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Tesco Bank fined £16.4m over cyber-attack

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Credits: BBC

Tesco Bank has been fined £16.4m by the UK financial regulator for failings surrounding a cyber-attack on its customers in November 2016.

The Financial Conduct Authority said the bank had failed to exercise due skill, care and diligence in protecting its personal […]

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Google Cracks Down on Malicious Chrome Extensions in Major Update

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Credits: ThreatPost

Google on Monday announced major changes to its Chrome Web Store as the company tries to ax the malicious extensions that have continuously popped up on its platform over the years.

The array of security improvements include a stricter extension review […]

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Russians’ stealthy ‘LoJax’ malware can infect on the firmware level

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Credits: CyberScoop

Researchers with cybersecurity company ESET have discovered a malware campaign that is able to compromise a device’s firmware component, which they say in a report published Thursday is the first known instance of such an attack in the wild.

ESET says that it […]

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Hackers Are Holding High Profile Instagram Accounts Hostage

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Credits: MotherBoard

“Your Instagram has been hacked,” the message sent to various high profile Instagrammers reads. If the victim doesn’t pay up a Bitcoin ransom, “we will have to delete your account within 3 hours,” the hackers’ message continues.

Kevin Kreider, a fitness-focused […]

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IC3 Issues Alert Regarding Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Attacks

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Credits: bleeping

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, have issued a security alert regarding attacks being conducted through the Windows Remote Desktop Protocol. While the most publicized attacks over RDP are related to ransomware, […]

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iPhone XS Passcode Bypass Hack Exposes Contacts, Photos

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Credits: Gadget Hacks

Apple may pride itself on its commitment to user privacy and security, but it isn’t invulnerable. We now know there is a bug in the latest version of iOS 12 and iOS 12.1 beta that allows those in the know to bypass your […]

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Teen cyber-hackers steal £600,000 from Northern Ireland accounts

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Credits: Telegraph

The average age of a cyber offender is just 17, and according to the Organised Crime Task Force (OCTF) many are video gamers with links to gaming communities.

According to the OCTF’s annual report and threat assessment, online criminals are the […]

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‘Cyber-racism’: UK Black History Month website attacked

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Credits: The Guardian

The UK Black History Month website has been brought down by hackers for a second time in 24 hours in what its editors believe to be a case of “cyber-racism”.

The website, which includes resources for schools and details of forthcoming events, […]

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