Pipeline Company Shut Down Its Own Pipeline, Paid Ransom

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sat, 15 May 2021 00:25:21 +0000

Editor’s note: Well, this is surprising, and interesting. The news about this oil pipeline shutdown seems to get weirder by the day. Here’s the latest (as far as I’ve seen). Colonial Pipeline operators made the proactive choice to shut down the 5,500-mile pipeline, setting off gas shortages, panic, and chaos up and down the East […]

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Data from 500M Facebook accounts posted online – reports

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 01:15:09 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Data affecting more than 500 million Facebook users that was originally leaked in 2019, including email addresses and phone numbers, has been posted on an online hackers forum, according to media reports and a cybercrime expert. “All 533,000,000 Facebook records were just leaked for free,” Alon Gal, chief technology officer at the Hudson […]

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North Korea stole $300M in crypto to fund nukes – UN experts

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 08:02:56 +0000

SEOUL: North Korea has stolen more than $300 million worth of cryptocurrencies through cyberattacks in recent months to support its banned nuclear and ballistic missile programs, a confidential UN report said. Compiled by a panel of experts monitoring sanctions on Pyongyang, the report said the country’s “total theft of virtual assets from 2019 to November […]

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Cyberattacks On Hospitals & More Are Adding To 2020 Chaos

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 22:37:32 +0000

2020 is not over. The latest news is that there have been cyberattacks on computer systems at some US hospitals. Aside from the clear concerns about healthcare for those in the hospital, this and other recent cyberattacks have raised concerns about broader societal disruption as Election Day approaches

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There Was An Attempted Cybersecurity Attack On Tesla — Fortunately, It Was Thwarted

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 05:54:29 +0000

I’m going to start this article with a disclaimer: I am a huge Tesla fan, still have some fractional shares in the company, and believe in its mission. I believe in Elon Musk and love what he stands for. With that said, I’m ecstatic to know that before the news of this cybersecurity attack on Tesla broke, the culprit was caught and no damage to the company was done. 

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The Vigilante Hunting Down Cheaters in Video Games

Credit to Author: Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:06:48 +0000

This 24-year-old Iraqi who lives in London has spent two years hunting cheaters in Overwatch and Valorant, getting thousands of cheaters banned and helping gaming companies improve their games.

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