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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
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Privacy International Files GDPR Complaints Against Oracle, Equifax, More

Privacy International Files GDPR Complaints Against Oracle, Equifax, More

Wants to expose data collection for profiling purposes

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 12th, 2018
First ICO Computer Misuse Act Prosecution Gets NARS Employee Six Months in Jail

First ICO Computer Misuse Act Prosecution Gets NARS Employee Six Months in Jail

He accessed thousands of records without permission

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 12th, 2018
50 Countries Vow to Fight Cybercrime. US, Russia, and China Not Among Them

50 Countries Vow to Fight Cybercrime. US, Russia, and China Not Among Them

More than 150 tech companies also signed the pledge

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 11th, 2018
Florida Department of Health Breached, Patients' Private Information Exposed

Florida Department of Health Breached, Patients' Private Information Exposed

Clinics located in District 1 affected by the incident

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 9th, 2018
Email Stealing Emotet Banking Trojan Resurrected in New Extensive Spam Campaign

Email Stealing Emotet Banking Trojan Resurrected in New Extensive Spam Campaign

Mostly targets the Americas, the UK, Turkey and South Africa

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 9th, 2018
Ransomware Still the Top Malware Threat During 2018 According to Europol

Ransomware Still the Top Malware Threat During 2018 According to Europol

Private and public organizations still plagued by DDoS

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 9th, 2018
Cryptomining Malware Uses Rootkit to Hide on Infected Linux Systems

Cryptomining Malware Uses Rootkit to Hide on Infected Linux Systems

Monero miner obfuscates himself from most monitoring tools

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 9th, 2018
VMware Patches Critical Guest-to-Host Escape Issue in ESXi, Workstation, Fusion

VMware Patches Critical Guest-to-Host Escape Issue in ESXi, Workstation, Fusion

Guest-to-host escape issue present when vmxnet3 is enabled

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 8th, 2018
SMiShing Scheme Uses Fake Android Banking App to Steal Identifiers and SMS Data

SMiShing Scheme Uses Fake Android Banking App to Steal Identifiers and SMS Data

Stolen data already used to attack previous users

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 8th, 2018
Hackers Charged for Creating 6K Strong Cryptojacking Network

Hackers Charged for Creating 6K Strong Cryptojacking Network

This is a cryptojacking South Korean premiere

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 8th, 2018
Dharma Ransomware Hits Altus Baytown Hospital's Systems

Dharma Ransomware Hits Altus Baytown Hospital's Systems

All data was rescued following an internal investigation

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 8th, 2018
3.6 Billion Records Exposed in Data Breaches Until the End September 2018

3.6 Billion Records Exposed in Data Breaches Until the End September 2018

Down by 49% relative to the same time interval from 2017

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 8th, 2018
Most Enterprises Fail to Implement Proper Protection Against Phishing Attacks

Most Enterprises Fail to Implement Proper Protection Against Phishing Attacks

Nearly all businesses are attacked 50+ times per month

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 8th, 2018
Man Pleads Guilty to Sony PlayStation Network DoS Attacks, Faces 10 Years Jail

Man Pleads Guilty to Sony PlayStation Network DoS Attacks, Faces 10 Years Jail

He was also behind the LoL, Dota 2, and Battle.net attacks

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 7th, 2018
3,2 Million New Android Malicious Apps Detected Until the End of Q3 2018

3,2 Million New Android Malicious Apps Detected Until the End of Q3 2018

12K new Android malware samples identified per day

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 7th, 2018
Healthcare Targeted by 37 Percent of All Ransomware Attacks in Q3 2018

Healthcare Targeted by 37 Percent of All Ransomware Attacks in Q3 2018

SMBs were the ones attacked in 71% of incidents

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 7th, 2018
Security Researcher Drops VirtualBox Guest-to-Host Escape Zero-Day on GitHub

Security Researcher Drops VirtualBox Guest-to-Host Escape Zero-Day on GitHub

The disclosed vulnerability affects all guest and host OSs

 
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