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Oscars change Google search

As there are only five more days until the big night, Oscars change Google search. The company announced six ways Search and the Assistant can help users with this huge event. Emily Fifer, Product Manager Google Search, wrote about each of the changes. A dedicated…
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Coronavirus campaigns bring Emotet

Coronavirus campaigns strike Japan. A rash of malicious emails, botnet-driven, is using coronavirus as a theme. The announcement came from IBM X-Force and Kaspersky. As the disease spreads globally, attackers see it as an opportunity and malware infections become usual. The…
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Carrotball attacks U.S. Agency

Carrotball – a malware downloader, harboured in spear phishing emails targeted a U.S. government agency. Researchers consider that the emails came from the Konni Group APT. The campaign, called “Fractured Statue”, involved six unique malicious document lures, as…
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GDPR makes its way to Hong Kong

Hong Kong announced it would apply tougher penalties for data protection crimes. The decision comes after a serious breach appeared in 2018, at airline Cathay Pacific.  The amendments proposed to the regional government’s Personal Data Ordinance establish fines as a…
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Google removed 1.700 infected apps

Google removed 1.700 infected apps from its Play Store. The decision came after the company discovered the apps were carrying the Joker (or Bread) malware. This malware is involved in lobbying customers with SMS billing fraud. All these apps were all removed, even before…
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10.000 attacks per minute from Iran

Authorities detected 10.000 attacks per minute from Iran in just two days, in Texas (USA). Governor Greg Abbott announced that these targeted the state agency networks. According to a news report, during a a meeting of the Domestic Terrorism Task Force, Abbott pointed to a…