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A grim milestone: I maxed out the number of spammy addresses Gmail can block

EnlargeGetty Images A few months ago, my G Suite-enabled Gmail account reached a grim milestone: with no warning, the “block ” feature—available...

Booking.com was reportedly hacked by a US intel agency but never told customers

EnlargeGetty Images A hacker working for a US intelligence agency breached the servers of Booking.com in 2016 and stole user data related...

T-Mobile has been hacked yet again—but still doesn’t know what was taken

Enlarge / A pigeon rests on a T-Mobile logo outside a mobile phone store, operated by Deutsche Telekom AG, in Munich, Germany, on Monday, Feb....

The State Department and 3 other US agencies earn a D for cybersecurity

EnlargeGetty ImagesCybersecurity at eight federal agencies is so poor that four of them earned grades of D, three got Cs, and only one received a...

With help from Google, impersonated Brave.com website pushes malware

EnlargeGetty ImagesScammers have been caught using a clever sleight of hand to impersonate the website for the Brave browser and using it in Google ads...

For years, a backdoor in popular KiwiSDR product gave root to project developer

EnlargeKiwiSDREnlarge / A spectrum painted image made using KiwiSDR.xssfoxKiwiSDR is hardware that uses a software-defined radio to monitor transmissions in a local area and stream...

SolarWinds 0-day gave Chinese hackers privileged access to customer servers

EnlargeGetty ImagesMicrosoft said on Tuesday that hackers operating in China exploited a zero-day vulnerability in a SolarWinds product. According to Microsoft, the hackers were, in...

Feds indict “The Bull” for allegedly selling insider stock info on the dark web

EnlargeGetty ImagesFederal prosecutors and attorneys on Friday charged a man with securities fraud for allegedly selling insider stock information on the dark web site AlphaBay....

Morgan Stanley discloses data breach that resulted from Accellion FTA hacks

EnlargeGetty ImagesMorgan Stanley suffered a data breach that exposed sensitive customer data, and it became the latest known casualty of hackers exploiting a series of...

Up to 1,500 businesses infected in one of the worst ransomware attacks ever

EnlargeSuebsiri Srithanyarat / EyeEm / Getty ImagesAs many as 1,500 businesses around the world have been infected by highly destructive malware that first struck software...

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