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STOLEN: “Thousands of Disney customers get personal details hacked”

“Thousands of Disney customers say they have been hacked after signing up to its online streaming service. Since Disney+ went live, hackers have stolen thousands of customers’ accounts and put them up for sale on the dark web, according to … Continue reading

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“Google warns BILLIONS of website passwords have been hacked”

“GOOGLE has warned users that billions of passwords – and hundreds of thousands of username and password combinations – have been hacked… Earlier this year, Google launched a Password Checkup add-on for the Google Chrome web browser….” https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/9734757/google-passwords-hacked-how-to-check/ STOP! Stop right there. … Continue reading

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“Florida city pays $600,000 to hackers who seized its computer system”

“A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. The Riviera Beach City Council voted unanimously this … Continue reading

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Mass Hack: “Quest Diagnostics Says Up to 12 Million Patients May Have Had Financial, Medical, Personal Information Breached”

“Quest Diagnostics, one of the biggest blood testing providers in the country, warned Monday that nearly 12 million of its customers may have had personal, financial and medical information breached due to an issue with one of its vendors. In … Continue reading

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“How Chinese Spies Got the N.S.A.’s Hacking Tools, and Used Them for Attacks”

“Chinese intelligence agents acquired National Security Agency hacking tools and repurposed them in 2016 to attack American allies and private companies in Europe and Asia, a leading cybersecurity firm has discovered. The episode is the latest evidence that the United … Continue reading

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“U.S. charges WikiLeaks founder with criminal conspiracy” [Removed from Ecuadorian embassy]

“…WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will now face a charge brought by the United States of conspiring to hack into a classified government computer. The Australian national was arrested Thursday outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he had been given … Continue reading

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[U.S.] “Mysterious safety-tampering malware infects a second critical infrastructure site”

“Sixteen months ago, researchers reported an unsettling escalation in hacks targeting power plants, gas refineries, and other types of critical infrastructure. Attackers who may have been working on behalf of a nation caused an operational outage at a critical-infrastructure site … Continue reading

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