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Hacked home cams used to livestream police raids in swatting attacks

Hacked home cams used to livestream police raids in swatting attacks

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SolarWinds: Hacked firm issues urgent security fix

SolarWinds: Hacked firm issues urgent security fix

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Hacked networks will need to be burned ‘down to the ground’

Hacked networks will need to be burned ‘down to the ground’

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BOSTON -- It’s going to take months to kick elite hackers widely believed to be Russian out of the U.S. government networks they have been quietly rifling through since as far back as March in Washington’s worst cyberespionage failure on record.Experts say there simply are not enough skilled threat-hunting teams to duly identify all the government and private-sector systems that may have been hacked. FireEye, the cybersecurity company that discovered the intrusion into U.S. agencies and was among the victims, has already tallied dozens of casualties. It's racing to identify more.“We have a serious problem. We don’t know what networks they are in, how deep they are, what access they have, what tools they left,” said Bruce Schneier, a prominent security expert and Harvard fellow.It’s not cle...
‘The world has had enough’: Donald Trump campaign website hacked

‘The world has had enough’: Donald Trump campaign website hacked

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The Donald Trump campaign website has been hacked.The website's "About" page was briefly replaced by a message which stated: "the world has had enough of the fake-news spreaded (sic) daily by president donald j trump." It appeared to be an unsophisticated scam aimed at collecting cryptocurrency.There was no clue to the identity of the hacker(s). The message spoke of access to "Trump and relatives" and of "classified information" that the "trump-gov is involved in the origin of the corona virus".There was no immediate verification as to the veracity of the message nor, indeed, any evident concern in the Trump campaign. ...
Twitter accounts of Obama, Biden, Musk and others ‘hacked’ in apparent Bitcoin scam

Twitter accounts of Obama, Biden, Musk and others ‘hacked’ in apparent Bitcoin scam

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Twitter says it is investigating after a number of high-profile accounts were apparently hacked.Accounts including those of former US president Barack Obama, presidential hopeful Joe Biden and billionaire Elon Musk all had messages about Bitcoin posted on them. Businessman Mike Bloomberg, Amazon chief Jeff Bezos and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates were also among those affected.The fake tweets, which were quickly deleted, offered to send $ 2,000 for every $ 1,000 sent to a bitcoin address.Twitter said in a statement: "We are aware of a security incident impacting accounts on Twitter. ...