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I want Nuremberg-style trials for Russian cyber soldiers, says Ukraine official

A senior digital official from Ukraine hopes to get certain types of cyber attack entered onto the statute as war crimes at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.
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Cloud security incidents shot up by 70% in 2022, report

Attackers increasingly shift away from authentication via legacy protocols to bypassing multi-factor authentication.
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Don’t want to pay up for your account? Netflix will annoy you into submission

Netflix’s crackdown on password sharing is set to begin in March, but many are still wondering what it is going to look like. The plan is seemingly to keep bothering you with prompts to verify devices – until you run out of patience and pay up.
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Circle K data leak: sensitive customer information exposed

Circle K, a popular convenience store and gas station operator, has spilled sensitive information about its clients and employees.
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48% of cyber industry would back fees for repentant black-hat hackers, survey claims

Nearly half of the people within the cybersecurity and other internet-related industries believe that illegal black hat hackers should face no prosecution and be rewarded with a commission if they return what they have stolen, research by Naoris has found.
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Over 3m Hikvision cameras exposed worldwide

Companies and individuals are increasingly relying on internet-facing cameras for their security. Some of the most popular brands come without authentication, exposing their owners’ secrets.
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Con artists have their hooks out for Christmas, analyst warns

In its “phishmas” festive warning, cybersecurity company Avanan is warning shoppers to remain extra vigilant, as online fraudsters spoof legitimate suppliers to steal their credentials. Perhaps more alarmingly, it has also seen an uptick in payday fraud – where company employees are impersonated online and their wages stolen.
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Arqit and Dell team up to sell devices with quantum encryption

Arqit partnered with Dell in the hopes of securing US government contracts.
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Threat actors impersonate Elon Musk to steal credentials

Crooks pretending to be Elon Musk are sending phishing emails in an attempt to steal personal information.
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China unleashes state power to tackle deepfakes

China has announced an extensive set of rules to keep the so-called deepfakes in check.
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Drone hacking: threat actors capitalize on fast-growing market

Drones pose an increasingly bigger threat to organizations since threat actors exploit the technology for surveillance and kinetic operations and hack into enterprise-owned drones, causing monetary loss and reputational damage.
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Weakest passwords of 2022

High numbers of people are still using easily guessable passwords such as swear words, celebrity names, cities, animals, or keyboard sequences, with half of those observed consisting of just one word, according to fresh research by our sister company Cybernews.
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Thomson Reuters leaked terabytes of sensitive data

Thomson Reuters left an open database with sensitive corporate and customer data, such as third-party server passwords.
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LinkedIn boosts security to combat fake accounts

LinkedIn said the company would introduce additional features to help users identify fake accounts and fraudsters.
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Remote work is here to stay, report suggests

A new study revealed that profitability, cybersecurity, and efforts to retain the best talent are top priorities for chief financial officers (CFOs).
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Here’s what you can learn about a person just by looking at their search terms

81% of top websites leak search terms to third parties. Why is it something to be concerned about? Even relatively benign searches can vividly depict a person’s life and interests.
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Threat actors impersonate Geek Squad to harvest credentials

Subscription renewal emails might get your heart pounding. Especially when it comes from a service provider you never even subscribed to.
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Mobile phones and Bluetooth devices now exhibit a global security risk

Outline of Security Risk Research by Team of Nishat Bhaskar What the security risk looks like? Researchers have found an...
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