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April 20, 2018


US, UK Warn Of Russian Hackers Targeting Millions Of Routers

Russian spies are looking for vulnerabilities in routers for future attacks. Officials are urging people, and device makers, to take security measures.

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The Young And The Reckles

A gang of teen hackers snatched the keys to Microsoft’s videogame empire. Then they went too far.

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Data Firm Leaks 48 Million User Profiles It Scraped From Facebook, Linkedin, Others

A little-known data firm was able to build 48 million personal profiles, combining data from sites and social networks without the users’ knowledge or consent.

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Microsoft-Led Industry Group Pledges To Not Assist Government Cyberattacks

A cohort of major technology companies led by Microsoft committed Tuesday to a core set of principles for behavior in cyberspace.

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Use Of ‘Stegware’ Increases In Stealth Malware Attacks

Researchers are warning of an uptick in the malicious use of steganography as a vehicle for delivering malware.

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