Cyber Alert

Cyber News Roundup: Five Billion Cybersecurity Threats a Month, WhatsApp, Windows Hack, Intel Vulnerabilities

Is it possible for hackers to remotely hack into your mobile phone and steal your personal information just by calling your phone number? Unfortunately, the answer to that alarming question is yes for the 1.5 billion users who use the WhatsApp messaging application. Wired reports that the notorious Israeli spy firm NSO Group developed a…

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Cyber News Roundup: Formjacking – The Latest Hack and How to Fight Back

What’s the latest hack to steal credit card information and personal data from consumers? Formjacking. Formjacking is the latest hacking technique that cyber criminals are using by inserting a small piece of malicious code—malware—on a victim’s system that allows them to snatch customers’ credit card information, reports Alyssa Newcomb, in Forget Phishing and Ransomware. Formjacking…

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The Big Hack: What are the Implications for Oregonians?

The world of cybersecurity is full of unexpected surprises and attacks that are amazingly inventive and amazingly nefarious all at the same time. We’re talking of course about what’s being called the Big Hack. In an explosive report, Bloomberg is claiming that the Chinese military used a tiny chip implanted on server motherboards to infiltrate…

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