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Data of Moscow’s Elite Leaked in Telecom Incident

Data of Moscow’s Elite Leaked in Telecom Incident

Thousands of wealthy Moscow residents who subscribed to a regional internet provider have had personal data including names, home addresses and mobile numbers posted online. People affected by the high-profile data leak are all clients of Moscow-based internet provider Akado Telecom, a large telecommunications network owned by billionaire businessman Viktor Vekselberg, which said it had...
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Cisco Network Products

Cisco Network Products Affected By Bug

Cisco is currently looking into its product line to determine which products and services use Linux kernel 3.9 or above, which is vulnerable to the FragmentSmack denial-of-service (DoS) bug.  The networking hardware manufacturer already assembled a list of more than 80 products that are affected by the vulnerability. Many of them expect a fix by...
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Hotel Guest Fined for Hacking Hotel Wifi

Hotel Guest Fined for Hacking Hotel Wifi

A security engineer from Chinese multinational company Tencent hacked into the WiFi system of a hotel in Singapore and received a fine for publicly disclosing administrator login passwords. Zheng Dutao participated in the capture-the-flag competition during the Hack InThe Box security conference in Singapore at the end of August and decided to test the WiFi...
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The Uncertain Future of Gaming Technologies

The Uncertain Future of Gaming Technologies

People spend 2.5 billion minutes a day playing League of Legends.” That was part of the keynote speech from Jane McGonigal, Director of game research and development for the Institute for the Future at the 2018 Security Congress. To put that in perspective, that’s the equivalent of having a company of more than 20 million...
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Microsoft Windows Patch That Broke PCs

Microsoft Windows Patch That Broke PCs

If your organization’s Windows 7 PCs failed to install Microsoft’s two most recent monthly rollup updates or the September security-only update, it’s because the affected systems were missing a servicing stack update (SSU) that Microsoft released in October 2016. Microsoft is preparing to rerelease a two-year old update for Windows 7 that’s necessary to avoid...
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Even Food Delivery Companies Get Hacked

Even Food Delivery Companies Get Hacked

Food delivery startup DoorDash has received dozens of complaints from customers who say their accounts have been hacked. DoorDash is now a $4 billion company after raising $250 million last month, and serves more than 1,000 cities across the U.S. and Canada. Dozens of people have tweeted at @DoorDash with complaints that their accounts had...
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ZIP-extraction feature compromised in New Windows10 Vulnerability

ZIP-extraction feature compromised in New Windows10 Vulnerability

Windows 10 does not demonstrate an overwrite signal when clients extricate documents to an envelope that as of now contains the records. A client may unintentionally overwrite a record and have no chance of recuperating. As far back as the most recent rendition of Windows 10 was discharged on the October 2018 refresh (construct 1809),...
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McAfee Tech Support Scam

Yet Another McAfee Tech Support Scam Aimed at Personal Data and Credit Card Info

The data gathered by con artists incorporates clients’ names, email addresses, card numbers, expiry dates, CVC numbers and that’s just the beginning. Clients have been encouraged to screen their credit reports for any uncommon action. Another McAfee technical support trick has been found focusing on clients’ close to home and Mastercard data. This program based...
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The Donald Trump Dating App Just Exposed Its Users’ Data

The Donald Trump Dating App Just Exposed Its Users’ Data

“Make America Date Again!” That’s the website for the dating app Donald Daters reads. The app is marketed towards Donald Trump supporters who may want to find like-minded people. On Monday, Fox News reported that “users can chat for free when a match is mutual, block any potential liberals that troll them and Donald Daters...
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