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SolarWinds says hackers exploited newly discovered software flaw

Software company SolarWinds said unknown hackers exploited a previously unknown flaw in two of its programs to go after a limited, targeted set of customers. The statement,...
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Microsoft may buy security software maker RiskIQ for $500 mn

Microsoft is planning to acquire RiskIQ, a security software maker, for more than $500 million in cash, Bloomberg reported.The deal will be announced as...
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Australians lost $7.2 million in home computer scam

ACCC’s Scamwatch said scammers have stolen more than $7.2 million from Australians by gaining access to home computers so far this year.The report said...
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Cyberattack hits Iran transport ministry

Iran’s transport ministry website faced a cyberattack. Earlier, the state railway company had also faced cyberattack.Computer systems of the staff of the Ministry of...
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Consumer website Comparis faces ransomware attack

Swiss online consumer outlet Comparis has filed a criminal complaint over a ransomware attack on Wednesday that blocked some of its information technology systems.“As...
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Sophos buys Linux server security firm Capsule8

Sophos, a global leader in cybersecurity, has acquired Capsule8, a market leader in detection and response for Linux production servers and containers. Capsule8 is headquartered...
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Hackers attack websites of Ukraine’s president and security service

A cyber attack hit the websites of Ukraine’s president, security service and other institutions on Tuesday afternoon but they were working again by the...
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Kaseya-centered ransomware attack hits 1,500 businesses

Between 800 and 1,500 businesses have been affected by a ransomware attack centered on U.S. information technology firm Kaseya, Reuters reported.Fred Voccola, CEO of...
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REvil seeks $70 mn ransomware from companies affected

REvil, the leading hackers behind the mass extortion attack that affected several companies, on Sunday demanded $70 million to restore the data they are...
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Ransomware attacks impact grocery store chain Coop

Sweden-based grocery store chain Coop has closed all 800 of its stores because it could not operate its cash registers following ransomware attacks.The shutdown...

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