Hackers Hid Backdoor In CCleaner Security App With 2 Billion Downloads — 2.3 Million Infected

Users of Avast-owned security application CCleaner for Windows have been advised to update their software immediately, after researchers discovered criminal hackers had installed a backdoor in the tool. The tainted application allows for download of…

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ISIS Hackers Post “Wanted” List Of Minnesota Cops

A group of hackers affiliated with ISIS have reportedly posted a “kill list” together with the names and personal details of 36 policemen in Minnesota. The list, published by the “Caliphate Cyber Army” on Telegram…

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6 Million Password Attacks in 16 Hours and How to Block Them

Last week in the President’s cyber security op-ed in the Wall Street Journal he implored Americans to move beyond simple passwords and to enable two factor authentication or cellphone sign-in. One of the things we monitor…

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Russian ATM Hackers Steal $4 Million in Cash with ‘Reverse ATM Hack’ Technique

Russian hackers have discovered a novel technique to rip off Millions of dollars from banks and ATMs. Criminals in Russia used a technique, called “Reverse ATM Attack,” and stole 252 Million Rubles (US$3.8 Million) from…

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