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Panasonic confirms data breach after hackers access internal network

Japanese tech giant Panasonic has confirmed a data breach after hackers gained access to its internal network. Panasonic said in a press release dated November 26 that its network was […]




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Apple alerts NSO phone hacking victims in Thailand, El Salvador and Uganda

Image Credits: Bryce Durbin / TechCrunch Apple has sent threat notification alerts to victims of state-sponsored hackers in Thailand, El Salvador and Uganda, just hours after filing a lawsuit against […]




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US says Iran-backed hackers are now targeting organizations with ransomware

The U.S. government, along with counterparts in Australia and the U.K, have warned that Iranian state-backed hackers are targeting U.S. organizations in critical infrastructure sectors — in some cases with […]




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Cloudflare blocked a massive 2 Tbps DDoS attack

Cloudflare says it has blocked a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that peaked at just under 2 Tbps, making it one of the largest ever recorded. The internet company said in […]




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Can Europe compete in the quantum ‘space race’?

Alice Pannier Contributor The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics. Quantum information science has long languished in an academic corner […]




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China’s next generation of hackers won’t be criminals. That’s a problem.

Dakota Cary Contributor Dakota Cary is a research analyst at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), where he works on the CyberAI Project. The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined […]




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This new Android spyware masquerades as legitimate apps

Security researchers have uncovered a new spyware campaign that’s targeting South Korean residents with Android devices in order to steal confidential data. Unlike other spyware campaigns that typically take advantage […]







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US government offers $10M bounty for DarkSide ransomware hackers

The U.S. Department of State is upping the ante in its fight against ransomware by offering a reward of up to $10 million for information that helps identify or track […]