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Kaspersky: You can trust us despite US government ban

Eugene Kaspersky has denied that the cyber-security firm he founded is close to the Russian government and insists it poses no danger to its...

US government removes Kaspersky security software

The US Department of Homeland Security has told government departments and agencies to remove all security software from the Moscow-based company Kaspersky Lab from...

North Korean Hackers Target Bitcoin

North Korea is suspected of intensifying cyber-attacks to steal virtual currency in order to obtain funds and avert tightening sanctions, according to security experts. North...

Hackers are infiltrating the US power grid. Intrusion – but no attack

A hacking group has grown bolder and gained access to operational controls of US electric companies, according to Symantec researchers. A hacker group linked to...

CouchPotato: alleged CIA’s trojan with tweaked ffmpeg filching video streams

Today is August 10, and Wikileaks has just pleased us with another Vault 7 release, CouchPotato. If the user guide marked “SECRET//NOFORN” is valid,...

A flaw in solar panels paves way to blackouts

A cybersecurity researcher at ITsec, Netherlands, has found a critical vulnerability in the smart inverter featuring in a plenty of solar panels. By exploiting...

Open-source firewall to make phone networks a safe place

Of course, Signalling System 7 (SS7) has made public switched telephone networks (PSTN) more secure and effective. The protocol enables both data and voice...

Microsoft secretly sues Fancy Bears

Last year, when Fancy Bears became a worldwide-known hacking group, Microsoft gave a non-trivial response: the company lawyered up in order to confiscate the...

Hackers phish and water-hole US nuclear power plants

Since May 2017, hackers have been infiltrating into the corporate networks of nuclear power plants and the companies manufacturing facilities for them. While some credentials...

OutlawCountry: an alleged CIA’s Linux malware

On Thursday, June 29, Wikileaks revealed documentation, the user manual and test plan, related to the OutlawCoutry project. The whistleblower website attributes the malware...

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