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NISSAN SUFFERS ANONYMOUS DDOS IN WHALING PROTEST

None | January 18, 2016

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"Hacktivists Anonymous hit the websites of automotive manufacturer Nissan with a DDoS attack in an anti-whaling campaign. As part of a series of attacks in defence of animal welfare, IB Times reported that #OpWhales hit Icelandic institutions and Icelandic Government websites in November in protest at the country's practice of whale hunting. This now includes attacks to protest Japan's plans to continue hunting 333 minke whales per year for 12 years until 2026 as part...

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CYBER SECURITY FIRM FINDS 'MULTIPLE VULNERABILITIES' IN TIK TOK SECURITY

abc6onyourside | January 15, 2020

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A cybersecurity firm tested the security of Tik Tok and found "multiple vulnerabilities" in the app's code, allowing for security loopholes and hacking accounts. Check Point Research published their findings on the app, showing the security concerns. The firm's research shows they were able to manipulate code to mess with accounts' contents, delete and upload videos without the account owner's consent, make previously "hidden" videos public, and access persona...

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ACCENTURE TO BUY SYMANTEC'S CYBER SECURITY SERVICES BUSINESS

Technology Decision | January 13, 2020

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Accenture’s security arm is set to get a boost with the anticipated acquisition of Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business.The professional services firm has agreed to buy Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom in a bid to enhance its ability to help companies prepare for, detect and respond to cyber threats, Accenture said. Symantec’s portfolio of cybersecurity services includes global threat monitoring and analysis through a network of security op...

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WINDOWS 7 USERS SHOULD UPDATE TO AVOID CYBER-SECURITY RISKS

Kotov | January 13, 2020

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Computer updates can be confusing, but the newest Microsoft Windows update is vital to keep you online information safe. The end of Microsoft 7 support will actually take place on Jan.14.While may seem harmless not to update your computer, it will actually open you up to things like viruses and hacking."If you don't upgrade to Windows 10, then over time security vulnerabilities will be found in Window 7 and since Microsoft is no longer offering support they won't be making patches f...

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NISSAN SUFFERS ANONYMOUS DDOS IN WHALING PROTEST

None | January 18, 2016

"Hacktivists Anonymous hit the websites of automotive manufacturer Nissan with a DDoS attack in an anti-whaling campaign. As part of a series of attacks in defence of animal welfare, IB Times reported that #OpWhales hit Icelandic institutions and Icelandic Government websites in November in protest at the country's practice of whale hunting. This now includes attacks to protest Japan's plans to continue hunting 333 minke whales per year for 12 years until 2026 as part...

Read More
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CYBER SECURITY FIRM FINDS 'MULTIPLE VULNERABILITIES' IN TIK TOK SECURITY

abc6onyourside | January 15, 2020

A cybersecurity firm tested the security of Tik Tok and found "multiple vulnerabilities" in the app's code, allowing for security loopholes and hacking accounts. Check Point Research published their findings on the app, showing the security concerns. The firm's research shows they were able to manipulate code to mess with accounts' contents, delete and upload videos without the account owner's consent, make previously "hidden" videos public, and access persona...

Read More
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ACCENTURE TO BUY SYMANTEC'S CYBER SECURITY SERVICES BUSINESS

Technology Decision | January 13, 2020

Accenture’s security arm is set to get a boost with the anticipated acquisition of Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business.The professional services firm has agreed to buy Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom in a bid to enhance its ability to help companies prepare for, detect and respond to cyber threats, Accenture said. Symantec’s portfolio of cybersecurity services includes global threat monitoring and analysis through a network of security op...

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WINDOWS 7 USERS SHOULD UPDATE TO AVOID CYBER-SECURITY RISKS

Kotov | January 13, 2020

Computer updates can be confusing, but the newest Microsoft Windows update is vital to keep you online information safe. The end of Microsoft 7 support will actually take place on Jan.14.While may seem harmless not to update your computer, it will actually open you up to things like viruses and hacking."If you don't upgrade to Windows 10, then over time security vulnerabilities will be found in Window 7 and since Microsoft is no longer offering support they won't be making patches f...

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