in