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LockBit ransomware gang releases LockBit Green version

The LockBit gang group released a new version of their ransomware, named LockBit Green, which is designed to target cloud-based services.
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EV chargers vulnerable to attack

Many EV chargers, both home and public devices, have been shown to have security flaws – and strong standards are still lacking.
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Fraudulent trading apps found on App Store

Fake crypto trading apps designed to drain victims' wallets successfully bypassed Apple's strict security protocols.
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Microsoft verification tool fooled by threat actors, exposing end users to data risk

Threat actors have found a way to trick Microsoft’s “verified publisher” assessment tool into green-lighting malicious third-party apps, which are then deployed against end users.
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EU sweep shows dark patterns abound in online shops

Nearly 40% of web stores rely on manipulative practices to push customers into making choices against their own interests, according to the EU.
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Google Fi breached, customer data compromised

Google Fi customer data has been compromised by hackers, and the incident is most likely linked to the massive T-Mobile hack on January 19
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Circle K US spills partial credit card details, among other sensitive data

A popular chain of convenience stores and gas stations exposed a treasure trove of employee and customer information to the public.
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How to create an uncrackable password

Your password has most probably already been compromised – or will be compromised in the nearest future.
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RPG game Guidus exposed 100k players' progress data

Popular mobile role-playing game (RPG) Guidus spilled data about users’ game progress.
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Puma investigates claims of leaking more than 230k customers’ data

Private data allegedly belonging to more than 230,000 Puma customers in Chile has been found on a hacker forum.
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French rugby club leaks source code

Prestigious club Stade Français potentially endangered its fans for over a year after leaking its website’s source code.
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Apple shows love for older iPhones with zero-day patch

Apple appears to have cemented its commitment to take care of the forlorn iOS 12 version, issuing a fresh update that contains a zero-day vulnerability patch for the outdated handsets.
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Bogus ad slot campaign spoofed 1,700 apps

A fraud campaign that targets online advertising slots has been taken down by cybersecurity firm Human – but not before it spoofed 1,700 legitimate apps and infected 11 million devices.
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‘Bring your own vulnerable driver’ attack technique is becoming popular among threat actors

Cybercriminal groups and nation-state actors are devising new attack techniques to compromise systems worldwide and bypass security solutions.
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Personal information of 9m+ people exposed in Indian HR data leak

HR management platform myrocket.co has exposed the personal information of hundreds of thousands of employees and millions of job candidates.
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LockBit uses Starlink to avoid detection

LockBit ransomware syndicate has intimate ties with other major cybercrime groups, employs smear campaigns to stay on top, and subscribes to Starlink internet connection to avoid detection.
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Norton Password Manager breach: nearly one million users targeted

Norton LifeLock – the company that promises to keep you cybersafe – discovered an unauthorized third party trying to log into a large swath of customer accounts.
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UN cybercrime treaty to boost international cooperation or increase surveillance? Experts are divided

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A planned UN treaty is aimed at improving global action to fight cybercrime — but there are concerns from rights groups about overreach.
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