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Facebook comment tag malware scam targets Chrome users
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Facebook comment tag malware scam targets Chrome users
Scammers are spreading JavaScript malware disguised as a Facebook comment tag notification.
 
Pen testers discover mega vulnerabilities in Uber
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Pen testers discover mega vulnerabilities in Uber
Portuguese pen testing team discover 14 flaws in Uber apps which would have enabled them to get free rides and disclose details of passengers' and drivers' journeys.
 
DDoS it matter what motivates Lizard Squad?
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DDoS it matter what motivates Lizard Squad?
Lizard Squad is best known for launching DDoS attacks against Microsoft Xbox Live and Sony PlayStation Network, and doing so 'for the lulz!' - but does that really matter?
Five-fold rise in crypto-ransomware hits 718,000 users in a year 
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Five-fold rise in crypto-ransomware hits 718,000 users in a year

As if we didn't know it, ransomware is on the rise but Kaspersky Lab has produced statistics to benchmark just how bad the problem is getting.
GoToMyPC, but not until you reset your password 
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GoToMyPC, but not until you reset your password

Unfortunately, the service has been targeted by a 'very sophisticated password attack', says .
Stolen credentials used to breach GitHub accounts   
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Stolen credentials used to breach GitHub accounts

GitHub reported on 14 June someone launched a campaign to access several GitHub.com accounts using stolen login credentials.
How to: Block pop-up adverts on Android 
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How to: Block pop-up adverts on Android

Pop-up ads on mobile are the worst. Here's how to block them on Android once and for all
After a decade, why can't we finally be rid of the Microsoft scam? 
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After a decade, why can't we finally be rid of the Microsoft scam?

Oren Kedem asks if we're using the right methods to teach victims about scams or are some other forces preventing the warning messages from being effective?
Unauthorised access leads to data breach of Acer's e-commerce site 
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Unauthorised access leads to data breach of Acer's e-commerce site

Acer has suffered a data breach in its online store. Users that accessed its e-commerce site between 28 April 2016 and 12 May 2016 may have had their information compromised due to unauthorised access of a third party.
Ransomware created using only JavaScript discovered 
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Ransomware created using only JavaScript discovered

Security researchers have unearthed new ransomware that has been created only using JavaScript.
KeePass 2.34 released, tightens update checking security 
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KeePass 2.34 released, tightens update checking security

Open-source password-management tool KeePass 2.34 has been released for Windows. The feature was unveiled after a potential...
Report identifies path from online gaming to cyber-criminality 
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Report identifies path from online gaming to cyber-criminality

Online gaming can become a gateway into cyber-criminality for vulnerable young people, according to a report from CREST and the NCA which recommends strategies for diverting gamers into more socially useful activities.
Following social media site breaches, Netflix requires password resets 
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Following social media site breaches, Netflix requires password resets

Following several social media site breaches, Netflix said users whose passwords may have been compromised must change their login credentials.
ISIS warns members of fake apps aimed at spying on terrorist group 
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ISIS warns members of fake apps aimed at spying on terrorist group

Tech-savvy ISIS sent out an alert that an unknown source has released fake Android apps that the terrorist group fears may be used to spy on them.
Alleged LinkedIn, Tumblr and Myspace hacker compromised 171 million Russian site accounts  
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Alleged LinkedIn, Tumblr and Myspace hacker compromised 171 million Russian site accounts

A hacker that has targeted several American social media sites has now hit the Russian version of Facebook.
Mark Zuckerberg caught out by poor password security 
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Mark Zuckerberg caught out by poor password security

It seems that the Facebook founder has committed one of the cardinal sins of cyber-security and used the same password for different accounts, resulting in a public shaming.
Lenovo urges customers to uninstall dangerously flawed app from its systems 
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Lenovo urges customers to uninstall dangerously flawed app from its systems

Exploit could lead to man-in-the-middle attack against desktop and laptop systems running the Lenovo Accelerator Application..
The rise and rise of ransomware 
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The rise and rise of ransomware

The relative low cost of ransomware as a business means that criminals can jump in and out of the business. Davey Winder looks at why it continues to work.
The Australian government must take cyber security more seriously 
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The Australian government must take cyber security more seriously

Cyber attacks represent a significant threat to Australia’s civil infrastructure.
65 million hacked Tumblr user details go up for sale on dark web 
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65 million hacked Tumblr user details go up for sale on dark web

Tumbler waited three years to tell users about breach.
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