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{FD} LabCorp finds ‘suspicious activity’ on its IT network

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Laboratory testing giant LabCorp detected “suspicious activity” on its IT network over the weekend, the company announced Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Chinese group engaging in cyber espionage against US companies, report says

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A group in China has been conducting cyber espionage campaigns against companies in the U.S. and Southeast Asia. Continue reading

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{FD} 10 insider tricks to keep hackers and scammers from stealing from you

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Cybercriminals are out in full force looking for ways to steal your data. It’s worth money to them. That’s why we’ve seen a massive uptick in the number of data breaches over the past few years. Continue reading

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{FD} Chinese hackers stole sensitive data on US Navy submarine weaponry, report says

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A series of cyberattacks sponsored by Chinese government hackers earlier this year infiltrated the computers of a U.S. Navy contractor, allowing a large amount of highly-sensitive data on undersea warfare to reportedly be stolen. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom says hacker used baby cam to watch ‘intimate’ moments

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A South Carolina mom claims a hacker used their home baby monitor to watch her breastfeed her newborn. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia planning major cyberattack in Ukraine, may target Champions League final, police chief says

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The Russian government is preparing a major cyberattack aimed at causing chaos in Ukraine, possibly during the Champions League final on Saturday, the country’s state security warned on Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} TeenSafe leaks thousands of kid’s email addresses and passwords

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TeenSafe advertises itself as a service allowing parents to monitor what their children are doing on smartphones in order to keep them safe. Continue reading

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{FD} Chrome, Firefox browsers are targeted by new ‘Vega Stealer’ malware

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A new malware strain is targeting popular browsers and programs such as Microsoft Word. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian hackers posed as ISIS to threaten military wives

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Army wife Angela Ricketts was soaking in a bubble bath in her Colorado home, leafing through a memoir, when a message appeared on her iPhone: “Dear Angela!” it said. Continue reading

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{FD} 7 clear-cut signs you’ve been hacked

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Smart hackers don’t get caught. They break into your device, steal everything they can, and finish without a trace. Sometimes they leave a trail of destruction in their wake – malware, weird ads, confused relatives, and even a drained bank account or s… Continue reading

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{FD} Feds: Russian cyber spies exploiting unpatched routers

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Your old internet router may be the perfect spy tool for the Kremlin. Continue reading

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{FD} Senate cracks down on election hacking, pushes bills to protect the vote

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The Russian assault on our election system has prompted new measures to protect our vote for the mid-term elections. Continue reading

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{FD} Boeing’s WannaCry run-in is a reminder to patch your systems

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WannaCry is making headlines again, and this time it hit a major target: Boeing. Continue reading

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{FD} City of Atlanta hit by ransomware attack

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The City of Atlanta has been targeted in a ransomware attack that has impacted a number of its systems. Continue reading

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{FD} Biggest DDoS attack on record hits Github

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A new way to amplify distributed denial-of-service attacks ended up harassing Github on Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian hackers hunt hi-tech secrets, exploiting US weakness

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found. Continue reading

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{FD} Adobe Flash flaw was exploited in North Korea-linked hacks

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The Adobe Flash Player has a serious bug that North Korean hackers may have been exploiting to steal files from computers. Continue reading

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{FD} Tech Q&A: Dueling assistants, outsmarting hackers, blocking texts, and more

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Want to know how to choose the best virtual assistant, outsmart hackers, and block texts? Then read this column. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian hacker thought to be spam kingpin extradited to US

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Spain says it has extradited to the United States a Russian citizen who is suspected of being one the world’s most notorious spammers. Continue reading

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{FD} Hackers using **** as bait for online scams that ‘steal your data and money by the second’

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**** is being used as bait for scams designed to steal money and private info from internet users. Continue reading

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{FD} Beware sophisticated ATM ‘jackpotting’ attack, warns Secret Service

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Criminals are using technology to target ATMs in a sophisticated ‘jackpotting’ attack, warns the Secret Service. Continue reading

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{FD} Hackers invade YouTube ads to mine cryptocurrency

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This week, ads over YouTube carried a sneaky surprise: a cryptocurrency miner. Continue reading

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{FD} How to protect your devices against Meltdown, Spectre bugs

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Revelations that security flaws in chips powering PCs, laptops, servers, phones, and other devices have gone unnoticed for years have whipped bug fixers and security experts into a frenzy this week. Continue reading

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{FD} Scary ransomware attacks famous North Carolina county

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A ransomware attack has forced the shutdown of a host of IT systems at Mecklenburg County. Continue reading

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{FD} iPhone X, Bitcoin, WannaCry and more: Biggest tech stories of 2017

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As in previous years, 2017 was a huge year across the technology landscape. New products were announced, backlash against the tech sector became more pronounced than it has been in years and concerns about how technology is being used for nefarious rea… Continue reading

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{FD} MacOS High Sierra ‘root’ bug makes hacking it easy

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Mac computers with High Sierra installed (MacOS 10.13.1 or higher) have a serious bug that can let anyone gain root access to the system without a password. Continue reading

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{FD} Hackers putting **** on ISIS propaganda sites, report says

