Security

Report: Hackers using telecoms like 'global spy system'

An ambitious group of suspected state-backed hackers has been burrowing into telecommunications companies in order to spy on high-profile targets across the world, a U.S. cybersecurity firm said in a report published Tuesday ...

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Researchers: ASUS computers infected by auto-update virus

In a sophisticated targeted espionage operation, hackers infected tens of thousands of computers from the Taiwanese vendor ASUS with malicious software using the company's online automatic update service, security researchers ...

Marriott data breach: 500 million times concerned

On November 30, 2018, Marriott International announced an enormous data breach concerning 500 million clients, the second biggest ever. With new data breaches being announced almost daily, you have to ask yourself, how is ...

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Tracing the sources of today's Russian cyberthreat

Beyond carrying all of our phone, text and internet communications, cyberspace is an active battleground, with cybercriminals, government agents and even military personnel probing weaknesses in corporate, national and even ...

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Setting up a decoy network may help deflect a hacker's hits

Computer networks may never float like a butterfly, but Penn State information scientists suggest that creating nimble networks that can sense jabs from hackers could help deflect the stinging blows of those attacks.

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