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SYMANTEC: HACKERS TARGET CONTROL SYSTEMS IN U.S. ENERGY FIRMS

September 6, 2017 • Software & SecurityComments (0)

A group of cyberspies believed to be operating out of Russia has been observed targeting energy facilities in the United States and other countries, and the attackers appear to be increasingly interested in gaining access to the control systems housed by these organizations. The group, known as Dragonfly, Crouching Yeti and Energetic Bear, has been …

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SECURITY OF PASSWORD MANAGERS IS DEBATABLE – EDPR

August 16, 2017 • Software & SecurityComments (0)

A password recovery firm has claimed that the overall security of password managers is debatable. “Are password managers more secure than keeping a list of passwords in a single Excel spreadsheet?” it asks. “Not necessarily,” it

1 MILLION EXPOSED TO ADWARE VIA HIJACKED CHROME EXTENSION

August 7, 2017 • Software & SecurityComments (0)

Over one million users were exposed to adware after the developer of a highly popular Chrome extension fell victim to a phishing attack. The incident happened on August 1, when Chris Pederick, Director of Engineering at Bleacher Report, exposed his developer

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FIGHT CYBER CRIMES AFRICA: HOW TO STOP THE SURGE – WAY FORWARD

June 5, 2017 • Software & SecurityComments (0)

FIGHT CYBER CRIMES AFRICA: Over the years, a surge in technological innovations has led to a remarkable rise in novel crimes. Admittedly, the internet, as a “wild west”-a kind of frontier without borders, promotes social relationships, thereby aiding

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BUG BOUNTY: YAHOO PAYS THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FOR SERIOUS FLAWS

June 5, 2017 • Software & SecurityComments (0)

Yahoo has awarded thousands of dollars to a couple of researchers who managed to find serious vulnerabilities in the company’s systems. The bug bounty hunters published blog posts over the weekend describing their findings. An expert who uses the online