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Hackers stories - Page 2

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HackerOne launches Gold Standard Safe Harbour statement
Thu, 17th Nov 2022
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The GSSH is a short, broad, easily-understood safe harbour statement that’s simple for customers to adopt, HackerOne states.
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OpenText survey finds SMBs sweet spot for ransomware attacks
Thu, 10th Nov 2022
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Findings show growing concern about ransomware attacks, the impact of geopolitical tensions and rising inflation rates.
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Data loss prevention market to reach $12 billion by 2027
Tue, 1st Nov 2022
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cloud services
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r&d
Rising compliance and regulatory requirements across the globe are the key factors driving the growth of the Data Loss Prevention market.
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Pinnacle cyber attack: Beware of suspicious emails, messages and bank activity - Deputy Privacy Commissioner
Mon, 17th Oct 2022
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cios
The Privacy Commission is advising victims of the Pinnacle hack to be wary of any suspicious cellphone communication or bank activity.
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Zero-day attacks climb as hackers get more sophisticated
Mon, 18th Jul 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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Hackers are exploiting security vulnerabilities faster than ever before, with the average time to exploitation down from 42 days to just 12 days.
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Companies rushing to secure print infrastructure
Wed, 11th May 2022
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printing
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it infrastructure
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cybersecurity
Lack of firmware updates leaves print infrastructure vulnerable to cyber attacks, with hackers exploiting security gaps. Managed service providers can assist.
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Native technologies used in Russia-Ukraine cyber attacks
Thu, 24th Mar 2022
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ddos
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application security
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The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is raging not only in the physical realm, but also on the cyber front.
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Cyberattacks on governments beyond Ukraine surge by 21% - Check Point
Thu, 17th Mar 2022
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email security
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phishing
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Cyberattacks on Ukraine's government and military have dropped by 50% in the last week, according to Check Point Research.
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How incident responders fight infotech fires
Wed, 16th Feb 2022
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cloud services
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cios
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hackers
Incident responders need a wide range of technical and business skills to effectively tackle cyber threats and protect organisations.
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How to make a business ‘invisible’ to hackers
Wed, 9th Feb 2022
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cios
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hackers
Critical to every organisation is how to stop a cyber-security breach AND the damage it causes and do so within available budgets.
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Why cyber crime will continue to flourish in 2022
Tue, 11th Jan 2022
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app development
Cybercrime flourished in 2021, and there are no signs that it will slow down in 2022. There are several factors behind this high-confidence prediction.
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Forcepoint reveals the top 5 cybersecurity trends to watch out for in 2022
Wed, 22nd Dec 2021
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malware
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Cyberattacks will become a military weapon, with governments targeting vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure, according to cybersecurity firm Forcepoint.
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Webinar: Sophos explains how to break a hacker's heart and ruin their day
Mon, 27th Sep 2021
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Hackers' actions can bring down businesses, infrastructure, and even entire countries. But what if they could no longer do any of these things?.
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HP finds remote work is creating a growing cybersecurity risk
Tue, 18th May 2021
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wfh
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cloud security
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HP's security report reveals remote work is increasing the cybersecurity risk, with hackers targeting home workers.
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The business case for an in-house ethical hacker
Wed, 28th Oct 2020
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cybersecurity
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The demand for ethical hackers is rising as cyber-attacks increase. Employing an in-house ethical hacker can save costs and improve security.
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Revealed: Imperva publishes research on decade old botnet, responsible for millions of attacks
Tue, 27th Oct 2020
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Imperva Research Labs has revealed findings of a six-month intensive investigation into a botnet that has been exploiting CMS vulnerabilities.
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HackerOne hits $100M milestone with bug bounties
Thu, 28th May 2020
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cybersecurity
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bug bounty
HackerOne celebrates $100M in bug bounties, marking a cyber security milestone with global impact.
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PUBG Mobile cracks down on dirty cheaters
Tue, 3rd Mar 2020
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gaming
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technology gifts
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cybersecurity
PUBG Mobile battles cheaters with Project: Ban Pan, enhancing fair play in the gaming community.
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Australian women-focusd hackathon #SheHacks expands across Victoria
Fri, 28th Feb 2020
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hacking
Women-focused hackathon #SheHacks, run by Girl Geek Academy, will take place statewide across Victoria, Australia from February to April.
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Want $10,000? Unisys tempts hackers at San Francisco event
Thu, 27th Feb 2020
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cybersecurity
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unisys
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hackers
Participants will try to compromise a target system protected by Stealth, Unisys’ encrypted, identity-based microsegmentation solution.
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Huge growth in malware connected to popular musicians - Kaspersky
Fri, 31st Jan 2020
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malware
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cybersecurity
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Cybercriminals are actively abusing the names of artists and songs nominated for a Grammy 2020 award, in order to spread malware.
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Get ready to take the red pill: The Matrix is coming back
Wed, 21st Aug 2019
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film
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hackers
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film production
Warner Bros Pictures and Lana Wachowski are bringing back Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss for another installment of The Matrix.
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Cyber criminals targeting the gaming industry at an alarming rate
Fri, 14th Jun 2019
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gaming
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micro-credentials
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technology gifts
Gaming industry faces cyber onslaught, 12bn attacks in 17 months target player credentials.
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Hackers increasingly ‘island hopping’ – so what does it mean?
Tue, 14th May 2019
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carbon black
Cyberattacks escalate as hackers exploit supply chains, urging firms for vigilance.