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Daily Report: Malware Damages Aviation Systems in Saudi Arabia

Daily Report: Malware Damages Aviation Systems in Saudi Arabia | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Just a month ago, someone managed to cripple whole chunks of the internet by attacking one company. There’s little reason to think it can’t happen again.
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Skip the Phish on the Menu

Skip the Phish on the Menu | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Fake messages claiming to be from Amazon are one of the many tactics online thieves use to try and get your financial information.
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Phishing  Amazon Accounts
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Ransomware: Crooks cashing in so businesses must be prepared

Ransomware: Crooks cashing in so businesses must be prepared | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Mimecast says crooks use cunning tactics to ensure malware hits its target
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Over 130,000 US Navy sailors warned data at risk after laptop incident

Over 130,000 US Navy sailors warned data at risk after laptop incident | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Laptop was 'compromised'
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New phishing attack uses fake Kayne West iTunes bill to lure victims

New phishing attack uses fake Kayne West iTunes bill to lure victims | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
New attack branded 'especially greedy' by experts, for its attempts to steal personal data and credit card information
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iPhone owners warned of three second video clip bricking phones

iPhone owners warned of three second video clip bricking phones | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Malicious MP4 wrecking havoc
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malware spread via mp4 files on phones
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Recruitment firm Michael Page hacked and passwords and emails stolen

Recruitment firm Michael Page hacked and passwords and emails stolen | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Company blames Capgemini for leaving development server unattended
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Tesco Bank breach sees money stolen from 20,000 accounts

Tesco Bank breach sees money stolen from 20,000 accounts | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Firm halts online operations following 'suspicious transactions'
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Hack attacks cut internet access in Liberia - BBC News

Hack attacks cut internet access in Liberia - BBC News | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Liberia has been briefly cut off from the internet by hackers targeting its only link to the global network.
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42 arrested over internet fraud scams worth €3.5m

42 arrested over internet fraud scams worth €3.5m | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Europol moves against high-level scam gang
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online shopping fraud
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Microsoft just beat Apple at its own game with this Surface Studio video

Microsoft just beat Apple at its own game with this Surface Studio video | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Apple's design has been cutting edge and has set industry standards ever since Jony Ive joined its design team. But Microsoft is now striking back.

Via Tiaan Jonker
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Dyn DDoS takedown not state-sponsored, probably just ‘script-kiddies’ playing games

Dyn DDoS takedown not state-sponsored, probably just ‘script-kiddies’ playing games | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Flashpoint sees no evidence of nation-state involvement
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Ransomware attack demands $70,000 from San Francisco subway

Ransomware attack demands $70,000 from San Francisco subway | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Free travel for all, costing city thousands
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Why Light Bulbs May Be the Next Hacker Target

Why Light Bulbs May Be the Next Hacker Target | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Wireless “smart” devices may be the tech wave of the future, but researchers have found flaws that let hackers spread malicious code through them.
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New phishing attack uses fake Kayne West iTunes bill to lure victims

New phishing attack uses fake Kayne West iTunes bill to lure victims | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
New attack branded 'especially greedy' by experts, for its attempts to steal personal data and credit card information
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Why Light Bulbs May Be the Next Hacker Target

Why Light Bulbs May Be the Next Hacker Target | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Wireless “smart” devices may be the tech wave of the future, but researchers have found flaws that let hackers spread malicious code through them.
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IOT and security
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SMEs under attack from ransomware after eight-fold rise in 12 months

SMEs under attack from ransomware after eight-fold rise in 12 months | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Money-grabbing attacks took 55 per cent of firms 'several days' to recover fully
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DDoS attack takes out Liberia web access

DDoS attack takes out Liberia web access | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Mirai continues to cause havoc
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IOT devices being used to DDOS in Liberia
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Twitter users warned of phishing scam hiding in plain sight as Promoted Tweet

Twitter users warned of phishing scam hiding in plain sight as Promoted Tweet | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Crooks ask for payment details in return for a blue tick
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Microsoft blames Russian 'Fancy Bear' hackers for exploiting Windows flaw

Microsoft blames Russian 'Fancy Bear' hackers for exploiting Windows flaw | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Firm urges upgrade to newest version of platform
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Crooks could turn millions of Android smartphones into a DDoS botnet that would dwarf Mirai

Crooks could turn millions of Android smartphones into a DDoS botnet that would dwarf Mirai | Security Networks and computers | Scoop.it
Lookout security research VP Mike Murray believes attack only a matter of time
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