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Psychology of a hack

by Eric Reed, The Boston Globe

Hackers aren’t just targeting your computer; they’re targeting your mind.

“People are humiliated. They’re hurt and they’re vulnerable,” says Kurt Baumgartner, principal security researcher for the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. This echoes a sentiment shared by many in his industry about the experience of getting hacked.

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Smart home devices are being hit with more cyberattacks than ever

by Anthony Spadafora, TechRadar

Cybercriminals capitalize on weak IoT security.

New research from Kaspersky has revealed that cyberattacks on IoT devices are booming with 105m attacks on IoT devices (originating from 276k unique IP addresses) detected during the first half of this year alone.

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