Malware
UK’s Police Federation hit by ransomware  TechCrunch · 3 days
The U.K.’s Police Federation has confirmed it’s been hit by a cyberattack. The union-like organization, representing 119,000 police officers across the 43 forces in England and Wales, described the event as ransomware in a statement shared... more
Aluminum manufacturing giant Norsk Hydro shut down by ransomware  TechCrunch · 5 days
Norsk Hydro, one of the largest global aluminum manufacturers, has confirmed its operations have been disrupted by a ransomware attack. The Oslo, Norway-based company said in a brief statement that... more
Huge aluminium plants hit by 'severe' ransomware attack  BBC · 5 days
The Norwegian firm, which employs 35,000 people worldwide, has switched to manual controls at some plants. more
Subscribe to Private Internet Access VPN today to beat the price hike  Windows Central · 1 week
Prices are going up on March 18 but existing subscribers won't have to pay a cent more. Nearly everything we do is online these... more
New Android adware found in 200 apps on Google Play  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Security researchers have found a new kind of mobile adware hidden in hundreds of Android apps, and downloaded more than 150 million times from Google Play. The malware... more
Google reports zero-day exploit in Windows 7, Microsoft yet to release patch  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Microsoft has a zero-day vulnerability in Windows 7 that remains unpatched, Google revealed in a blog post yesterday. It’s one of two zero-day vulnerabilities... more
Researchers obtain a command server used by North Korean hacker group  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
In a rare move, government officials have handed security researchers a seized server believed to be used by North Korean hackers to launch dozens of targeted... more
Formjacking: The newest way hackers are stealing credit card information  Global News · 3 weeks
Formjacking is when cybercriminals use a malicious JavaScript code to steal credit card details and other information from payment forms on the checkout web pages of e-commerce sites. more
BBEdit 12.6 Introduces App Sandboxing Ahead of Planned Mac App Store Launch  MacRumors · 4 weeks
BBEdit, the popular and long-running HTML and text editor for Mac, was today updated to version 12.6. The new version of the software introduces... more
Microsoft Defender brings anti-virus protection to Mac, but limited business roll-out initially
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