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Cyberattack hits Ukraine government websites amid tensions with Russia

Hackers have hit around 70 Ukraine government department websites, forcing many of them offline. A message in Ukrainian, Russian and Polish on the country’s foreign ministry site reportedly read “Ukrainians! All your personal data has been uploaded to the public network. All data on the computer is destroyed, it is impossible to restore them.” The…

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Hong Kong cyberattack reveals that Apple favors latest OS versions for security updates

Why it matters: As news of a cyberattack in Hong Kong circulated this week, its effectiveness revealed a discrepancy in how Apple pushes security updates for its different operating systems. It’s not surprising that the latest OS versions get security patches first, but the immediately preceding versions, still in wide use, can face months-long delays…