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Russian Hacking Team ‘The Dukes’ Targeting NGOs and Think Tanks after Trump Victory

(TECH CRUNCH) – According to Internet security team Volexity has detected an active spear-phishing effort by Russian hacker groups including Cozy Bear and the Dukes. The targeted phishing emails feature

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Hackers Accessed Telegram Messaging Accounts in Iran – Researchers

By Joseph Menn and Yeganeh Torbati SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iranian hackers have compromised more than a dozen accounts on the Telegram instant messaging service and identified the phone numbers

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Obama Says U.S. Government Must Improve Cyber Security

MADRID (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday that the U.S. government has to improve its cyber security practices for the modern age of smart phones and other

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Indonesia, South Korea Central Bank Websites Hit by Cyber Attacks; No Losses

By Hidayat Setiaji JAKARTA (Reuters) – The central banks of Indonesia and South Korea have been hit by cyber attacks on their public websites since activist hacking group Anonymous pledged

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Fed Records Show Dozens of Cybersecurity Breaches

By Jason Lange and Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve detected more than 50 cyber breaches between 2011 and 2015, with several incidents described internally as “espionage,”

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Technicians From SWIFT Left Bangladesh Bank Exposed to Hackers – Police

By Sanjeev Miglani, Serajul Quadir and Jim Finkle DHAKA/BOSTON (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s central bank became more vulnerable to hackers when technicians from SWIFT, the global financial network, connected a new

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Anonymous Attack Greek Central Bank, Warns Others

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s central bank became the target of a cyber attack by activist hacking group Anonymous on Tuesday which disrupted service of its web site, a Bank of

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Qatar National Bank Says Customer Accounts Safe Despite Data Breach

DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar National Bank, the Middle East’s largest lender by assets, said it had taken immediate steps to ensure customers would not suffer any financial loss after a

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Bangladesh Bank Hackers Compromised SWIFT Software, Warning to be Issued

By Jim Finkle (Reuters) – The attackers who stole $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank probably hacked into software from the SWIFT financial platform that is at the heart

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Bangladesh Bank Exposed to Hackers by Cheap Switches, No Firewall

By Serajul Quadir DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s central bank was vulnerable to hackers because it did not have a firewall and used second-hand, $10 switches to network computers connected to

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