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Butler Community College suffers cyber attack

BUTLER COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – Butler County Community College experienced what they believe is a result of a DDoS cyber attack.

The school said this type of attack brings down systems by overloading them with information. 95 more words

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Ransomware hack targeting 2 million an hour

Details surrounding this cyberattack are scarce and the severity is largely unknown, though initial information points to a large, very serious attack.  More details to come as they become available.   13 more words

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Why 2017’s Phishing Attacks Teach Us All to Beware - Infosecurity Magazine

At the end of 2016, we claimed it was the year that phishing went mainstream. Yet the first half of 2017 has seen the main ‘stream’ turned into a torrent.In Q1 alone, Kaspersky Labs products “blocked 51 million attempts to open a phishing page.” That same report found that 1 in 8 attacks targeted a financial services organization. 20 more words

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Android Banking Trojan Red Alert 2.0 available for sale on crime forumsSecurity Affairs

Researchers discovered a new Android banking Trojan, dubbed Red Alert 2.0, that is being offered for rent on many dark websites for $500 per month.Researchers with security firm SfyLabs have discovered a new Android banking Trojan, dubbed Red Alert 2.0, that is being offered for rent on many dark websites for $500 per month.

Source: www.securityaffairs.co

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Researchers show how attackers can exploit SS7 exploits to drain Coinbase accounts

Researchers used long-standing vulnerabilities in the Signalling System No. 7 (SS7) telecom network protocol to gain access to and steal from a test account that they recently registered on the Coinbase bitcoin exchange platform.

Source: www.scmagazine.com

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