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News Pornhub hacked: Millions exposed to ad fraud malware masquerading as browser updates

Millions of Pornhub users were exposed to a sophisticated ad fraud malware after a hacker group hijacked advertising on Pornhub …

News Banks beware! Hackers are using this new attack technique to swindle millions off banks

Researchers have observed a new attack technique using which hackers from post-Soviet countries have so far managed to steal up …

News Morrisons sued by over 5,500 staff following major insider leak

Supermarket chain Morrisons is being sued by 5,518 current and former employees for failing to compensate them after suffering an …

News Equifax data breach: File containing details of 15.2m Brits lost to hackers

The Equifax data breach compromised personal information of nearly twice as many British citizens than the credit rating agency initially …

News Fake AdBlock Plus extension bypassed Google vetting, downloaded 37,000 times!

Its deja vu time for security experts after a researcher discovered the presence of a fake AdBlock Plus blocker that …

News South Korean military secrets stolen by North Korean hackers in major cyber-attack

North Korea may have unravelled every possible South Korean military secret after it conducted a massive cyber attack on South …

News Websites of top defence contractors do not have HTTPS encryption enabled by default

Top U.S. defence contractors, including the likes of Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Boeing, do not have standard HTTPS web encryption …

News Disqus data breach compromised 18m email addresses & over 6m hashed passwords!

Global news commenting software maker Disqus suffered a major cyber breach Thursday that compromised email addresses and other details of …

News Iranian hackers lured Deloitte’s cyber warrior using fake female profile

A cyber security expert working for Deloitte was tempted by Iranian hackers to download malicious credential-stealing attachments to his PC …

News Apple gave Uber apps ‘exclusive permission’ to record iPhone screens

The Uber app for iPhone enjoyed an 'exclusive' permission to read iPhone screens even when the app was running in …

News NSA docs ‘taken’ off staff home PC using Kaspersky software

Suspected Russian hackers breached the home computer of an NSA contractor in 2015 to steal sensitive and classified programmes belonging …

News Oxford Uni IT messes up, broadcasts details of students on bursaries

Oxford University recently revealed names of nearly 500 students who are beneficiaries of the Moritz-Heyman Scholarship Programme which is aimed …