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Eduard Kovacs
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Users file class actions against Yahoo in California and Illinois over the recently disclosed data breach that affected 500 million accounts
Users file class actions against Yahoo in California and Illinois over the recently disclosed data breach that affected 500 million accounts
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A member of the hacker group that breached Yahoo in 2012 has been sentenced to 2 years in prison in the UK
A member of the hacker group that breached Yahoo in 2012 has been sentenced to 2 years in prison in the UK
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Yahoo's claim that it is the victim of a gigantic state-sponsored hack raises the question of whether it is the latest target for hackers with the backing of Russia, China or even North Korea, experts say.
Yahoo's claim that it is the victim of a gigantic state-sponsored hack raises the question of whether it is the latest target for hackers with the backing of Russia, China or even North Korea, experts say.
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Kaspersky details biometric skimmers and other methods that can be used by cybercrooks in ATM attacks
Kaspersky details biometric skimmers and other methods that can be used by cybercrooks in ATM attacks
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Mobile malware from the Xiny family of Android Trojans are capable of infecting the processes of system applications and of downloading malicious plug-ins into the infected programs.
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EFF publishes report to warn police and courts that IP addresses should not be considered a reliable indicator of identity or location
EFF publishes report to warn police and courts that IP addresses should not be considered a reliable indicator of identity or location
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A patch released last week by the OpenSSL Project for a low severity issue led to a critical vulnerability that could allow code execution
A patch released last week by the OpenSSL Project for a low severity issue led to a critical vulnerability that could allow code execution
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Microsoft removes the Windows Journal component from its operating systems following the discovery of many vulnerabilities
Microsoft removes the Windows Journal component from its operating systems following the discovery of many vulnerabilities
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Operators of the Necurs botnet only send spam from a subset of infected machines, and then stop using these hosts for several weeks, to draw attention away from them and to trick security personnel into believing that the host has been cleaned.
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Many IoT devices are being infected with malware and used in DDoS attacks, while owners may be completely unaware.
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Yahoo faced pressure to explain how it sustained a massive cyber-attack -- one of the biggest ever, and allegedly state-sponsored -- allowing hackers to steal data from half a billion users two years ago.
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The people who launched a 665 Gbps DDoS attack against Brian Krebs appear to have targeted hosting provider OVH in attacks totaling 1 Tbps
The people who launched a 665 Gbps DDoS attack against Brian Krebs appear to have targeted hosting provider OVH in attacks totaling 1 Tbps
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    Europe-based Reporter, 2014 - present
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    Security News Editor, 2011 - 2014
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    Applied Sciences - IT Engineering, 2009
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