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ProtonMail Encrypted Email Service Suffers ‘Extremely Powerful DDoS Attack’

ProtonMail, a secure email service provider, has been under siege of a sustained enterprise-level  DDos attack that has left the service unavailable since Tuesday. ProtonMail said the attack is from unknown parties who have flooded...
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Vodafone Hacked, Almost 2000 Customers Affected

In the second attack on a British telecommunications firm this week, Vodafone, a mobile phone provider, says 1,827 customer accounts were accessed in a hack. The hackers may likely have access to sensitive customer information,...
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Tor Project Launches Tor Messenger, Anonymous Chat App

The Tor Project, a non-profit which runs the Tor network, a system of routes and servers designed to disguise Internet activity, has launched the beta version of Tor Messenger, an encrypted message client.

Senate Passes Controversial Cybersecurity Bill: Eschews Amendments

Despite months of advocacy by privacy organizations asking Congress to either reform or kill the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) due to privacy concerns, the bill passed the senate on Tuesday in a 74-21 vote.

TalkTalk Breach Highlights Necessity of Cybersecurity Awareness

TalkTalk, a phone and broadband provider based in the UK, has announced a “significant and sustained Cyber-attack” on its website. The company said all of its customers could potentially be affected by the security breach,...