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Hackers Target Ukraine with Phishing Campaign During BadRabbit Attack
The head of Ukraine’s state cyber police has revealed hackers tried to access confidential data with sophisticated phishing attacks in tandem with the recent ransomware strike with BadRabbit. The recent ransomware attack made headlines after hitting the likes of Russia and Ukraine. The latter, in particular, was victim to ...

App Coding Error Leaves 180 Million Smartphones Vulnerable to Data Theft
A simple coding error in at least 685 mobile applications has left up to 180 million smartphone owners at risk of having their text messages and calls intercepted by hackers, security researchers have discovered. App developers have mistakenly coded credentials for accessing services provided by communications software provider Twilio.

World’s Biggest Shipping Company Counts Cost of the Cyberattack
AP Moller-Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping company, has cut its profit guidance after drop in profits and share price due to a cyberattack in July and August. Danish shipping giant has fallen to a quarterly loss that was partly due to the cost of a major cyberattack. The shipping company’s parent company Maersk Group reported a $1.5 billion loss ...

Iowa Student Arrested for Changing Grades Using Keylogger Malware
A former student at the University of Iowa has been arrested in his hometown of Denver after using hardware keyloggers throughout university computers to infiltrate the grading data. 22-year-old Trevor Graves has been apprehended by the FBI for hacking school systems to change his grades, as well as the grades of fellow students for a minor fee.

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