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Credit Agency Equifax Cracked, 143 Million Consumers Exposed

Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax suffered a major criminal data breach that exposed personal information of as many as 143 million consumers in the U.S. between mid-May and July of this year. The attack exposed a range of sensitive personal data, including names, addresses, Social Security Numbers, dates of birth, and in some cases driver’s license numbers, Equifax said.

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Global Cyberattack on Energy Sector Stokes Deep Fears

The hacker group known as “Dragonfly” is behind sophisticated wave of recent cyberattacks on the energy sectors of Europe and North America, Symantec reported. The attacks could provide the group with the means to severely disrupt energy operations on both continents. Dragonfly launched a simililar campaign from 2011 to 2014, but it entered a quiet period in 2014 after its activities were exposed.

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Cyberattackers Kick Down a Few Parliament Email Doors

The United Kingdom’s Parliament on Monday reported a cyberattack on its email system over the weekend, when hackers attempted to access user accounts without authorization. Due to the “robust measures” in place to protect the legislative body’s accounts and networks, fewer than 1 percent of the 9,000 accounts on the network were compromised, officials said. Accounts that were compromised reportedly had weak passwords.

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Report: Cybersecurity Dangerously Lax at Mar-a-Lago

Internet security at Mar-a-Lago — the private club President Trump owns and has dubbed the “Southern White House” — is weak, based on a recent investigation. Trump has used the resort to meet with staffers and foreign heads of state on official business. In February, he took a call about a North Korean ballistic missile launch in Mar-a-Lago’s dining room, with members and waiters present.

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Just Eat regala al hacker que salvó al mundo del virus WannaCry un año de pizza gratis

Marcus Hutchins, el informático autodidacta que inadvertidamente frustró la propagación del virus WannaCry, ha recibido un agradecimiento un tanto peculiar. Tras descubrir la pasión del joven por la pizza, la compañía líder en el mercado de comida a domicilio Just Eat le ha regalado un año de pizza gratis (o el equivalente a 500 libras). […]

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