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Major U.S. Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam

Billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are among many prominent U.S. figures targeted by hackers on Twitter in an apparent Bitcoin scam. The official accounts of Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Kanye West also requested …

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Pentagon's new weapons systems easily hacked

New U.S. weapons systems being developed by the US Department of Defense can be easily be hacked by adversaries, a new government report said. The Government Accountability Office said the Pentagon was unaware of how easy it could be …

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Iraqi hackers hack ISIS website

A group of Iraqi hackers Daeshgram made a mockery of ISIS magazine, called Al-Naba, Al Arabiya reported. An image of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi surrounded by dancers and an editorial on the ISIS team at the World Cup caused …

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Iran, China and US hit by cyber attacks

Hackers have attacked networks in a number of countries including data centers in Iran where they left the image of a U.S. flag on screens along with a warning: "Don’t mess with our elections", the Iranian IT ministry said. …

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Android devices targeted by new botnet

There is a new botnet targeting Android devices by scanning for open debug ports so it can infect victims with malware that mines the Monero cryptocurrency, Bleeping Computer reported. The botnet came to life on February 3, and is …

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Russia’s Interfax agency comes under hacker attack

Almost all services of Russia’s Interfax news agency have come under the attack by hackers, First Deputy Director General and Executive Director Alexey Gorshkov said. He said that almost all services of Interfax …

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Hackers strike 74 countries with stolen NSA hacking tool

Using a tool likely stolen from the United States intelligence community, hackers launched a massive cyberattack across the world on Friday, hitting government agencies and other organizations in up to 75 countries.  The malicious …

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Hackers attack European Commission website

The European Commission was the victim of a “large scale” cyberattack Thursday, a EC spokesperson said. “The attack has so far been successfully stopped with no interruption of service, although connection speeds have …

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