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19 M California Voter Records Held for Ransom in MongoDB AttackThe records were first exposed in an unsecured MongoDB database, continuing a cyber-extortion trend. 191 more words
Researchers found malware called Triton on the industrial control systems of a company located in the Middle East. Attackers planted Triton, also called Trisis, with the intent of carrying out a “high-impact attack” against an unnamed company with the goal of causing physical damage, researchers said. 623 more words
Every now and then researchers come up with a security insight so simple you wonder why nobody has noticed it before.
If there was an award for such discoveries, a contender for this year’s prize would surely be a data breach early warning tool called Tripwire, the work of engineers at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). 568 more words
On Dec. 6, 2017, approximately USD $52 million worth of Bitcoin mysteriously disappeared from the coffers of NiceHash, a Slovenian company that lets users sell their computing power to help others mine virtual currencies. 1,016 more words