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India Tells Troops to Delete Chinese Apps Amidst Hacking Fear

The Indian defence ministry has advised troop stationed on the Chinese border to delete Chinese apps from their phone, amidst hacking fears. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

University of Iowa Student Indicated for Hacking School Systems

A 22 year old studying at the University of Iowa has been indicted on two hacking charges, after allegedly hacking into school systems to change classmates’ grades, steal tutors passwords, and download exam papers ahead of time. He faces up to 10 years if found guilty. Read Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register Read More »

Funeral Home Hacked, used to Run Online Scams

A Louisiana Funeral Home has fallen victim to hackers, who have been emailing customers asking for money. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

Has Domino’s been Hacked? Customers believe so…

Customers of Domino’s pizza in Australia have complained that their personal data has been leaked, after receiving personalized phishing emails- knowing their first name, and where they live. Domino’s says their systems have not been compromised. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Read More »

Google Announces ‘Advanced Protection Program’

In a blog post on Tuesday Google announced the introduction of the new ‘Advanced Protection Program’, intended to protect people seen to be high risk from hacking. This includes politicians, journalists and even activists. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Mashable Read More »

NHS Bosses Fear Hacking will Harm Patients

A VMalware study of IT decision makers in the NHS revealed 80% were confident that electronic staff records have been compromised. One third believed patients electronic data had also been infiltrated. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Information Age Read More »

FA to beef up cybersecurity if England qualify for Russia World Cup

The FA will strengthen its cybersecurity before the 2018 World Cup amid fears about Russian hackers Fancy Bears and concern that tactical and team selection information could be leaked before games. England are top of Group F and on course to qualify automatically for the tournament which begins on 14 June. The FA is still assessing training bases but wherever the squad ... Read More »

Vietnam Lands in Chinese Hackers’ Sights Again

A hacking campaign is targeting large Vietnamese organizations—and is connected to the same party that previously targeted Vietnam Airlines back in 2016. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Info Security Magazine Read More »

Ariana Grande’s Instagram Account Hacked

This time, hackers managed to take control of Ariana Grande’s Instagram account, and the attackers started posting racist and homophobic messages, while also threatening other American stars to breach their accounts. While no hacking group or individual claimed the attack, the Instagram account is believed to have been breached by a fan of Selena Gomez and Kylie Jenner, as reported ... Read More »

WikiLeaks new dump Imperial exposes 3 CIA hacking tools targeting Macs and Linux

WikiLeaks has published three new alleged CIA hacking tools as part of its new Vault 7 dump. The alleged CIA project dubbed “Imperial” includes three hacking tools named Achilles, Aeris and SeaPea that target Mac and Linux operating systems (OS). While Achilles and SeaPea target Mac OS, Aeris targets Linux.According to WikiLeaks’ documents, Achilles allows CIA’s agents to “trojan an OS X disk image (.dmg) ... Read More »