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New Zealand Stock Exchange Suffers Second Digital Attack in Two Days

New Zealand’s stock exchange suffered its second distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack within a matter of two days. — Read on www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/security-data-protection/new-zealand-stock-exchange-suffers-second-ddos-attack-in-two-days/

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in July 2020 ­– 77 million records breached – IT Governance UK Blog

Check out our list of publicly disclosed data breaches in July 2020, including the Twitter hack and attack on universities and charities. — Read on www.itgovernance.co.uk/blog/list-of-data-breaches-and-cyber-attacks-in-july-2020-77-million-records-breached

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Inside the NSA’s Secret Tool for Mapping Your Social Network | WIRED

Edward Snowden revealed the agency’s phone-record tracking program. But thanks to “precomputed contact chaining,” that database was much more powerful than anyone knew. — Read on www.wired.com/story/inside-the-nsas-secret-tool-for-mapping-your-social-network/

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CISA alerts of phishing attack targeting SBA loan relief accounts

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Wednesday released an alert about phishing attacks targeting various government organizations to steal logins for the Small Business Administration COVID-19 loan relief accounts. — Read on www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cisa-alerts-of-phishing-attack-targeting-sba-loan-relief-accounts/