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Suspected Chinese hackers breach US government via SolarWinds bug – Al Jazeera English

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FBI investigators found that a federal payroll agency inside the US Department of Agriculture was among the organisations affected by a recent hack, potentially compromising government employees’ sensitive data.Suspected Chinese hackers exploited a flaw in software made by SolarWinds Corp to help break into United States government computers…

Don’t Get Scammed in the Payment Protection Program: Breadcrumb Cybersecurity Offers Tips to Help Small Businesses – PRNewswire

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FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) rolls out its second round of funding, small business are ready—and so are hackers. That’s why Breadcrumb Cybersecurity is sounding the alarm to small businesses that might be prey for accelerated fraud activity surrounding these loans.Unfortunately, business…

Sydney news: Major concern as cyber attacks increase by 50 per cent, NSW Government accused of ignoring warnings – ABC News

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Here’s what you need to know this morning.NSW Government under fire for cyber attacksThe NSW Government “can’t be trusted” to protect the personal information of residents from cyber attacks, the Opposition says.The number of cyber security incidents reported to Cyber Security NSW increased 50 per cent on the…

Personal data of 1.4 million Washington unemployment claimants exposed in hack of state auditor – Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

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The personal unemployment claims data of at least 1.4 million Washingtonians may have been stolen in a hack of software used by the state auditor’s office, raising fears of identity theft and fraud amid an already bleak pandemic downturn.State Auditor Pat McCarthy said Monday the records — including…