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Debenhams warns flower-buying customers after website hacked for over six weeks

May 8, 2017, 09:04 AM Ben Gane

British high street retailer Debenhams has warned that the company which owns and operates its flower delivery website has been hacked, potentially exposing the personal information of up to 26,000 customers...


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2FA fail; hackers exploit SS7 flaw to drain bank accounts

May 8, 2017, 08:58 AM Ben Gane

From as early as 2014, common vulnerabilities in Signaling System 7 (SS7) have been spotlighted for allowing cybercriminals to spy on conversations and text messages on mobile phones, but also track location by simply knowing the victim’s phone number...


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iPhone Phishing Scam Crosses Over Physical Crime

May 8, 2017, 08:56 AM Ben Gane

Last late April a friend of mine had his iPhone stolen in the streets—an unfortunately familiar occurrence in big, metropolitan areas in countries like Brazil. He managed to buy a new one, but kept the same number for convenience. Nothing appeared to be out of the ordinary at first...


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OAuth Phishing On The Rise

May 4, 2017, 09:09 AM Ben Gane

Recently there was a significant volume of new phishing emails aimed at capturing access to Google accounts…specifically your email and contacts. You can read more about it at...


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Critical Android security patches released – but will your phone ever see them?

May 4, 2017, 09:05 AM Ben Gane

Google has released new security patches for its Android operating system this week, tackling a wide array of vulnerabilities that could be exploited by malicious attackers. The most critical of the patched vulnerabilities address security flaws...


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A Look at Ransomware in the Financial Sector

May 4, 2017, 09:03 AM Ben Gane

Now that we’re firmly in the second quarter of the year, it’s clear that ransomware attackers have intensified their assault on organizations. New customers have been telling us about their own past attacks, the ransoms they’ve paid...


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Travel tech company Sabre confirms breach affected reservations system

May 4, 2017, 09:01 AM Ben Gane

A global travel technology company has confirmed a breach has affected at least some of the many bookings that passed through its reservations system. Sabre Corp., whose Global Distribution System helps travel agents around the world...


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The continuing threat of POS malware

May 2, 2017, 09:29 AM Ben Gane

Point-of-sale systems have seen numerous changes in recent years. From the shift to chip-card readers and the inclusion of new technology for contactless mobile payments, POS systems aren't just for swiping cards anymore.


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The phishing swindle that conned $100 million out of Google and Facebook

May 2, 2017, 09:24 AM Ben Gane

Imagine this. You work in the finance department of a large US-based company. You have a number of manufacturers and service providers based around the world who you regularly do business with. It’s not unusual for you to receive invoices...


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Hacker holds Netflix to ransom over ‘Orange is the New Black’

May 2, 2017, 09:22 AM Ben Gane

A hacker claims to have released the new series of the hit prison TV show “Orange is the New Black” onto the internet, after Netflix failed to agree to pay an undisclosed ransom. The hacker has also claimed to have stolen shows belonging to other broadcasters including Fox, National Geographic, and ABC.


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