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A group of Iraqi computer hackers have launched a cyberoperation against the ISIS terror group by slipping pornographic images into its official communication channels, according to a report published this week. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran-based hacker charged with trying to extort HBO

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors say a member of an Iran-based hacking group tried to extort HBO out of $6 million in digital currency by stealing unaired episodes and scripts of hit shows like “Game of Thrones.” Continue reading

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{FD} Cause for concern? Pro-ISIS hacking group targets 800 US school websites

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The latest target of pro-ISIS hackers is none other than 800 school websites across the United States. Continue reading

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{FD} Tech Q&A: Dark web, cheap Apple Watches, Facebook swap meets and more

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How do hackers buy credit card numbers on the dark web? Continue reading

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{FD} Russia’s hackers took only a week to pry into Clinton camp

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Nineteen thousand lines of raw data associated with the theft of emails from Hillary Clinton campaign staffers show how the hackers managed the election-shaking operation. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian trolls and bots disrupting US democracy via Facebook and Twitter

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With top executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google testifying on Tuesday before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Russia’s attempts to influence U.S. elections and sow discord across the country via social media, many questions remain about how the… Continue reading

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{FD} Russian trolls and bots disrupting U.S. democracy via Facebook and Twitter

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With top executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google testifying on Tuesday before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Russia’s attempts to influence U.S. elections and sow discord across the country via social media, many questions remain about how the… Continue reading

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{FD} Bad Rabbit ransomware: Should you be scared?

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Networks in Russia and Eastern Europe have been targeted by a new strain of ransomware dubbed ‘Bad Rabbit,’ a possible variant of the ‘Petya’ malware that hit computer systems earlier this year. Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea’s perfect weapon

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North Korea is capable of unleashing a chaotic attack on Australia or the United States without launching a single missile. Continue reading

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{FD} Hackers stole photos from top plastic surgery clinic in London, threaten to distribute them

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Hackers have broken into a London-based celebrity plastic surgery clinic, stealing pictures and other sensitive information of top celebrities and even royals that include photos of in-progress genitalia and ****** enhancement. Continue reading

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{FD} 5 phishing scams you need to be aware of

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Phishing uses the name of a trusted entity – often financial institutions – to get sensitive personal information such as passwords and credit card details via bogus email or texts. Continue reading

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{FD} Equifax website hacked again

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Credit reporting agency Equifax already earned its place in the history books for a “cybersecurity incident” that impacted more than half of all adult Americans. Continue reading

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{FD} Wikileaks: Ex-Swedish prosecutor says Sweden should’ve been more aggressive in Assange case

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LONDON Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is off the hook, for the moment, regarding some of his problems. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian arrests spur questions over links to US hacking

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A series of high-profile arrests in Russia, purportedly including officers of the country’s secretive Federal Security Service and a cybersecurity expert, has intelligence officials on both sides of the Atlantic trying to unravel a mystery they suspect may be connected to Russian hacking in the U.S. Continue reading

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{FD} Radio stations in several states say signals were hacked with anti-Trump rap

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Radio stations in South Carolina and several other states say their signals were hacked and interrupted by an anti-Donald Trump rap song that contained obscene language. Continue reading

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{FD} Reporter’s Notebook: Russians fear for privacy as hacking accusations swirl

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The hacking scandal, widely believed to have been orchestrated by Russia, that led to the leak of a vast amount of material from the Democratic Party, is hardly the item of interest in Russia that it is in America — but the Russians have their own fea… Continue reading

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{FD} Decision looms on Assange extradition to Sweden

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Swedish authorities are getting closer to either indicting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for rape stemming from an incident in August 2010 or letting it drop, Fox News has learned. Continue reading

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{FD} Vermont electric utility finds malware code attributed to Russians

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A state electric utility confirmed on Friday it had found on one of its laptops a malware code the U.S. government says is used by Russian hackers. Continue reading

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{FD} Arkansas sheriff’s office hit by ransomware pays hackers

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An Arkansas sheriff’s office paid hackers the equivalent of $2,400 to regain access to hijacked computer files. Continue reading

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{FD} Hackers: emails show ties between Kremlin, Ukraine rebels

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A group of Ukrainian hackers has released thousands of emails from an account used by a senior Kremlin official that appear to show close financial and political ties between Moscow and separatist rebels in Eastern Ukraine. Continue reading

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{FD} Man accused of hacking hospital computers wages hunger strike

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Man who acknowledged he hacked a Boston children’s hospital two years ago is waging a hunger strike in prison as he awaits trial. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian hacker sought by US arrested in Czech Republic

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Czech police have arrested a Russian hacker suspected of cyberattacks in the United States, officials said on Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Another Snowden? FBI secretly arrests NSA contractor in code theft, report says

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A former Navy lieutenant who worked as a contractor for the same cyberoperations firm as infamous leaker Edward Snowden was secretly arrested by the FBI in recent weeks in connection with the theft of highly classified hacking codes from the National S… Continue reading

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{FD} Pro-ISIS hackers release names, personal info of targeted State Dept. employees

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A team of hackers supporting the Islamic State terror group announced Sunday it had stolen the names, phone numbers and other personal information of State Department employees, releasing some screenshots in a message vowing to “crush” the United States. Continue reading

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