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FBI Names Six U.S. States Most Vulnerable to Online Attacks FBI Names Six U.S. States Most Vulnerable to Online Attacks

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has estimated that cybercriminals stole approximately $2 billion from victims by virtue of compromising corporate email accounts, in 2019. Criminals continued to invent new and more sophisticated types of attacks last year, although quite widespread extortion, government impersonation, and spoofing were the three crime categories newly added […]

Eastern Europe Hit by Massive Russia and China-backed Cyberattacks, Including Strong Propaganda on Social Networks, Analysis Suggests Eastern Europe Hit by Massive Russia and China-backed Cyberattacks, Including Strong Propaganda on Social Networks, Analysis Suggests

This spring, an array of European countries faced a massive cyberattack campaign, with nearly 80 critical infrastructure institutions in Eastern and Central Europe affected. The attacks reportedly were in favor of Russia’s and China’s interests in Europe.

Hackers Compromised 160,000 Nintendo User Accounts to Illegally Make Purchases in Game Stores Hackers Compromised 160,000 Nintendo User Accounts to Illegally Make Purchases in Game Stores

Hackers have gained access to 160,000 Nintendo user accounts, wherein evildoers apparently used gamers’ balance and registered credit cards or PayPal to illegally make purchases in My Nintendo Store or Nintendo eShop.

Russian Culprits Linked to Coincheck’s $530 Million Hack Attack

A new report of the investigation into the Coincheck exchange 2018 hack has revealed that the personal computers of the employees have been to have been infected by a virus originating from a Russian hacker syndicate.

No Bitcoin Network Re-Org as Binance Falls Victim to $40 Mln Hack

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced May 7 the discovery of a “large scale security breach” leading to malicious actors being able to access user API keys, two-factor authentication codes and “potentially other info.”

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