Every industry is fair game for hackers. One mistake with any account information like reusing or sharing passwords and your organization can be shaken down for millions. So remember to practice good cybersecurity: do not reuse passwords, always confirm whom you are sharing sensitive information with, and be careful when clicking on suspicious links.

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Taking prompt action, the company has sent emails to a large section of its affected Android users to change their login credentials at the earliest. However, even those users who have not received any communication from the company’s side are strongly advised to change their login credentials as well to be on the safe side.

 

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On Tuesday, CD Projekt Red (CDPR) disclosed it had been the victim of a ransomware attack in which hackers had collected “certain data” from the company. It posted a ransom note from the hackers, in which they claimed to have access to source code from the studio’s most popular games, as well as internal legal, HR, and financial documents. CDPR said it would not give in to the demands or negotiate with the hackers, even if that meant the stolen data would begin circulating online.

 


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The number of offers for network access and their median prices on the public posts on hacker forums dropped in the final quarter of last year but the statistics fail to reflect the real size of the initial access market.

 

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It all started with a phone call Tuesday. Jordan says it was someone claiming to work at Venmo, “saying that they noticed that someone was trying to hack into my account.” The 17-year-old says the thief sent a text with a link to change her password on the money transfer app. She clicked the link, changed it, and from that moment the scammer was in. They got to work quickly, attempting to steal her college savings, over $2,000.

 

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While a new law in Russia that took effect on Jan. 1 provides a legal framework for using cryptocurrency, it also includes a host of provisions designed to unmask users of bitcoins, monero and other virtual currencies, the report notes… It also could be part of an attempt to “recruit new hackers” to assist government offensive hacking teams.

 


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