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Marcus “MalwareTech” Hutchins Pleads Guilty to Writing, Selling Banking Malware

Marcus Hutchins, a 24-year-old blogger and malware researcher arrested in 2017 for allegedly authoring and selling malware designed to steal online banking credentials, has pleaded guilty to criminal charges of conspiracy and to making, selling or advertising illegal wiretapping devices. 579 more words

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Researchers Find Clues for Dramatically Reducing IDS Traffic Volume

Research at military labs and Towson University shows that identifying malicious activity may require much less captured data than has been the case.

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Russia Hacked Clinton's Computers Five Hours After Trump's Call

Mueller report finds that in July 2016, after then-candidate Donald Trump publicly called for Russia to "find the 30,000 emails," Russian agents targeted Hillary Clinton’s personal office with cyberattacks. 10 more words

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APT34 Toolset, Victim Data Leaked via Telegram

For the last month, an unknown individual or group has been sharing data and hacking tools belonging to Iranian hacker group APT34.

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Free Princeton Application Provides IoT Traffic Insight

The application developed by a research group allows users to spot possible IoT security problems.

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Facebook: we logged 100x more Instagram plaintext passwords than we thought

About a month ago, Facebook owned up to a programming blunder that’s been a top-of-the-list coding “no-no” for decades.

The social networking behemoth admitted that it had been… 670 more words

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