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Volunteer cybersecurity pros say they've stymied hacks against health care organizations

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The group say it's dismantled nearly 3,000 malicious domains and identified more than a 2,000 software vulnerabilities.

Pastebin just made it easier for hackers to avoid detection, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

A roiling debate echoes a similar complaint about GDPR from 2018.

Australian government says it is hacking criminals who are exploiting the pandemic

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

It is perhaps the furthest a government has gone publicly in pledging to combat criminals through cyber-operations during the health crisis.

A coronavirus-tracking app locked users' phones and demanded $100

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The app is the latest reminder that trusting Apple and Google to serve as gatekeepers is an effective way to mostly avoid malware.

Microsoft strikes back at Necurs botnet by preemptively disabling hacking tools

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The action is the result of eight yesrs of tracking and planning, the company said.

Known bugs and predictable phishing are behind your average security incident, IBM says

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

There's so much available in cybercrime forums that scammers don't need to be very creative, the X-Force team found after examining billions of incidents.

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