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China-backed hackers targeted White House journalists before January 6

Researchers at cybersecurity company Proofpoint said they have observed the China-backed advanced persistent threat group, TA412, also known as Zirconium, engaging in several reconnaissance phishing campaigns since early last year. […]




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Chrome will now silence many of those annoying notification permission prompts on the web

Google today announced a set of new and updated security features for Chrome, almost all of which rely on machine learning (ML) models, as well as a couple of nifty […]




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Mailchimp says an internal tool was used to breach hundreds of accounts

Email marketing giant Mailchimp has confirmed a data breach after malicious hackers compromised an internal company tool to gain access to customer accounts. In a statement given to TechCrunch, Mailchimp […]




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Ukraine says Belarusian hackers are targeting its defense forces

Ukrainian cybersecurity officials have warned that Belarusian state-sponsored hackers are targeting the private email addresses of Ukrainian military personnel. Announcing the activity in a Facebook post, Ukraine’s Computer Emergency Response […]




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Microsoft seizes control of websites used by China-backed hackers

Microsoft has seized control of a number of websites that were being used by a Chinese government-backed hacking group to target organizations in 29 countries, including the U.S. Microsoft’s Digital […]




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Google to give security keys to ‘high risk’ users targeted by government hackers

Google has said it will provide 10,000 “high-risk” users with free hardware security keys, days after the company warned thousands of Gmail users that they were targeted by state-sponsored hackers. […]




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Per E-Mail – Kriminelle erpressen mit angeblichen Sexvideos

„Ich habe eine schlechte Nachricht für Sie …“So beginnt eine perfide Erpresser-E-Mail, die aktuell massenhaft von Kriminellen versendet wird. Die Nachricht, die dann folgt, liest sich bedrohlich: Ein Hacker habe die […]




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Geklaute Daten – Internet-Kriminelle nutzen immer öfter Telegram

Die Messenger-App Telegram wird immer mehr zur Nachrichten- und Handelsplattform für Kriminelle! Das ist das Ergebnis einer Analyse von IT-Sicherheitsexperten der Firma Cyberint gemeinsam mit der US-Zeitung „Financial Times“.Die Cyberint-Experten […]







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Passwordstate users warned to ‘reset all passwords’ after attackers plant malicious update

Click Studios, the Australian software house that develops the enterprise password manager Passwordstate, has warned customers to reset passwords across their organizations after a cyberattack on the password manager. An […]