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Equihacked...again - This week in cybersecurity

Too busy working to keep up with cybersecurity news this week? Here’s a round-up of the top stories from the cyberscape.

Equihacked...again - This week in cybersecurity

Kaspersky, Russia, and the Antivirus Paradox

Reports that Russia used Kaspersky antivirus to probe US targets highlight the inherent risks of software that millions rely on for protection.

North Korean hackers allegedly probing US utilities for weaknesses

Spear phishing emails thought to be affiliated with Pyongyang sent to electricity firms

Equifax website borked again, this time to redirect to fake Flash update

Equifax said it has disabled one of its customer help online pages and is investigating another possible cyberbreach. The consumer credit reporting company said its security teams are looking into another possible breach barely one month after it disclosed its latest hack.

Google Home Mini spied on user 'thousands of times a day,' sent recordings to Google

Some Google Mini smart speakers were turning themselves on and spying on users multiple times per day. Google has patched the issue, but it raises concerns about privacy.

Watch out for these high-pressure Apple malware scams

One site, three different Mac malware scams – just because you’re an Apple user doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you. There has been a recent spike in attacks targeting Mac users

Google uncovers Russian-bought ads on YouTube, Gmail and other platforms

The problem of Russian meddling on Google and Facebook is much greater than has been previously revealed.

A New Player Joins Coinhive on the Browser Cryptojacking Scene

The browser cryptojacking scene has just expanded from one player to two with the recent launch of the Crypto-Loot service, a website that's eerily similar to the now notorious Coinhive in-browser miner.

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