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U.S. Spies Bilked for $100,000 by Russian Peddling Trump Secrets: Report

A Russian man promising stolen hacking tools and compromising information on President Donald Trump fleeced American spies for $100,000 last year, The New York Times reported Friday.

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South Korea Probes Cyber Shutdown During Olympics Ceremony

South Korea on Saturday investigated a mysterious internet shutdown during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, which follows warnings of possible cyberattacks during the Pyeongchang Games.

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Swisscom Breach Hits 800,000 Customers

Swiss telecoms giant Swisscom on Wednesday said it had tightened security controls after suffering a data breach that affected roughly 800,000 of its customers.

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Actor Targeting Middle East Shows Excellent OPSEC

An actor making extensive use of scripting languages in attacks on targets in the Middle East demonstrates excellent operational security (OPSEC), researchers from Talos say.

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Philippine Bank Threatens Counter-Suit Over World’s Biggest Cyber-Heist

The Philippine bank used by hackers to transfer money in the world's biggest cyber heist warned of tit-for-tat legal action Thursday, after Bangladeshi officials said they would sue the lender.

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