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Cybersecurity: Loopholes that lead to hacking even when 2FA is enabled
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Cybersecurity: Loopholes that lead to hacking even when 2FA is enabled

Hackers have been known to trick mobile phone carriers into transferring a victim’s phone number to their own phone.

EU imposes first-ever sanction over cyberattacks against Russia, China and North Korea
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EU imposes first-ever sanction over cyberattacks against Russia, China and North Korea

The sanction has been slapped on alleged Russian military agents, Chinese cyberspies and organizations including a North Korean firm.

DoT urges government portals, websites to conduct security audit, says China cyberattacks are increasing: Report
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DoT urges government portals, websites to conduct security audit, says China cyberattacks are increasing: Report

Reportedly, ever since the India-China clash and India banning Chinese apps, there have been up to 10,000 cyberattacks per day.

Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attacks, Indian firms may be on list: A look at why China could be the prime suspect
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Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attacks, Indian firms may be on list: A look at why China could be the prime suspect

China has, in recent weeks, banned beef exports from Australia's largest abattoirs, ended trade in Australian barley with a tariff wall and warned its citizens against visiting Australia. These measures are widely interpreted as punishment for Australia's advocacy of an independent probe into the origins and spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Australia increasingly under cyber attack from 'sophisticated State-based actor', claims Prime Minister Scott Morrison
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Australia increasingly under cyber attack from 'sophisticated State-based actor', claims Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Australia is under increasing cyber attack from a “sophisticated State-based cyber actor,” the Australian prime minister said Friday.

Travelex staff work using paper and pen as ransomware attack made systems go offline
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Travelex staff work using paper and pen as ransomware attack made systems go offline

Travelex is currently only able to serve customers face-to-face at its 1,200 on-airport and off-airport locations worldwide.

Security experts warn of cyberattacks after US killing of top Iranian general
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Security experts warn of cyberattacks after US killing of top Iranian general

Potential targets include manufacturing facilities, oil and gas plants and transit systems.

Google Chrome will now let you know if your password was compromised in a data breach
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Google Chrome will now let you know if your password was compromised in a data breach

In a report by Google, the company revealed that 1.5 percent of the user passwords are compromised.

Australia parliamentary IT system hacked earlier this year, data of several officials stolen
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Australia parliamentary IT system hacked earlier this year, data of several officials stolen

"Non-sensitive" data of two senators and a small number of lower house members was reportedly stolen.

UK political parties hit by back-to-back cyberattacks, security agencies concerned about election interference
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UK political parties hit by back-to-back cyberattacks, security agencies concerned about election interference

The attacks come after Britain's security agencies have warned that Russia and other countries may attempt to disrupt voting.

North Korea denies UN claims that it obtained $2 billion via cyberattacks on banks, crypto
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North Korea denies UN claims that it obtained $2 billion via cyberattacks on banks, crypto

A UN report claimed that North Korea amassed $2 billion to fund weapons of mass destruction programmes.

NASA's JPL hacked using Raspberry Pi device in April, went undetected for a year
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NASA's JPL hacked using Raspberry Pi device in April, went undetected for a year

The $35 credit card-sized device is used to teach computer and coding to children in developing countries.

Microsoft seizes websites created by Iranian hackers used for cyberattacks
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Microsoft seizes websites created by Iranian hackers used for cyberattacks

Microsoft has labelled the hacking group as Phosphorous that tricked people to click on malicious links.

Cyber attackers to use sophisticated tools against Cloud in 2019: Report
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Cyber attackers to use sophisticated tools against Cloud in 2019: Report

Attackers believe the attackers will leverage proven methods against growing Cloud adoption.

Spam was the most common way for cybercriminals to spread malware in 2018: Report
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Spam was the most common way for cybercriminals to spread malware in 2018: Report

Spam campaigns disguised as delivery notifications, shopping invoices are popular ways to spread malware.

German officials detects fresh cyber attack by Russian hacker group 'Snake': Report
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German officials detects fresh cyber attack by Russian hacker group 'Snake': Report

Officials have also said Russia was behind a cyber attack on the German lower house parliament in 2015.

US indicts two Iranians for launching major cyberattack using 'SamSam' ransomware
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US indicts two Iranians for launching major cyberattack using 'SamSam' ransomware

The deployment of the SamSam ransomware represented some of the highest-profile cyber attacks in US.

Apple, Amazon deny claims that their servers contained harmful Chinese chip
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Apple, Amazon deny claims that their servers contained harmful Chinese chip

The report said Chinese spies had placed computer chips inside equipment used by 30 companies.

Building up strong cybersecurity in organisations: It's all about looking inside
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Building up strong cybersecurity in organisations: It's all about looking inside

Insider threats can be classified into an intentionally criminal employee and the clueless one.

Singapore’s worst cyberattack could be the work of a state-linked group says govt
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Singapore’s worst cyberattack could be the work of a state-linked group says govt

Hackers started stealing personal details of patients who visited Singapore’s outpatient clinics.