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How tech is a weapon in modern domestic abuse -- and how to protect yourself

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 11:35
From Apple AirTags to stalkerware, everyday tech can be used against you.
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UK government announces crackdown on cryptocurrency adverts

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 05:19
Officials want to ensure ads are "fair and clear".
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Cold-calling 02 scam artists are offering 40% plan discounts, free phone contracts for your security code

ZDNet Zero Day - Fri, 01/14/2022 - 07:21
They don't seem to like it when you call them out, though.
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Dark web carding platform UniCC shuts up shop after making millions

ZDNet Zero Day - Fri, 01/14/2022 - 06:50
The operators have apparently made enough to keep them happy in retirement.
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SnatchCrypto campaign plants backdoors in crypto startups, DeFi, blockchain networks

ZDNet Zero Day - Fri, 01/14/2022 - 05:49
Malware is used to find and empty cryptocurrency wallets at victim organizations.
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Ransomware locks down prison, knocks systems offline

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 01/13/2022 - 06:36
Inmates were confined to their cells as a result of the cyberattack.
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UK jails man for spying on kids, adults with Remote Access Trojans

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 01/13/2022 - 05:49
Malware was used to take explicit photos and videos.
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Fingers point to Lazarus, Cobalt, FIN7 as key hacking groups attacking finance industry

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 01/13/2022 - 02:00
A deep dive into threats against this sector reveals the top threats organizations should keep in mind.
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Remote Access Trojans spread through Microsoft Azure, AWS cloud service abuse

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 01/12/2022 - 07:03
It seems that one or two Trojans aren't enough for your average cyberattacker.
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KCodes NetUSB kernel remote code execution flaw impacts millions of devices

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 06:00
The vulnerability is present in software licensed to multiple router vendors.
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Indian Patchwork hacking group infects itself with remote access Trojan

ZDNet Zero Day - Mon, 01/10/2022 - 07:55
Researchers pounced on the opportunity the mistake created.
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Abcbot botnet is linked to Xanthe cryptojacking group

ZDNet Zero Day - Mon, 01/10/2022 - 07:00
Researchers believe the focus is moving from cryptocurrency to traditional botnet attacks.
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NoReboot attack fakes iOS phone shutdown to spy on you

ZDNet Zero Day - Fri, 01/07/2022 - 05:08
The PoC malware can be used to hijack microphone and camera functions.
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Chinese scientist pleads guilty to stealing US agricultural tech

ZDNet Zero Day - Fri, 01/07/2022 - 04:04
US prosecutors have labeled his actions as "economic espionage."
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Purple Fox rootkit discovered in malicious Telegram installers

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 01/05/2022 - 06:16
Slicing up files allows the malware to stay under the radar.
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Morgan Stanley agrees to $60 million settlement in data breach lawsuit

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 01/05/2022 - 05:19
Customer data was held on legacy equipment that was later sold on without being wiped.
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Malsmoke hackers abuse Microsoft signature verification in ZLoader cyberattacks

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 01/05/2022 - 05:03
Malware exploits the system to steal credentials and other data.
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