Image copyright Getty Images Image caption If a hacker managed to switch off a life-support machine, the results could be fatal Imagine a hacker remotely turning off a life support machine in a hospital, or shutting down a power station. These are the nightmare scenarios we face because many organisations haven’t a clue how many
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Image copyright die-phalanx Image caption It’s still not clear what the attack code does on compromised machines Hackers who booby-trapped widely used security software also used their malware to infiltrate machines at tech firms, suggests analysis.Evidence that other companies had been compromised came to light as Cisco researchers probed how attackers got at the popular
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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Users of CCleaner are being urged to upgrade to the latest version A security company has issued a warning after its software was compromised by malicious hackers.Piriform told users a booby-trapped version of its CCleaner software had been made available in August and September.Millions of people use the CCleaner
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