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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2198 The top 5 dumbest cyber threats that work anyway
The common conception of cyber attacks is kind of like bad weather: ranging from irritating to catastrophic, but always unpredictable. Hackers are simply too sophisticated to draw any reliable judgments on and we shouldn’t try. As it turns out, some hackers are fairly predictable in their successful use of really dumb attacks. Here’s a few.
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#2203 LMAOxUS ransomware: another case of weaponized open source ransomware
#2202 Sathurbot: distributed WordPress password attack
#2201 Malvertising on iOS pushes eyebrow-raising VPN app
#2200 New malware intentionally bricks IoT devices
#2199 Cybercriminals are building an army of things creating a tipping point for cybersecurity
#2198 The top 5 dumbest cyber threats that work anyway
#2197 WikiLeaks just dropped the CIA’s secret how-to for infecting Windows
#2196 Shadow brokers publish the password for the rest the stolen NSA hacking tools
#2195 Critical Office 0day attacks detected in the wild
#2194 Payday lender Wonga confirms data breach
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