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Microsoft blames US stockpiled vulnerability for WannaCry ransomware attack

The stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments is a big problem, the company said

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How the Macron campaign slowed cyberattackers

Did the French president-elect's security team use cyberdeception techniques to fight off phishing attacks? Submitting fake credentials definitely qualifies

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Vulnerability hits Intel enterprise PCs going back 10 years

The security hole involves enterprise IT remote management features in the chipmaker’s firmware

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Network management vulnerability exposes cable modems to hacking

SNMP authentication bypass flaw could be used to hijack hundreds of thousands of cable modems from around the world

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Foiled! 15 tricks to hold off the hackers

To root out persistent hackers, sometimes you have to get a little creative

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McAfee: Wave of Shamoon cyberattacks coordinated by a single group

The campaigns are bigger and more sophisticated, and they're causing far more damage as the attackers learn new techniques and collaborate with other groups

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Old Windows Server machines can still fend off hacks. Here's how

Many businesses still use Windows Server 2003, even as Microsoft no longer supports the OS

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Russian man receives longest-ever prison sentence in the US for hacking

The son of Russian parliament member Valery Seleznev was sentenced to 27 years in prison for cybercrime-related offences

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Trump's cybersecurity mystery: 90 days in, where's the plan?

An executive order was shelved without explanation, and a promised cybersecurity report hasn't materialized

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At $175, this ransomware service is a boon to cybercriminals

Cybercriminals can engage in more ransomware attacks, thanks to a new variant called Karmen that hackers can buy on the black market for $175

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Rival IoT malware clash in a botnet territory battle

The Hajime malware is competing with the Mirai malware to enslave some internet of things devices

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Microsoft: Past patches address leaked NSA exploits

The patches -- one of which was issued last month -- address the exploits found in the Shadow Brokers leak

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Leaked NSA exploits plant a bull's-eye on Windows Server

A hacking group leaked spying tools that can target older versions of Windows

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Microsoft Word exploit linked to cyberspying in Ukraine conflict

A severe Microsoft Office vulnerability was recently used to deliver spyware to Russian-speaking targets, in a possible case of cyberespionage.

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US dismantles Kelihos botnet after Russian hacker's arrest

Peter Levashov has been accused of running the Kelihos botnet, according to the U.S.

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Angry Shadow Brokers release password for suspected NSA hacking tools

The hackers said President Donald Trump is deserting the base that supported him

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Notorious iOS spyware has an Android sibling

The Android variant can steal data from messaging apps, spy from a phone’s camera or microphone, and self-destruct

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Old attack code is new weapon for Russian hackers

Researchers found commonalities between tools used against Solaris 20 years ago and modern-day attacks deployed against Windows PCs

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