Category: Cybersecurity

Hackers threaten to out Israeli LGBTQ dating site users

Published by Al-Araby A hacking group calling itself Black Shadow threatened Sunday to reveal personal details of users of Israeli’s leading LGBTQ dating site, in an attack some cyber experts linked to Iran. “If we have 1 Millions $ in our wallet in the next 48 hours, we will not leak this information and also

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A crooked place

Published by NJ.com The consultant was to be paid for “professional services for strategic advisory and operational planning” for the City of Orange. Just what it was for was not exactly clear. But the work did not come cheap. the consultant messaged the city’s business administrator. The proposal did not sit well with Willis Edwards

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Iran suspects possible cyberattack of petrol stations

Published by Al-Araby Gas stations across Iran on Tuesday suffered through a widespread outage of a government system managing fuel subsidies, stopping sales in an incident that one semiofficial news agency briefly referred to as a cyberattack. An Iranian state television account online shared images of long lines of cars waiting to fill up in

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Natural disasters can set the stage for cyberattacks

Published by Stateline.org An earthquake strikes a city in Indiana, causing chaos and destruction, sending emergency managers and first responders scrambling. Then the water system goes down, and everyone figures it’s because of the natural disaster. But it isn’t. It’s a ransomware attack by cybercriminals, who are taking advantage of the disruption to infiltrate the

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Conceiving safer payments

Published by The Bangkok Post Related parties share a common view that the security bar must be further raised by both users and service operators to prevent cybercrime regarding online payment transactions. Panic broke out last week after scores of bank card holders, particularly those with debit cards, complained via social media that their money

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Latest Russian cyberattack targeting hundreds of U.S. networks -Microsoft

Published by Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Russian-based agency behind last year’s massive SolarWinds cyberattack has targeted hundreds more companies and organizations in its latest wave of attacks on U.S.-based computer systems, Microsoft said in a blog post. Microsoft, in a blog post dated Oct. 24, said Nobelium’s latest wave targeted “resellers and other technology service

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The EU’s commitment to the Indo-Pacific region

Published by Philippine Star DIPLOMATIC POUCH – Josep Borrell – The Philippine Star October 24, 2021 | 10:10am The world’s center of gravity is moving to the Indo-Pacific region, in geo-economic and geo-political terms. Recently, the decision by Australia, the UK and the US to deepen their security and defense ties (the so-called AUKUS group)

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NDIC urges collaborations in cyber crime fight

Published by TDPel Media The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has called for national and international collaboration between governments, law enforcement and the private sector to check increasing spate of cybercrime in the country. Mr Imade Uhunmwagho, the Head, Information Technology Department of the NDIC, made the call at the 2021 workshop for Financial Correspondents

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