Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2211 Hacker caused panic in Dallas by turning on every emergency siren at once
We have seen hackers flooding 911 emergency service with rogue requests to knock the service offline for an entire state, but some hacking incidents are worse than others.

One such incident took place in Dallas on Friday night when hacker triggered a network of 156 emergency warning sirens for about two hours, waking up residents and sparking fears of a disaster.

The emergency warning sirens — designed to warn citizens of the Texas about dangerous weather conditions, such as severe storms and tornados — were activated around 11:40 p.m. Friday and lasted until 1:20 a.m. Saturday.
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#2214 The iCloud hackers' bitcoin ransom looks like a fake
#2213 Matrix ransomware spreads to other PCs using malicious shortcuts
#2212 How to get admin credentials from TPLink M5350 3G/WiFi modem with a text message
#2211 Hacker caused panic in Dallas by turning on every emergency siren at once
#2210 Thousands of fake Google Maps listings redirect users to fraudulent sites each month
#2209 ShadowBrokers fails to collect 1M bitcoins – releases stolen information
#2208 How criminals can steal your PIN by tracking the motion of your phone
#2207 Adobe publishes security updates for Flash, Reader, Photoshop and Creative Cloud
#2206 If you’re somehow still on Windows Vista, upgrade right now
#2205 Dridex campaigns hitting millions of recipients using unpatched Microsoft 0day
#2204 Critical Word 0day is only 1 of 3 Microsoft bugs under attack
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