Monthly Archives: March 2018

Hacking operation uses malicious Word documents to target aid organisations

Attacks have targeted organisations around the world with modified malware which aims to install backdoors on systems.        By Danny Palmer | March 5, 2018        A newly uncovered 'nation-state level' cyber espionage operation has targeted humanitarian aid organizations around the globe via the use of backdoors hidden within malicious Word documents. Dubbed Operation Honeybee…
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SEC pursues dozens of companies in cryptocurrency ICO crackdown

Subpoenas and information requests are being issued in light of the explosion in ICOs and token sales.        By Charlie OsborneMarch 2, 2018        The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued "dozens" of subpoenas and information requests from companies seeking to jump on the cryptocurrency craze through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs).…
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Equifax hack just got worse for a lot more Americans

An additional 2.4 million Americans have been identified as victims of the company's 2017 breach.         By Zack WhittakerMarch 2, 2018  (Image: file photo)         Equifax has confirmed more Americans are impacted by the cyberattack that targeted the credit rating giant last year than was first revealed. The company said in a…
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Chafer: Hacking group expands espionage operation with new attacks

Hacking group turns to new tactics and tools - including the exploit behind WannaCry - as it expands operations to a wider array of targets with ambitious attacks.     By Danny Palmer | March 1, 2018       A hacking operation has expanded its operations taking advantage of new tools - including the EternalBlue SMB exploit…
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​The 10 best ways to secure your Android phone

Malware makers, phishers, they really are all out to get you. Here's how to stop them in their tracks.        By Steven J. Vaughan-NicholsMarch 1, 2018        The most secure smartphones are Android smartphones. Don't buy that? Apple's latest version of iOS 11 was cracked a day -- a day! -- after it…
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