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Botnet Breach Cyber Security Data leak Hacking Phishing Ransomware Scam Vulnerability

Beaumont Health hit by second phishing attack, Interpol reports alarming rates of cyberattacks, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 5th August 2020 (Evening Post): 295 Chrome extensions hijack Google and Bing search results. Hacker publishes list of plaintext usernames and passwords for more than 900 enterprise VPN servers. Lockbit ransomware targets American SMBs.Continue readingBeaumont Health hit by second phishing attack, Interpol reports alarming rates of cyberattacks, and more

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Botnet Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Hacking Malware Ransomware Scam Vulnerability Zero-day

100 people apprehended for PlusToken scam, QNAP urges to update Malware Remover for QSnatch, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 3rd August 2020 (Morning Post): 2.5 million Drizly customer accounts compromised, following major data breach. Minister of Internal Affairs, Belarus announces the arrest of GandCrab ransomware distributor. Travel company CWT pays $4.5M in ransom to avoid attack.Continue reading100 people apprehended for PlusToken scam, QNAP urges to update Malware Remover for QSnatch, and more

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Botnet Breach Bug cryptominers CVE Cyber Security Data leak Malware Scam Vulnerability

Vermont Tax Department exposes taxpayer’s details, Crypto wallet firm Ledger suffers from data breach, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 30th July 2020 (Evening Post): Doki, malware strand part of the Ngrok Cryptominer Botnet campaign, infiltrates Docker cloud instances. Critical plugin flaw affects more than 70,000 WordPress sites. Zoom bug allows actors to crack meeting passwordsContinue readingVermont Tax Department exposes taxpayer’s details, Crypto wallet firm Ledger suffers from data breach, and more

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APT Botnet Breach Cyber Security Data leak Emotet Hacking Malware Phishing Ransomware Scam Vulnerability

Russian Alfa-Bank leaks client data, Hackers use stolen domain names to steal Netflix credentials, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 29th July 2020 (Morning Post): Natura leaks 19 million Avon records. Business giant Dussmann Group’s data leaked after Nefilim ransomware attack. Lazarus Group APT adds recent strain of ransomware, VHD, to its arsenal. Continue readingRussian Alfa-Bank leaks client data, Hackers use stolen domain names to steal Netflix credentials, and more

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Botnet Breach CVE Cyber Security Data leak Emotet Malware Scam

Dave suffers breach, 7.5M users’ data leaked, Meow attack deletes 4,000 unsecured databases, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 27th July 2020 (Evening Post): Academics smuggle 234 policy-violating skills on the Alexa Skills Store. Malicious photo apps on Google Play floods Android devices with random ads. Vigilante sabotages Emotet, replaces malware payloads with GIFs.Continue readingDave suffers breach, 7.5M users’ data leaked, Meow attack deletes 4,000 unsecured databases, and more

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Botnet Breach Cryptojacking Data leak Hacking Malware Ransomware Vulnerability

Title Insurance Company exposes millions of personal information, US registers a spike in ransomware attacks, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 24th July 2020 (Evening Post): About 280,000 Instacart customer records hacked and put for sale on the dark web. Prometei uses NSA exploits to steal data and mine Monero. Twitter hackers read private messages of 36 high-profile accounts.Continue readingTitle Insurance Company exposes millions of personal information, US registers a spike in ransomware attacks, and more

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APT Botnet Breach CVE Cyber Security Hacking Malware RCE Vulnerability

Hacking forums loaded with Slack credentials, Meow attack targets dozens of Elasticsearch databases, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 23rd July 2020 (Evening Post): Prometei botnet spotted in the wild, exploits Windows SMB protocol to covertly mine for cryptocurrency. Fake cryptocurrency trading app hits Mac users with malware. Apple’s iPhone Research Device Program makes its debut. Continue readingHacking forums loaded with Slack credentials, Meow attack targets dozens of Elasticsearch databases, and more

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APT Botnet Breach CVE Cyber Security Emotet Hacking Malspam Malvertise Malware QakBot Ransomware TrickBot Vulnerability

University of York staff, student records stolen, Dutch law enforcement eavesdrops on EncroChat, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 23rd July 2020 (Morning Post): Lazarus APT group creates an advanced, cross-platform malware framework to launch attacks on Windows, MacOS, Linux systems. Misconfigured AWS S3 buckets allow attackers to compromise Twilio’s TaskRouter SDK.Continue readingUniversity of York staff, student records stolen, Dutch law enforcement eavesdrops on EncroChat, and more

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Botnet Breach Cyber Security DDoS Malware Ransomware Vulnerability

Twitter’s data security incident causes bill info to leak, Vicious blackmail attempt targets Commonwealth Games athlete, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 24th June 2020 (Morning Post): Following BlueLeaks data dump, Twitter bans @DDoSecret. CryCryptor ransomware targets Canada, masquerades as COVID-19 tracing app. Organizations across Austria, Switzerland, and Germany hit by Thanos ransomware refuse to pay ransom. Continue readingTwitter’s data security incident causes bill info to leak, Vicious blackmail attempt targets Commonwealth Games athlete, and more

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Botnet Breach CVE Cyber Security DDoS Malware Phishing Trojan Vulnerability

Stalker Online steals 1.3M user records, IndogoDrop campaign targets South Asian military and govt., and more

Major cybersecurity events on 23rd June 2020 (Evening Post): North Korean COVID-19 phishing campaign by Lazarus Group impersonates government agencies, departments, etc. Variants of the Kaiji, XORDDoS malware target dock servers. Mitsubishi patches vulnerabilities in ICONICS.Continue readingStalker Online steals 1.3M user records, IndogoDrop campaign targets South Asian military and govt., and more