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How a VPN vulnerability allowed ransomware to disrupt two manufacturing plants

EnlargeGetty ImagesRansomware operators shut down two production facilities belonging to a European manufacturer after deploying a relatively new strain that encrypted servers that control manufacturer's...

Russia’s Twitter throttling may give censors never-before-seen capabilities

Enlarge / What's happened to Russia's flag?Sean Gladwell / Getty ImagesRussia has implemented a novel censorship method in an ongoing effort to silence Twitter. Instead...

Feds say hackers are likely exploiting critical Fortinet VPN vulnerabilities

EnlargeGetty ImagesThe FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said that advanced hackers are likely exploiting critical vulnerabilities in the Fortinet FortiOS VPN in...

Android sends 20x more data to Google than iOS sends to Apple, study says

Enlarge / Insomnia people and mobile-addiction concepts.Getty ImagesWhether you have an iPhone or an Android device, it’s continuously sending data including your location, phone number,...

Hackers are exploiting a server vulnerability with a severity of 9.8 out of 10

EnlargeGetty ImagesIn a development security pros feared, attackers are actively targeting yet another set of critical server vulnerabilities that leave corporations and governments open to...

~4,300 publicly reachable servers are posing a new DDoS hazard to the Internet

EnlargeGetty ImagesCriminals are upping the potency of distributed denial-of-service attacks with a technique that abuses a widely used Internet protocol that drastically increases the amount...

Exchange servers first compromised by Chinese hackers hit with ransomware

EnlargeGetty Images Now organizations using Microsoft Exchange have a new security headache: never-before seen ransomware that’s being installed on servers that were already infected by...

Critics fume after Github removes exploit code for Exchange vulnerabilities

EnlargeGithub Github has ignited a firestorm after the Microsoft-owned code-sharing repository removed a proof-of-concept exploit for critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange that have led to...

Hackers access security cameras inside Cloudflare, jails, and hospitals

EnlargeGetty Images Hackers say they broke into the network of Silicon Valley startup Verkada and gained access to live video feeds from more than 150,000...

Gab, a haven for pro-Trump conspiracy theories, has been hacked again

EnlargeAurich Lawson Beleaguered social networking site Gab was breached on Monday, marking the second time in as many weeks that hackers have gained unauthorized access...

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