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Fortnite Mobile

FORTNITE scammers are using the game’s recent launch on Android phones to trick users out of money. The hit video game was released on select Android devices this month — but fake download links are putting players at risk, The Sun reports. A phony Fortnite Android video promises users ‘free …

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Black Hat 2018

IT sounds incredible: the ability to tap into a commercial airliner’s on-board systems as it flies thousands of meters over head. But a cyber expert is telling a security conference he’s managed to do just that — hundreds of times. The Black Hat cybersecurity conference currently being held in Las …

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WhatsApp hacked

WHATSAPP users are being warned of a newly discovered attack that allows hackers to infiltrate your private messages and group chats. Coupled with other tactics, the flaw could allow scammers to impersonate you and even spread fake messages to your mates on the chat app, The Sun reports. A WhatsApp …

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Global cyber attack causes chaos

THE federal government promises it will remain vigilant, as a group orchestrating cyber attacks wreaks havoc worldwide. On Friday, a massive wave of cyber attacks swept across 99 countries, with cyber security experts claiming it could be the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded. Despite the fact that – …

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Cyber attack in Australia 2017

A MASSIVE cyber attack which has hit 200,000 people in at least 150 countries has claimed its first Australian victims and authorities warn more is yet to come. The Federal Government has confirmed three private businesses have been hit by the unprecedented ransomware attack, which wormed its way into thousands …

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Ransomware outbreak

A 22-YEAR-OLD cybersecurity researcher and a cheap domain registration helped thwart the cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies. Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre and others hailed the researcher who discovered a so-called “kill switch” that halted the unprecedented outbreak. …

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Ransomware attack

AUSTRALIA may have missed the worst of the worldwide cyber attack but small businesses are still at risk of being infected by the WCry ransomware. Special adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security Alastair MacGibbon said the first thing Australians should do when they get in to work on …

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Cyber attack

MICROSOFT president Brad Smith has come out swinging after the disastrous WannaCry ransomware attack, slamming the National Security Agency for its part in the cyber crime. Mr Smith, who is also the who is also the chief legal officer with the software giant, equated the NSA losing the hacking tool …

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