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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 4th, 2018
Hacker Gets 17 Years in Jail for Cyberstalking Female Housemate, Bomb Threats

Hacker Gets 17 Years in Jail for Cyberstalking Female Housemate, Bomb Threats

Ryan S. Lin was held in custody since 2017

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 4th, 2018
Hacker Pleads Guilty of Defacing 11,000 Websites, Could Get up to 20 Years

Hacker Pleads Guilty of Defacing 11,000 Websites, Could Get up to 20 Years

Sentence is scheduled for February 13, 2019

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 4th, 2018
Database of 200 Million Records Stolen from Apollo in Data Breach

Database of 200 Million Records Stolen from Apollo in Data Breach

Data said to only contain publicly available info

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 3rd, 2018
Facebook Accused of Collecting Children's Personal Info in FTC Complaint

Facebook Accused of Collecting Children's Personal Info in FTC Complaint

Messenger Kids app data collection reportedly breaking COPPA

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 3rd, 2018
FTC Releases Alert about Facebook Breach Involving 50 Million Users

FTC Releases Alert about Facebook Breach Involving 50 Million Users

Details the next steps users should take after the breach

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 3rd, 2018
FakeSpy Is Back as Part of New SmiShing Campaign, Adds New Features

FakeSpy Is Back as Part of New SmiShing Campaign, Adds New Features

Uses text messages to spread itself to other devices

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 3rd, 2018
NCCIC Issues Alert on APTs Actively Attacking MSPs and Their Customers

NCCIC Issues Alert on APTs Actively Attacking MSPs and Their Customers

Detailed mitigation guidance is available for MSP clients

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 3rd, 2018
Multi-factor Authentication Used by 45% of Businesses Reports LastPass

Multi-factor Authentication Used by 45% of Businesses Reports LastPass

Only 3% of companies with 10,000 employees or more use MFA

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 3rd, 2018
Instagram Used as Marketplace to Sell Stolen Fortnite Accounts and Botnets

Instagram Used as Marketplace to Sell Stolen Fortnite Accounts and Botnets

Botnet access is also available as a monthly subscription

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 2nd, 2018
DHS to React A Lot Faster to Cyber Threats During 2018 Midterms

DHS to React A Lot Faster to Cyber Threats During 2018 Midterms

Situational awareness room to be set up this election season

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 2nd, 2018
765 Million Users Affected by Cyber Attacks in Q2 2018

765 Million Users Affected by Cyber Attacks in Q2 2018

Also, 47% more cyber attacks in Q2 2018 than in Q2 2017

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 2nd, 2018
California Governor Signs Bill Requiring Bots to Disclose Their True Identity

California Governor Signs Bill Requiring Bots to Disclose Their True Identity

The new bill should prevent bots from influencing elections

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 2nd, 2018
Fortnite Cheaters Targeted Using Data Stealer

Fortnite Cheaters Targeted Using Data Stealer

Malware campaign uses YouTube videos as propagation vector

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 2nd, 2018
Skype's Debian Package Could Allow Attackers To Completely Takeover Machines <em>Updated</em>

Skype's Debian Package Could Allow Attackers To Completely Takeover Machines Updated

Microsoft's APT repository is added to the sources.list

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 2nd, 2018
Twitter Updated Rules to Fight Against Fake Accounts and Election Interference

Twitter Updated Rules to Fight Against Fake Accounts and Election Interference

Also made changes to improve rules enforcement

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 1st, 2018
Picture-in-Picture Phishing Campaign Goes After Steam Credentials

Picture-in-Picture Phishing Campaign Goes After Steam Credentials

Scammers used a picture-in-picture phishing pop-up

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 1st, 2018
Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities Found in Atlantis Word Processor

Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities Found in Atlantis Word Processor

Vendor released patched version after disclosure

 
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