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Old Magecart web domains resurrected for fraudulent ad schemes

Think smaller DDoS attacks aren’t a real threat? Think again Distributed Denial of Service attacks are getting smaller — but they’re still getting more dangerous. Domains once used in card-skimming attacks launched by threat actors under the Magecart umbrella are being repurposed for new ad fraud campaigns, researchers say.  Magecart, ...

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US Treasury sanctions three North Korean hacking groups

Pixabay/CC0 Creative Commons The US Department of the Treasury imposed sanctions today on three North Korean state-controlled hacking groups, which US authorities claim to have helped the Pyongyang regime raise funds for its weapons and missile programs. US officials cited three hacking groups whose names are well known to cyber-security ...

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Disqus & Kickstarter hacker warns against password reuse

A hacker who made a fortune by breaking into people’s accounts and posting spam on their behalf is now warning users against password reuse. Kyle Milliken, a 29-year-old Arkansas man, was released last week from a federal work camp. He served 17 months for hacking into the servers of several ...

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