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Quantum computers could read all your encrypted data. This ‘quantum-safe’ VPN aims to stop that

o protect our private communications from future attacks by quantum computers, Verizon is trialing the use of next-generation cryptography keys to protect the virtual private networks (VPNs) that are used every day by companies around the world to prevent hacking.  Verizon implemented what it describes …

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T-Mobile says hackers accessed user data but won’t confirm SSN breach of 100 million customers

T-Mobile is looking into allegations that a hacker stole 106GB of data containing the social security numbers, names, addresses and driver’s license information for more than 100 million people. In a statement to ZDNet, T-Mobile said it is “aware of claims made in an underground …

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Black Hat: How cybersecurity incidents can become a legal minefield

BLACK HAT USA: When a company becomes the victim of a cyberattack, executives are faced with a tsunami of challenges: containing a breach, remediation, informing customers and stakeholders, identifying those responsible, and conducting a forensic analysis of the incident — to name but a few. …

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Security company warns of Mitsubishi industrial control vulnerabilities

Cybersecurity company Nozomi Networks Labs has warned the industrial control system (ICS) security community about 5 vulnerabilities affecting Mitsubishi safety PLCs. In a new report, the company said Mitsubishi acknowledged the issues — which are focused on the authentication implementation of the MELSOFT communication protocol …

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Stop ignoring this iPhone warning

Have you seen the prompt on your iPhone to update to iOS 14.7.1, but you’ve been putting it off? After all, it doesn’t seem like there’s much to it. It’s just a bug fix, right? No, this is no ordinary bug fix. Full article

This new phishing attack is ‘sneakier than usual’, Microsoft warns

Microsoft’s Security Intelligence team has issued an alert to Office 365 users and admins to be on the lookout for a “crafty” phishing email with spoofed sender addresses. Microsoft put out an alert after observing an active campaign targeting Office 365 organizations with convincing emails …

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A Cold War is raging in cyberspace. Here’s how countries are preparing their defenses

Cyberattacks are something every country has to deal with, but countries in Central and Eastern Europe are particularly wary of the occasional attack on their critical infrastructures and governments. Last year, we had over 4,300 incidents recorded, Rytis Rainys, the director of the National Cyber …

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