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Hackers attack video game players through cheat codes

Cisco Talos discovered a new campaign targeting mainly video game players. Attackers use a new cryptor in different malware campaigns. In order to evade detection, they hid their cryptor in some files users download to install cheat codes or game modifications. The new…
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Denial of service attacks surge during the pandemic

NETSCOUT discovered a substantial surge in the number of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, in 2020. This is in the trend set after the pandemic started, according the company. DDoS attacks, triggered by home working As most of the users started…
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Hackers published at least 300 Finnish patient records

The attackers had published the patient records, including names and contact information. Thus, according to the private Finnish psychotherapy center, the attackers used the anonymous Tor communication software. Patient records exposure determined an emergency meeting…
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Bot driven traffic emails threaten website owners

An extortion email campaign threatens to bombard websites using AdSense with bot driven traffic. Thus, it would trigger Google’s anti-fraud systems. Brian Krebs, journalist and researcher, received the info from a website owner claiming he had received such a threat.