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US accuses Chinese nationals of hacking spree targeting COVID data, defense secrets
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US accuses Chinese nationals of hacking spree targeting COVID data, defense secrets

US authorities said the Chinese nationalsparticipated in a multiyear cyber espionage campaign that stole weapons designs, drug information, software source code, etc.

State-backed hackers targeting coronavirus responders, US and UK warn
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State-backed hackers targeting coronavirus responders, US and UK warn

The NCSC and CISA did not say which countries were responsible for the attacks.

North Korea's digital savvy comes to the fore: Internet use surges, helping to thwart US sanctions and fuel cybercrime
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North Korea's digital savvy comes to the fore: Internet use surges, helping to thwart US sanctions and fuel cybercrime

North Korea has vastly expanded its use of the internet in ways that enable its leader, Kim Jong-un, to evade a “maximum pressure” US sanctions campaign and turn to new forms of cybercrime to prop up his government, according to a new study

In defense lies the best offence: Six tips to keep your digital world safe
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In defense lies the best offence: Six tips to keep your digital world safe

Do not ‘talk’ to strangers, which means don’t click on links, open attachments sent by addresses you don’t know.

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.

Younger workforce would rather pay ransom than invest in good cybersecurity practices: Report
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Younger workforce would rather pay ransom than invest in good cybersecurity practices: Report

Younger workers are more accepting of personal devices at work and consider them less of a security risk (71 percent) than older workers (79 percent)

Hackers steal 68 lakh records from Indian healthcare websites for alleged cancer research
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Hackers steal 68 lakh records from Indian healthcare websites for alleged cancer research

The stoled healthcare records contained key patient and doctor information and credentials.

Florida pays $600,000 ransom to hackers who paralysed the city's computer systems
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Florida pays $600,000 ransom to hackers who paralysed the city's computer systems

The hackers got into the city’s system when an employee clicked on an email link that allowed them to upload malware.

Radiohead releases 18 hours worth of music for free after hacker's ransom demands
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Radiohead releases 18 hours worth of music for free after hacker's ransom demands

Radiohead uploaded the 1.8 GB collection of recording session outtakes and rare live performances.

Hackers steal bitcoin worth $41 million from  cryptocurrency exchange Binance
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Hackers steal bitcoin worth $41 million from cryptocurrency exchange Binance

The 7,000 bitcoin were withdrawn by hackers using a variety of techniques, including phishing.

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.

Your actual life may be priceless, but your digital life is only worth $1,215
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Your actual life may be priceless, but your digital life is only worth $1,215

Netflix and Uber IDs can be had for as little as $10.73 and $11.22 respectively.

Data breach exposes over 700 million email accounts: How to see if you are affected
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Data breach exposes over 700 million email accounts: How to see if you are affected

Along with the email ID, the security breach has also exposed close to 21 million passwords.

US indicts two Chinese hackers for targeting companies in a dozen countries
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US indicts two Chinese hackers for targeting companies in a dozen countries

US officials believe Chinese government-linked hackers be behind the data theft from Marriott hotel.

US cybersecurity firm says hackers listening to EU communications for years
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US cybersecurity firm says hackers listening to EU communications for years

US cybersecurity company Darche said the hackers are working for China’s People’s Liberation Army.

Over a thousand European Union diplomatic cables stolen by Chinese hackers, claims US cybersecurity firm
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Over a thousand European Union diplomatic cables stolen by Chinese hackers, claims US cybersecurity firm

EU officials are taking the report "extremely seriously" but it is "impossible to comment on leaks," European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis told reporters in Brussels.

Russia plans to tighten data protection, draws up draft legislation to stop leaks
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Russia plans to tighten data protection, draws up draft legislation to stop leaks

Russia has drawn up draft legislation to stop leaks of personal information from state agencies.

Iran claims to have fended off a Stuxnet-like attack on its telecom infrastructure
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Iran claims to have fended off a Stuxnet-like attack on its telecom infrastructure

Stuxnet was a worm that specifically targeted Iran’s nuclear program, decimating it.

British Airways shows hackers to have stolen data of a total of 4,29,000 customers
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British Airways shows hackers to have stolen data of a total of 4,29,000 customers

British Airways apologized in September after the credit card details of its customers were stolen.

Hackers don't need hardware trojans to hack SuperMicro motherboards: Report
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Hackers don't need hardware trojans to hack SuperMicro motherboards: Report

Experts have pointed out that SuperMicro motherboards already have many inherent security flaws.