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General Motors suffers a cyberattack exposing customer data

General Motors (GM,) an American automotive manufacturing corporation, got hit by a cyberattack, exposing customer personal information. The incident was...
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YouTube CEO: videos denying the war in Ukraine violate our policy

YouTube is still up and running in Russia. Its citizens can’t monetize their content anymore but YouTube’s management believes it's vital to deliver independent news to Russia.
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Mock cybersecurity at your peril, report warns

Human error is responsible for most data breaches as decision-makers refuse to take cybersecurity training seriously, the annual report by Verizon suggests.
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Russian hackers caught spying on Austria and Estonia

Russia-affiliated hacker group Turla went on a reconnaissance mission in at least two countries.
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A message from Davos: cybercriminals are catching up with state-sponsored gangs

According to Interpol, cyberattacks grew 125% over the past year. However, most cases remain unreported, making it challenging to paint an accurate picture.
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Facial recognition company fined millions for creating a database full of publicly available facial images

Clearview AI Inc faces a £7,552,800 (about $9,5 million) fine for unlawfully collecting images on social media to create a...
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Chinese hackers use war in Ukraine to target Russia's military complex

While the Kremlin battles a swarm of cyberattacks from hackers supporting Ukraine, China leverages the war to spy on Russia.
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Senate accuses ID firm of lying about privacy

A biometric ID system used across state and federal governments in the US has drawn fire from the Senate, over concerns that it discriminates against non-white ethnicities and violates privacy laws. Moreover, the company is thought to have misled the public about its use of the technology.
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Lightning strikes twice: DeadBolt zaps QNAP again

The advanced persistent threat (APT) ransomware group DeadBolt has struck again, and once more Taiwanese software developer QNAP is the victim.
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Cyberattack behind Greenland’s healthcare ‘system crash’

Island nation’s health system workers fell back on using phones after a cyberattack knocked out IT systems.
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Media outlet Nikkei hacked in Singapore

Nikkei Group Asia’s headquarters has suffered a ransomware attack, forcing it to shut down the targeted server and take emergency action.
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Conti, the notorious ransomware group, proclaimed dead

The dismemberment would mark the end of the most notorious ransomware cartel, responsible for hundreds of attacks worldwide.
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DOJ won't prosecute white hat hackers

Good-faith security researchers who probe or hack systems to point out vulnerabilities and help organizations patch them will no longer face charges.
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Ransomware empire on streak: extortion demands up by 45%

Ransomware gangs have become greedier. Hive requested a whopping $240 million from MediaMarkt, and the average ransom demand grew to $247,000 in 2021.
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CISA urges govt agencies to remove or update VMWare products

US cyber watchdog claims that VMware‘s vulnerabilities pose an unacceptable risk to Federal agencies and require emergency action.
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Phishers use freight giant to catch the unwary

Thousands of people have been targeted by a phishing scam impersonating major freight company Maersk, according to fresh data released by Vade.
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Spiteful employees cause over a quarter of data loss incidents

It is not uncommon for companies to lose data, including national ID and Social Security numbers. But in many cases, corporate secrets are leaked by malicious insiders.
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Hackers can remotely unlock Tesla by exploiting a Bluetooth vulnerability

Threat actors can conduct a relay attack to unlock and operate Tesla Model 3 or Model Y without the car owner’s permission.
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