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Kingston announces new IronKey Vault Privacy 80 External SSDs

Kingston has a number of portable storage devices geared towards privacy and security. Today, the company is launching its latest, the new IronKey Vault Privacy 80 External SSD, Kingston's first OS-independent external SSD with touch-screen and hardware-encryption.  Using the IronKey VP80ES aims to be as simple as using a smartphone, …

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Microsoft confirms recent security breach

Earlier this week, we learned that Microsoft had been hacked by the same group behind recent cyberattacks on Nvidia and Samsung, both of which resulted in significant leaks. Microsoft has now confirmed the breach, and has begun investigating the group known as LAPSUS$.  As previously confirmed, the group did manage …

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Gigabyte hit by ransomware attack

We've seen a rise in the number of ransomware attacks in recent years, with a number of large companies being caught out. This time, it appears that Gigabyte has been affected by a ransomware attack, which reportedly saw the hackers steal 112GB of confidential information.  The group behind the attack …

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Marvel’s Avengers is leaking player’s IP addresses

Marvel’s Avengers released its latest content patch earlier this week and immediately, players noticed something very wrong. For some reason, the patch made it so that the game displays the player’s IP address on screen at all times.  This would be particularly problematic for anyone looking to stream the game, …

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Activision accounts may not be compromised after all

Earlier this week, reports of Activision accounts being compromised began to circulate. The claim was that up to 500,000 people could be affected. Since then, however, Activision has refuted these claims, saying there has been no breach. The rumour first appeared on the Twitter account ‘oRemyy, which has since been …

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