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    Uptick in Crypto mining malware in Q1 2021

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    Cryptomining malware is rapidly evolving, and today it is much more sophisticated and harmful than in the past. It’s not only a threat to computers but also smartphones, tablets, and IoT devices. Cryptomining viruses can also make their way onto computers through file-sharing programs, email attachments, and malicious websites. The number of new modified variants […] More

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    Hackers managed to manipulate Twitter’s algorithm for years.

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    A new study has discovered a vulnerability in Twitter’s trending algorithm that makes the platform susceptible to astroturfing attacks. Astroturfing attacks are when undisclosed paid employees of corporations and government organizations attempt to get their message and their views out to the public by using social media networks. To give a false appearance of natural […] More

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    Is Microsoft going to release Windows 11 or just an update to Windows 10?

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    Multiple leaks indicate Windows 11 (or not) will be unveiled at the upcoming Microsoft event. Microsoft has been teasing a system update called Sun Valley for some time now. According to leaked details and official announcements, the update will bring the most significant change since Windows 10. Although Microsoft has not yet provided any details, […] More

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    Google Chrome alerts you when suspicious extensions are detected.

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    With version 91, Google has started adding new features to the browser’s advanced protection settings to filter malicious downloads and make smarter choices about plug-ins. Google is further improving the Enhanced Safe Browsing feature in the Chrome browser, protecting users from malicious chrome extensions. The program warns you via a new dialog box if Enhanced […] More

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    One of the most popular antivirus programs has a new feature for mining cryptocurrency.

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    Some users already could try out how Norton’s crypto mining addon works. Around the world, there are many people involved in cryptocurrency mining. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for hackers to secretly install software on other people’s computers to produce virtual currencies for themselves. It’s no surprise that antivirus vendors often identify mining software as […] More

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    The punishment for cybercrime against U.S. companies will be much more severe.

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    As outlined in the Presidential Executive Order on the issue, practical steps are beginning to emerge on how the United States is trying to deal with ransomware attacks. Reuters has reported that could be interpreted as a response by the United States government to the increasingly frequent and problematic ransomware attacks. It was stated that […] More

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    A Cybersecurity attack has hit the IT Systems of the world’s largest meat supplier.

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    Thousands of meat industry workers in the United States and Australia were given unexpected days off after a cyber-attack at the global meat processing company JBS over the weekend. Many of the company’s global sites have had to halt production due to safety measures, and it is not yet known when they will resume work. […] More

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    The 3 most dangerous malware and vulnerabilities of 2021 so far are:

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    The Check Point Research has released its latest Global Threat Index for April 2021. According to the researchers, Agent Tesla made its debut on the list, ranking number two, while the well-known Dridex Trojan remained the most prevalent malware. Dridex, a Trojan targeting Windows systems, went viral this past month with its QuickBooks Malspam campaign: […] More

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    Clearview AI is in hot water with EU authorities again.

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    Last year, the US company, Clearview AI, had downloaded more than 3 billion face photos from the web. The company did not get the images from particular databases but from public sources like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube. The ClearView AI database is funded by private individuals and friends of the startup founder to […] More

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    Microsoft just issued a warning: SolarWinds hackers are attacking again.

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    Another major cyberattack has recently hit several companies and government institutions. The origin of the attacks points to the same group that is responsible for the SolarWinds breach! Microsoft warns that the Russian hacker group behind the recent SolarWinds attack has launched a new, wide-ranging offensive against the US and international government agencies, public organizations, […] More

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