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How to Stop Worrying About Every 'Mega' Password Breach That Comes Along

News of this week’s so-called “mega breach” might deeply trouble you. If so, that means it’s a perfect time to take control of your personal security. Yes, every company should be held responsible for practicing sloppy security, allowing your sensitive data to get into the wrong hands.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 18:29

BlackRouter Ransomware Promoted as a RaaS by Iranian Developer

A ransomware called BlackRouter has been discovered being promoted as a Ransomware-as-a-Service on Telegram by an Iranian developer. This same actor previousl distributed another ransomware called Blackheart and promotes other infections such as a RAT. [...]

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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 17:48

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Oxford University halts donations and grants from Huawei

Huawei has faced increasing resistance from the US government and other countries, and now Oxford University has joined the growing number of groups distancing themselves from the company. The university, for now, will no longer accept research grant...

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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 19:31

Twitter bug exposed private tweets of some Android users for five years

A bug that has plagued Twitter since 2014 exposed the tweets of some Android users that were intended to be private. Twitter first disclosed the issue on its Help Center today after apparently fixing the issue on January 14th. The bug didn't affect p...

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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 21:01

Mother of All Breaches Exposes 773 Million Emails, 21 Million Passwords

There’s no shortage of data breaches these days, but this one should make you sit up and pay attention. The newly discovered “Collection #1" is the largest public data breach by volume, with 772,904,991 unique emails and 21,222,975 unique passwords exposed.Read more...

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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:40

Rocke's Cryptominers Kills Competition, Uninstall Cloud Security Products

Analysis of new malware samples used by the Rocke group for cryptojacking reveals code that uninstalls from Linux servers multiple cloud security and monitoring products developed by Tencent Cloud and Alibaba Cloud [...]

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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 11:00

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Fake GPS Apps with 50M Installs Just Show Ads and Run Google Maps

19 Android apps with over 50 million installs were found on the Google Play store that state that they are full featured GPS apps, but instead simply show an advertisement and then show Google Maps. [...]

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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 11:26

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