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Ransomware Attack Caused Power Outages in the Biggest South African City

Yesterday, some residents of Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa, were left without electricity after the city’s power company got attacked by a ransomware...
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Russia targeted all 50 states, according to Senate Intelligence Committee Report

Election systems in 50 states were targeted by Russian government-backed hackers, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee. The report,...
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Slack Resets Passwords For Lazy Users Who Hadn’t Changed It Since 2015 Breach

If you use Slack, a popular cloud-based team collaboration server, and recently received an email from the company about a security incident, don’t panic and...
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A New Backdoor Implant Spies On Linux Desktop Users

Security researchers have discovered a rare piece of Linux spyware that’s currently fully undetected across all major antivirus security software products, and includes rarely seen...
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Marriott Faces $123 Million GDPR Fine Over Starwood Data Breach

After fining British Airways with a record fine of £183 million earlier this week, the UK’s data privacy regulator is now planning to slap world’s...
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Watch Out! Microsoft Spotted Spike in Astaroth Fileless Malware Attacks

Security researchers at Microsoft have released details of a new widespread campaign distributing an infamous piece of fileless malware that was primarily being found targeting...
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Ubuntu-Maker Canonical’s GitHub Account Gets Hacked

An unknown hacker yesterday successfully managed to hack into the official GitHub account of Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux project and created 11...
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DDoS Attacker Who Ruined Gamers’ Christmas Gets 27 Months in Prison

A 23-year-old hacker from Utah who launched a series of DDoS attacks against multiple online services, websites, and online gaming companies between December 2013 and...
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Two Florida Cities Paid $1.1 Million to Ransomware Hackers This Month

In the last two weeks, Florida has paid more than $1.1 million in bitcoin to cybercriminals to recover encrypted files from two separate ransomware attacks—one...
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Firefox 67.0.4 Released — Mozilla Patches Second 0-Day Flaw This Week

Okay, folks, it’s time to update your Firefox web browser once again—yes, for the second time this week. After patching a critical actively-exploited vulnerability in...
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Tor Browser 8.5.2 Released — Update to Fix Critical Firefox Vulnerability

Following the latest critical update for Firefox, the Tor Project today released an updated version of its anonymity and privacy browser to patch the same...
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5 Keys to Improve Your Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity isn’t easy. If there was a product or service you could buy that would just magically solve all of your cybersecurity problems, everyone would...