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Security: Windows in US Politics Poses a Threat, Hack2Win, and 12.5 Million Hacked Email Archives Available Publicly

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  • Primary season cyberattacks illuminate campaign vulnerabilities

    The three House candidates whose campaigns suffered cyberattacks were running in competitive primaries for districts that are battlegrounds in the general election.

  • TenFourFox and Hack2Win

    After a diligent analysis of the test cases and our existing code, TenFourFox is not known to be vulnerable to the exploits repaired in Firefox 62.0.3/60ESR. Even if the flaws in question actually existed as such in our code, they would require a PowerPC-specific exploit due to some architecture-dependent aspects of the attacks.

  • 12.5 Million Hacked Email Archives Available Publicly: Report

    Digital Shadows, a security research firm, conducted a research that uncovered 33,000 hacked email credentials of finance departments from different business entities. Out of these, 83% of the compromised email credentials are available with password information.

    Compromising email accounts via phishing campaigns has become utterly common. According to Rick Holland from Digital Shadows, “With the right knowledge it is relatively easy for cybercriminals to find whole email boxes and accounting credentials – indeed we found criminals actively looking for the

  • Business email compromise made easy for cybercriminals as 12.5 million company email inboxes and 33,000 finance department credentials openly accessible on the web

    Digital Shadows, the leader in digital risk management and relevant threat intelligence, has today announced the findings of new research revealing the diversity of methods used to infiltrate company emails. The FBI has estimated that scams resulting from business email compromise – such as fake invoices and wire fraud – have cost businesses $12bn globally over the last five years.

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