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Publication date: November 29, 2022

Cyber Security Headlines: Ransomware infects Discord, Twitter welcomes Trump, Black Friday scams

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Cyber Security Headlines – November 21, 2022 New ransomware encrypts files, then steals your Discord account

The new ‘AXLocker’ ransomware family is not only encrypting victims’ files and demanding a ransom payment but also stealing the Discord accounts of infected users. When a user logs into Discord with their credentials, the platform sends back a user authentication token saved on the computer, which can then be used to log in as the user or to issue API requests that retrieve information about the associated account. Donald Trump returns to Twitter after Elon Musk’s poll

Twitter has lifted the “permanent suspension” of former U.S. President Donald Trump’s account. The move follows a Twitter poll run by Elon Musk on the weekend that asked users whether to reinstate Trump’s account. Fifty-two percent of the 15 million respondents answered affirmatively in the yes/no poll, at the rate of about 1 million votes […]

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