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Dangers of DNS Interception

Dangers of DNS Interception. The Domain Name System is basically the internet’s phone book or yellow pages that translates domain name URLs into their equivalent numeric (IP4) or alphanumeric (IP6) IP Addresses. As far as we know, it has largely been untouched or unexploited by hackers until recently, or the practice has not been put to
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Reddit suffers major ‘security breach’ and hacker gained access to Reddit’s internal systems, despite SMS Two-Factor Authentication on employee accounts.

Reddit suffers major 'security breach' and hacker gained access to Reddit's internal systems, despite SMS Two-Factor Authentication on employee accounts. Reddit discovered on 19 June 2018 that emails, encrypted passwords, private messages, public posts of some of the registered users and a backup of and old 2007 database was stolen by hacker who…
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Ransomware hits shipping lines again

Ransomware hits shipping lines again. Chinese shipping firm, COSCO came under a ransomware attack that disrupted its system network in the United States (US). The attack took place in 24 July 2018, Tuesday, at the Port of Long Beach where the company’s local email system and network telephone communication were in disarray. COSCO’s staff then…
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SingHealth under siege

SingHealth under siege. Singapore faced its worst cyberattack in history with 1.5 million patients' medical records being breached including top politicians' health records. The island-state local media released the shocking news on Friday, 20 Jul 2018, however, the data breach could have taken place much earlier as some cybersecurity experts…
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