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Siemens Contractor Pleads Guilty to Planting 'Logic Bomb' in Spreadsheets

A former Siemens contractor has pledged guilty in federal court Friday to secretly planting code in automated spreadsheets he had created for the company over a decade ago that deliberately crashes …

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion Fine and Setup New Privacy Program for 20 Years

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today officially confirmed that Facebook has agreed to pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine over privacy violations surrounding the Cambridge Analytica scandal.…

Siemens Contractor Pleads Guilty to Planting 'Logic Bomb' in Spreadsheets

A former Siemens contractor has pledged guilty in federal court Friday to secretly planting code in automated spreadsheets he had created for the company over a decade ago that deliberately crashe…

A New 'Arbitrary File Copy' Flaw Affects ProFTPD Powered FTP Servers

A German security researcher has publicly disclosed details of a serious vulnerability in one of the most popular FTP server applications, which is currently being used by more than one million se…

Learn Ethical Hacking From Scratch — 2019 Training Bundle

The world of cybersecurity is fast-paced and ever-changing. New attacks are unleashed every day, and companies around the world lose millions of dollars as a result. The only thing standing in th…

Equifax to Pay up to $700 Million in 2017 Data Breach Settlement

Equifax, one of the three largest credit-reporting firms in the United States, has to pay up to $700 million in fines to settle a series of state and federal investigations into the massive 2017 d…

Kazakhstan Begins Intercepting HTTPS Internet Traffic Of All Citizens Forcefully

If you are in Kazakhstan and unable to access the Internet service without installing a certificate, you're not alone. The Kazakhstan government has once again issued an advisory to all major…

Slack Resets Passwords For Users Who Hadn't Changed It Since 2015 Breach

If you use Slack, a popular cloud-based team collaboration server, and recently received an email from the company about a security incident, don't panic and read this article before taking any a…

Hacker Stole Data of Over 70% Bulgarian Citizens from Tax Agency Servers

Eastern European country Bulgaria has suffered the biggest data breach in its history that compromised personal and financial information of 5 million adult citizens out of its total population of…

EvilGnome: A New Backdoor Implant Spies On Linux Desktop Users

Security researchers have discovered a rare piece of Linux spyware that's currently fully undetected across all major antivirus security software products, and includes rarely seen functionali…

New Attack Lets Android Apps Capture Loudspeaker Data Without Any Permission

Earlier this month, The Hacker News covered a story on research revealing how over 1300 Android apps are collecting sensitive data even when users have explicitly denied the required permissions. …
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