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Hackers Stole 700K Records of ‘Choice Hotels’ Customers & Demanded Ransom

Choice Hotels compromised 700,000 of its customers who have had their personal information leaked on the Web. The hotel industry giant had ordered the development of a new tool, but their contractors failed...
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YouTube Puts an End to Claiming Short Music Clips for Monetization

YouTube will not accept manual Content ID claims for monetization that concern small snippets of audio. This means that tracks that play for a couple of seconds will most likely not be...
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Kaspersky Internet Security Tools Could Compromise the Privacy of their Users

Multiple Kaspersky products followed a URL checking practice that enabled individual user tracking online. The issue has been fixed through an update that came out last month, but not all implications have...
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Recent Cryptojacking Campaigns Use a New Malware Strain Called ‘Norman’

Researchers have captured a new cryptomining malware that has not been seen in the wild before. This new malware is called 'Norman' and features a rich set of obfuscation and hiding methods....
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Varenyky Malware is Recording People’s Screens and Delivers Sextortion Messages

Varenyky is a new breed of malware and spambot that records people’s screens using FFmpeg. The malware is also capable of stealing user credentials right from the Web browser. The actors...
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FBI Accuses The Capital One Hacking Suspect of 30+ Additional Data Breaches

The woman that was arrested a couple of weeks back for the Capital One breach appears to be responsible for another 30 hacks. The FBI believes that the person should be detained...
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Biometrics Company Suprema Exposes Fingerprints & Facial Data of Over a Million Individuals

A database containing unhashed passwords and fingerprints has been left exposed online. The database contained 23GB of sensitive data belonging to one million individuals across a number of countries. The company responsible...
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Trend Micro Password Manager Found to Be Vulnerable to Privilege Escalation Attacks

Trend Micro Password Manager version 5.0 is found to be plagued by a privilege escalation flaw. An attacker could use an unsigned arbitrary DLL to execute code as a privileged user through...
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Facebook Contracted Hundreds of People to Transcribe the Audio Chats of Users

Facebook admits that they had contractors transcribing user audio messages until last week. The company claims it was to help them improve their artificial intelligence system in understanding human speech. Others...
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A New Android Malware Called ‘Cerberus’ is Available for Renting

A new banking Trojan for Android is for sale right now, getting actively promoted on Twitter. The malware was written from scratch and features advanced obfuscation, anti-deletion, and anti-analysis systems. Right...