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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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Cisco Aware of Attacks Exploiting Critical Firewall Flaw

Cisco informed customers on Wednesday that it has become aware of malicious attacks attempting to exploit a recently patched vulnerability affecting the company’s Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) sof..

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Malware is Pervasive Across Cloud Platforms: Report

Leading Cloud Service Providers and Majority of AV Engines Failed to Detect New Ransomware Variant

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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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Source Code of iOS Security Component iBoot Posted on GitHub

What appears to be the source code of iBoot, a key component of Apple’s iOS platform responsible for trusted boot operation, was posted on GitHub yesterday.

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New PoS Malware Family Discovered

Researchers have discovered a new Point of Sale (POS) malware. They cannot tell yet whether it is new code still being developed, or already used — complete with coding errors — in an undetected cam..

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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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