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Twitter fixes security bug that exposed at least 5.4 million accounts

Twitter fixed the bug in January, but not before it was exploited.

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Seedtag, the ex-Googler-founded, cookie-free, AI-based adtech startup, taps $250M+ in funding

As regulation, platform dynamics and consumer choice continue to eat into the adtech stalwart known as cookies, it’s leaving a gap in the...

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Russian hackers behind SolarWinds are now hiding malware in Google Drive

The Russian hackers targeted diplomatic missions and foreign embassies by hiding malware in popular cloud storage services.

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China-backed hackers targeted White House journalists before January 6

Researchers said Beijing-backed hackers targeted political and national security journalists ahead of the U.S. Capitol riot.

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Attack surface management platform RapidFort raises $8.5M seed round

RapidFort, a startup that helps developers reduce the potential attack surface of their applications by automatically removing unused software...

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Microsoft finally fixes Windows zero-day flaw exploited by state-backed hackers

It took a month for Microsoft to release patches for the security bug.

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DOJ says it will no longer prosecute good-faith hackers under CFAA

The policy change comes a year after the Supreme Court limited the scope of U.S. federal computer hacking laws.

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Strike Security lands $5.4M seed funding to make pen-testing more accessible

Strike Security, a continuous penetration testing platform that combines automation with ethical hackers, has secured a $5.4 million seed investment...

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Web scraping is legal, US appeals court reaffirms

The landmark case was bounced back to the Ninth Circuit by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Microsoft seizes domains used by Russian spies to target Ukraine

The tech giant said the Russian hackers were seeking "long-term access" to Ukrainian targets, provide tactical support for Russia's...

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UK police charge 2 teenagers in connection with Lapsus$ hacks

The pair of alleged hackers remain in custody ahead of a court hearing.

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Legendary hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek talk cybersecurity and autonomous vehicles at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Legendary hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek talk cybersecurity and autonomous vehicles at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

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US charges four Russian spies for hacking Saudi oil facility and US nuclear power plant

The Triton malware attempted to blow up a Saudi oil facility in 2017, but failed.

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OMG, my Facebook was hacked! Here’s what to do

Here are the steps you can take when your Facebook account has been hacked -- and how you can prevent getting hacked in the first place

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Let’s make the teen Tesla hack a teachable moment

EVs are fun. They are superbly connected, constantly updated and offer a great user experience, but they are cars, not mobile phones. Hacking into...

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North Korea hacked nearly $400M in cryptocurrency last year 

North Korean hackers launched at least seven attacks on cryptocurrency platforms last year to steal almost $400 million worth of digital assets,...

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Toronto’s transit agency cyberattack exposes 25,000 employees’ data

The agency's internal email systems are still down.

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China’s next generation of hackers won’t be criminals. That’s a problem.

A spate of policies beginning in 2015 put China in a position to replace contracted criminals with new blood from universities.

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F12 isn’t hacking: Missouri governor threatens to prosecute local journalist for finding exposed state data

A journalist faces charges for viewing a website's source code.

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FBI says Chinese authorities are hacking US-based Uyghurs

The bulletin said China is using digital attacks, false representation online, and force repatriations.

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A popular smart home security system can be remotely disarmed, researchers say

Fortress has not said if it has fixed or plans to fix the vulnerabilities.

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Peloton’s leaky API let anyone grab riders’ private account data

But the company won't say if it has evidence of malicious exploitation.

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FBI launches operation to remove backdoors from hacked Microsoft Exchange servers

The Justice Department said the operation was "successful."

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Vulcan Cyber raises $21M Series B for its vulnerability remediation platform

Tel Aviv-based cyber security startup Vulcan Cyber has raised a $21 million Series B funding round led by Dawn Capital.

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To prevent cyberattacks, the government should limit the scope of a software bill of materials

There is no reason to disdain the concept of SBOM outright. Indeed, it’s heartening to see the federal government take cybersecurity so seriously.

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A bug in a medical startup’s website put thousands of COVID-19 test results at risk

A customer who had a COVID-19 test found the website vulnerability that allowed access to other people's personal information.

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US blames China for Exchange server hacks and ransomware attacks

The U.S. has not previously accused Beijing of launching ransomware attacks.

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DOJ files 7 new charges against alleged Capital One hacker

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed seven new charges against Paige Thompson, the former Amazon Web Services (AWS) engineer accused of...

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