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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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Clear personal data that Facebook collects

Any user can clear personal data that Facebook collects about her/his activity. The Off-Facebook Activity feature is now available to every user. After facing worldwide criticism over privacy and data breach controversies, Facebook last summer announced a privacy tool…
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Malware hits Euro Cup and Olympics Ticket Reseller

 JavaScript that steals payment card data hit a re-seller of tickets for Euro Cup and Olympics. The code survived for at least 50 days on one of the websites. On the other one, it lasted for two weeks. This ended due to the intervention of two security specialists. 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 announced it will kill the cookies

Google announced what the industry have feared for the last year – it will kill the cookies. This means that the Chrome browser will no longer support third-party cookies. The transition will take two years. The move will affect all web users at some extent. Still, the…
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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…
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Increasing phishing and malware threats until 2025

Rising cases of phishing and malware threats in organizations might propel the growth, although the global Cyber Security Market would witness a healthy CAGR (compound annual growth rate). The forecast was published in a report available on Million Insights. The attacks…