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Governments, banks, and hospitals: all victims of cyber-attacks

cybersécurité, attaques informatiques, attacks

Hervé Debar, Télécom SudParis – Institut Mines-Télécom Cyber-attacks are not a new phenomenon. The first computer worm distributed via the Internet, known as the “Morris worm” after its creator, infected 10% of the 60,000 computers connected to the Internet at the time. Published back in 1989, the novel The Cuckoo’s …

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Zero-click attacks: spying in the smartphone era

zero-click attacks

Zero-click attacks exploit security breaches in smartphones in order to hack into a target’s device without the target having to do anything. They are now a threat to everyone, from governments to medium-sized companies. “Zero-click attacks are not a new phenomenon”, says Hervé Debar, a researcher in cybersecurity at Télécom …

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