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5 Security Things to Know for the Week of Nov. 26

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1) The Olympic Destroyer data-wiping malware, which was blamed for IT problems during the 2018 Winter Games, is back - with a few new upgrades.

2) A majority of websites using a popular e-commerce platform are at risk of attack, according to a new study.

3) A dark web hosting provider was compromised, leading to thousands of nefarious sites being knocked offline.

4) Beware of a nasty new strain of Linux malware is targeting the operating system with the primary goal of cryptomining - but has some other tricks up its sleeve.

5) Google evicted multiple malicious applications from its Play Store that were downloaded hundreds of thousands of times.