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Breach Bug Data leak Hacking Phishing Ransomware Scam Vulnerability

Capital One bank fined with $80M for 2019 hack, Phishing scam leads users to fake email scanner site, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 7th August 2020 (Evening Post): Hackers abuse lookalike domains and favicon of popular brands for credit card theft. Nearly 50% of all smartphones affected by Qualcomm Snapdragon bugs. Reportedly, Canon admits ransomware attack in note to employees.Continue readingCapital One bank fined with $80M for 2019 hack, Phishing scam leads users to fake email scanner site, and more

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Breach CVE Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Hacking Ransomware Vulnerability Zero-day

440K ProctorU user records published after breach, Qualcomm, MediaTek Wi-Fi chips hit by KrØØk, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 7th August 2020 (Morning Post): Netwalker ransomware operators claims to have breached the networks of Forsee Power. New side-channel attacks target Intel, ARM, IBM, AMD processors. Smart lock IoT devices opened with just Mac addresses. Continue reading440K ProctorU user records published after breach, Qualcomm, MediaTek Wi-Fi chips hit by KrØØk, and more

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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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APT Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Hacking Malware Phishing Ransomware Scam Vulnerability

Canon outage causes data loss, Fake Zoom meeting invitations phishing targets Microsoft credentials, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 5th August 2020 (Morning Post): American online food ordering and delivery platform UberEats falls prey to data breach. Oilrig, first publicly known threat actor to incorporate the DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) protocol in attacks. Continue readingCanon outage causes data loss, Fake Zoom meeting invitations phishing targets Microsoft credentials, and more

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Breach Cyber Security Data leak Malware Ransomware Scam Spyware Vulnerability

Zello discloses data breach, resets user passwords, Fraudulent websites target online shoppers, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 4th August 2020 (Evening Post): Federal authorities warn of a ransomware attack that could paralyze November’s voting operations. Netwalker ransomware makes a whopping $25 million in 5 months. Ransomware gang publishes internal data of LG and Xerox.Continue readingZello discloses data breach, resets user passwords, Fraudulent websites target online shoppers, and more

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Breach Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Hacking Malware Scam Vulnerability

Data leak exposes Iran COVID deaths cover-up, Free TV license scam targets user financial data, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 4th August 2020 (Morning Post): 2gether suffers security breach, hackers steal cryptocurrency worth €1.2m. Malware author Valerian Chiochiu pleads guilty for stealing over $568m. Pakistani news channel Dawn hacked, displays Indian flag.Continue readingData leak exposes Iran COVID deaths cover-up, Free TV license scam targets user financial data, and more

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Breach Cyber Security Data leak Hacking Malware Ransomware Scam Vulnerability

1.3M Havenly accounts leaked after data breach, Pivot Technology Solutions discloses data breach, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 3rd August 2020 (Evening Post): GhostWriter attempts to discredit NATO through a disinformation campaign. Online video streaming service, IndieFlix, leaves confidential data on an unsecured Amazon S3 bucket. Garmin receives decryption key for WastedLocker.Continue reading1.3M Havenly accounts leaked after data breach, Pivot Technology Solutions discloses data breach, and more

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Breach CVE Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Hacking Malware Phishing Ransomware Scam Vulnerability

Researchers detect technique to abuse EMV cards, Hackers post fake stories on real news sites, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 31st July 2020 (Evening Post): The EU imposes sanctions against China, Russia, and North Korea for past cyber-attacks. Online Michigan Bar Exam disrupted briefly by DDoS attacks. FBI warns of NetWalker ransomware targeting businesses.Continue readingResearchers detect technique to abuse EMV cards, Hackers post fake stories on real news sites, and more

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Breach Data leak Hacking Malspam Malware Phishing Ransomware Spearphishing TrickBot Vulnerability Zero-day

Office 365 phishing targets Google Ads, Startups suffer data breach, 386M records leaks, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 31st July 2020 (Morning Post): Twitter celebrity accounts hijacked after actors hooked staff with spearphishing tactics. Gujarat Technological University students complain about massive data leak following mock test. TrickBot Anchor malware targets Linux devices.Continue readingOffice 365 phishing targets Google Ads, Startups suffer data breach, 386M records leaks, 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