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Iran Uncovers Malware at Petrochemical Plants

Iran Uncovers Malware at Petrochemical Plants

"Necessary defensive measures were taken” after the malware was detected and removed.

China State Hackers Hit Australian Defense Systems 'Daily'

China State Hackers Hit Australian Defense Systems 'Daily'

Australian trade commission, Australian defense networks have faced “significant cyber-penetrations” for the past five years.

NYTimes: Kremlin Likely Behind the Attack

NYTimes: Kremlin Likely Behind the Attack

The Times reports that officials say the effort was likely the work of two top Russian intelligence agencies.

WhatsApp Angers Users Over Facebook Data Sharing

WhatsApp Angers Users Over Facebook Data Sharing

Messaging service WhatsApp has come under fire for privacy changes that will see it share more personal data with parent company Facebook

Dropbox Resetting User Passwords, But Says No Breach Has Occurred

Dropbox Resetting User Passwords, But Says No Breach Has Occurred

Online storage platform Dropbox is resetting user passwords that have not been changed since 2012

Son of Russian MP Convicted on Hacking Charges

Son of Russian MP Convicted on Hacking Charges

A court in Seattle has convicted the son of a Russian MP on charges related to hacking US businesses

Apple Spears Trident Zero-Days with Security Update

Apple Spears Trident Zero-Days with Security Update

Exploit chain used to try and download Pegasus spyware to activist phone

GCSE Computing Numbers Jump 76%

GCSE Computing Numbers Jump 76%

Hopes for cybersecurity skills boost, despite declining grades

Hackers Linger Three Times Longer Inside APAC Networks

Hackers Linger Three Times Longer Inside APAC Networks

Mandiant report claims the region is failing on security

Website of Ghostbusters Star Leslie Jones Offline After Hack

Website of Ghostbusters Star Leslie Jones Offline After Hack

Leslie Jones, star of the recent Ghostbusters reboot, has taken her website offline after it was hacked and defaced with explicit images

Twitter-Controlled Android Botnet Discovered

Twitter-Controlled Android Botnet Discovered

Security researchers have discovered an Android botnet that uses Twitter instead of the traditional command-and-control (C&C) server to infect devices

ICO Fines Nursing Home Over Data Breach

ICO Fines Nursing Home Over Data Breach

The ICO has fined a Northern Irish nursing home £15,000 for failing to adequately protect sensitive data

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