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Cash Converters, the British second-hand shop that enables users to trade goods and resell to others, announced in an email to customers on Thursday that it detected unauthorized third-party access to its data, the BBC writes. Read More

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80 percent of European IT security professionals expect their business to be threatened with a DDoS ransom attack during the next 12 months, according to Corero Network Security. The research, which polled over 100 security professionals at the Infosecurity Europe conference in London, highlights the growing threat of cyber extortion attempts targeting businesses in the […]

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The Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, an “acute-care facility” located in Los Angeles, has had its computer systems compromised by hackers. The attackers are asking for 9,000 Bitcoin (approximately $3.6 million) in exchange for giving the hospital access to the systems again. The LA police, the FBI and a computer forensics firm have been called in […]

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