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Seventy-five Security Vulnerabilities Discovered at Kickoff with Help from Hackers The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform, today announced the launch of the Department’s sixth bug bounty program, Hack the Marine Corps. The bug bounty challenge will focus on Marine Corps’ public-facing websites and services in order to harden the defenses of the Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN). The bug bounty program will conclude on August 26, 2018. The...

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Cup of Coffee

Wannabe hackers looking to dip their toes into online fraud can get their hands on tools to start hacking for about the price of a cup of coffee, according to the latest Dark Web Market Price Index by Virtual Private Network (VPN) comparison service ‘Entry-level’ hacking tools, such as readymade phishing pages, software to compromise WiFi networks and files to help hack passwords all go for $3 or less on the dark web. Coupled...

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Data Breach Cyber attack code

New figures from the FCA show that reported data hacking attacks against financial services companies have quadrupled in the last year. The new statistics, contained in a freedom of information response to audit, tax and consulting firm RSM, show that reported incidents of loss of data resulting from hacking have risen from 4 in 2016 to 17 in 2017. There were also two separate incidents of ‘data leakage’ reported to the FCA. The figures also...

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