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Python and Bash - Contenders for the most used scripting language - Packt Publishing, publisher of software learning resources, has revealed the results of its 2018 Skill Up survey in a new report.

Top Six Advantages of Open Source Development/Products According to Guardian Digital - Open source programs and solutions offer many advantages over proprietary alternatives including better quality, higher levels of security, superior flexibility, lower costs and a thriving community surrounding open source development.

  (Jun 17)

Even though Donald Trump is on good terms with North Korea, the Department of Homeland Security is still following that country's ongoing cyberattack campaign (which it's dubbed "Hidden Cobra"). Now CNN reports there's a new variant of North Korean malware to look out for: Typeframe.

  Why open source is good for business, and people (Jun 18)

Open source is all about freedom. The freedom to share, to collaborate, and ultimately, to innovate.

  Dixons Carphone Breach Hits 5.9 Million Cards (Jun 17)

Millions of Dixons Carphone customers have had their financial and personal data illegally accessed after a major breach at the UK company.

  (Jun 18)

Europol has taken major steps to disrupting a long-running global cybercrime group after eight arrests in the past year including one in Thailand announced last week.

  (Jun 19)

A US woman has pleaded guilty to using data stolen in the notorious 2015 OPM breach to secure fraudulent loans.

  Most Websites and Web Apps No Match for Attack Barrage (Jun 20)

No matter how large or small, websites and web applications are under a constant barrage of attacks. Two new studies out today put a finer point on the numbers, showing just how frequently attacks hit the average website and how this constant pressure is yielding a huge number of compromised websites and web apps.

  (Jun 19)

Threat actors are capitalizing on the attention surrouncing the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which attracts millions of viewers around the world.

  (Jun 20)

Cybercriminals looking to maximize their investments are using evermore sophisticated software techniques and increasingly aggressive steps against their fellow malware authors. Those are among the conclusions by researchers at Deep Instinct about a new strain of malware found within the last two months.

  'Hidden Tunnels' Help Hackers Launch Financial Services Attacks (Jun 21)

The security tools and strategies financial services organizations use to protect their data could be leveraged by cybercriminals who sneak in undetected via "hidden tunnels" to conceal their theft, according to a new report published by Vectra.

  (Jun 21)

The notorious Olympic Destroyer malware which disrupted the last Winter Games has resurfaced, targeting several countries in Europe as well as Russia and Ukraine, according to Kaspersky Lab.

  Hackers Steal $31m+ From South Korean Crypto-Exchange (Jun 22)

South Korean exchange Bithumb has been targeted by hackers for the second time in a year, this time losing over $31m in cryptocurrency.

  (Jun 22)

Incidents like last year's WannaCry attacks by suspected North Korean threat actors and the more recent news about Russian hackers taking control of hundreds of thousands of network routers worldwide have clearly spooked the enterprise infosec community.