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Hacker Breached LastPass by Installing Keylogger on Employee's Home Computer

The hacker also exploited a vulnerability in a 'third-party media software package' to help launch malware on the employee's computer.

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US Marshals Service Computer System Hit by Ransomware Attack

Hackers also stole data from an IT system in what the US Marshals Service calls 'a major incident.'

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Meta Tackles Revenge Porn, Sextortion With 'Take It Down' Platform

Take It Down uses a hashed coding system to identify explicit images, remove them from the web, and prevent them from being re-posted, Meta says.

Proton VPN Gets a Rare 5-Star Rating

Proton VPN offers an excellent collection of features at a reasonable price and a nearly peerless free subscription option, making it our top choice for VPNs.

Dish Network Hit With Multi-Day Outage, Suspected Ransomware Attack

The satellite-TV provider's websites, apps, and internal systems have been down since Thursday, leaving employees unable to work and customers prevented from paying Dish bills.

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