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Tens of thousands march against Lukashenko as hackers leak police details

Tens of thousands march against Lukashenko as hackers leak police details

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Tens of thousands of people marched through the Belarusian capital Minsk on Sunday, calling for the resignation of president Alexander Lukashenko in the sixth straight weekend of protests.It comes as hackers leaked the personal details of more than 2,000 senior police officers in two batches, pledging that "no one will remain anonymous, even under a balaclava", amid reports of violent crackdowns targeting demonstrators. At least 10 people were detained on Sunday, according to the Russian news agency TASS, which quoted a police spokesperson. Human rights group Spring-96 said at least 196 people were detained across the whole of the county. ...
Hackers from China, Iran and Russia ‘attempting to spy on Trump and Biden campaigns’

Hackers from China, Iran and Russia ‘attempting to spy on Trump and Biden campaigns’

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Hackers from China, Russia and Iran are attempting to spy on the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Joe Biden, according to Microsoft. The tech giant says that the same group of cyber criminals from Russia that attempted to interfere in the 2016 US election are trying to break into email accounts belonging to staff members from across the political spectrum. It adds that a group based in China has targeted Joe Biden's election campaign, while a team of hackers in Iran are continuing to attack accounts related to Donald Trump, ahead of polling day on 3 November. Image: Hackers have unsuccessfully targeted Joe Biden Strontium, the Russian group, was "identified in the Mueller report as the organisation primary responsible for t...
Revealed: How a Premier League club almost lost £1m to hackers

Revealed: How a Premier League club almost lost £1m to hackers

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Hackers froze turnstiles at a football game and tried to steal a £1m club transfer fee in recent cyber attacks on UK sport, a new report has revealed. Cyber criminals hacked the emails of a Premier League club's managing director during a transfer negotiation and would have been able to pocket the fee if it wasn't for a late intervention from the bank, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said. The NCSC's first Cyber Threat to Sports Organisations report also revealed 70% of major UK sports organisations suffer a cyber attack every year, which is more than double the average for other businesses.Another English football club was targeted by a ransomware attack that stopped its turnstiles and CCTV systems from working, which nearly resulted in a match being cancelled, the document said
Shopped with Claire’s online? Hackers may have stolen your card details

Shopped with Claire’s online? Hackers may have stolen your card details

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Hackers have stolen bank card details from the online platform used by Claire's, the jewellery and accessories retailer.The attack began on 25 April and was ongoing until 13 June, according to researchers at Sansec. Consumers who may have shopped online at Claire's during this period are advised to monitor their account statements for unauthorised charges, and alert their card provider's fraud team if they see anything suspicious.So-called Magecart skimming attacks, named after the software allowing hackers to take copies of card details used on digital stores, have become increasingly common in recent years.British Airways is the most high-profile company that was recently hit by this style of attack, which affected at least 380,000 customers. ...