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Hackers Turning to 'Exotic' Programming Languages for Malware Development
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Hackers Turning to 'Exotic' Programming Languages for Malware Development

For example, earlier this year, enterprise security firm Proofpoint discovered new malware written in Nim and Rust.

Cybersecurity Executive Order 2021: What It Means for Cloud and SaaS Security
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Cybersecurity Executive Order 2021: What It Means for Cloud and SaaS Security

Understanding the fundamentals of the White House Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity.

Poor Password Security Led to Recent Water Treatment Facility Hack
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Poor Password Security Led to Recent Water Treatment Facility Hack

The breach involved an unsuccessful attempt by an adversary to increase sodium hydroxide in the water supply to dangerous levels via the water treatment plant's...

Hackers-For-Hire Group Develops 'PowerPepper' In-Memory Malware
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Hackers-For-Hire Group Develops 'PowerPepper' In-Memory Malware

Kaspersky cybersecurity researchers revealed a previously undiscovered in-memory Windows backdoor for executing remote malware and stealing data.

Hackers Targeting IoT Devices With a P2P Botnet Malware
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Hackers Targeting IoT Devices With a P2P Botnet Malware

Qihoo 360's Netlab security team has discovered the HEH Botnet, which hijacks Internet-connected smart devices to carry out nefarious tasks.
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