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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...

Apps with 5.8 million Google Play downloads stole users’ Facebook passwords

Enlarge Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesGoogle has given the boot to nine Android apps downloaded more than 5.8 million times from the company's Play marketplace...

Hackers exploited 0-day, not 2018 bug, to mass-wipe My Book Live devices [Updated]

EnlargeGetty ImagesUpdate 6/29/2021, 9:00 PM: Western Digital has published an update that says the company will provide data recovery services starting early next month. My...

SolarWinds hackers breach new victims, including a Microsoft support agent

EnlargeGetty ImagesThe nation-state hackers who orchestrated the SolarWinds supply chain attack compromised a Microsoft worker’s computer and used the access to launch targeted attacks against...

“I’m totally screwed.” WD My Book Live users wake up to find their data deleted

EnlargeWestern DigitalWestern Digital, maker of the popular My Disk external hard drives, is recommending customers unplug My Book Live storage devices from the Internet until...

Newly discovered Vigilante malware outs software pirates and blocks them

EnlargeGetty ImagesA researcher has uncovered one of the more unusual finds in the annals of malware: booby-trapped files that rat out downloaders and try to...

Mystery malware steals 26M passwords from 3M PCs. Are you affected?

EnlargeGetty ImagesResearchers have discovered yet another massive trove of sensitive data, a dizzying 1.2TB database containing login credentials, browser cookies, autofill data, and payment information...

US seizes $2.3 million Colonial Pipeline paid to ransomware attackers

EnlargeGetty ImagesThe FBI said it has seized $2.3 million paid to the ransomware attackers who paralyzed the network of Colonial Pipeline and touched off gasoline...

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