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Google says attackers worked with ISPs to deploy Hermit spyware on Android and iOS

Researchers at Google’s Threat Analysis Group say attackers are working with internet service providers to deploy the commercial-grade Hermit...

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Businesses risk ‘catastrophic financial loss’ from cyberattacks, US watchdog warns

The Government Accountability Office has warned that US businesses face huge financial losses from cyberattacks in the face of greater risk from...

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Daycare monitoring apps are ‘dangerously insecure,’ report finds

Research conducted by the Electronic Frontier Foundation has found that daycare apps including Brightwheel, HiMama, and Tadpoles have weak security...

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Former Amazon employee convicted over 2019 Capital One hack

Former Amazon engineer, Paige Thompson, has been found guilty over her role in the 2019 Capital One hack that exposed the information of over 100...

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Govt asks employees to stop using non-government services like Google Drive and Dropbox

Govt asks employees to stop using non-government services like Google Drive and Dropbox The Indian government has been taking some bold...

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Microsoft Defender launches on Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android

Microsoft Defender is launching across Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android. The new app is designed to be a dashboard for all your security needs....

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Don’t wait to install the June Windows update — it fixes a major security bug

Microsoft has issued a patch for a security flaw known as Follina that Chinese hackers have already exploited. The flaw affects all devices with...

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Aadhaar data of 110 crore Indian farmers exposed online due to faulty govt website

Aadhaar data of 110 crore Indian farmers exposed online due to faulty govt website Aadhaar data of millions of Indian farmers was left...

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Apple’s Rapid Security Response will push faster updates that install on Macs without a reboot

With iOS 16 and macOS Venture, Apple is rolling out Rapid Security Response updates. They should help address security issues without installing a...

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Apple demos Safari’s ‘passkeys’ support in macOS Ventura that will help bring an end to passwords

Apple has demonstrated how its Safari browser in the new macOS Ventura release will support a new paswordless authentication standard on the web. Now...

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LastPass’ mobile app offers access to your desktop vault without a master password

Desktop LastPass users will now be able to log in using the LastPass Authenticator app rather than having to type their master password. It’s part...

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China-linked hackers are exploiting a new vulnerability in Microsoft Office

Hackers linked to the Chinese government are believed to be exploiting the newly discovered Follina vulnerability in Microsoft Office, which lets...

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Hacker accesses a Verizon employee database and tries to ransom the data for $250,000

A hacker gained access to a Verizon employee database through a social engineering attack. They want the company to fork over $250,000, but the...

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Broadcom is acquiring VMware for $61 billion

Broadcom is acquiring VMware in a deal worth $61 billion. It will be one of the biggest tech deals of all time, designed to boost Broadcom’s...

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Explained: What is Predator spyware, why is Google warning Android, Chrome users about it

Predator spyware is capable of recording audio on affected devices. Google has already issued a software patch to all Chrome and Android users. ...

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Hackers breach Zola wedding registry accounts and make fraudulent purchases

The popular wedding registry site Zola confirmed that hackers had breached a number of users’ accounts through a "credential stuffing"...

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Google Chat adds warning banners to protect against phishing attacks

Google is expanding the use of warning banners for suspected malicious links to Google Chat. Already active in Google Workspace for Gmail, Docs, and...

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Canada bans Huawei equipment from 5G networks, orders removal by 2024

Canada has banned the use of Huawei and ZTE’s equipment in its 5G networks. It cited national security concerns, saying they could be forced to...

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Justice Department pledges not to charge security researchers with hacking crimes

The US Department of Justice has promised to follow a more narrow interpretation of the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and avoid prosecuting...

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Costa Rican president says country is ‘at war’ with Conti ransomware group

President Rodrigo Chaves of Costa Rica told press that the country was "at war" with the Conti ransomware gang, which has disabled...

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Liveness tests used by banks to verify ID are ‘extremely vulnerable’ to deepfake attacks

Liveness tests used by banks and other institutions to remotely verify users’ ID can be easily beaten by deepfake attacks, a new report from...

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Google will start distributing a security-vetted collection of open-source software libraries

Google has announced a new initiative to distribute a number of popular open-source software packages directly to Google Cloud customers after they...

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Phishing attack pop-up targets MetaMask users visiting popular crypto sites

A pop-up prompted users on popular cryptocurrency sites to connect their MetaMask wallets, likely in an attempt to drain them of their contents. The...

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Anonymous bulletin board app Yik Yak is revealing its users’ exact locations

Yik Yak is an app popular on college campuses that was relaunched last year. A researcher discovered he could access users’ precise locations and...

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OpenSea is adding NFT copy detection and verification features

OpenSea is introducing a new system to detect copycat NFTs and is overhauling its verification process. The updates are an attempt to cut down on...

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How to use Edge’s tools to protect your privacy while browsing

Microsoft’s Edge browser has increased its focus on privacy. For example, it blocks trackers by default using one of three different levels of...

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US State Department announces $10 million bounty after Costa Rica ransomware attack

Last month, parts of Costa Rica’s government were hit by ransomware. The country’s president has declared a state of emergency, and the US State...

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OpenSea’s official Discord compromised in a phishing attack that stole at least $18k worth of NFTs

OpenSea is the world’s largest NFT marketplace. On Friday morning, someone hacked its Discord to send a message with a phishing link that pretended...

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