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todayOctober 2, 2020

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Rampant Kitten ‘s arsenal includes Android malware that bypasses 2FA

Security researchers discovered Android malware capable of bypassing 2FA that was developed by an Iran-linked group dubbed Rampant Kitten Security researchers from Check Point discovered an Android malware, developed by an Iran-linked group dubbed Rampant Kitten, that is able to bypass 2FA. Rampant Kitten has been active at least since ...

todayOctober 2, 2020

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Edo: CSO identifies Etsako West as flashpoint | Tribune Online

An accredited election monitoring and observer group, Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has identified Etsako West in Edo North senatorial district as likely flashpoint in the tomorrow governorship election in Edo State. Tribune Online findings revealed that both former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole and the ...

todayOctober 1, 2020

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GCHQ agency ‘strongly urges’ Brit universities, colleges to protect themselves after spike in ransomware infections • The Register

GCHQ offshoot the National Cyber Security Centre has warned Further and Higher Education institutions in the UK to be on their guard against ransomware attacks as the new academic year (sort of) gets under way. NCSC sent advice to places of learning “containing a number of steps they can take ...

todayOctober 1, 2020

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Hospital patient dies following botched ransomware attack

As Associated Press reports, when a ransomware attack knocked out systems at a major hospital in Düsseldorf, Germany, there were tragic consequences. With its computer systems offline and data inaccessible, emergency patients who should have gone to Düsseldorf University Clinic were taken to other hospitals who hadn’t had their servers ...

todaySeptember 30, 2020

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Patient DIES as ransomware attack paralyzes German hospital

A woman in need of urgent care died after a Dusseldorf hospital’s computer systems were hacked, preventing the patient from receiving the treatment she needed, and marking a rare case in which ransomware has led to death. The ransomware attack that exploited a vulnerability in a “widely used commercial add-on ...

todaySeptember 29, 2020

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Maze ransomware uses Ragnar Locker virtual machine technique

The Maze ransomware operators now use a virtual machine to encrypt a computer, a tactic previously adopted by the Ragnar Locker malware. The Maze ransomware operators have adopted a new tactic to evade detection, their malware now encrypts a computer from within a virtual machine. This technique was first adopted ...