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Global hacking attack infects 57,000 computers

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A global cyber-attack using hacking tools believed to have been created by the US National Security Agency (NSA) has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries. By late Friday the attacks had spread to more than 74 countries, according to security firms tracking the spread. Kaspersky Lab, …

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Trump says China could have hacked Democratic emails

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President Donald Trump said China may have hacked the emails of Democratic officials to meddle with the 2016 presidential election, countering the view of U.S. intelligence officials who have said Moscow orchestrated the hacks. (The post was originally published by Reuters) In an interview transcript published on Sunday, Trump gave …

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Russian man gets longest-ever US hacking sentence, 27 years in prison

Russian hacker

Russian hacker Roman Seleznev was sentenced to 27 years in prison today. He was convicted of causing more than $169 million in damage by hacking into point-of-sale computers. Seleznev, aka “Track2,” would hack into computers belonging to both small businesses and large financial institutions, according to prosecutors. He was arrested in the Maldives in 2014 with …

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Russian Cyberspies Hacked Danish Defense For Two Years

Russian Cyberspies Hacked Danish Defense

Russia has hacked the Danish defence and gained access to employees’ emails in 2015 and 2016, NATO member Denmark’s defence minister told newspaper Berlingske on Sunday – Russian Cyberspies Hacked Danish Defense. “It is linked to the intelligence services or central elements in the Russian government, and it is a …

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CIA cyber-spying toolkit now in hands of hackers worldwide: WikiLeaks

CIA cyber-spying toolkit now in hands of hackers worldwide

Amid a trove of documents released by WikiLeaks that allegedly contains “the entire hacking capacity of the CIA” is chilling evidence that everyday devices like smart TVs and cell phones have potentially become critical tools in the effort to spy on American citizens – CIA cyber-spying. Documents released in the …

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WikiLeaks: The CIA is using popular TVs, smartphones and cars to spy on their owners

WikiLeaks: The CIA

The latest revelations about U.S. government’s powerful hacking tools potentially takes surveillance right into the homes and hip pockets of billions of users worldwide, showing how a remarkable variety of every day devices can be turned to spy on their owners. Televisions, smartphones and even anti-virus software are all vulnerable …

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Hacking Facebook pages possible, but not probable, experts say

Hacking Facebook pages

This content was originally published by RegisterNewDomain. Original publishers retain all rights. James Lang, a selectman candidate before he was eliminated in February’s preliminary election, was caught with Facebook posts disparaging Muslims. He apologized, told The Sun Chronicle he would quit the race, and shut down his Facebook page. Two …

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Your child’s teddy bear could now be vulnerable to hacking

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This content was originally published by MarketWatch. Original publishers retain all rights. Two million recordings between parents and children were exposed to potential hackers. Wi-Fi connected teddy bears are plush, huggable, talkative — and, in some cases, hackable. Advertised as “a message you can hug,” CloudPets toy company allows parents …

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Indian Ministry of Home Affairs website hacked

Ministry of Home Affairs website

The Ministry of Home Affairs website was hacked today, prompting authorities to temporarily block it, an official said. The MHA website was immediately blocked by the National Informatics Centre after hacking was noticed. Computer emergency response teams are looking into the incident, the official said. Further details were awaited. Last …

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Saudi Arabia again hit with disk-wiping malware Shamoon 2

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Saudi Arabia has issued a warning to local organizations that the Shamoon virus that had hit state-held oil giant Saudi Aramco in 2012 has resurfaced in a new variant, Reuters reports, quoting an alert by the telecoms authority it had seen. The Shamoon 2, which completely wipes out computer disks, …

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Google Bangladesh hacked by Pakistani hackers

Google Bangladesh hacked

Google’s Bangladesh domain came under attack by some Pakistani hackers. The said hackers altered the domain address in BTCL’s DNS entry to redirect users to a custom page. Google Bangladesh hacked. Pakistan-based hackers, going by the name Team Pak Cyber Attackers, allegedly hacked and defaced Google’s Bangladesh domain with a …

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North Korea hacks South’s military cyber command

North Korea hacks

According to news released by BBC, South Korea’s military cyber command, set up to guard against hacking, appears to have been breached by North Korea, the military has said. A spokesman told the BBC that classified information was thought to have been stolen, although it is not clear exactly what …

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DailyMotion Allegedly Hacked, 85 Million User Accounts Stolen

daily motion hacked

This time one of the World’s leading video sharing platform Daily Motion is targeted by an unknown hacker. According to Bleeping Computer unknown hacker has supposedly breached video sharing platform DailyMotion and stolen details for 87.6 million accounts, belonging to approximately 85 million users, according to data breach index website …

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US Government wants you to hack US Military and Pentagon

US Government wants you to hack US Military and Pentagon

Usually you won’t see any organization or institution allowing you to hack their internal system for any cause but this time without getting into any trouble the US Military is allowing hackers a chance to point out vulnerabilities in their online systems. The permission is granted through a military-wide applicable, …

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U.S. Govt. Hackers Ready to Hit Back If Russia Tries to Disrupt Election

U.S. Govt. Hackers

According to NBCnews, U.S. military hackers have penetrated Russia’s electric grid, telecommunications networks and the Kremlin’s command systems, making them vulnerable to attack by secret American cyber weapons should the U.S. deem it necessary, according to a senior intelligence official and top-secret documents reviewed by NBC News. Russia no longer …

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