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U.S. sanctions North Korean hackers behind WannaCry

Can threats to freeze assets be effective against groups backed by a foreign government?

14 September 2019 min read

DDoS attack forces Wikipedia offline

perex__ Plus, a BEC bust leads to 281 arrests, a new phishing scam cleverly uses captcha, and will the next trend of IoT hacking involve your local gas pump?

Plus, a BEC bust leads to 281 arrests, a new phishing scam cleverly uses captcha, and will the next trend of IoT hacking involve your local gas pump?

13 September 2019 min read

419M Facebook user records leaked in data breach

perex__ Plus, ransomware hits yet another NY school district, a phishing scheme uses hacked SharePoint accounts, and a unique RAT targets Brazilian Android users.

Plus, ransomware hits yet another NY school district, a phishing scheme uses hacked SharePoint accounts, and a unique RAT targets Brazilian Android users.

6 September 2019 min read

Critical flaw found in many Android smartphones

perex__ Android phones made by Samsung, Huawei, LG, and Sony have been found to have a major vulnerability.

Android phones made by Samsung, Huawei, LG, and Sony have been found to have a major vulnerability.

5 September 2019 min read

Voice fraud scams company out of $243,000

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Criminals used AI to impersonate the CEO’s voice, and it worked.

4 September 2019 min read

IRS alerts public to ‘tax reminder’ phishing scam

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Plus, an Insta-scam snaps up login info, TrickBot makes a grab for your mobile PIN, and Brazil restabilizes after Telegram voicemail hacks

30 August 2019 min read

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10 things to know about Facebook Messenger and surveillance

perex__ Find out what happened, what you can do to protect your privacy, and why big tech companies are paying people to listen to you

Find out what happened, what you can do to protect your privacy, and why big tech companies are paying people to listen to you

24 August 2019 min read

Movie tickets service leaked 161M records, researchers say

perex__ Plus, poker site dealt a hand of malware, ransomware hits 22 Texas towns, and Apple mistakenly unpatches a flaw

Plus, poker site dealt a hand of malware, ransomware hits 22 Texas towns, and Apple mistakenly unpatches a flaw

23 August 2019 min read

Biometric security platform leaves 28M records unsecured

perex__ Plus, a phishing scam that uses Google and an executive order from the White House about freedom of speech on social media

Plus, a phishing scam that uses Google and an executive order from the White House about freedom of speech on social media

16 August 2019 min read

Didn’t go to Black Hat or DEF CON? Here’s a super-quick recap

perex__ Get key info now that the dust has settled in Las Vegas after cybersecurity’s big summer conferences

Get key info now that the dust has settled in Las Vegas after cybersecurity’s big summer conferences

14 August 2019 min read

AT&T insider ring charged with unlocking over 2M phones

perex__ Plus, two new ransomware strains and another important reminder to change IoT passwords.

Plus, two new ransomware strains and another important reminder to change IoT passwords.

9 August 2019 min read

Equifax, Capital One, and you: How to protect yourself from data breaches

perex__ Can you get a refund? What should you do? Keep up with the latest data breaches and learn what to do with our Data Breach Survival Guide

Can you get a refund? What should you do? Keep up with the latest data breaches and learn what to do with our Data Breach Survival Guide

2 August 2019 min read