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Suspected Russian Hackers Impersonate State Department Aide
17th Nov 2018 [3 days ago] from SecurityWeek
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. cybersecurity experts say hackers impersonating a State Department official have targeted U.S. government agencies, businesses and think tanks in an attack that bears similarity to past campaigns linked to Russia. The...
SMS 2FA Database Leak Drama, MageCart Mishaps, Black Friday Badware, And More
17th Nov 2018 [4 days ago] from The Register
Plus, why is Kaspersky Lab getting into chess? Roundup  What a week it has been: we had the creation of a new government agency, a meltdown flashback, and of course, Patch Tuesday.…
Camp Fire’s Missing Person List Climbs To 1,011 As Statewide Death Toll Rises To 74
17th Nov 2018 [3 days ago] from Yahoo News
The number of names on the missing person's list for Northern California's
Former Mayors Online Safety Warning After His Facebook Profile Was Hacked
16th Nov 2018 [4 days ago] from Topix
Dermot McGeough turned on his phone on Wednesday evening to find dozens of concerned friends and family members messaging him to ask if he was okay. A confused Mr McGeough then went onto his profile to realise someone had hacked into his...
Black Friday Brings Out Hackers Looking To Rip You Off - CNET
16th Nov 2018 [4 days ago] from Topix
With shoppers on the lookout for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, thieves are creating malicious apps to steal from eager buyers, as well as targeting online retailers with malware, according to researchers. Black Friday and Cyber Monday,...
Scumbag Who Called A Call Of Duty Swatting That Ended In Death Pleads Guilty To 47 Criminal Charges
13th Nov 2018 [7 days ago] from The Register
Another two awaiting trial over sad death of Andrew Finch One of three people charged over the December 2017 “swatting” death of 28-year-old Andrew Finch has pleaded guilty in the US.…
Card Skimming Malware Removed From Infowars Online Store
13th Nov 2018 [7 days ago] from ZDNet
Infowars online store hit by brief Magecart incident that lasted around 24 hours. Less than 1,600 users may have been affected.
Prosecutors Mistakenly Reveal Criminal Charges Against Julian Assange
16th Nov 2018 [4 days ago] from Yahoo News
A court filing accidentally revealed that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has
Dridex/Locky Operators Unleash New Malware In Recent Attack
15th Nov 2018 [5 days ago] from SecurityWeek
The threat actor(s) behind many Dridex and Locky campaigns have been using a new Remote Access Trojan (RAT), Proofpoint security researchers warn. read more
Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis
17th Nov 2018 [3 days ago] from Yahoo News
Andrew Gillum, the Democratic mayor of Tallahassee running for governor of
Text Message Database Reportedly Leaked Password Resets - CNET
15th Nov 2018 [5 days ago] from CNET News
Unprotected server yields password resets and two-factor security codes, TechCrunch reports.
As Black Friday Approaches, Arm Yourself Against Cyber Scammers
18th Nov 2018 [3 days ago] from Topix
THE CHRISTMAS shopping bonanza will begin in earnest on Friday, with UK shoppers expected to spend as much as 4.5 billion in a single day. However, with more than half of these purchases likely to be made online, cyber scammers are likely...
Microsoft Patches Windows Zero-day Used By Multiple Cyber-espionage Groups
13th Nov 2018 [7 days ago] from ZDNet
Kaspersky: Windows zero-day exploited by multiple cyber-espionage groups.
Study: Ransomware Attacks Surge On Apple Operating Systems
13th Nov 2018 [7 days ago] from Topix
A sign at city hall in West Haven, Conn. warns employees to avoid turning on their computers, in October 2018 after a ransomware attack that cost the city $2,000.
Black Friday 2018 Office Depot Deals: HP Laptop For $450, Chromebook For $130 - CNET
17th Nov 2018 [3 days ago] from CNET News
This HP laptop (with a Core i7 CPU and 1TB hard drive) is one of the best computer deals weve seen.
Twitter Explodes After Donald Trump Hits Emmanuel Macron With Learning German Taunt
13th Nov 2018 [7 days ago] from Yahoo News
President Donald Trump left Twitter users indignant early Tuesday with a tweet
Cancer Treatment Center Hit By Computer Hackers
17th Nov 2018 [3 days ago] from Topix
Health and insurance records for more than 128,000 patients and workers at a Capital Region cancer treatment center were potentially stolen this spring by computer hackers. New York Oncology Hematology reported Friday that hackers using...
A Little Phishing Knowledge May Be A Dangerous Thing
18th Nov 2018 [2 days ago] from The Register
Boffins find those who know about phishing more likely to be duped than the less informed Phishing works more frequently on those who understand what social engineering is than on those who live in blissful ignorance, or so a study of students...
Most ATMs Can Be Hacked In Under 20 Minutes
15th Nov 2018 [5 days ago] from ZDNet
Experts tested ATMs from NCR, Diebold Nixdorf, and GRGBanking.
Microsoft Closes Actively Exploited Windows Zero-day
13th Nov 2018 [7 days ago] from iTnews
Remotely code execution bugs in Edge taken care of too.
Super Micro Chief Bean Counter: Bloombergs Unwarranted Hardware Hacking Article Has Slowed Our Server Sales
15th Nov 2018 [5 days ago] from The Register
CEO insists Chinese spy chip bombshell impossible Super Micro Computer on Thursday reported net sales in the range of $952m to $962m for the first quarter of its fiscal 2019, which ended September 30, 2018. Thats higher than company guidance...
Newegg Black Friday 2018 Deals: Acer Aspire 5 For $500, Nvidia Shield For $140 - CNET
17th Nov 2018 [3 days ago] from CNET News
From motherboards to scarves for your mother, Newegg brings it for 2018.
Former IT Administrator Found Guilty Of Federal Charges For Hacking Into Computers Of Employer
19th Nov 2018 [47 hours ago] from Topix
An Arizona man has been convicted of federal computer intrusion charges for deleting electronic files after hacking into computer systems operated by an Irvine-based company where he used to work. Nikishna Polequaptewa, 36, of Phoenix,...
Fire Deaths Rise To 71 With More Than 1,000 Missing
16th Nov 2018 [4 days ago] from Yahoo News
CHICO, Calif. (AP) -- With the confirmed death toll at 71 and the list of
Black Friday Ads 2018: The Full Ads From Best Buy, Walmart, Target And More - CNET
17th Nov 2018 [3 days ago] from CNET News
Want the unedited, full deal posts from the biggest retailers? Here they are -- along with when each sale starts.