It has recently been reported that a number of US technology heavyweights including Amazon and Apple have been hacked. According to Bloomberg, in 2015, Amazon.com began quietly evaluating a startup called Elemental Technologies,... more
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In yet another blow to the burgeoning cryptocurrency market, it has been reported that Zaif, a Japanese digital currency exchange, has had $60 million stolen. Tech Bureau, the operator of Zaif... more
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Thousands of government websites around the world have been hijacked to mine the cryptocurrency Monero. A commonly-used accessibility script was hacked to inject the Coinhive miner into official sites in the US, UK and Australia. One security researcher described it as the biggest attack of its type that he’d seen. In the UK, websites for [...]
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The harsh realities of the current state of cybersecurity are made starkly apparent by the seemingly endless reports of major data breaches, which continue unabated despite consistent increases in IT security spending. This ongoing game of cat-and-mouse suggests that the tactics, sophistication and motivation are helping global attackers stay at least one step ahead of [...]
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News has reached us that credit card hackers are targeting Starbucks gift card and mobile payment users and stealing from consumers’ credit cards. This new scam is so ingenious, the cyber criminals don’t even need to know the account number of the card they are hacking. By taking advantage of the Starbucks auto-reload feature, they [...]