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Microsoft reveals election-related investigation findings

Microsoft says it has detected more than 740 intrusion attempts by state-sponsored attackers last year targeting the U.S.-based political parties, campaigns, and other democracy-focused...

Major fines amid data breach concerns

We may be in 2019, but that doesn’t mean that the world’s biggest brands have prepared themselves for the massive threats to cybersecurity. One...

Data breach affects Sprint’s customer accounts

The U.S.-based telecommunications firm Sprint recently revealed that hackers broke into customers’ accounts through a Samsung.com "add a line" website. In a letter to its...

Hackers injected older versions of Pale Moon browser with malware

Open source browser Pale Moon was breached, and hackers plugged malware into the browser. The hack which occurred in 2017 went undetected for nearly...

Attackers infect millions of Android phones with fake Samsung app

A suspicious third-party app called "Updates for Samsung" had more than 10 million download attempts to trick Android-based Samsung phone users into paying for...

Avast announces appointment of Michal Pěchouček as CTO

Avast has announced the appointment of Michal Pěchouček as Chief Technology Officer. The appointment will be effective from September 1, 2019.  Currently, Michal Pěchouček...

Yandex allegedly attacked by Western intelligence as part of cyber espionage

Russian search platform, Yandex, also a competitor of Google was hacked by Western intelligence, according to a report on Reuters.  The alleged hack occurred...

EU Cybersecurity Act gives more power to ENISA

The European Cybersecurity Act has been put to force. The European Union Agency for Network and Information and Security (ENISA) is the key governing...

FDA issues warning over security of Medtronic insulin pumps

Medical IoT device maker Medtronic has initiated for a recall for several units of its insulin pumps after it was discovered that the devices...

Cybersecurity firm unveils hacking campaign Operation Soft Cell

Security researchers from cybersecurity firm Cybereason recently exposed the findings of their investigation into a massive hacking campaign on several global telecommunication companies. Cybereason stated...

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