Browsing the "information security" Tag

2020 Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge

June 14th, 2019 📆 | 7774 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON—Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking some steps to beef up security, an issue brought

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Infamous Forum For Instagram Hackers Gets Hacked by Other Hackers

May 18th, 2019 📆 | 3134 Views ⚑

A forum where hackers and cybercriminals trade stolen Instagram and Twitter accounts was apparently hacked. The administrator of the forum,

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Someone Is Hacking GitHub Repositories and Holding Code Ransom

May 11th, 2019 📆 | 5477 Views ⚑

Hackers are breaking into private code repositories, wiping them, and asking their owners for a ransom to restore their projects.

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Israeli Hacking Company NSO Group Is Trying to Clean Up Its Image

April 21st, 2019 📆 | 3471 Views ⚑

In the summer of 2016, a Dubai-based human rights activist was targeted with a sophisticated iPhone hacking tool. That piece

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Researcher Hijacks a Microsoft Service Using Loophole in Azure Cloud Platform

April 18th, 2019 📆 | 3921 Views ⚑

A cybersecurity professional today demonstrated a long-known unpatched weakness in Microsoft's Azure cloud service by exploiting it to take control

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Hacking Team’s New Owner: ‘We’re Starting From Scratch’

April 18th, 2019 📆 | 5007 Views ⚑

On July 5, 2015, a vigilante hacker known as Phineas Fisher posted online more than 400 gigabytes of internal data

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Over 100 Million JustDial Users’ Personal Data Found Exposed On the Internet

April 17th, 2019 📆 | 4364 Views ⚑

An unprotected database belonging to JustDial, India's largest local search service, is leaking personally identifiable information of its every customer

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How the ‘New York Times’ Protects its Journalists From Hackers and Spies

April 14th, 2019 📆 | 7359 Views ⚑

Hackers have been targeting journalists, and their organizations, for years. In 2012, The New York Times revealed that Chinese government

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