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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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“Woman with Chinese passports, malware inside Mar-a-Lago facing federal charges”

“A woman carrying two Republic of China passports, four cellphones, a laptop, a hard drive and a thumb drive with malware on it made her way past an initial security checkpoint at Mar-a-Lago when President Trump was in town on … Continue reading

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FACT: “[Some] Google Play Store Apps [are Italian] Government Malware”

“Motherboard has also learned of a new kind of Android malware on the Google Play store that was sold to the Italian government by a company that sells surveillance cameras but was not known to produce malware until now. Experts … Continue reading

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More Worldwide Cyber Attacks

“29,000 Chinese institutions hit by cyberattack” “Xinhua News Agency reports that by Saturday evening, 29,372 institutions had been infected along with hundreds of thousands of devices. It cited the Threat Intelligence Center of Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security services … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks publishes CIA spying documents [Hacking TV’s, Cellphones, PC Malware]

“… 8,761 documents and files from an isolated, high-security network… Recently, the CIA lost control of the majority of its hacking arsenal including malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized “zero day” exploits, malware remote control systems and associated documentation. This extraordinary collection, … Continue reading

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