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Special Counsel indicts 13 people, Russian troll farm on conspiracy charges

Special Counsel indicts 13 people, Russian troll farm on conspiracy charges

On Friday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller released...
A Hacker Has Wiped a Spyware Company’s Servers—Again

A Hacker Has Wiped a Spyware Company’s Servers—Again

Last year, a vigilante hacker broke into the servers of a company that sells spyware to everyday consumers and wiped their servers, deleting photos captured from monitored devices. A year later,...
A potent botnet is exploiting a critical router bug that may never be fixed

A potent botnet is exploiting a critical router bug that may never be fixed

A Dasan Networks router similar to this one is under active exploit by the potent Satori botnet. ...
Hackers Used Ontario Government and CAMH Websites to Mine Cryptocurrency

Hackers Used Ontario Government and CAMH Websites to Mine Cryptocurrency

Visitors to thousands of websites—including UK and US government sites—were forced to unknowingly mine cryptocurrency over the weekend after hackers compromised a popular browser plugin called Browsealoud, and rejigged it to...