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New Malicious Windows EXE Files Targeting Mac Detected

This might seem a bit odd, but it’s a fact- new malicious Windows .exe that target macOS computers have been detected. Security researchers at Trend Micro have discovered malicious Windows EXE files (which are supposed to run only on Windows platforms) that could bypass Mac’s security mechanisms and deliver malware on MacOS systems. A Trend

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Swiss Government Wants its E-Voting System to be ‘Hacked’

Want to earn quick cash? Then accept the invite of the Swiss government, as they are offering $30,000 reward whoever can hack their e-voting system. The pen test challenge are both open for companies, groups and individuals, with the successful party earning $30,000 in cold cash. “The e-voting system is the first Swiss system that

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Dunkin’ Donuts Suffer Second Credential Stuffing Assault in Three Months

ZedNet reports how Dunkin’ Donuts introduced right now that it was the sufferer of a credential stuffing assault throughout which hackers gained entry to buyer accounts. This marks the second time in three months that the espresso store chain notifies customers of account breaches following credential stuffing assaults. Credentials stuffing is a cyber-security time period

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EU Data Breaches Filed Under GDPR Is Less Than Satisfactory

GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation – came into effect from May 25, 2018, setting out new rules on organizations can collect and handle data. Eight months on, the statistics show that 59,430 breaches have been reported at the time since the regulation was put into place. The number of fines on them is far

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GDPR Compliance: Things that Companies Tend to Overlook

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which is the European Union’s new privacy regulation, came into effect in May 2018. The compliance rules of the GDPR, though they seem to be simple, do have some minor complications and hence companies that seek to comply with the regulation should see to it that they don’t overlook

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Design Website Houzz Caught In Data Breach

Home improvement and design website Houzz has publicly disclosed that an unauthorized third party had obtained a file containing user data. This looks like the data breach was discovered late last year. According to a report in scmagazine, the FAQ page published on Houzz.com today says that the compromised information falls under three categories: •

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Android Malware That Triggers Only When It Detects Motion

This is a rather different piece of news- an Android malware that triggers only when it detects some motion has been detected. Malware authors think of all kinds of ways in which they could prevent their malware from being detected by security companies and security software. Hence, over the years, they have been creating viruses,

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Man-In-The-Middle 3rd Party App, To Be Filtered By Firefox 66

Having installed antivirus software both became a blessing and a curse for any computer user. It used to be all beneficial as antimalware software manages to detect suspicious behaviors in Windows before the damage is done. However, this capability of antimalware software has its corresponding limitations like damaging the actual Windows files that prevent the

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Securing IoT Devices against Increasing Cyber Threats

Artificial intelligence (AI), and most people must have heard about it. AI enables people to have a great online experience, and it is the engine behind cyber technology. Delivering automated services, and more personalized engagement with brands and providers. It also protects people online, detecting threats in real time and preventing cyber attacks. AI is

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Newly Released ATLAS MMORPG, Newest Victim of “PewDiePie” Meme Attacks

Playing an online game is one of the most relaxing activity a person can engage without leaving the conveniences of one’s home. Unfortunately, this may not always the case these days, as the game can experience cybersecurity issue as well just like any computer system. This scenario happened recently with ATLAS, the newly released Massively

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