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Data Breach Containing 773 Million Emails Leaked Online

Jordan Kadlec

A massive 87-gigabyte file containing 773 million unique email addresses as well as their associated cracked, or dehashed, passwords has been spotted on an online hacking forum. The file, dubbed as…

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Hackers Compromise SEC Database to Make Millions

Jordan Kadlec

On Tuesday (Jan. 15) federal prosecutors, in cooperation with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), unveiled charges against hackers and their accomplices for an illegal insider trading…

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GandCrab Adds Vidar Infostealer to Ransomware Package

Jordan Kadlec

The cybercriminals behind GandCrab have added infostealer Vidar to the process for distributing the ransomware package. The addition of Vidar helps increase their profits by stealing sensitive…

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2018 Cybersecurity Review

Jordan Kadlec

Data breaches, cryptojacking, and the resurgence of ransomware all captured headlines in 2018. While more resources are being deployed to counter cyberattacks, the nature of the industry still has a…

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US Newspapers Suffer Cyberattack

Jordan Kadlec

Some of America’s best-known newspapers suffered a cyberattack over the last weekend of 2018. Malware affected the Tribune Publishing network and papers that share the same production platform. The…

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NASA Discloses Data Breach in Internal Memo

Jordan Kadlec

On Tuesday (December 18), NASA disclosed a data breach involving current and former employees. In an internal memo posted to Spaceref, the space agency revealed one of its servers were compromised on…

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Mac Malware Makes WatchGuard's Top 10 Most Common Malware List

Jordan Kadlec

We knew it was just a matter of time before Mac-specific malware started to appear in the cybersecurity landscape. For the first time, Mac-based malware appeared on WatchGuard’s Top 10 list of most…

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Sextortion Emails Installing GandCrab Ransomware and Azorult Trojan

Jordan Kadlec

A new sextortion email campaign is targeting thousands around the United States. The campaign tricks recipients into installing the Azorult information-stealing Trojan, which downloads and installs…

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Scams Targeting Holiday Shoppers

Jordan Kadlec

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – for scammers that is. With the holiday shopping season in full force, scammers are busy targeting shoppers with phishing emails, faux retailer websites,…

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