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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

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Botnet Breach CVE Cyber Security Malware Ransomware RCE Trojan Vulnerability

Expiring SSL certificates affect smart appliances, Thanos’ weaponized research tools target Windows users, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 11th June 2020 (Morning Post): Indian firm Compsys invites law suits after registering hoax domains. Snake Ransomware hits Honda and Energy Co. Contract tracing apps on Google Play deployed to steal data. Voting tech used in 5 US states fatally flawed. Continue readingExpiring SSL certificates affect smart appliances, Thanos’ weaponized research tools target Windows users, and more

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Botnet Breach Cyber Security Malware Phishing Ransomware SIM swapping Spearphishing Vulnerability

Indian hack-for-hire firms masquerade as WHO, Bank of America breached, Truecaller denies data leak, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 28th May 2020 (Morning Post): Cryptocurrency investor sues high school student for crypto heist. DoubleGun builds botnet, infects several Windows devices. Email scam impersonates FedEx, UPS, drops Dridex on machines.Continue readingIndian hack-for-hire firms masquerade as WHO, Bank of America breached, Truecaller denies data leak, and more

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Botnet Breach Cyber Security Malware Ransomware RAT Trojan Vulnerability

EasyJet faces £18B lawsuit over data breach, eBay runs port scans on users’ PCs, Cyberspies leverage Gmail to control ComRAT, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 27th May 2020 (Morning Post): Intelligence agencies warn against Russian hackers attempting to attack critical infrastructure. Quebec mortgage broker purchases list of 5000 Desjardins customers’ data after a leak. {F}Unicorn ransomware infects computers through fake COVID-19 contact tracing map.Continue readingEasyJet faces £18B lawsuit over data breach, eBay runs port scans on users’ PCs, Cyberspies leverage Gmail to control ComRAT, and more

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Botnet Breach Cyber Security Malware Ransomware Vulnerability

Japan investigates theft of missile plan, 2.3M Indonesian voters’ data posted on Raidforums, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 23rd May 2020 (Morning Post): Florida Department of Economic Opportunity notifies 98 people of data breach associated with unemployment claims. Zeus banking trojan, Silent Night, sold on underground hacking forums. Banking malware ZLoader actively deployed in over 100 campaigns. Continue readingJapan investigates theft of missile plan, 2.3M Indonesian voters’ data posted on Raidforums, and more