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Hackers tricked GoDaddy into helping attacks on cryptocurrency services

GoDaddy’s 2020 security woes aren’t over. KrebsOnSecurity has found that hackers tricked GoDaddy employees into handing ownership or control of multiple cryptocurrency services’ web domains, inadvertently aiding attacks that brought sites down. It’s… Engadget

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Hackers briefly swap out a page on the Trump campaign site

With less than a week to go before the US presidential election, election security is a hot-button topic, and hackers have already struck. TechCrunch and the New York Times report that the About page on DonaldJTrump.com was briefly replaced by … Read the rest of this entry

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Russian state hackers appear to have breached a federal agency

Russia’s 2020 hacking campaigns might have included a successful data breach at the US government. In the wake of a CISA notice warning of a cyberattack on an unnamed federal agency’s network, Wired and security company Dragos have obtained evidence… … Read the rest of this entry

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Iranian hackers’ Android malware spies on dissidents by stealing 2FA codes

It’s no secret that some countries have spied on their citizens through innocuous-looking apps, but one effort is more extensive than usual. Check Point Research has discovered (via ZDNet) that Rampant Kitten, an Iranian hacker group that has targete… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Brazil charges journalist Glenn Greenwald for colluding with hackers

Brazilian federal prosecutors have charged Glenn Greenwald with violating the country's cybersecurity laws, reports The New York Times. According to a 95-page complaint, Greenwald was part of the "criminal organization" that hacked into the phones of… Engadget RSS Feed

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‘Fallout 76′ hackers wiped out players’ inventories

If you play Fallout 76 you might want to avoid public servers for a while. According to multiple posts on the game's Reddit forums — and confirmed by publisher Bethesda — hackers have attacked public servers and wiped out the … Read the rest of this entry

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Hackers breached some of the web’s most popular domain registrars

Attackers have breached Web.com and two top domain name registrars that it owns, NetworkSolutions.com and Register.com, according to Krebs on Security. Web.com issued a security notice advising customers that they will be forced to reset their passwo… Engadget RSS Feed

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Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia’s spy agency

The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target — and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nicknaming itself 0v1ru$ infiltrated the servers of SyTech, a contractor for the FSB … Read the rest of this entry

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Government hackers reportedly broke into Russian search company Yandex

According to a Reuters report, hackers working for Western intelligence agencies reportedly broke into Yandex, the company often referred to as "Russia's Google." The hackers were allegedly looking for technical information that would indicate how Ya… Engadget RSS Feed

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