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NCSC Announces Their List With Most Hacked Passwords

A new list with the top 100k most used weak passwords is out, and the top one is the one you’d expect. NCSC’s survey shows that people agree on the importance of...
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Increasing VPN Usage Rates Hurt Piracy By Cutting its Ad Revenues

There’s a growing concern on large pirate websites that are losing ad revenues fast. Advertisers treat VPN and TOR traffic as garbage and pay nothing for it, but the trend of using...
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Austria is About to Outlaw Anonymous Internet Comments

Austria has drafted a new law that requires netizens in the country to register their identities before commenting. The websites that are expected to comply with the law will be the big...

EU Votes For the Creation of a Huge Biometrics Database to Aid iBorderCtrl

EU is about to create one colossal biometrics database called “Common Identity Repository”. The database will help the authorities detect identity and document fraudsters on the borders. People are worried that...
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PayPal Patents Ransomware Detection and Prevention Technology

PayPal is on their way to try their luck on the ransomware detection and prevention field. The online payments company has had a relevant patent approved, which shows a novel way to...
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Hacker Posts 4800 Mexican Embassy Documents Online

A hacker has posted a rich set of documents belonging to the Mexican embassy of Guatemala. Some documents are unimportant, but others contain classified information that was never meant to see the...
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“PreAMo” Clicker Campaign Living Inside 90 Million Android Devices

Researchers discover yet another clicker campaign, and this time it was a pretty large one. The campaign has targeted three individual ad agencies through malware pushed by six applications. At the time...
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From Hero to Villain as Marcus Hutchins Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges

Marcus Hutchins admitted that he created banking credential stealers when he was younger. The malware researcher has been helping people stay safe in the past years, even stopping the WannaCry ransomware. ...
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Millions of Instagram Accounts Were Stored Insecurely by Facebook

Facebook added a subtle update on its last month's plaintext password storage incident. The new clause takes the estimates of the affected Instagram accounts from a few thousand to many millions. ...
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The Weather Channel Has Fallen Victim to a Ransomware Attack

The Weather Channel lost its live program for 90 minutes, probably due to a ransomware attack. Not a lot of details have been disclosed about the incident, as the FBI investigation is...