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Nicehash Confirms Theft of Bitcoin

Nicehash Confirms Theft of Bitcoin

Nicehash, the cryptocurrency mining company, has confirmed the theft of over 4,736.43 Bitcoin, worth over $75 million at today's prices. What We Know On Wednesday, December 6th, the Nicehash team reported that someone had compromised their systems. Once inside, the...

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Major Vulnerability Reported in High Sierra

Major Vulnerability Reported in High Sierra

Yesterday morning, a researcher named Lemi Ergin disclosed a major bug in macOS High Sierra. On Twitter, he reported that when making changes to Users and Groups preferences, a login prompt appears. By typing in "root" with no password and clicking "Unlock" multiple...

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Forever 21 Suffers Credit Card Breach

Forever 21 Suffers Credit Card Breach

In yet another episode of the eternal conga line of breaches and thefts, Forever 21 recently announced that hackers stole credit card data from their stores. What Happened to Forever 21? Forever 21 has not-so-kindly kept most of the details private so far. We do know...

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Online Holiday Shopping Tips for 2017

Online Holiday Shopping Tips for 2017

Happy Holidays! With Black Friday and Cyber Monday past for 2017, we're now in the full holiday shopping season. Here's some holiday shopping tips so you can stay safe online. Shop only at trusted retailers. Scammers and hackers love to purchase domain names almost...

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Security Tech Today: Monero

Security Tech Today: Monero

From time to time, we at SCS like to discuss newer or lesser-known security technologies, bringing them into the light to use them - or to protect against them. Today, we'll be discussing Monero. What is Monero? Monero, at its root, is a cryptocurrency. We're sure...

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Bad Rabbit – Yet Another Petya Variant

Bad Rabbit – Yet Another Petya Variant

Bad Rabbit The chain of malware attacks isn't letting up any time soon. Just this past Tuesday, researchers detected a new variant of ransomware in the wild. Dubbed "Bad Rabbit", the malware has currently affected Russian websites and Ukrainian infrastructure assets....

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The KRACK Attack

The KRACK Attack

The KRACK Attack Researchers out of KU Leuven recently disclosed a major vulnerability in the WPA2 protocol. The attack, known as KRACK, works by forcing the victim to reinstall an already-used key. By replaying message 3 in the WPA2 four-way handshake, the attacker...

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Patient Records Exposed in New Breach

Patient Records Exposed in New Breach

Patient Health Records Exposed The fun never ends in the cybersecurity world. Researchers at Kromtech Security Researchers recently disclosed the existence of yet another insecure AWS server. This time, the server stored the most sensitive of all data - patient health...

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