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New clues show how Russia’s grid hackers aimed for physical destruction

Joshua Lott/Bloomberg via Getty Images For nearly three years, the December 2016 cyberattack on the Ukrainian power grid has presented a menacing puzzle. Two days before Christmas that year, Russian hackers planted a unique specimen of malware in the network of Ukraine’s national grid operator, Ukrenergo. Just before midnight, they used it to open every …

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North Korean Hackers Behind WannaCry and Sony Hack Sanctioned by USA

North Korean Hackers Behind WannaCry and Sony Hack Sanctioned by USA

The U.S. Treasury signed sanctions against three hacking groups actively engaged in cyber operations meant to bring financial assets to the government of North Korea. The groups are Lazarus, Bluenoroff, and Andariel, well-known in the security industry for cyber operations aimed at cyberespionage, data theft, monetary reward, and data destruction. By signing the sanctions, the …

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Hackers are exploiting a platform-agnostic flaw to track mobile phone locations

Enlarge / Simjacker attack flow. AdaptiveMobile Security Hackers are actively exploiting a critical weakness found in most mobile phones to surreptitiously track the location of users and possibly carry out other nefarious actions, researchers warned on Thursday. The so-called Simjacker exploits work across a wide range of mobile devices, regardless of the hardware or software …

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Cyber Criminals vs. Ethical Hackers: What’s the Difference (and Why Does it Matter)?

Companies are under threat from cyber criminals. As noted by the 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 52 percent of more than 43,000 reported security incidents and data breaches involved hacking, and 66 percent were conducted by outsiders. And it doesn’t stop there: The accelerating pace of new technological frameworks such as the Internet of Things …

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Hackers tweet bomb threats and racist slurs on Twitter CEO Jack’s account

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s account gets hacked (Picture: Getty/Twitter) Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s account has been compromised. A hacking group called ‘Chuckling Squad’ have sent racist messages and bomb threats from his social media account. Twitter spokesman Brandon Borrman confirmed the attack, saying: ‘Yes, Jack’s account was compromised. ‘We’re working on it and investigating what …

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