Corrupt newspaper "the huddersfield examiner" supporting the grooming gang - click here to learn more.

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Quickly shuttered partially redacted leaky DB included 'internal notes marked as confidential'

Five identical Elasticsearch databases containing 250 million records of Microsoft customer support incidents were exposed on the internet for all to see for at least two days right at the end of 2019.…

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Report suggests public interest defences for infosec professionals, academics and journalists

Britain's main anti-hacker law, the Computer Misuse Act 1990, is "confused", "outdated" and "ambiguous", according to a group of pro-reform academics.…

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Choosing the right laptop can make a big difference in your security. There are some laptops that prioritize security and



The Most Secure Laptops In 2020 on Latest Hacking News.

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If you have ever contacted Microsoft for support in the past 14 years, your technical query, along with some personally identifiable information might have been compromised.

Microsoft today admitted a security incident that exposed nearly 250 million "Customer Service and Support" (CSS) records on the Internet due to a misconfigured server containing logs of conversations between its support
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Quickly shuttered partially redacted exposed DB, which included 'internal notes marked as confidential'

Five identical Elasticsearch databases containing 250 million records of Microsoft customer support incidents were exposed on the internet for all to see for at least two days right at the end of 2019.…

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Cyber security has never been so important to a business’s wellbeing as it is today. And it will only become



How Your Company Can Benefit From Penetration Testing on Latest Hacking News.

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Emailing stuff is hard, m'kay?

Capita Education Services had a bit of an oopsie yesterday as a new helpdesk system spurted potentially thousands of email addresses at unsuspecting users.…

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Researches from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel, have discovered a new cyber attack threatening social media platforms. The



Chameleon Attack Can Manipulate Your ‘Likes’ On Social Media on Latest Hacking News.

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Source of Amazon boss's steamy pics might not be what was first thought

Candid pictures used to threaten Amazon boss Jeff Bezos were exposed not by his current parmour's brother, as some have suggested, but through a sophisticated hacking operation personally directed by the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, The Guardian has asserted.…

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Convenient timing for this story to emerge

Apple ditched plans to fully encrypt its iCloud backups two years ago after being pressured by the FBI, it is claimed.…

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Redmond's own security tools could be abused to create hard-to-scrub infections

The encryption technology Microsoft uses to protect its own file system could also be turned into a weapon for ransomware attackers.…

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A critical Citrix vulnerability has shaken up the cybersecurity community over the last month. The bug that threatened numerous enterprises



Citrix Are Finally Patching The Critical Vulnerability Under Active Exploit on Latest Hacking News.

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Imagine receiving an email from US VP Mike Pence's official email account asking for help because he has been stranded in the Philippines.

Actually, you don't have to. This actually happened.

Pence's email was hacked when he was still the governor of Indiana, and his account was used to attempt to defraud several people. How did this happen? Is it similar to how the DNC server was hacked?
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The popular password manager LastPass seemingly went through technical issues. While it is not yet known what exactly the problem



Three Day Outage Prevented LastPass Users From Accessing Their Passwords on Latest Hacking News.

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Finding sparks debate over bug disclosure – and how do you secure a local gateway's web control panel

Netgear left in its router firmware key ingredients needed to intercept and tamper with secure connections to its equipment's web-based admin interfaces.…

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Testing security controls is the only way to know if they are truly defending your organization. With many different testing frameworks and tools to choose from, you have lots of options.

But what do you specifically want to know? And how are the findings relevant to the threat landscape you face at this moment?


"Decide what you want to know and then choose the best tool for the job."
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SD-WAN WANOP will have to wait a few days, though

Citrix has rushed out official fixes for the well-publicised vuln in some of its server products after miscreants were seen deploying their own custom patches that left a backdoor open for later exploitation.…

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Another threat to WordPress sites has surfaced online. Researchers have discovered some serious security vulnerabilities in the WP Database Reset plugin.



WP Database Reset Plugin Had Some ‘Easily Exploitable’ Vulnerabilities on Latest Hacking News.

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Two Germans, a Nigerian, and a Dutchman walk into a bar. What happens next? A lawsuit, of course

Game developer Ubisoft has lodged a claim against the owners of a website that allegedly sells DDoS attacks against the servers of its best-selling game, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (R6S).…

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Allow me to start this article with two important points: it is easy to fake your online identity but doing



Faking an Online Identity on Latest Hacking News.

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Once again, thousands of WordPress websites are exposed to security threats due to vulnerable plugins. Researchers have found a critical



Critical Bug In Two WordPress Plugins Risked Over 320K Websites on Latest Hacking News.

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Login management service sulks in days-long TITSUP* for some

Updated  Password manager LastPass appears to have had a big night out on Friday, to the point where the service needed a lenghty lie down over the weekend. In fact, for some users it is still horizontal.…

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The term data is something that is thrown around a lot in today’s society. There are phone data, big data,



D is for Data on Latest Hacking News.

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Citrix has finally started rolling out security patches for a critical vulnerability in ADC and Gateway software that attackers started exploiting in the wild earlier this month after the company announced the existence of the issue without releasing any permanent fix.

I wish I could say, "better late than never," but since hackers don't waste time or miss any opportunity to exploit
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NHS working with cops and ICO to determine if patients must be told

A Stoke-on-Trent hospital administrator has avoided prison after hacking his NHS trust and helping himself to almost 9,000 heart scan images.…

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Kubernetes has recently announced a much-needed step in the light of its popularity and the growing userbase. Reportedly, Kubernetes has



Kubernetes Launch Bug Bounty Program on Latest Hacking News.

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As announced, Facebook will now notify users while signing in to third-party apps. This will allow users to gain better



Facebook Will Notify Users When Logging In To Third-Party Apps on Latest Hacking News.

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Investigators ask Chocolate Factory to help them connect the geographic dots

At 1030 on April 27, 2019, four unidentified individuals attempted to rob a Brinks armored truck parked outside of Michaels, an art supply and home decor store at the Point Loomis Shopping Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. To find out who they are, local authorities plan to ask Google.…

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Internet Explorer is dead, but not the mess it left behind.

Microsoft earlier today issued an emergency security advisory warning millions of Windows users of a new zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) browser that attackers are actively exploiting in the wild — and there is no patch yet available for it.

The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-0674 and rated moderated, is a remote
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Exposed: Intimate... personal details belonging to thousands of folks

A pair of misconfigured cloud-hosted file silos have left thousands of peoples' sensitive info sitting on the open internet.…

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