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A prominent member of the Lapsus$ hacking group has supposedly been identified as a 16-year-old boy; seven of the group's members have also been arrested by the City of London Police.
Samsung has confirmed a massive data breach that led to its source code and internal data belonging to partners being stolen. It has assured the public that their personal data is safe.
Meta has said that it hopes to make Facebook Protect available to highly targeted users in 50 countries by the end of the year. Facebook Protect adds extra security layers such as 2FA.
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Microsoft has published its annual Digital Defense Report, highlighting that nation-state actors from Russia pose the biggest threat to foreign governments, such as the United States.
Binance has been ordered by the UK High Court of Justice to identify hackers who stole $2.6 million from Fetch.ai. Once found, the court said Binance has to freeze the account of those responsible.
Microsoft has issued an advisory about a cyberattack from a Chinese group targeting SolarWinds' products. A hotfix has been released but organizations are still advised to review guidance.
Microsoft is expanding its identity and access management protections available in AccountGuard to high-risk customers in 31 democracies at no extra cost. It contains features like MFA and SSO.
Microsoft has formed a coalition with Google and WhatsApp, among others, to file an amicus brief against NSO Group, claiming that immunity should not be granted to the Israeli technology firm.
In a stint that lasted for 30 minutes, hackers swapped out the 'Coalitions' tab of President Trump's campaign website, threatening to release sensitive information in exchange for cryptocurrency.
Nokia has released the latest edition of its Threat Intelligence Report. The document reveals that cyberattacks on IoT devices are increasing at an alarming rate due to poor security.
Due to the cyber attack, operations had been suspended at plants in Ohio, Turkey, and India. The company, whose Japanese operations remain unaffected, is working to fix its systems.
Researchers discovered security flaws in the immensely popular social media application that would have allowed hackers to access users' personal data and manipulate the content on their accounts.
Starting September 16, the Russian state-sponsored hacker group known as Strontium successfully targeted many national and international sporting and anti-doping organizations worldwide.
Between August and September, the Iranian hacker group Phosphorus made more than 2,700 attempts to hack accounts linked to U.S. government officials and the 2020 presidential campaign.
A paper released by the cybersecurity firm Dragos theorizes that the Russian hackers exploited a key safety component thereby endangering the lives of the people present on the transmission station.
Hackers from Chuckling Squad took over Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account on Friday. While they had control of the account, they posted racist comments and said there was a bomb at Twitter HQ.
The breach, which remained undetected for more than a year, allowed hackers to infect archived installers with malware. The developers recommend that users run a virus scan on their systems.
A team of hackers has recently hijacked thousands of Chromecast devices to display a message that warns users about being exposed to attacks, while also asking them to subscribe to PewDiePie.
Teens are stealing Fortnite accounts, reselling them online, and earning thousands of pounds in the process. However, it seems that accounts can simply be protected through two-factor authentication.
A new report by security researchers indicates that a hacker group known by the name Magecart planted malicious code into the retailer's website, stealing payment information for over one month.
More details regarding an ongoing sextortion scam have emerged, including reports that over $30,000 has been paid in ransom to the hackers by people who were scammed by this new form of ransomware.
HP has been highlighting computer security recently with short YouTube videos. Today HP released a new trailer for the third film in The Wolf series, a soon-to-be-released 20 minute film.
Coinrail, a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, has confirmed that it got hacked with around one third of its token reserves being compromised. Consequently, the price of bitcoin has taken a tumble.
According to reports, Chinese government hackers compromised a U.S. Navy contractor, managing to secure a huge amount of data on submarine warfare. The breaches took place earlier this year.
The Internet of Things is connecting more and more home electronics together. That's good for a smart home, but bad if the security is such that items can be taken over by hackers for malicious fun.
Amazon Key allows delivery people into your home to drop off a package, forcing you to trust that they won't ransack the place. A newly discovered security flaw allows the Cloud Cam to be disabled.
The cybersecurity firm has been under heavy scrutiny for alleged ties to the Kremlin and purported spying on American interests through its popular software. Now, it wants to win back public trust.
According to a report from Politico, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's personal phone has been compromised for months. The digital attack came to light after Kelly complained about glitches.
Sources have revealed that hackers are using emails that promise fake Game of Thrones spoilers to lure viewers into downloading malware which installs a remote access Trojan on their systems.
DJI, the world's largest consumer drone manufacturer, is forcing its drones to auto-update their firmware, in a move to defend against hackers who circumvent built-in flight restrictions.
Hackers that appear to be state-sponsored have been targeting the networks of nuclear power companies for the last two months. Officials say there is no indication of a threat to public safety.
The hacking entity, TheDarkOverlord, has leaked its second TV series. This time it was ABC's Steve Harvey's Funderdome episodes 1-8. In April, it leaked season five of Orange is the New Black.
Hackers have apparently obtained a copy of the upcoming fifth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean series and are demanding a ransom from Disney with the threat of releasing it online.
A newly discovered security vulnerability in the unsupported Windows Server 2003 R2 operating system is said to be actively exploited by attackers, putting over 60,000 servers using the OS at risk.
A group of hackers are threatening to wipe millions of iPhones, including iCloud accounts, unless Apple pays a ransom before April 7. They are demanding $75,000 worth of Bitcoins to settle the issue.
A hotel fell victim to hackers who managed to take control of its electronic key system, making it impossible for guests to access their rooms. A ransom of €1,500 was paid to restore the system.
An independent researcher has uncovered a problem with the Android and browser versions of WhatsApp. An attacker can send around 4,000 smileys to their target which causes the victim's app to crash.
While hacking group Phantom Squad says that it plans to knock Xbox Live and PSN offline over Christmas, rival group 'SkidNP' says it "will be attacking Steam and Minecraft servers".