Category: Hacking

‘Surveillance state’: Australian police given sweeping new hacking powers

‘Surveillance state’: Australian police given sweeping new hacking powers

Legislation dramatically expanding the hacking capabilities of Australian authorities investigating suspected cybercriminals has been passed through the country’s Senate. 2560 Total views 79 Total shares Sweeping legislation allowing officials from the Australian Federal Police and Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission to target suspected criminals online has passed through the country’s parliament with bipartisan support. On August […]

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Cover Protocol Attack Perpetrated by ‘White Hat,’ Funds Returned, Hacker Claims

Cover Protocol Attack Perpetrated by ‘White Hat,’ Funds Returned, Hacker Claims

Dec 28, 2020 at 2:24 p.m. UTCUpdated Dec 28, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. UTC (Dmytro Tyshchenko/Shutterstock) Cover Protocol Attack Perpetrated by ‘White Hat,’ Funds Returned, Hacker Claims The decentralized finance (DeFI) insurance project Cover Protocol was hacked earlier Monday in an infinite printing scheme, causing the price of the cover token to plunge. Hours later, […]

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