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Hacker arrested for wave of fake bomb and shooting threats against schools

Hacker arrested for wave of fake bomb and shooting threats against schools

FBI agents have arrested a 20-year-old man alleged to have been part of a hacking gang which not only launched distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, but also launched a wave of chilling bomb and shooting threats against thousands of schools in the United States and United Kingdom.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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Insecure Office 365 setups could be a ticking time bomb for your business

Insecure Office 365 setups could be a ticking time bomb for your business

Messages your customers receive from a hacker who has already compromised your email system are going to look much more convincing, and could result in your clients transferring large sums of money into a scammer’s bank account and you losing customer trust and future business.

Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.

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Smashing Security #040: The show that cost Troy Hunt 14 dollars

Are public figures lying about being hacked? What were online criminals doing with 711 million email addresses? And how could scammers profit from Hurricane Harvey?

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by HaveIBeenPwned’s Troy Hunt.

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