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500k Call of Duty accounts hacked; users’ information leaked due to Activision’s data breach

A severe security incident has affected users of one of today’s most popular videogames. Experts from a pentesting course mention that a possible hack has exposed the login credentials of around 500,000 Activision accounts, developers of the Call of Duty video game series. The worst thing about the incident is that threat actors are changing the exposed passwords so that account owners can’t sign in. At first only one Twitter user...

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Ransomware attack on German hospital results in first related death

Ransomware is a killer in the cybersecurity world. It turns out that it’s a killer in the real world too. A female patient in a German hospital died recently after a ransomware attack paralyzed the facility. The woman was rushed to another city for treatment since the hospital couldn’t provide care. It appears to be the first case of ransomware playing a role in someone’s death—even though it was indirect. German authorities...