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APT10 Operation Cloud Hopper Targets MSPs
APT10, a cyber espionage group operating out of China, has been targeting Managed Service Providers (MSPs) for organization secrets and information since December 2009. The recent operation discovered by security…

Free Decryption Tool Allows Victims of Nemucod Ransomware to Retrieve Files
The release of a free decryption tool will help victims of the latest version of a commonly found ransomware family called Nemucod to retrieve their files without needing to fork…

14 Million Verizon Customers’ Records Leaked due to Security Lapse
The personal details of some 14 million Verizon customers were left exposed on a cloud-based online server without adequate password protection, researchers have learned. A researcher from cybersecurity firm UpGuard…

Energy Secretary: Cyber Threat to American Nuclear Facilities are Real
The FBI and the DHS have issued a joint report alleging that hackers are targeting key installations of United States infrastructure, including power facilities. Speaking to Fox Business, US Secretary…

Hackers Find a New Way to Attack Nuclear Plants: Template Injection
Hackers have leveraged phishing, a long successful method to execute cyberattacks, with a template file over an SMB connection to discreetly harvest the victim’s credentials.

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