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Keylogger found on thousands of WordPress-based sites, stealing every keypress as you type

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A new report from researchers at Sucuri reveals that websites are once again being found infected by cryptomining code – stealing the resources of visiting computers to mine for the Monero cryptocurrency.

Many web surfers almost certainly don’t realise that the reason […]

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Lenovo’s craptastic fingerprint scanner has a hardcoded password

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Lenovo wants ThinkPad owners to update their machines after its Fingerprint Manager Pro software was found to contain serious security vulnerabilities.

Among the glaring flaws cited: a hardcoded password. In the fingerprint scanner. To log into the computer.

“Sensitive data stored by […]

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US may build secure 5G network to guard against Chinese cyber threat

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The US is in talks with private companies to build a secure 5G network amid concerns about China and cybersecurity, said two administration officials familiar with the plans.Talks are preliminary, and key decisions over funding and control haven’t been reached, said the people, […]

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Britain’s first Bitcoin heist as trader forced at gunpoint to transfer cyber currency

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Armed robbers broke into the family home of a city financier turned Bitcoin trader and forced him to transfer the digital currency at gunpoint, in what is believed to be the first heist of its kind in the UK.

Four robbers in balaclavas […]

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New cyber unit to go beyond investigating online crimes

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The cyber cell of Delhi Police is going to be restructured and made into an individual unit in the force. In a few days, it will move out of the economic offences wing and function independently under an officer of the rank of special […]

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National security threats in year one of Trump administration: Cyber security, lone wolves

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National security experts say while the threat has relatively stayed the same since President Trump first took office in 2017, lone actors and attacks on the country’s cyber security systems currently pose as the greatest threats to the homeland. These issues […]

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British industry bosses warned to boost cyber security or face hefty fines

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Britain’s most critical industries will face fines of up to 24 million U.S. dollars if they do not have effective cyber security measures, the government announced Sunday.

The hefty penalties will apply to energy, transport, water and health firms if they fail […]

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Reliance Jio Coin: Beware of this fake website

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With Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio reportedly planning a move to launch its own cryptocurrency, an alleged fake website has come to the fore.

The website – which comes with URL reliance-jiocoin.com – has also been named as such that it looks […]

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