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Cybersecurity news headlines for April, 2021

April’s edition of cybersecurity news talks about one massive data breach, an extortion attempt, a cyberattack, an official accusation of cyber espionage, and the eradication of a significant cyber threat. Stories include Facebook’s 533 million user data leak, REvil’s $50 million extortion attempt on Apple, Russia named the culprit behind SolarWinds cyberattack, cyberattacks against EU organizations, and removal of the…

iOS 14.5 is finally here, and you can now control which apps can track you

Apple released today its long-awaited iOS 14.5 update, and it’s a game-changer for users’ privacy. This is the update that introduces the App Tracking Transparency (ATT) feature, something that has attracted a significant amount of backlash from the advertisement industry and companies like Facebook. For regular users, however, this feature gives more control over their own data.

Cybersecurity news headlines for March, 2021

In March’s edition of cybersecurity news headlines, there’s only three stories to report on. There were no significant hacks or data breaches but some stories did make bigger headlines. Teen hacker responsible for the Twitter bitcoin giveaway scam has been sentenced to three years in prison for his “mastermind” role in the incident that made headlines all over the world.…

Cybersecurity news headlines for February, 2021

February has been a quiet month in cybersecurity, with relatively few big stories. After a disastrous Cyberpunk 2077 release, game developer CD Projekt Red suffered a serious ransomware attack. More than 30,000 Mac computers were found to be infected with new Silver Sparrow malware. Russian internet company Yandex revealed an internal breach that exposed almost 5,000 email accounts. And FTC…