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Cyberpunk 2077 developers blackmailed after hackers steal plans for upcoming video game

An unnamed group of hackers have targeted a developer of highly popular video games.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Apple: If hackers have our customers’ passwords, they didn’t steal them from us

Apple reassures worried customers that it has not suffered a security breach, as hackers threaten to remotely wipe users’ devices.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Hackers claim they will wipe iPhones and iCloud accounts unless Apple pays ransom

A group of hackers are allegedly threatening to remotely wipe millions of iPhones and iCloud accounts, unless Apple agrees to pay a ransom by April 7th.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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27,000 MongoDB servers have their data wiped, receive ransom demand for its safe return

Tens of thousands of unprotected MongoDB databases have been taken hostage by hackers, who have wiped data from company servers and are demanding a ransom be paid for the safe return of the information.

Ouch. Here’s what you need to know.


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Bank refuses to pay $3,000,000 ransom, hacker exposes customer account details

A hacker has published the account statements of hundreds of United Arab Emirates (UAE) bank customers after his $3 million ransom demand went unfulfilled.

David Bisson reports.


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Hacked TalkTalk says that it has received ransom demand

TalkTalk has said that it has received a ransom demand, after it suffered a hack which has potentially put the details of up to four million customers at risk.


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Hacker hijacks Plex’s forum and blog, makes Bitcoin ransom demand

Plex, an application used to organise and stream video collections between devices, has found itself on the sharp end of an attack from a ransom-demanding hacker.


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Nokia paid millions to internet blackmailers who stole smartphone source code

If your business fell victim to cyber-blackmailers, would it pay up or take a stand?

Read my latest article on the F-Secure BSB blog.


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