November 6, 2017

Iowa Student Arrested for Changing Grades Using Keylogger Malware

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Banking Malware Spin-Off Targets Twitter, Facebook Accounts

A sophisticated strain of malware based on the Zeus trojan has been discovered monitoring and potentially taking over Facebook and Twitter accounts. First reported by ZDNet, the Zeus offshoot has…

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UK Cybersecurity Chief Blames Russia for Cyberattacks

The head of the UK GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has accused Russia of staging attacks across multiple sectors. Ciaran Martin, chief executive of the NCSC, was speaking at…

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US Govt Issues Alert Over North Korean Cyber Attacks

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a warning about cyber attacks originating in North Korea and perpetrated by the North Korean government, referred to as “Hidden Cobra.” A technical…

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US Homeland Security Team Remotely Hacked a Boeing 757

A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official has admitted that he and a team of experts remotely hacked a Boeing 757 parked at a New Jersey airport. Speaking at the…

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Google Research: Phishing Poses the Greatest Cybersecurity Threat

A new study by Google has revealed insights to better explain how emails and other accounts are hacked and hijacked by malicious hackers. A 12-month study wherein Google partnered the…

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Yahoo! Still Doesn’t Know Cause Behind Biggest Data Breach Ever

Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has admitted that the web giant still doesn’t know the cause behind the biggest data breach of all time. It has been four years since…

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App Coding Error Leaves 180 Million Smartphones Vulnerable to Data Theft

A simple coding error in at least 685 mobile applications has left up to 180 million smartphone owners at risk of having their text messages and calls intercepted by hackers,…

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World’s Biggest Shipping Company Counts Cost of the Cyberattack

AP Moller-Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping company, has cut its profit guidance after drop in profits and share price due to a cyberattack in July and August. Danish shipping…

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Hackers Target Ukraine with Phishing Campaign During BadRabbit Attack

The head of Ukraine’s state cyber police has revealed hackers tried to access confidential data with sophisticated phishing attacks in tandem with the recent ransomware strike with BadRabbit. The recent…

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