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Maryland: Make malware possession a crime! Yes, yes, researchers get a free pass

13 hours ago   |   The Register

Hardened cybercrooks must be shaking in their boots A US state that was struck by a ransomware attack last year is now proposing a local law that would ban possession of...
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Kaspersky Security Cloud Free

Kaspersky Security Cloud Free

17 hours ago   |   PC Mag

Kaspersky Security Cloud Free offers full-scale malware protection and even some suite-level features. It gets superb scores from the independent labs, and it won't cost you a...
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Shlayer malware puts thousands of macOS devices at risk

Shlayer malware puts thousands of macOS devices at risk

3 days ago   |   TechRadar

Although macOS is traditionally considered to be a safe and secure operating system, cybercriminals are still trying to profit from macOS users according to new research from...
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Russian super-crook behind $20m internet fraud den Cardplanet and malware-exchange forum pleads guilty

4 days ago   |   The Register

Now 29-year-old faces years in the clink after long battle to bring him to justice A 29-year-old Russian scumbag has admitted masterminding the Cardplanet underworld...
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The Emotet Threat Group Has Military Emails, and Phishing Campaigns are Spiking

4 days ago   |   Computer Business Review

Threat actor group TA542 , the group widely believed to be behind the modular malware Emotet, is back with a vengeance, delivering over 750,000 malware-laced phishing emails...
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5 of the Best Security Tweets About Jeff Bezos and MBS, as Questions Linger About “Hacked” Phone

5 of the Best Security Tweets About Jeff Bezos and MBS, as Questions Linger About “Hacked” Phone

4 days ago   |   Computer Business Review

Those not living under a large rock will, by now, have caught up with the news that Amazon owner Jeff Bezos's phone was “hacked” after an allegedly infected Whatsapp message...
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Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia accused of hacking Jeff Bezos' phone with malware-laden WhatsApp message

6 days ago   |   The Register   |   6 articles

Source of Amazon boss's steamy pics might not be what was first thought Candid pictures used to threaten Amazon boss Jeff Bezos were exposed not by his current parmour's...
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ProtonVPN releases source code and undergoes full security audit

ProtonVPN releases source code and undergoes full security audit

6 days ago   |   TechRadar

From its onset, ProtonVPN has set out to be the most transparent and accountable VPN provider and now the company has backed up these claims by releasing its source code on all...
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What happens when we unmask the hackers?

What happens when we unmask the hackers?

7 days ago   |   TechRadar

Cyber-threat activity has become an increasingly common topic of discussion in the media, and society in general. Why is this? Because of public disclosures, which have helped...
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Global Threats on the Rise: A Rundown on Ransomware

7 days ago   |   Reg Whitepapers   |   2 articles

Ransomware isn't new-in fact it's over 30 years old. Attacks date back as far as 1989 and have been the most pervasive cyber threat since 2005, with a dramatic spike in recent...
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Best LG phones 2020: finding the best LG phone for you

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