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The Malware Gets Activated on Hovering over a Link in Microsoft PowerPoint

Spammers are experimenting a new method to hoax victims to install malware which downloads while user floats over a link in a side show of PowerPoint. The fresh infection way adds to the usual advi...

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US warns of more deadly strikes by N. Korea's 'Hidden Cobra'

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has tagged North Korea as the hand behind some of the most headline-grabbing hacks of the 21st century, according to an alert put out last Tuesday, June 13. Th...

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US Cybersecurity Needs To Be Addressed ASAP, Witnesses Urge Senate

The U.S.'s weak cybersecurity has made the country prone to more cyber attcks from hacking groups supported by the country's enemies, and this has to be addressed urgently, according to testim...

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Security Breach at OU Exposes Thousands of Students’ Data

The University of Oklahoma unintentionally exposed thousands of students’ educational records — including social security numbers, financial aid information and grades in records datin...

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Report: IoT Security Breach Costs Smaller Firms 13 Percent of Annual Revenue

Forty-eight percent of firms polled in a recent survey have experienced at least one IoT security breach. Results from the survey, conducted by Altman Vilandrie & Company, were released this w...

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Move over, Stuxnet: Industroyer malware linked to Kiev blackouts

The malware's developers took pains to understand the arcane protocols used in industrial control systems, a rarely seen effort along similar lines as Stuxnet, the U.S. While in principle i...

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