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use a computer to gain unauthorized access to data in a system.

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Were the BOSS Linux update servers hacked in 2015?

The Hackology Blog claims that update servers for BOSS Linux were hacked in 2015, eventually allowing access to Indian military and government servers. This website claims that: Hackers infected the ...
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Are there back doors in Lenovo-built PCs?

I've just read this article, which claims that MI5 found backdoors in Lenovo built PCs: Machines produced by the state-backed technology company, which is the largest PC producer in the world, ...
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Did Hamza Tzortzis have a paid account on the Ashley Madison web-site?

The name and personal information of well-known British Muslim preacher, Hamza Tzortzis was found in leaked database of the Ashley Madison website (a dating agency for extra-marital affairs). In ...
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Has illicit cryptocurrency mining surged 459 percent in 2018 compared to last year?

If you are unaware, a recent trend in cyber attacks involves hijacking your computer's processing power to "mine" cryptocurrency, which they sell for money. Some discovered attacks were large spread ...