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Beware: Microsoft Exchange zero-day actively exploited in the wild

The unpatched vulnerability allows carrying out remote code execution (RCE) attacks on affected systems.
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US is crowd-sourcing security

A hacker, once a villain, is now becoming the government’s best friend. The US is asking hackers for help to outsmart cybercriminals.
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Apple’s decision angers Russian communications watchdog

Millions of Russians have lost the opportunity to use social network VKontakte and other apps following Apple’s decision to remove Russian applications from the App Store.
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Texan pair indicted for laundering online scam money

A federal jury has indicted a Texas man and woman for allegedly laundering proceeds of Nigerian Ponzi-style schemes and romance scams, the Department of Justice (DoJ) announced.
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Fast Company hackers sent obscene Apple News push

Fast Company shut down its website after hackers sent two obscene push notifications to Apple News users.
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WhatsApp quietly fixes two severe bugs

An attacker could have taken complete control of a popular messaging platform from afar by exploiting the vulnerabilities.
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Small US firms suffer the brunt of ransomware attacks

Conti and LockBit troubled the United States the most, although Russia‘s war in Ukraine might reshuffle the top of the most prolific gangs in the US.
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Optus hackers suddenly apologetic about the breach

Hackers allegedly behind the Optus breach issued an apology and said the stolen data was deleted even though days ago the ransom demanded was $1m.
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Scammers exploit victims' pro-Russian sentiment

Fraudsters impersonate Putin’s close allies and ask for your help to move millions around – a mission impossible for Russian businesses since the invasion of Ukraine.
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Australia to introduce cyber reforms following Optus data breach

Australian cybersecurity minister Clare O'Neil will announce cyber reforms after a massive data breach affected up to 40% of the country’s entire population.
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Fintech firms suffer data breach due to critical Zoho flaw

A technology platform servicing financial technology companies fell victim to a cyberattack that exposed sensitive end-user data. Most likely, threat actors behind the breach exploited a critical vulnerability in Zoho’s ManageEngine product.
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Meta sued for bypassing Apple security to track Facebook users

Facebook users sued Meta for an alleged workaround to Apple's privacy updates that allowed user tracking on iOS devices.
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UK arrests teen-hacker days after Uber and Rockstar Games breaches

A 17-year-old hacker was arrested in Oxfordshire as part of an investigation by the UK’s National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU).
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Denmark: use of Google Analytics is illegal

The Danish Data Protection Agency ruled Google Analytics illegal after reviewing its settings and the terms under which the tool is provided.
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TAP airlines say hackers published customers’ personal data

Portugal’s TAP airlines said the leaked data included its customers’ personal identifiable information (PII).
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Russian ‘conscription leak’ is likely a fake

An unverified dataset said to be a list of men Russia will draft to the war in Ukraine has been circulating since Thursday.
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Can’t find these items? Scalper bots are to blame

Scalper bots grab the most desirable merchandise, such as limited Adidas sneakers or PS5, to resell them for a much higher price.
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Oracle cloud bug allowed accessing other users’ virtual disks

Severe Oracle cloud vulnerability allowed researchers to access Oracle’s virtual disk that did not belong to them.
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