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Biggest hacks of 2018 video - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Cambridge Analytica. Russians inside the US electrical grid. 2018 was a scary year for privacy: Let's look back at the most interesting cyberattacks of the year and see what's in store for 2019. more
Don't cut the cord on cable like a rookie (The 3:59, Ep. 503) - CNET  CNET · 5 days
David Katzmaier updates his advice for cord-cutters, the Marriott cyberattack may be the work of Chinese spies, and... more
The huge Marriott cyberattack may have been the work of Chinese spies video - CNET  CNET · 5 days
From The 3:59 show: Investigators believe the attack was part of a larger Chinese intelligence effort, according to... more
Mac Developers Reminded to Have Their Apps Notarized as Apple Tightens Security  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Apple today reminded Mac developers that it is encouraging them to have their apps notarized, meaning that the apps have been scanned by Apple... more
Ukrainian authorities: We thwarted 'massive' cyberattack  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Ukrainian authorities say they've thwarted a huge cyberattack, blaming Russia for the alleged digital assault just as tensions between the two countries have flared more
New ransomware demands payment over WeChat Pay in China - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The digital wallet is one of two that are most commonly used in China. But the internet is unfazed. more
Credit card stealing malware on Canada’s 1-800-FLOWERS website went undetected for four years  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
It’s going to take more than a bunch of posies to make up for this one. The Canadian branch of 1-800-FLOWERS revealed... more
FBI charges men in 2016 ransomware attack on University of Calgary  CBC · 3 weeks
The university paid a ransom of $20,000 after the 2016 attack to preserve an... more
US Indicts Iranian Hackers Responsible for Deploying 'SamSam' Ransomware  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
The 34-month long hacking scheme wreaked havoc on hospitals, schools, companies and government agencies. more
Dell.com Resets All Customer Passwords After Cyber-Attack  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Dell said on Wednesday that it reset passwords for all accounts on its Dell.com online electronics store on November 14. more
Two Iranian men charged with the ransomware attack that took down Atlanta  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
The US Treasury Department has placed bitcoin addresses on its sanctions list for the first time after two Iranian hackers were charged with extorting... more
US charges Iranian hackers over ransomware attacks on major cities - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The SamSam ransomware attacked more than 200 victims and cost $30 million in damages. more
2 Iranian hackers charged in US ransomware scheme  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The Justice Department says two Iranian computer hackers have been charged in connection with multimillion-dollar cybercrime and extortion scheme that targeted U.S. government agencies and businesses more
Justice Department indicts two Iranians over SamSam ransomware attacks  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
U.S. federal prosecutors have indicted two Iranian nationals for creating and deploying the notorious SamSam ransomware. Faramarz Shahi Savandi, 34, and Mohammad Mehdi Shah, 27, were indicted by a federal... more
Hackers are using leaked NSA hacking tools to quietly hijack thousands of computers  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
More than a year after patches were released to thwart powerful NSA exploits that leaked online, hundreds of thousands of computers are... more
Russian Pornhub hackers caused millions in damages  Sky News · 3 weeks
Cyber criminals based primarily in Russia hijacked ads on Pornhub to infect viewers' computers with malware, causing millions of dollars in damages, according to a US indictment. more
Uber Fined $491,000 by British Regulator Over 2016 Cyber-Attack  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Uber Technologies, already facing a range of legal and regulatory headaches in London, got another Tuesday. more
Uber fined nearly $1.2 million by Dutch, UK over data breach  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The fine was for failing to protect customer data during a cyberattack in 2016. more
Security agencies warn of foreign espionage threat to company networks  CBC · 3 weeks
The RCMP organized two workshops last March to raise awareness about threats to critical systems, including... more
Google Pulls 13 Android Apps Installed Over 500,000 Times Containing Malware: Report  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Google is said to have pulled 13 apps from the Play Store after a security researcher reported that they were installing malware on Android... more
Half a million Android users tricked into downloading malware from Google Play  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
More than half a million users have installed Android malware posing as driving games — from Google’s own app store. Lukas Stefanko, a security... more
TalkTalk hack attack: Friends jailed for cyber crimes  BBC · 4 weeks
Matthew Hanley, 23, and Connor Allsopp, 21, accessed customers' information during the cyber attack. more
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