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Server hack yields harrowing images of life inside Chinese detention camps

Enlarge A hack on police servers in China’s Xinjiang region has yielded thousands of graphic images and videos of Uighur detainees suffering...

Researchers find backdoor lurking in WordPress plugin used by schools

EnlargeBeeBright / Getty Images / iStockphoto Researchers said on Friday that they found a malicious backdoor in a WordPress plugin that gave...

2 vulnerabilities with 9.8 severity ratings are under exploit. A 3rd looms

EnlargeGetty Images Malicious hackers, some believed to be state-backed, are actively exploiting two unrelated vulnerabilities—both with severity ratings of 9.8 out of...

Backdoor in public repository used new form of attack to target big firms

EnlargeGetty Images A backdoor that researchers found hiding inside open source code targeting four German companies was the work of a professional...

US and its allies say Russia waged cyberattack that took out satellite network

EnlargeSean Gladwell / Getty Images The US and European Union on Tuesday said Russia was responsible for a cyberattack in February that...

Hackers hammer SpringShell vulnerability in attempt to install cryptominers

EnlargeGetty Images Malicious hackers have been hammering servers with attacks that exploit the recently discovered SpringShell vulnerability in an attempt to install...

Trend says hackers have weaponized SpringShell to install Mirai malware

EnlargeGetty Images Researchers on Friday said that hackers are exploiting the recently discovered SpringShell vulnerability to successfully infect vulnerable Internet of Things...

Ransomware sent North Carolina A&T University scrambling to restore services

EnlargeGetty Images North Carolina A&T State University, the largest historically black college in the US, University was recently struck by a ransomware...

WatchGuard failed to explicitly disclose critical flaw exploited by Russian hackers

EnlargeGetty Images Security vendor WatchGuard quietly fixed a critical vulnerability in a line of its firewall devices and didn’t explicitly disclose the...

Zyxel patches critical vulnerability that can allow Firewall and VPN hijacks

EnlargeGetty Images Hardware manufacturer Zyxel has issued patches for a highly critical security flaw that gives malicious hackers the ability to take...

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