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Singapore defence ministry invites hackers to breach its systems

Country's Ministry of Defence will run a "bug bounty" programme, led by HackerOne, inviting hackers worldwide to identify vulnerabilities in its internet-facing systems.

ROBOT exploit from 1998 resurrected, leaves top websites' crypto vulnerable

The 19-year-old vulnerability impacts websites from Facebook to Paypal as well as popular software.

Individualism may make you better at catching a phish: Research

National culture was revealed to be the strongest predictor of an individual's ability to spot deceitful emails.

Almost one billion video stream users exposed to secret cryptocurrency mining

Popular video streaming and ripping services are secretly mining crypto through visitor PC power.

Adobe patches Business Logic error in Flash

This Patch Tuesday is minimal with only one bug resolved.

MoneyTaker hacking group steals millions from US, UK, Russian banks

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Researchers say the cyberattackers have been able to steal potentially millions of dollars in the past two years alone.

Yes, that Netflix tweet is creepy — and raises serious privacy questions

23 hours agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Netflix's ability to extrapolate detailed and specific viewing habits from its vast data set leaves troubling questions about its employees' access to personal customer information.

New Spider ransomware threatens to delete your files if you don't pay within 96 hours

Attackers behind new ransomware campaign offer "really easy" tutorial video in order to ensure they make money from their criminal activities.

Ransomware's bitcoin problem: How price surge means a headache for crooks

Ransomware authors are profiting from the rise of the cryptocurrency -- but it's also bringing some unexpected problems for them and other dark web operators.

Only US tops Australia in Asia-Pacific cyber maturity: ASPI

The region's preparedness to ward off cyber attacks and fight cybercrime is growing, but so are the threats, according to a new report from one of Australia's leading think tanks.

GCHQ's cybersecurity accelerator just opened its door to nine new startups

GCHQ has showcased the nine startups chosen to help protect the UK from the cyber-attacks of the future.

These five programming languages have flaws that expose apps to attack

Securely developed apps may be at risk due to security issues in popular interpreted programming languages.

Bangladesh minister: We want to 'wipe out' Philippines bank after $80m heist

The finance minister said he wants to "wipe out Rizal Bank from Earth" due to the cyberattack.

Keylogger uncovered on hundreds of HP PCs

For the second time this year, HP has been forced to issue an emergency fix for pre-installed keylogger software.

Symantec says biometrics isn't the answer for protecting against financial fraud

With Australians to soon transfer money in near real-time, banks will need to up their fraud detection capabilities, but Symantec's local CTO has said biometrics isn't the way to do that.

Biggest tech fails of 2017

From the tech giants that let fake news run amok, to the ridesharing company that had an Uber-bad run, these were the year's most notable disappointments.

Amazon launches single sign-on service for AWS cloud

AWS SSO will let users manage access to multiple AWS accounts and applications using their existing corporate credentials.

This ransomware asks victims to name their own price to get their files back

Attackers behind this form of file-encrypting malware - which has similarities with Locky - think that if the victim can set their own price, they're more likely to pay.

Emotet Downloader Trojan Returns in Force

During the past couple of days, we have seen an increase in activity from Emotet. This Trojan downloader spreads by emails that lure victims into downloading a Word document, which contains macros that after executing employ PowerShell to download a malicious payload. Show More Summary

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