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Cash stolen from 15,000 ATMs in Japan in coordinated attack
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Cash stolen from 15,000 ATMs in Japan in coordinated attack
As many as 100 people are believed to have taken part in a heist of nearly $US13 million from thousands of cash machines in Japan.
 
Need to know what someone’s been doing on a PC? Create your own PC forensics toolkit with AChoir
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Need to know what someone’s been doing on a PC? Create your own PC forensics toolkit with AChoir
Running some of NirSoft’s forensic freeware on a USB key could help you collect enough data to figure any PC issues out.
 
LinkedinGate: industry reacts to new scale of 2012 breach
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LinkedinGate: industry reacts to new scale of 2012 breach
With the news of over 100 million user login credentials being stolen from online professional networking website LinkedIn, the industry offers it's viewpoints on passwords, and LinkedIn's choice of encryption.
Symantec products vulnerable to buffer overflow bug 
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Symantec products vulnerable to buffer overflow bug

The Google Project Zero team has found a vulnerability in Symantec's Antivirus Engine that results in instant blue-screening and kernel memory corruption without user action on Windows.
Emsisoft launches ransomware decrypter page 
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Emsisoft launches ransomware decrypter page

If your files have been scrambled by malware then a decrypter may be able to save the day– but you’ll need to find it, first.
Banking Trojan has infected at least 40,000 Android users worldwide 
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Banking Trojan has infected at least 40,000 Android users worldwide

Hundreds of different banking Trojans are attacking Android users.
Pornhub launches bug bounty programme on HackerOne 
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Pornhub launches bug bounty programme on HackerOne

Pornhub is offering white hats between $50 and $US25,000 for reporting vulnerabilities.
Patch Tuesday: Adobe Flash Player patch on the way, Acrobat, Reader fixes issued 
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Patch Tuesday: Adobe Flash Player patch on the way, Acrobat, Reader fixes issued

Adobe released fixes for its Reader and Acrobat products and said it will issue an update later this week for Flash Player to patch a vulnerability that is currently being exploited in the wild.
Malware popups delivered with Pirate Bay downloads, report 
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Malware popups delivered with Pirate Bay downloads, report

Torrent site's users received malware warnings.
What is a VPN, and what can you use one for? 
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What is a VPN, and what can you use one for?

Cover your tracks, watch stuff you’re not supposed to and protect your privacy with a VPN.
Attackers inject code into WordPress header file to redirect users  
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Attackers inject code into WordPress header file to redirect users

When blogs attack!
White hat hacker replaces malware payload in Locky ransomware with dud file 
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White hat hacker replaces malware payload in Locky ransomware with dud file

Some good samaritan has messed with the pernicious locky ransomware to deliver, not malware, but a joke.
Localised "designer" malware campaigns all the rage, says Sophos 
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Localised "designer" malware campaigns all the rage, says Sophos

Criminal outfits are increasingly distributing "designer" spam and malware, customised to optimally target victims in specific geographic regions, according to new research from Sophos' research division, SophosLabs.
Millions of Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo login details 'leaked' 
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Millions of Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo login details 'leaked'

Information security firm claims it received 272 million unencrypted unique usernames and passwords from a hacker.
Online fraud transactions to more than double by 2020, according to new research 
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Online fraud transactions to more than double by 2020, according to new research

Online fraud transactions are expected to reach $US25.6 billion by 2020, up from $US10.7 billion last year. Meaning that by the end of the decade, $US4 in every $US1,000 of online payments will be fraudulent.
World Password Day: resources to help you on this special occasion  
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World Password Day: resources to help you on this special occasion

5 May 2016 is World Password Day.
10-year-old hacks Instagram, gets handed $10,000 by Facebook 
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10-year-old hacks Instagram, gets handed $10,000 by Facebook

Boy hacker from Helsinki uncovers a security flaw in Facebook-owned Instagram.
Marcher banking malware hitting Android phones in Australia 
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Marcher banking malware hitting Android phones in Australia

Marcher Madness continues with a new, stealthier iteration of the Marcher banking malware targeting Android users in Australia.
Hackers are exploiting ‘God Mode' in Microsoft Windows to hide their malware, according to McAfee  and Intel 
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Hackers are exploiting ‘God Mode' in Microsoft Windows to hide their malware, according to McAfee and Intel

It appears that the developer mode of MS Windows, otherwise known as 'God Mode', is being leveraged by attackers to hide malware.
The US, finally and for the first time has announced its intentions to wage cyber-war on Islamic State 
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The US, finally and for the first time has announced its intentions to wage cyber-war on Islamic State

This is not only the first declaration against that particular target but the first public declaration of cyber-warfare against any target.
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