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1 day ago Akamai Software Update Triggers Internet Outages

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Websites were briefly knocked offline Thursday after a software update triggered a glitch at network specialty firm Akamai.

Reports of internet outages from locations around the world spiked at website Downdetector, with US-based Akamai saying some websites were offline for as long as an hour.

1 day ago Hospital Worker Charged in COVID Relief Fraud Case

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Prosecutors Allege Patients' Information Used for Fake Unemployment ClaimsFederal prosecutors have charged a former Scripps Health employee in connection with an alleged conspiracy involving the theft of patient information that was then used to submit fraudulent unemployment claims under the COVID-19 relief program.

1 day ago Akamai has trouble and the internet hiccups again

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If your internet's acting up today, it's not you. It's the internet. Specifically, major content delivery network Akamai is having DNS trouble.

1 day ago Kaseya obtains universal decryptor key for recent REvil ransomware attacks

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A company spokesperson confirmed that the key works but won't reveal the source, saying only that it came from a trusted third party.

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48 minutes ago Mercenary Hacking Group Deploys Android Malware

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StrongPity Campaign Targeted Syrian E-Governance WebsiteHack-for-hire group StrongPity deployed Android malware to target Syria's e-government site visitors as part of its latest cyberespionage campaign, a new report by security firm Trend Micro details.

48 minutes ago IoT Security Dangers Loom as Office Workers Return

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Researchers: Home and Office Connected Devices Vulnerable to AttackWith corporate America beginning to ask employees to come back to their offices in the fall, cybersecurity teams have a huge task before them to ensure their work environment is safe. This is particularly true of IoT devices, as many have been left unprotected for months.

6 hours ago Fastest VPN deal: Get lifetime protection for 10 devices for only $25

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Now you can permanently provide the ultimate security for up to 10 devices simultaneously at blazingly fast speeds.