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Cyber crime NSO Group impersonated Facebook to distribute the Pegasus spyware

Israeli surveillance equipment maker firm NSO Group allegedly impersonated Facebook in an attempt to install its phone-hacking software to devices …

Data leak Serco leaked email addresses of 300 COVID-19 contact tracers

An employee at outsourcing giant Serco leaked the email addresses of as many as three hundred COVID-19 contact tracers who …

Breach Personal data of 40m Wishbone users being sold by hackers for £6,400

Personal details and hashed account passwords of over 40 million users of popular mobile app Wishbone have been put up …

Breach Over 129m records of Moscow car owners up for sale on the Dark Web

As many as 129 million data records of car owners in Moscow have been put up for sale by a …

Women in technology The lack of women in cyber security leaves the online world at greater risk

Women are highly underrepresented in the field of cybersecurity. In 2017, women’s share in the U.S. cybersecurity field was 14%, compared …

Cyber security UK businesses quick to spot cyber breaches but failing to stop cyber attacks

Inconsistent cyber defences mean less than a fifth of UK organisations are effectively stopping cyber attacks Hackers are having more …

Phishing Hackers distributing NetSupport Manager RAT via phishing emails, Microsoft warns

In a series of tweets, Microsoft’s Security Intelligence Team has warned users about an ongoing COVID-19 themed phishing campaign that …

Data leak Daimler AG left OLU source code of Mercedes vans accessible to anyone

A security researcher has revealed how he was able to access a GitLab server owned by Daimler AG and download …

Phishing Hackers conned Norwegian investment fund out of $10m through email scam

In a planned operation akin to a blockbuster film script, a group of fraudsters conned Norwegian state-owned investment fund Norfund …

Breach EasyJet data breach: Hackers accessed personal information of 9m customers

Low-cost airline company EasyJet has announced that it recently suffered a cyber attack that compromised the personal information of over …

Ransomware REvil ransomware hackers threatening to release “dirty laundry” on Donald Trump

The hacker group behind last week's REvil (Sodinokibi) ransomware attack on New York-based law firm Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks …

Cryptocurrency Multiple supercomputers across Europe targeted for cryptocurrency mining

A number of supercomputers across Europe, including the University of Edinburgh's ARCHER supercomputer, were reportedly hacked and used by cyber …