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Security Firms Find Thin Lines Connecting NotPetya to Ukraine Power Grid Attacks

On Friday, three cyber-security firms have come forward with reports or statements that link the NotPetya ransomware outbreak to a cyber-espionage group known for a large number of past cyber-attacks, such as the one on Ukraine’s power grid in December 2015. […]… Latest news and stories from BleepingComputer.com

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British PM Uses Terrorist Attacks to Push for Orwellian Internet Surveillance

Some people have no shame, and one of those is Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, who used the terror attacks that took place in London, on Saturday, June 3, to push her party’s agenda for laws that would push for encryption backdoors. […]… Latest news and stories from BleepingComputer.com

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Over 104,000 Samba Installations Vulnerable to Remote Takeover Attacks

According to an advisory released yesterday, Samba software released in the last seven years is vulnerable to a remote code execution vulnerability that allows an attacker to upload and execute code on the user’s machine. Depending on the attacker’s skill, he can easily take over vulnerable devices. […]… Latest news and stories from BleepingComputer.com