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APT28 is a Russian hacking group who was previously blamed for hacking WADA and DNC servers. The group of hackers that conducted the infamous DNC hacking,
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In a case which threatens to cause turmoil for thousands if not millions of websites, the Court of Justice of the European Union decided today that a website that merely links to material that infringes copyright, can itself be found guilty of copyright infringement, provided only that the operator knew or could reasonably have known that the material was infringing.
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This seems to be the reason for Google flagging 'The Pirate Bay' as a malware infested download site
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New malware evasion technique called 'BadEpilogue' used in email attack's. Many email clients and even web email (like Gmail) seems vulnerable. And unable to detect the malware payload.
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The results from this year's IoT hacking contest are in and it's not a pretty picture
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A short article that explains why software updates are important
This short guide will explain what software updates are and why they are important for keeping your computer secure and functional.
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I believe that ad blocking sometimes can be a necessity to the Internet user.
That's why I wanted to shed some light on this topic by creating a short guide. 
In this guide we are going to explain everything that you need to know about ad blocking advertisements in web pages, including methods and benefits.
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Have you seen Pi-hole.net ?http://pi-hole.net
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ThreatWire by Hak5 is a YouTube show covering the security and privacy issues threatening our Internet. From breaches and policies to social networks and censorship, ThreatWire takes the practical and tinfoil hat angles to dispel fear, uncertainty and doubt.

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A Syrian national affiliated with the Syrian Electronic Army has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to hack into computers and extort money.
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How the Seattle Police Secretly—and Illegally—Purchased a Tool for Tracking Your Social Media Posts
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The World Wide Web Consortium has embarked upon an ill-advised project to standardize Digital Rights Management (DRM) for video at the behest of companies like Netflix; in so doing, they are, for the first time, making a standard whose implementations will be covered under anti-circumvention laws like Section 1201 of the DMCA, which makes it a potential felony to reveal defects in products without the manufacturer's permission.
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Yahoo says hackers stole information from about 500 million users in 2014 in what appears to be the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history.
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I forgot my password to an account from like 10 years ago. Do you think they'll find it for me?
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The Next Web: Microsoft is now blocking laptops from installing Linux, Lenovo says.
It seemed it's all love between Microsoft and Linux, but things might be about to change as the tech giant is now blocking laptops from installing Linux.
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Which is a lot cheaper than the $1.3 million the FBI paid to break into the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone 5c.
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*Great step forward: Build your own onion! *
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Trust is an essential underpinning of life in the digital age. We trust our friends on Facebook not to share our private family photos. We trust our email clients and antivirus software to keep viruses and spam at bay. But for many people, the risks of using the internet are [...]
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MySQL exploit Remote Root Code Execution Privs
Discovered by: Dawid Golunski - http://legalhackers.com - dawid (at) legalhackers.com - CVE-2016-6662 - Release date: 12.09.2016 - Severity: Critical ============================================= I. VULNERABILITY ------------------------- MySQL <= 5.7.15 Remote Root Code Execution / Privilege ...
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Two alleged hackers, said to have compromised the online accounts of senior government officials, have had their collars felt.
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