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Pirated Software Helped An Unknown Malware Infect 3.2 Million PCs

Pirated Software Helped An Unknown Malware Infect 3.2 Million PCs

hackThere are many reasons not to download pirated software, with the most obvious being that it’s illegal and you’re essentially “stealing”. The second reason is that because you can’t always trust the source of pirated software, it could lead to bad situations like this, where recently a report from NordLocker revealed how an unknown malware …

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US DOJ Recovers 63.7 Bitcoin From Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack

US DOJ Recovers 63.7 Bitcoin From Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack

Recently, the US government announced that they will soon be giving ransomware attacks the same level of priority as terrorism. While ransomware attacks aren’t new, it seems that the attack on the Colonial Pipeline that caused fuel shortages across the East Coast and Southern US has spurred the government to treat it more seriously. Advertising …

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Apple’s AirTag Has Already Been Hacked

Apple’s AirTag Has Already Been Hacked

Apple’s AirTag was announced and released not too long ago, but it seems that less than a month since its official unveiling, the gadget has already been hacked. Now the good news is that this hack comes from IT security researcher stacksmashing on Twitter, meaning it’s more about showing off the possibility rather than doing …

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Beware This WhatsApp Scam That Could Steal Your Account

Beware This WhatsApp Scam That Could Steal Your Account

Internet scams aren’t new and hopefully people have, over the years, gotten more educated and more aware about them. However, the reality is that people still fall for scams even today, but do be on the lookout for a new-ish WhatsApp scam that seems to be making its rounds these days. Advertising This scam, if …

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iOS 14.4.2 Will Fix A Dangerous Safari Exploit

iOS 14.4.2 Will Fix A Dangerous Safari Exploit

If you own an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch, then you might want to update your devices ASAP. This is because Apple has released iOS 14.4.2 which comes with a fix for an exploit in Safari that could allow for hackers to potentially manipulate websites through cross site scripting when viewed through Safari on your …

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Xcode Malware Is Targeting Apple Developers

Xcode Malware Is Targeting Apple Developers

Malware can target all sorts of users, from those who might be naive enough to click on suspicious email attachments, to those who think they’re downloading a pirated movie when they might be downloading malware instead, and so on, so it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that there might malware out there …

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Mysterious Malware Discovered On At Least 30,000 Macs

Mysterious Malware Discovered On At Least 30,000 Macs

Given that Windows is more widely used compared to Mac, it would obviously benefit hackers and scammers to create malware designed to target Windows computers instead of Mac, but this doesn’t mean that Macs are completely safe. In fact, recently, researchers have discovered a mysterious strain of malware on at least 30,000 Mac computers. Advertising …

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Cyberpunk 2077’s Developer Has Been Hacked, Source Code Allegedly Stolen

Cyberpunk 2077’s Developer Has Been Hacked, Source Code Allegedly Stolen

It seems that the developers behind Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher have landed themselves in a bit of an awkward situation as they have been hacked. In a tweet posted on CD Projekt Red’s account, the company has confirmed that they have fallen victim to a hack and had their internal systems breached and compromised. …

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CD Projekt Red says it was hacked but won't pay the ransom

CD Projekt Red says it was hacked but won’t pay the ransom

With the bungled launch of Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red has had a rough couple of months. Now, the company tweeted that it’s been hacked and must pay a ransom or code from games like Cyberpunk 2077 and an “unreleased version of Witcher 3” will be revealed. The attackers have also dumped or threatened to …

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11 Year Old Poses As A Hacker Online, Blackmails His Own Father

11 Year Old Poses As A Hacker Online, Blackmails His Own Father

Just because you consider someone to be your family, even if it’s necessarily by blood, it doesn’t mean that they can’t turn around and betray you or do things that work against you. Take for example over in India, where a man who extorted by what he thought was a group of hackers, only to …

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