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Marcus Hutchins, a 24-year-old blogger and malware researcher arrested in 2017 for allegedly authoring and selling malware designed to steal online banking credentials, has pleaded guilty to criminal charges of conspiracy and to making, selling or advertising illegal wiretapping devices.
The criminals responsible for launching phishing campaigns that netted dozens of employees and more than 100 computer systems last month at Wipro, India's third-largest IT outsourcing firm, also appear to have targeted a number of other competing providers, including Infosys and Cognizant -- two other large technology consulting companies, new evidence suggests.
I'm not a huge fan of stories about stories, or those that explore the ins and outs of reporting a breach. But occasionally it seems necessary to publish such accounts when companies respond to a breach report in such a way that it's crystal clear that they wouldn't know what to do with a breach if it bit them in the nose, let alone festered unmolested in some dark corner of their operations.
McAfee, Sophos and Avast are among the antivirus software suites impacted.
On the heels of several Facebook data privacy snafus this week - and over the past year - users no longer trust the platform.
A researcher said that millions of records were leaking 300,000 Tap30 drivers' names, ID numbers and phone numbers.
Research at military labs and Towson University shows that identifying malicious activity may require much less captured data than has been the case.
For the last month, an unknown individual or group has been sharing data and hacking tools belonging to Iranian hacker group APT34.