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Hackers are now targeting the children of corporate executives in elaborate ransomware attacks

Charles Carmakal, the CTO of Mandiant, a cyber security firm and Google subsidiary, said hackers ar…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Microsoft's senior executives targeted in Russian hackers' password spray attack

The Russian hackers, called Midnight Blizzard, infiltrated a small percentage of corporate email ac…

Rebecca Rommen   


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Microsoft says Russian hackers attacked it to find information about themselves

Microsoft announced Friday that it detected an attack on its systems by Midnight Blizzard, the same…

Lakshmi Varanasi   


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Pro-Russia hackers are breaking into critical American and European infrastructure, security agencies warn

Pro-Russia hackers are targeting vulnerable infrastructure systems in the US and Europe, warns an a…

Ella Sherman   


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Hackers from China and Russia are finding cracks in Microsoft's security

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued an emergency directive this week urg…

Grace Eliza Goodwin   


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A water tower in Texas suddenly started overflowing. It may be the work of Russian hackers.

Cybersecurity experts say a Russian hacking group targeted a Texas water system in January, a rare…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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North Korean hackers are laundering millions worth of crypto through a sanctioned 'mixer'

North Korea-backed hackers are using a mixer sanctioned by the US to launder funds stolen in a hack…

Yuheng Zhan   


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The SEC says a hacker pulled off a 'SIM swap' attack on a cell phone to get control of the regulator's X account this month

A hacker gained control of an SEC cell phone number, reset the password for the @SECGov account, an…

Yuheng Zhan   


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Pro-Navalny hackers accessed a database on Russian convicts, and lowered the price of prison shop food while they were there: report

Hackers reportedly breached Russia's prison system network, supporting late Alexey Navalny and clai…

Mia Jankowicz   


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Walmart says hackers took over some Spark drivers' accounts and had access to their Social Security numbers

Walmart said hackers had access to about 200 Spark gig worker accounts over the course of two month…

Alex Bitter   


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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella worries hackers could cause a 'breakdown of world order'

Satya Nadella said there's a real risk of a "breakdown of world order" if nations don't come up wit…

Jyoti Mann   


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A countdown timer for the threatened release of Trump court documents disappeared from hacker website before it ticked down to zero

The ransom countdown timer for Fulton County disappeared from a hacking group's website before it …

Jacob Shamsian   


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Hackers selling X Gold accounts on dark web for phishing, scams: Report

Cybercriminals are profiting from X "Gold" verification badge by selling compromised accounts for p…

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23andMe took 5 months to realize hackers had stolen data from customer accounts

23andMe only found out that customer data had been stolen after it was advertised for sale on Reddi…

Jyoti Mann   


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North Korean hackers are getting away with a lot less crypto even as theft attempts rise

Among the 20 hacks by North Korean-affiliated cybercriminals last year, the total amount of crypto …

Yuheng Zhan   


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Ukraine's 'Blackjack' hackers breached 500 Russian military sites and caused chaos, says military intelligence

"Blackjack," a Ukrainian hacking group linked to the country's Security Service, mined data on top …

Rebecca Rommen   


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Hackers selling new malware on Telegram that targets macOS users

Threat actors are selling a new malware called -- Atomic macOS Stealer (AMOS) on the Telegram chann…

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An innocent-looking Instagram trend could be a gift to hackers, according to a cyber-security expert

People are sharing their personal information to help users "get to know" them, but experts warn th…

Sirena Bergman   


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'Inception attacks' on Meta VR headsets can trap users in a fake VR environment, researchers found

The attack involves trapping the Meta Quest user in a malicious VR application that mimics the orig…

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Hackers behind recent ChatGPT outage say they'll target the AI bot until it stops 'dehumanizing' Palestinians

The hacker group Anonymous Sudan has claimed responsibility for some of the recent ChatGPT outages …

Lakshmi Varanasi