Hackers

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A hacker is an individual who uses computers with the purpose of gaining unauthorized access to private data. They are usually skilled programmers who find weaknesses in computer systems or networks. Some claim that hackers make the Internet a safer place by reporting bugs and vulnerabilities that companies can later fix for their customers’ protection. Mainly, hackers can obtain cash advances, hijack passwords and usernames, steal money, etc.
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Facebook Reveals Details of the Latest Data Breach

Facebook said that the reason for the recent data leakage of more than 530 million users was not a hacker breach of its systems. Attackers gained access to information by extracting data from web resources or so-called web scraping.
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Personal Data of 533 Million Facebook Users Leaked Online

Users from 106 countries were affected, including 32 million profiles from the USA, 11 million from the UK, and 6 million from India. Facebook said this data was extracted using a vulnerability that the company patched in 2019.
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Apple Releases Security Updates Following Critical System Vulnerability

According to Apple, the vulnerability discovered by security researchers from Google Project Zero could be "actively exploited" by hackers. The bug was found in the WebKit browser engine, which is the basis of the Safari browser on all Apple devices.
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Finance Minister Simon Birmingham's Telegram Account Has Been Hacked

In early March, Internet scammers began to use Telegram bots, which collect personal data, to blackmail users in Russia. Now, the Telegram account of the Australian Finance Minister was hacked.

Florida Teen Who Hacked Famous Twitter Accounts Was Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

18-year-old US resident Graham Ivan Clark pleaded guilty to committing a hacker attack on the social network Twitter for the purpose of fraud. A Florida court sentenced him to three years in a juvenile prison.
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More Than 60 Thousand Organizations Were Hacked Due to Microsoft Software Vulnerability

Due to a vulnerability in Microsoft's Exchange Server software, hackers managed to attack more than 60,000 companies and organizations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The incident has already been called a cybersecurity threat.
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NordPass Reveals the Worst Passwords of 2020

NordPass specialists studied the data of almost 300 million users and compiled a list of the worst and too simple passwords of 2020. 123456 is still the most popular and unsecured password.

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