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APT29 targets COVID-19 vaccine development [NCSC UK Report]

APT29 targets COVID-19 vaccine development [NCSC UK Report]

Amid a race against time for the creation of the coronavirus vaccine, Great Britain, Canada and the United States announced on Thursday that they have discovered attempts by Russia to get into computer systems and get their hands on their research in this regard. This attack targeted three countries, namely …

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Twitter Accounts Hacked to spread a crypto scam; $118,000 stolen

Twitter Accounts Hacked to spread a crypto scam - $118,000 stolen

A number of high-profile Twitter accounts including @bitcoin, @apple, @JefBezos1 were hacked on Wednesday and used to spread a cryptocurrency scam. In the initial wave of scam posts, @bitcoin, @ripple, @coindesk, @coinbase and @binance were hacked with the same message: “We have partnered with CryptoForHealth and are giving back 5000 BTC to the community,” followed by a link …

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Vivaldi Web browser officially launched on Android

Vivaldi is the newest browser available to Android smartphone users and also the newest browser that adds tracker lock features on both desktop and phone. According to release news, Vivaldi is now available on Android 5 or higher and is compatible also with Chromebooks and tablets. Vivaldi for desktop reaches …

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Gates Foundation, NIH, WHO Emails Hacked and Posted online

Gates Foundation, NIH, WHO Emails Hacked and Posted online

According to Washington Post, unknown activists have posted nearly 25,000 email addresses and passwords allegedly belonging to the National Institutes of Health, the World Health Organization, the Gates Foundation and other groups working to combat the coronavirus pandemic, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors online extremism and terrorist groups. …

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Thousands Zoom accounts credentials Are for sale on the dark web

Thousands Zoom accounts credentials Are for sale on the dark web

Zoom users who reuse the same passwords from other accounts can face an ugly unintended consequence. Personal account information including email addresses, passwords and the web addresses for Zoom meetings are both being posted freely and sold for pennies. One dataset for sale on a dark web marketplace, discovered by …

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Top Cybersecurity Tips when Working Remotely

Cybersecurity Tips when Working Remotely

The EU Agency for Cybersecurity’s Executive Director, Juhan Lepassaar shares his top tips for teleworking in times of Covid-19. One of the key preventative measures for the spread of Covid-19 is social distancing. Luckily, in this increasingly connected world, we can continue our professional and private lives virtually.  However, with …

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Greek Government and Intelligence Agency Are Victims of a Large Cyber-Attack

Greek Government and Intelligence Agency Are Victims of a Large Cyber-Attack

Several Greek government websites have been attacked with many of the sites going offline in the aftermath. Turkish hackers have claimed responsibility. Websites affected by the cyber-attacks include Greek Parliament, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, National Intelligence Services (EYP), Athens Stock Market and several Greek businesses. Media reports …

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