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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#877 Hacked TeamViewer users 'careless' in personal security
TeamViewer said, "the truth of the matter is TeamViewer experienced network issues because of the DoS-attack to DNS servers and fixed them, there is no security breach at TeamViewer, regardless of the incident, TeamViewer continuously works to ensure the highest possible level of data and user protection."

Instead, the company blamed recent account hack claims at the feet of "careless use of account credentials." As we've seen in the last year, countless credentials are now being traded and released online, and coupled with the fact many will use the same passwords across different services, one loose set can lead to the compromise of multiple accounts.

"In addition, users might unintentionally download and install malware programs," the company said. "Yet once a system is infected, perpetrators can virtually do anything with that particular system -- depending on how intricate the malware is, it can capture the entire system, seize or manipulate information, and so forth."
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#882 FastPOS: Quick and easy credit card theft
#881 Marcher mobile bot adds UK targets, steps up banking fraud capabilities
#880 IRONGATE ICS malware: Nothing to see here... masking malicious activity on SCADA systems
#879 Stop Facebook tracking you across the web, change these settings
#878 Facebook’s new DeepText AI understands almost everything we write
#877 Hacked TeamViewer users 'careless' in personal security
#876 FireEye: Organisations should stop playing malware whack-a-mole
#875 ​Former cyber defence head: Ethics should be at the core of cybersecurity
#874 Dropbox smeared in week of megabreaches
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