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Microsoft details sophisticated Dexphot crypto mining malware that has infected 80,000+ computers using advanced techniques since October 2018 (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Microsoft details sophisticated Dexphot crypto mining malware that has infected 80,000+ computers using advanced techniques since October 2018  —  Dexphot’s main...
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Antivirus vendors and non-profits including Avira, the EFF, and Kaspersky form the Coalition Against Stalkerware to fight secretly installed snooping apps (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Antivirus vendors and non-profits including Avira, the EFF, and Kaspersky form the Coalition Against Stalkerware to fight secretly installed snooping apps ...
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Pwn2Own Tokyo 2019 hacking contest: Amazon Echo speakers, Samsung and Sony smart TVs, Xiaomi Mi9, others hacked; Facebook Portal and Google Nest not attempted (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Pwn2Own Tokyo 2019 hacking contest: Amazon Echo speakers, Samsung and Sony smart TVs, Xiaomi Mi9, others hacked; Facebook Portal and Google...
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Microsoft says hackers from Strontium, also known as Fancy Bear/APT28, are targeting 16 global sporting and anti-doping organizations ahead of 2020 Olympics (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Microsoft says hackers from Strontium, also known as Fancy Bear/APT28, are targeting 16 global sporting and anti-doping organizations ahead of 2020...
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CrowdStrike report details a multi-year China-linked hacking campaign against Western companies like GE that supplied components for China's Comac C919 airplane (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: CrowdStrike report details a multi-year China-linked hacking campaign against Western companies like GE that supplied components for China’s Comac C919 airplane ...
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Personal information of most of Ecuador's population, including 6.7M children, left exposed online with home addresses, phone numbers, work information, more (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Personal information of most of Ecuador’s population, including 6.7M children, left exposed online with home addresses, phone numbers, work information, more ...
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Researchers: security flaws in 40+ kernel drivers from 20 vendors including Intel, AMD, and Huawei, can give hackers improperly elevated privileges on Windows (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Researchers: security flaws in 40+ kernel drivers from 20 vendors including Intel, AMD, and Huawei, can give hackers improperly elevated privileges...
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Researchers have discovered OSX/Linker malware exploiting an unpatched macOS flaw that would allow a malicious binary to bypass the Gatekeeper scanning process (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Researchers have discovered OSX/Linker malware exploiting an unpatched macOS flaw that would allow a malicious binary to bypass the Gatekeeper scanning...
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Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security preemptively arrested some of its most high-risk suspects after a software update crashed hundreds of ankle monitors (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security preemptively arrested some of its most high-risk suspects after a software update crashed hundreds of...
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Israel responds to an alleged Hamas cyberattack with an airstrike, marking the first time a country has reacted with immediate military force to a cyberattack (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Israel responds to an alleged Hamas cyberattack with an airstrike, marking the first time a country has reacted with immediate military...
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Vulnerability in Dell's pre-installed SupportAssist utility exposes Dell computers to remote hijacks if attacker can get on the same network with unpatched PC (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Vulnerability in Dell’s pre-installed SupportAssist utility exposes Dell computers to remote hijacks if attacker can get on the same network with...
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Dark web marketplace Wall Street Market, whose admins exit-scammed users of $14.2M+ in cryptocurrency, seized by German police and other international agencies (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Dark web marketplace Wall Street Market, whose admins exit-scammed users of $14.2M+ in cryptocurrency, seized by German police and other international...
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GoDaddy resets passwords for several hundred compromised accounts and takes down 15,000+ subdomains of otherwise-legitimate sites, used by hackers for scams (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: GoDaddy resets passwords for several hundred compromised accounts and takes down 15,000+ subdomains of otherwise-legitimate sites, used by hackers for scams ...
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Qualcomm patches critical security flaw impacting 46 of its chipsets used in Android devices that could let attackers retrieve private data and encryption keys (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: Qualcomm patches critical security flaw impacting 46 of its chipsets used in Android devices that could let attackers retrieve private data...