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Botnet Breach Bug Data leak Hacking Malware Phishing Ransomware Smuggling Vulnerability

Anti-vaccination posts causes Facebook to be sued, China hacks Taiwan government email accounts, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 19th August 2020 (Evening Post): Voice phishing service targets corporate VPNs. Ongoing campaign uses HTML smuggling for malware delivery. FritzFrog malware attacks Linux servers over SSH to mine Monero. New vulnerability could put IoT devices at risk.Continue readingAnti-vaccination posts causes Facebook to be sued, China hacks Taiwan government email accounts, and more

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Breach Bug Data leak Espionage Malware Money laundering Phishing Ransomware Scam Smuggling Spying Vulnerability

Ukraine police dismantles money laundering gang, Fake investment scheme uses bogus endorsements from Ed Sheeran, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 19th August 2020 (Morning Post): 61% of IATA member airlines do not have a published DMARC record, exposing customers to phishing attacks. Final Senate Intelligence Committee reports contact between Trump 2016 campaign and Russian spies.Continue readingUkraine police dismantles money laundering gang, Fake investment scheme uses bogus endorsements from Ed Sheeran, and more

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Breach Brute-force CVE Data leak Hacking Malware Ransomware Trojan Vulnerability

AI firm Cense exposes 2.5m sensitive medical records, IcedID banking trojan adds new evasive tactics, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 18th August 2020 (Evening Post): GitHub data leak incidents affect more than 200,000 patients in the US. Hackers target vulnerabilities in Fizikal, expose information of thousands of users. Trade bans impacts Huawei’s future security updates.Continue readingAI firm Cense exposes 2.5m sensitive medical records, IcedID banking trojan adds new evasive tactics, and more

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APT Breach cryptominers CVE Data leak Emotet Hacking Malware Ransomware Scam Vulnerability

Notepad++ text editor banned in China, Canada Revenue Agency shut down after cyber attack, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 18th August 2020 (Morning Post): Cado Security reports the first known crypto mining bot, TeamTNT, to steal AWS credentials. World’s largest cruise line operator Carnival Corporation discloses that it has been breached in a ransomware attack.Continue readingNotepad++ text editor banned in China, Canada Revenue Agency shut down after cyber attack, and more

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Breach Credential Stuffing Data leak Emotet Hacking Ransomware RCE Scam Trojan Vulnerability

Clearview grants ICE access to use technology, Momentum Metropolitan suffers cyber attack, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 17th August 2020 (Evening Post): Medical debt collector R1 RCM Inc. hit in ransomware attack. Emotet installation process vulnerability allows researchers to create killswitch. Fraudsters target Ritz Hotel staff in credit card data scam.Continue readingClearview grants ICE access to use technology, Momentum Metropolitan suffers cyber attack, and more

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Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak Espionage Hacking Malware Misinformation Phishing Ransomware RAT Vulnerability Zero-day

Aarogya Setu code, back-end components exposed, Jack Daniel’s manufacturer suffers cyber attack, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 17th August 2020 (Morning Post): Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces new cybersecurity policy for India. Facebook fails to take action against hate speech, misinformation. FBI, NSA warns about Russian Linux malware attempting to steal files, take over devices.Continue readingAarogya Setu code, back-end components exposed, Jack Daniel’s manufacturer suffers cyber attack, and more

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APT Breach Data leak Espionage Hacking Honeypot Malware Phishing Ransomware Vulnerability

€10bn GDPR lawsuit against Salesforce, Oracle, 43,000 phishing emails bypass NHS security filters, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 14th August 2020 (Evening Post): Telephony honeypot receives 1.5 million robocalls across 11 months in the US. Facebook, Google join forces to curb the spread of disinformation, thwart efforts to manipulate voters. Windows Defender detects Citrix components as malware.Continue reading€10bn GDPR lawsuit against Salesforce, Oracle, 43,000 phishing emails bypass NHS security filters, and more

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BEC Breach Data leak Espionage Hacking Malware Ransomware Vulnerability

Hacker leaks gun exchange user records online, Maze ransomware leaks Canon stolen files, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 14th August 2020 (Morning Post): Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency warns of new phishing campaign masquerading as loan relief. NSA, FBI warn of Linux malware developed by Russian military unit used in espionage attacks.Continue readingHacker leaks gun exchange user records online, Maze ransomware leaks Canon stolen files, and more

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APT Breach Bug Cyber Security Data leak Emotet Espionage Hacking Malware Phishing Trojan Vulnerability

Chinese accounts part of campaign to rebuke Trump, New phishing attack targets Verizon, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 13th August 2020 (Evening Post): Espionage group RedCurl targets 14 organizations across various European countries and Canada. CactusPete APT group, active since 2013, has updated is Bisonal backdoor. Alexa bugs allow hackers to install malicious skills remotely.Continue readingChinese accounts part of campaign to rebuke Trump, New phishing attack targets Verizon, and more

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APT Breach Bug Cyber Security Data leak Espionage Hacking Phishing RaaS Ransomware Scam Vulnerability Zero-day

US officials say TikTok users voluntarily gave data to China, Azure app abused in phishing campaign, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 13th August 2020 (Morning Post): Verified Twitter account masquerades as WHO official, spreads racist remarks and misinformation. ReVoLTE vulnerability allows actors to eavesdrop on conversations. Offensive espionage campaign attributed to North Korean ‘Dream Job’.Continue readingUS officials say TikTok users voluntarily gave data to China, Azure app abused in phishing campaign, and more