Hackers revive a long-forgotten malware to avoid detection

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A well-known Chinese threat actor recycles old malware (opens in new tab)in an effort to evade detection, cut costs, and send investigators on a wild goose hunt. A report from Symantec says the group, known as Webworm, used at least three old malware variants (and by “old” we mean from 2008 – 2017), tweaked them …

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Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 map is the biggest battle royale map yet

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Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 has finally been unveiled and it will shake things up as promised. Today’s Call of Duty Next popped into Modern Warfare 2, Warzone 2, and Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile. We were treated to a new trailer for the multiplayer reveal of Modern Warfare 2 and the news that Call …

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Warzone 2 Makes a Huge Change in Battle Royale Circles

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Call of Duty Warzone 2 introduces some big changes in the battle royale circles. While the original Warzone followed the standard Battle Royale formula – in which players are locked in a shrinking area, forcing them to converge – Warzone 2 takes a different approach. As revealed during Call of Duty Next, players will not …

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FBI warns hackers who steal health care payments

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Hackers steal health care payments by diverting them to bank accounts under their control, the FBI warns. The Bureau was forced to issue a warning after more than $4.6 million was stolen in three separate incidents in which criminals sent phishing emails or people working in payment processors and finance departments impersonated support center employees. …

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Iranian officials linked to a Canada-based free VPN provider

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You probably already know that with one of the best VPN services, you can secure your online anonymity while bypassing internet restrictions. What you might not expect is that the government of a country like Iran, where a new draconian internet law will further curtail online freedoms and criminalize software circumvention, is somehow connected to …

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Is Zoom Down? This is what we know so far

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Refresh 2022-09-15T15:34:01.791Z Warnings of a Zoom outage started around 8 a.m. PDT / 12 noon EDT / 3 p.m. BST, with a significant spike in reports observed on the DownDetector tracking site. (Image credit: DownDetector) 2022-09-15T15:35:47.012Z Zoom was quick to respond and tweet in general Twitter account (opens in new tab) that it was aware …

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