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IT Security Newsletter - 2/21/2020

Georgia Blames Russia for Cyberattack, US, UK Agree

Georgian authorities on Thursday accused Russia's military intelligence of launching a large-scale cyberattack that targeted the government and private organizations with the goal of...

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IT Security Newsletter - 2/20/2020

MGM Resorts hacked: 10.6 million guests have their personal data exposed on hacking forum

Over 10 million people who have stayed at MGM Resorts hotels - including Twitter boss Jack Dorsey and pop idol Justin Bieber - have had their personal...

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IT Security Newsletter - 2/19/2020

Latest Tax Scams Target Apps and Tax-Prep Websites

This tax season crooks are targeting users with a new crop of scams that include leveraging remote desktop software and compromising small tax-prep company websites. "If you have the word 'tax'...

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IT Security Newsletter - 2/18/2020

World Health Organization Warns of Coronavirus Phishing Attacks

The World Health Organization (WHO) warns of ongoing Coronavirus-themed phishing attacks that impersonate the organization with the end goal of stealing information and delivering...

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IT Security Newsletter - 2/17/2020

How the suspected Equifax hackers covered their tracks

Even for U.S. law enforcement, the Equifax hack was different. Unlike in previous examples of apparent Chinese government-backed cyber-operations, the hackers behind the Equifax breach...

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IT Security Newsletter - 2/14/2020

Pentagon, FBI, DHS jointly expose a North Korean hacking effort

The Pentagon, FBI, and Department of Homeland Security have publicly identified a North Korean hacking campaign as part of a broad information sharing program intended to warn...

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IT Security Newsletter - 2/13/2020

Mozilla Firefox 73 Browser Update Fixes High-Severity RCE Bugs

Mozilla has launched the latest version of its Firefox browser, which knocks out high-severity security flaws that leave systems open to attack by a remote adversary. The patched...

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IT Security Newsletter - 2/12/2020

Washington Post: "The intelligence coup of the century"

For more than half a century, governments all over the world trusted a single company to keep the communications of their spies, soldiers and diplomats secret. The company, Crypto AG, got...

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IT Security Newsletter - 2/11/2020

Equifax breach was the work of Chinese state hackers, DOJ says

The saga of Equifax's massive 2017 data breach continues, as the Justice Department this morning announced formal charges against four members of the Chinese military allegedly...

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IT Security Newsletter - 2/10/2020

Coronavirus phishing attack disguised as message from the CDC

With the number of people infected by the Coronavirus increasing around the world, online criminals are showing more signs of exploiting public concern. Security researchers at...

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