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For big banks, it’s an endless fight with hackers

Big banks like Capital One was the victim of a recent attack that captured the personal information of more than 100 million people, are a target for digital troublemakers.

Microsoft data shows hackers still targeting US elections

“We have uncovered attacks specifically targeting organizations that are fundamental to democracy, Democracy-focused organizations in the United States should be particularly concerned Microsoft’s vice president for customer security & trust, wrote in his blog post.

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Hackers try smaller amounts three years after $100 million heist

As the attempted transfer amounts fell, hackers also started sending their fraudulent orders during business hours, hoping they’d blend in with legitimate Swift messages.

Suspected Russian hackers impersonate State Department aide

The ``spear phishing'' attempts began on Wednesday, sending e-mail messages purported to come from a department public affairs official.

North Korean hacking group 'Reaper' grows into global threat: FireEye

According to a report by cyber security firm FireEye, a North Korean hacking group, called Reaper, has grown to become a global threat, capable of targeting a variety of sectors.

City Union Bank hack 'similar' to $81 million Bangladesh central bank heist: CEO

City Union Bank CEO N Kamikodi has said that hackers who tried to steal $2 million from the bank used tactics similar to those that led to a $81 million theft from Bangladesh's central bank.

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Hackers stole $6 million in attack on SWIFT system: Russian central bank

The Russian central bank has claimed that hackers have stolen 339.5 million roubels last year, through the SWIFT payments messaging system.

Why cryptocurrencies are vulnerable to cyber attacks, hacks

As much as cryptiocurrencies are considered a risk as the rapidly changing values across exchanges have shown, they are also a cyber threat. This is why it is an increasingly popular target of hackers.

Russia apparently hacking Winter Olympics emails: Report

Russian hackers have struck before the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. The email leak of IOC employees is in retailation to an IOC ban, which prohibits Russian athletes from participating.

North Korean hackers hijack computers to mine cryptocurrencies

New investigations claim that North Korea has been hacking systems for cryptocurrency, given that international sanctions have tightened over cash and oil supplies.

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