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How to overcome the security hurdles of the Rio Olympics

The world is preparing itself for the intense excitement of 10,000 athletes from across the globe competing in 42 individual sports. But, as much of a global buzz that the Olympics create, the Games are already drawing the attention of cyber criminals.

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WordPress Summer of Pwnage: 64 holes in 21 days

Three weeks into a month of targeting WordPress and its plugins, the Dutch 'Summer of Pwnage' hacking event has uncovered 64 vulnerabilities. Does this make WordPress the Adobe Flash of the CMS world? SCMagazine UK.com investigates...

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Phishing, ransomware and fake tickets: how to avoid Rio 2016 cyber crime

The world is preparing itself for the intense excitement of 10,000 athletes from across the globe competing in 42 individual sports. But, as much of a global buzz that the Olympics create, the Games are already drawing the attention of cyber criminals. Businesses and consumers alike face a number of cyber threats.

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SQL Injection Exposes 2 Million Ubuntu Forum Users

Ubuntu Linux developer Canonical has admitted that the data of 2 million of its forum users has been compromised, following the exploitation of a known SQL vulnerability. The flaw was found in the ‘Forumrunner’ add-on, which was left unpatched.

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$50 Ransomware For Sale On Dark Web

A new strain of malware has been spotted on the dark web that is up for sale for less than $50 for a lifetime licence. The ransomware, named Stampado, gives victims 96 hours to pay the ransom before it starts randomly deleting files from their PC. Security experts provide an insight on this ransomware below.