Inside America's Secretive $2 Billion Research Hub Collecting Fingerprints From Facebook, Hacking Smartwatches And Fighting Covid-19

W hether it's an invisible Aston Martin or an exploding pen, whenever James Bond needs a high-tech edge, he goes to Q and his secretive MI6 lab. In the real world, American agents often rely on a less clandestine, but far better funded group.

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Twitter Is Removing Images of Internal Tool Sources Say Enables Account Takeover

After a wave of account takeovers, screenshots of an internal Twitter user administration tool are being shared in the hacking underground.

Vice

A hacker is selling details of 142 million MGM hotel guests on the dark web | ZDNet

The MGM Resorts 2019 data breach is much larger than initially reported, and is now believed to have impacted more than 142 million hotel guests, and not just the 10.6 million that ZDNet initially reported back in February 2020.

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UK and allies expose Russian attacks on coronavirus vaccine development

Joint advisory details APT29's ongoing campaign to target organisations involved in COVID-19 vaccine development.

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Orange confirms ransomware attack exposing business customers' data

Orange has confirmed to BleepingComputer that they suffered a ransomware attack exposing the data of twenty of their enterprise customers. Orange is a French telecommunications company that offers consumer communication services and business services to the enterprise. With 266 million customers and 148,000 employees, Orange is the fourth-largest mobile operator in Europe.

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An effective cloud security posture begins with these three steps - Help Net Security

Public cloud adoption continues to surge, with roughly 83% of all enterprise workloads expected to be in the cloud by the end of the year. The added flexibility and lower costs of cloud computing make it a no-brainer for most organizations.

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How much is the phish? Underground market of phishing kits is booming - Group-IB

Group-IB, a Singapore-based cybersecurity company, has found out that phishing kits are the new bestsellers of the underground market, with the number of phishing kit ads on underground forums and their sellers having doubled in 2019 compared to the previous year.

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Giant Eagle Supermarkets Deploying Tally the Robot - Robot News

Giant Eagle supermarket chain is deploying shelf-scanning robots to a few of their supermarkets in the Pennsylvania and Ohio areas. Named Tally, the robot comes from San Francisco based Simbe Robotics and it has been making its way into quite a few grocery stores around the world.

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Virtual Conference July 2020 - Cyber News Group

ActionFraud show a 400 per cent increase in coronavirus-related cybercrime and fraud since mid-February As the coronavirus crisis leads to drastic changes across the board, businesses have had to adjust quickly. But cyber security and fraud prevention have never been more important, which is why we have decided to run the Future of Cyber Security and Fraud Prevention as a virtual event.

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Russian hacker Yevgeniy Nikulin found guilty on most serious charges after years of legal wrangling - CyberScoop

A U.S. jury has found an accused Russian hacker guilty on charges that he hacked LinkedIn and Formspring in a pair of 2012 data breaches in which he stole credentials belinging to more than 100 million Americans. Yevgeniy Nikulin was found guilty after just hours of deliberation, roughly eight years after he first infiltrated the U.S.

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