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Stopping SolarWinds’ style mega hacks, but preserving democracy - analysis

Until the hoped-for leap forwards in cyberdefense happen, government officials seem mainly interested in developing a culture of cooperation.

Ex-NSA top lawyer: Here's how to block next SolarWinds mega hack

Writing in Politico on Monday, Glenn Gerstell, who served as NSA general counsel, said that if a specific US “government agency had that legal power," they could prevent the next attack.

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Facebook: Palestinian spies are behind hacking campaign

Facebook believed that the organization had deployed some 300 fake or compromised accounts to target roughly 800 people overall.

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Cryptomining malware targeted about 1 in 5 corporate networks in 2020

Cryptomining malware attacks, although fairly new, are becoming ever more prevalent as they are seen as a more steady form of income for hackers, as opposed to ransomware and other attacks.

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Hackers hit the web in Cyber 2.0 competition

Previous challengers have struggled to succeed in the competition.

Mark Zuckerberg's cellphone number leaked in Facebook hack

The hack essentially publicized the personal data of around 533 million Facebook users.

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Private details of 500 m. Facebook users offered up in hacking attempt

Israeli cybercrime intelligence firm Hudson Rock said the database appears to be the same set of Facebook-linked telephone numbers that has been circulating in hacker circles since January.


Your next car thief might be a hacker

In many cases, the technology to hack into your car, or an entire fleet of cars, can be purchased cheaply online.

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