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How to stop hackers hijacking your internet-connected devices. Which? November 2016

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Movie industry 'launching cyber attacks' on pirate websites

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Hacked Internet of Things devices helped take much of the internet offline

A series of giant DDOS attacks took many of the world's biggest websites offline

Fears are mounting that there could soon be a rise in largescale DDoS attacks after the source code used to launch the recent crippling attack on Krebs On Security was shared on a hacker forum. Bri…

from The Independent

Your internet probably just stopped working. Here's why

Much of the internet appears to be broken. And it's all because of one cyber attack. A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack has taken down systems run by Dyn, Inc, one of the largest providers of internet services in the world. And as a result it seems to be causing problems for a variety of websites – including Reddit, Spotify and Twitter.

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Most businesses feel they're staring down the barrel of a data breach

The thing is, people have never really figured out how to flip the script on the midlife crisis. They get twitchy, frantically trying to fulfill that…

from the Guardian

RBS says NatWest website hit by cyber-attack

"Royal Bank of Scotland said its systems had been deliberately targeted"

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Anonymous vows to continue attacks on Home Office, GCHQ

Anonymous vows to continue attacks on Home Office, GCHQ | If Bob Dylan's Subterranean Homesick Blues was rewritten now, it would go: 'I'm on the laptop takin' down the government.' Buying advice from the leading technology site