Over 60 Million Account Details Stolen in DropBox Hack

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Hack According to reports, hackers have stolen password details of over 60 million accounts of DropBox users, the cloud storage platform. The accounts were purportedly stolen during a hack that took place in 2012. However, company sources said that they have forcibly reset user passwords. Though they claimed that they did not know how many …

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Apple Issues Patches For iOS Following Spyware Discovery

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Apple released a security fix to patch a flaw in iPads and iPhones. Security researchers found out that a user’s phone in the United Arab Emirates had been hacked with spyware using a method that was hitherto unknown. The security firm, Lookout and Citizen Lab, issued a warning that iOS devices could be hacked in …

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Opera’s Cloud Sync Service Hacked, Users Passwords have Been Reset

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The threat of hacking is always imminent in the online world, and anyone can become a victim at any time. One of the latest victims of such an attack was Opera, which had its cloud sync servers hacked earlier. In a massive security breach, hackers gained access to the Opera cloud sync system as a …

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12 Million Baht Stolen in the ATM Hack in Thailand

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Financial institutions have always been one of the primary targets for hackers. Cyber criminals and hackers routinely launch massive, organized attacks on financial institutions in an attempt to steal data and money. Most financial institutions, no matter how sophisticated their security network is, are vulnerable to such attacks on a global level. Thailand recently became …

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Recent Cyber Security Risks That Hit The News

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A number of big companies have been hit by cyber security breaches in the recent past. Most of the attacks involve viruses, malware or spyware. Some attackers destabilize their competitors’ businesses to gain unfair advantage. Sadly, the latest cyber security attacks show a level of wickedness and danger that might force a new approach to …

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US to Hand over Control of DNS to ICANN

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Transfer of Control of DNS to ICANN The shock and disbelief that had hit internet users with news that the USA is ceding one of the internet’s most famous units, DNS or Domain Naming System, to ICANN, is slowly subsiding with new revelations that ICANN has indeed been controlling the DNS for years. And that the …

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WADA and CAS Targeted By Hackers

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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) were new targets of a recent breach. Hackers attempted to compromise the system which held the database that tracks athletes for drug testing but were unsuccessful in obtaining access credentials from either organization. WADA Hack Attempt WADA spokesperson said it learned of the …

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DNC Creates Cyber Security Board To Prevent Future Attacks

DNC Creates Cyber Security Board

Following the data breach at the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the committee has decided to create a board which will oversee all cyber security related issues. The board will act as an advisory unit to the committee on all matters pertaining to the security of its computer network. The board will constitute former Department of Homeland …

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Australian Census Website Suffered Four DDoS Attacks, ABS Revealed

According to a statement issued by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, their site crashed due to four consecutive “denial of service” (DDoS) attacks. In a tweet posted on their official Twitter page, ABS revealed that the 2016 online Census form had suffered four DDoS attacks of different levels of severity and nature. The Australian agency …

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Guide to Protect Your Small Business from Cyber Security Attacks

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Businesses big or small are at equal risk when it comes to cyber security breaches. It actually presents the greater risk of losing everything for the target small organization or company, often pushing them to the verge of bankruptcy. Credit unions, PR firms, small hedge funds, health clinics, hotels, retail shops, and colleges are falling …

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