Weather Channel Knocked Off-Air in Dangerous Precedent

The incident was the work of malicious cyberattackers.

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Shopify Flaw Exposed Thousands of Merchants’ Revenue, Traffic Numbers

The flaw, which existed in a Shopify API endpoint, has been patched.

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Ubiquitous Bug Allows HIPAA-Protected Malware to Hide Behind Medical Images

The ubiquitous nature of the flaw opens the door for rapidly spreading, crippling cyberattacks.

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Researchers: Facebook’s Data-Leveraging Scandal Puts Users on Notice

After a report revealed that Facebook used user data to leverage its relationships with other companies, researchers are stressing that both firms and users need to re-assess data privacy.

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RatVermin Spyware Targets Ukraine Gov Agencies

Researchers are pinning a recent phishing campaign against Ukraine government agencies on the Luhansk People’s Republic, a proto-state in eastern Ukraine which declared independence in 2015.

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Wipro Confirms Hack and Supply Chain Attacks on Customers

The IT giant’s networks were infiltrated and used to mount supply-chain attacks on its enterprise customers.

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TicTocTrack Smartwatch Flaws Can Be Abused to Track Kids

A popular Australian smartwatch’s tracking capabilities expose its user’s locations, personal data and more.

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Fake Instagram Apps on Google Play Harvest User Logins

The apps, which claim to help users rack up followers, are well-rated and have been downloaded tens of thousands of times.

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Romanian Duo Convicted of Malware Scheme Infecting 400,000 Computers

The duo are convicted of infecting 400,000 computers in the U.S. with malware and scamming victims out of millions of dollars.

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North Korea’s Hidden Cobra Strikes U.S. Targets with HOPLIGHT

The custom malware is a spy tool and can also disrupt processes at U.S. assets.

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