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Ongoing attack stealing credit cards from over a hundred shopping sites

Researchers from Chinese cybersecurity firm Qihoo 360's NetLab have revealed details of an ongoing credit card hacking campaign that is currently stealing payment card information of customers visiting more than 105 e-commerce websites.

While monitoring a malicious domain, the researchers found that the attackers have been injecting malicious JS scripts hosted on this domain into hundreds of online shopping websites.

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Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda

After ramming Australia's abhorrent video streaming legislation through Parliament last month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced further social media platform crackdowns on his agenda, should his government be re-elected later this month.

Mr. Morrison said he would have social media platforms and online predators and trolls in his sights under his leadership, in a new plan that aims to protect children, families, and the community.

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Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda

After ramming Australia's abhorrent video streaming legislation through Parliament last month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced further social media platform crackdowns on his agenda, should his government be re-elected later this month.

Mr. Morrison said he would have social media platforms and online predators and trolls in his sights under his leadership, in a new plan that aims to protect children, families, and the community.

Major social media platforms would be held accountable under the new plan, with mandated requirements ranging from transparency reports on the number, type, and response to reports and complaints about illegal, abusive, and predatory content by their users.

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Flaw in pre-installed software opens Dell computers to remote hijack

Dell computer owners should update the Dell SupportAssist software as soon as possible to close a high-risk remote code execution vulnerability. CVE-2019-3719 is not deemed to be critical as it can’t be exploited by attackers who are not on the same local network as the victim.

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Targeted attacks hit multiple embassies with Trojanized TeamViewer, Kenya included!

Security experts have uncovered a cyberespionage campaign leveraging a weaponized version of TeamViewer and malware disguised as a top-secret US government document to target officials in several embassies in Europe. The targeted attacks aimed at Embassy officials from at least 7 countries (Italy, Kenya, Bermuda, Nepal, Guyana, Lebanon & Liberia), tied to govt revenue related roles and the financial sector.

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Facebook EXPECTING to face a fine of up to $5 billion, due to privacy violation!

Facebook expects to face a massive fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission FTC as the result of an investigation into its privacy policies - that's about one month's revenue for the social media giant.

The company had set $3 billion aside in anticipation of the settlement with the FTC, who launched a probe into Facebook following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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