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Microsoft: Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility between companies and customers

On Friday, businesses, governments and the UK’s National Health Service were left scrambling in the wake of a massive ransomware attack. The ‘WannaCry’ ransomware swiftly spread across 200,000 computers in 150 countries, causing Microsoft to issue an emergency patch for those still running outdated Windows XP systems. It turns out, …

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Apple, Samsung and Microsoft speak out on Vault 7 CIA leaks

In case you missed it last night or this morning, this week, WikiLeaks dropped the largest intelligence agency leak in history, dropping well over 8000 confidential CIA documents outlining the agency’s illicit spying tactics amongst other activities. The first drop in a series of coming ‘Vault 7’ leaks alleged that …

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Dangerous XSS exploit affecting Steam users

It looks like Steam users might want to be careful when browsing Steam as an XSS exploit has been discovered which can seriously affect account security. The issue was made public earlier today and can allow attackers to inject their own code, which could allow someone to hijack your Steam …

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Government committee criticises watchdogs over UK data breaches

The British government and its watchdogs are doing a poor job of protecting citizens and companies from online attacks, according to the public accounts committee. It also criticised a confusing system for reporting breaches, which painted an inconsistent picture of the current state of Britain’s digital security. Despite cyber attacks …

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