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"It is a gateway for bad actors to find their way into your world. The virus is not the only invisible enemy. Be vigilant against all threats!" a Maine police department warned this week.
From hacks to COVID-19 spear-phishing campaigns, there's no doubt the pandemic is aiding a surge in cybercrime.
The zombie network was linked to a slew of malicious activity over the years, including pump-and-dump stock scams, fake pharmaceutical spam email, Russian dating scams, and ransomware.
"The Kim regime has developed a model for using and exploiting the internet that is unique—it is a nation run like a criminal syndicate," the Recorded Future report said.
Julia Ezell, the former lawyer for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, has plead guilty to two misdemeanor counts for falsifying death threats against her from non-existent angry marijuana advocates.
"We take the security of our community very seriously," said the food delivery company, which wasn't aware of the May breach until earlier this month.
A former Arkansas VA database administrator pleaded guilty in federal court after being accused of offering to sell private information to an informant.
The report notes a range of efforts to target servicemembers online, including foreign attempts to promote the "Vets for Trump" Facebook page and use of pictures of soldiers in so-called "romance scams."
Experts tell "Newsweek" why the Capital One intrusion was both a hack and a breach, and how the bank may hold the "ultimate responsibility" for the data theft.
Amazon Web Services "was not compromised in any way and functioned as designed," the firm told Newsweek. Capital One said a breach impacted 100 million individuals in the U.S. and six million people in Canada.
Last month, at least three Florida towns and cities fell victim to similar incidents and decided to pay more than $1 million to hackers to restore their systems. It remains unknown if the attacks are linked.
"If a hacker had exploited the flaws, they could have taken over a legitimate Origin user's entire account," one researcher told Newsweek. Luckily, the bugs were never exploited.
"While it is a very expensive lesson for us, it is nevertheless a lesson," the company CEO responded.
Dark web markets are now "being picked off one by one," according to a top cybersecurity expert.
"They believe that a lie repeated a thousand times will become the truth," said a Chinese government spokesperson.
"We have contacted browser makers to ensure that known malicious extensions are no longer available to download," Facebook said.
The allegation may impact joint statement adopted at the DPRK-U.S. Summit, North Korea warned.
New research has unveiled how hackers could compromise vulnerabilities in "smart city" technology systems.
WhatsApp dismissed the report, claiming they were aware of the issue.
"We will not sit idly by while you take advantage of the misinformed," the hacker group proclaimed.
A sham website advertising penetration-testing job roles even listed U.S. hacking victims as "clients."
The rights group called the cyberattack a "deliberate attempt to infiltrate Amnesty International."