Collection 1 data breach: what you need to know

In what’s being dubbed one of the largest data dumps in history, Collection 1 contains the data of over 770 million people. But is it really as bad as it sounds? We take a closer look and let users know what to do if their info is caught up in the mix.

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Luas data ransom: the hacker who cried wolf?

Irish tram firm Luas were recently compromised and told to pay 1 Bitcoin, or risk user data being fired into the void. The deadline for paying the ransom has now passed: So what happens next? And is anyone out there really at risk?

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All the reasons why cybercriminals want to hack your phone

Why would a criminal want to hack your phone? Perhaps the better question may be: Why wouldn’t they? We take a look at all the reasons hackers have for breaking into your most precious device—and what you can do to stop it.

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Compromising vital infrastructure: transport and logistics

Transport and logistics are vital infrastructure, because we need them to deliver our daily necessities, but who is responsible for protecting them?

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Tomorrowland festival goers affected by data breach

A data breach from a 2014 Tomorrowland electronic music festival has affected up to 60,000 event-goers caught up in the action.

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World Cup 2018: malware attacks gunning for goal

The World Cup is in full swing, and attackers are busy both on and off the pitch. Which of the competing nations are under fire from malware authors? Who is sailing through qualifying rounds mostly untouched? What are the most popular threats in the midst of the biggest footballing nations? Read on to find out.

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Please stop posting your X-rays to social media

Many people post unredacted medical images to Twitter and Instagram. They shouldn’t because the details included on the image often can compromise personal identity online and in rare instances, lead to a possible attack on an exposed piece of medical IT infrastructure.

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GameStop customer data allegedly siphoned in possible breach

GameStop confirmed with KrebsOnSecurity that they are currently investigating reports of hackers breaching their network and siphoning customer information.

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ShadowBrokers fails to collect 1M bitcoins – releases stolen information

ShadowBrokers finally made good on their promise to release the decryption key to unlock the stolen ‘auction’ file purportedly filled with NSA hacking tools.

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The Day the Internet Died

Today there was a massive DDoS attack that targeted one of the DNS providers that acts as a backbone for the internet, especially in the western part of the world.

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