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Australia’s Anti-Encryption Bill will be Implemented by Christmas

Earlier this year, the Australian government revealed details about an anti-encryption bill. The new law makes tech companies obligated to share encrypted user data upon the request of law enforcement agencies. ...
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Citrix Forces a Password Reset to its ShareFile Users, Claiming It’s Preventive and Not...

Citrix circulates warning on mandatory password reset for ShareFile users Users suspecting a data breach has occurred Citrix suggests using stringent authentication or a password manager Citrix Systems has recently sent a notice to...
Hackers Use Ransomware to Demand Payments over WeChat Pay in China

Hackers Use Ransomware to Demand Payments over WeChat Pay in China

A new ransomware attack affected users being contacted for payments via WeChat Pay. Over 20,000 computers have been affected by the unnamed ransomware. The attackers are asking for $16 (110 yuan)...
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Quora Reports Massive Security Breach That Affects Over 100 Million Users

Quora reports security breach affecting 100 million of their users, taking place on November 30.  Stolen data include usernames, passwords, and user activity on the platform.  Affected users will have to create new...
Hackers Advertise Mass Printer Hijacking Services on Twitter

Hackers Advertise Mass Printer Hijacking Services on Twitter

Soon after a hacker exploited thousands of printers to promote PewDiePie’s YouTube channel ads of printer hijacking services have gone live. An ad was spotted by cybersecurity firm GreyNoise. It is...
Hacker Exploits 50,000 Printers to Tell People to Subscribe to PewDiePie

Hacker Exploits 50,000 Printers to Tell People to Subscribe to PewDiePie

A Twitter user hacked 50,000 printers to print flyers telling people to subscribe to YouTuber PewDiePie. The incident occurred on November 29 and caused a lot of users to post about it...
Marriott Suffers Data Breach Exposing Data of 500 Million Users

Marriott Suffers Data Breach Exposed 500 Million Users

Hotel chain Marriott has suffered a large-scale data breach that may have affected private data of up to 500 million users. The attack started in 2014, and it may be the second...
Dell Resets All Website User Passwords Following a Large-Scale Cyber-Attack

Dell Resets All Website User Passwords Following a Large-Scale Cyber-Attack

Dell announces that it had suffered a cyber-attack on November 9 with no data being stolen by the attackers. All accounts on the company’s website have had their passwords reset as a...
New spear-phishing technique involves gift card requests

Holiday Season Brings Uptick in Gift Card Scam Emails

Barracuda Networks noticed an uptick in social engineering emails in early October These use a gift card scam to make money With the holidays around the corner, everyone should be extra vigilant, as a...
New Linux Trojan Can Disable Your Antivirus and Steal Root Passwords

New Linux Trojan Can Disable Your Antivirus and Steal Root Passwords

A new malware has been discovered affecting Linux users, that installs bitcoin miners on systems. It was discovered by Dr. Web, a Russian antivirus maker that was able to track the malware...

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