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Dark website Agora closes over Tor vulnerability suspicions

Agora, one of the largest online black market sites, halted operations after concerns arose of vulnerabilities in Tor's hidden services.

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Global cyber-security skills shortage leaves Australia open to attack

The Commonwealth Bank warns that a global cyber-security skills shortage could pave the way for additional high-profile computer attacks in Australia.

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Google login credentials at risk from smart refrigerator hack

Hackers recently uncovered a man-in-the-middle vulnerability in a Samsung smart refrigerator.

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Mumsnet hit again, this time by stronger series of attacks

Mumsnet has been targeted once again in a fresh sequence attacks.

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Dropbox phishing scam uses compromised Wordpress site

Dropbox users may be the target of a new phishing scam that utilises a compromised Wordpress site, according to a post by Dr. Johannes B. Ullrich on the SANS Internet Storm Center InfoSec Community Forums.

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IBM urges companies to block Tor—new banking trojan on black market

IBM advises businesses to block access to Tor and other anonymous networks.

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SMEs under attack from surge in fake invoice fraud

Small businesses have been warned by Cifas and Action Fraud to be on high alert for fake invoices.