Cybersecurity Lawyer Identifies First Attack on WHO Website

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World Health Organization Cyberattack

With an increase in remote workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is also a greater chance for hackers to create new ways to access sensitive information on personal devices. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has even noted that there has been an increase in fraudulent crimes since the surge in remote work. While the targets may have been corporate level … Read More

COVID-19 Virus Sparks a Different Outbreak: Malware

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COVID-19 Outbreak and Malware Epidemic

Since the beginning of the outbreak, the WHO-designated COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) has taken over two thousand lives, breached the perimeters of at least 26 confirmed countries, and sparked a secondary kind of outbreak: fear. With people across the globe becoming increasingly worried about the COVID-19 virus, malicious actors across cyberspace are cashing in on those fears, using the unease amongst … Read More

Amazon Echo Security Bug Gets Pwned

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Pwn2Own Contest Amazon Echo Hacked

Two whitehat security researchers, Team Fluoroacetate’s Amat Cama and Richard Zhu, recently won this year’s Pwn2Own security contest in Tokyo. The two took home the Master of Pwn title for the third consecutive year along with a $60,000 prize for exposing a massive security breach in the Amazon Echo, a smart display powered by Alexa. The patch gap vulnerability Cama … Read More