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Customers reporting OnePlus payment website was hacked and reported credit card fraud

A large number of OnePlus users claim to have been the victim of fraudulent credit card transactions after making purchases on the official website of the Chinese smartphone manufacturer.Dozens of


Coprocessor Attacks: the Hidden Threat

Botnets, DDoS and ransomware attacks, vulnerabilities in Internet of Things devices and Open Source Software, and the generally poor state of information security, dominate the discussion of cybersecurity. These same


As Cloud Looms, Security Tops IT Resilience Investment

When it comes to investments in IT resilience, cybersecurity initiatives top the to-do list for most IT departments, as cloud leads the way as the No. 1 threat concern.According to

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Businesses lost an estimated £20BN from data breaches last year

Hackers stole or compromised an estimated $27BN (£20.2BN) worth of records from businesses in 2017, new research has revealed.After news that Uber failed to disclose a massive hack in 2016,

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Healthcare breaches involving ransomware increase year-over-year

2017 has been a very challenging year for healthcare institutions as these organizations remain under sustained attack by cybercriminals that continue to target their networks.End of year research conducted by


6 Things That Make You a Target for Hackers

Viruses and malicious software both top the list of common computer threats in the 21st century, but we can’t lose focus of one of the more traditional dangers: hacking.A criminal

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17 Things We Should Have Learned in 2017, but Probably Didn’t

The worm has returned and the Yahoos have all been exposed, but did 2017 teach us any genuinely new lessons we shouldn’t already have known?Before you make your cybersecurity resolutions

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A Recap of 2017 Worst Hacks to Date

By Reymart Jan Sarigumba from iPrice Group 2017 has been a tough year for cybersecurity. From exposing sensitive personal information of millions of users to stealing a treasure trove of


Will Secure Authentication Remove the Need for Credentials?

Passwords – devising them, remembering them, typing them in – can be a hassle for users, but polls on whether users would be willing to use alternative authentication methods are

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Researchers: 1% of All Websites May Have Been Breached

Tens of millions of websites could be hacked each year, according to researchers in San Diego who have invented a new testing tool.The team at UC San Diego’s Jacobs School