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Hacked retailers have exposed 280 million email accounts since 2020

Breaches in retail have led to at least 280 million email accounts being exposed since 2020, and over a quarter of those affected were Americans, research by Surfshark reveals.
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Developers leave thousands of secrets in containers on Docker Hub

Many app containers on the web development platform Docker Hub contain secrets that are left open by developers.
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Cybersecurity neglect put Indian seaports in jeopardy

A recently launched platform for managing India's port operations, inadvertently granted public access to sensitive data, heightening the potential risk of takeover by malicious actors.
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Philippine Police leaked over 1.6 million confidential documents

A major data leak in the Philippine National Police has jeopardized the safety and security of its officers. A misconfiguration of police systems to blame.
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Android budgeting apps hungry for data, study shows

Popular apps to get people’s finances in order are lavishly sharing user data. A third of the most popular budgeting apps share data with third parties.
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US warns space industry to be wary of foreign spying

Foreign intelligence entities employ a wide array of tactics to loot research and trade secrets from the American space industry, US counterintelligence agencies have warned.
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Four in five IT cybersecurity professionals lack tools to deter threat actors, says analyst

Only a fifth of organizations have robust cybersecurity measures in place, with most IT professionals saying they have barely adequate tools to counter threat actors.
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Third of Americans hacked after visiting “sketchy” websites – survey

With 30,000 websites hacked every day on average, a large portion of these cyberattacks happen due to human error, a study shows.
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Russia bans officials from using iPhones for work

Apple devices are no longer welcome in Russia’s government halls, as the Ministry of Industry and Trade banned government employees from using the US-made devices over fears of spying.
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Anga Com conference in Germany targeted by hackers

Threat actors impersonated a popular conference in Germany for broadband and media distributors.
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Attackers impersonate Adobe to extract sensitive credentials

Cybersecurity firm Armorblox said it had stopped an Adobe personification attack that bypassed native Microsoft 365 email security.
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Cyber war intensifies as Russia’s aggression in Ukraine continues, researchers find

Modern warfare is waged on multiple fronts simultaneously, including the cyber realm, which is actively exploited by nation-states to cause chaos and disruption.
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Costs of cyberattacks rise as ransomware surges, report finds

Ransomware continuously poses a huge risk to businesses, with cyberattack costs still rising in 2022, with no signs of relief for companies in sight.
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80% of US firms have claimed on cyber-insurance, says study

Four in five organizations in the US have already called in their cyber-insurance policies to mitigate an attack or related incident and half have done so multiple times, according to research by Delinea.
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What is in the suitcase of a Digital Forensic Expert?

A policeman has his gun and handcuffs with him while attending a crime scene. Likewise, a digital forensics expert has...
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Top 13 secure email services that will protect your personal information

Emails have been in existence even before the inception of the internet for as far back as the early 80s....
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In-Depth Guide to De-Googling: Delete Google, Gmail, YouTube accounts

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Comprehensive guide on Internet safety for seniors in 2022

Have you ever been scammed out of hundreds by a stranger on the Internet? Kids too busy to help you...
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