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

GetSchooled breach impacts 930k individuals, Text messaging scams rise amid the holiday season, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 30th December 2020 (Evening Post): China settles over 3,100 personal data breach cases in 2020. U.S. Treasury warns financial institutions of COVID-19 vaccine-related cyberattacks, scams. DDoS attacks spiked, became more complex in 2020.Continue readingGetSchooled breach impacts 930k individuals, Text messaging scams rise amid the holiday season, and more

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ACE Arbitrary Code Execution Breach Bug Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Hacking Malware Misinformation Phishing Ransomware RAT Scam Vulnerability Zero-day

Pransksters hijack smart devices to live stream swatters, Apple loses copyright suit against security startup, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 30th December 2020 (Morning Post): 21 arrested after allegedly using stolen WeLeakInfo.com logins to commit fraud. Voyager cryptocurrency broker halted trading due to cyberattack. Lawsuit claims flawed facial recognition led to man’s wrongful arrest.Continue readingPransksters hijack smart devices to live stream swatters, Apple loses copyright suit against security startup, and more

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

Iranian cyber actors threaten US election officials, Citrix confirms ongoing DDoS attack, and more

Major cybersecurity events on December 2020 (Evening Post): Millions stolen from online bank accounts following large-scale fraud operation. Google reports that Microsoft failed to fix a Windows zero-day flaw. Misconfigured AWS bucket exposes hundreds of social influencers.Continue readingIranian cyber actors threaten US election officials, Citrix confirms ongoing DDoS attack, and more

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Botnet Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Hacking Malware Phishing Ransomware Scam Vulnerability Zero-day

Global cybercrime losses cross $1 trillion mark, Hackers steal FireEye Red Team tools, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 9th December 2020 (Evening Post): Phorpiex Botnet is the “Most Wanted Malware” in its Global Threat Index of November 2020. Microsoft fixes new Windows Kerberos security bug in staged rollout. Russian hackers exploit vulnerability in VMware Workspace ONE. Continue readingGlobal cybercrime losses cross $1 trillion mark, Hackers steal FireEye Red Team tools, and more

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Botnet Breach COVID Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Egregor Malware Maze Phishing Ransomware

Canon publicly confirms August ransomware attack, Sophos notifies customers of data exposure, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 27th November 2020 (Morning Post): Sophos notifies customers of data exposure after database misconfiguration, Canon publicly confirms August ransomware attack, data theft, DDoS Attacks Against Online Retailers Increase Four-Fold During Pandemic.Continue readingCanon publicly confirms August ransomware attack, Sophos notifies customers of data exposure, and more

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APT Botnet Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Doxxing Hacking Malware Misinformation Phishing QakBot Ransomware Scam Trend Micro Vulnerability Zero-day

Cork hospital fined €65K over data mishandling, ShinyHunters target Mashable, leaks 5.22GB database, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 05th November 2020 (Morning Post): QBOt election-themed phishing emails infect victims with malicious payloads, to harvest user data. Japanese game developer Capcom targeted by cyberattack, disrupts business operations. Hackers abuse Google Forms to phish for AT&T credentials.Continue readingCork hospital fined €65K over data mishandling, ShinyHunters target Mashable, leaks 5.22GB database, and more

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APT Breach Data leak DDoS Hacking Malware Maze Phishing Ransomware Scam Vulnerability

Iranian hackers access US voter information, Phishers use Google Drive to force traffic into mal. sites, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 2nd November 2020 (Evening Post): Precious metals dealer JM Bullion discloses data breach incident to customers. The number of records exposed in 2020 hits 36 billion globally: Risk Based Security. Maze shuts down business, denies creating a cartel.Continue readingIranian hackers access US voter information, Phishers use Google Drive to force traffic into mal. sites, and more

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

21 malicious Google Play apps downloaded 8M times, Hackers blackmail Vastaamo patients after breach, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 28th October 2020 (Morning Post): Hackers hack and deface Donald Trump’s official campaign website donaldjtrump.com. Facebook removes network of fake Iranian accounts and pages, peddling US election misinformation. Ryuk ransomware hits furniture giant Steelcase.Continue reading21 malicious Google Play apps downloaded 8M times, Hackers blackmail Vastaamo patients after breach, and more

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

Twitter, Facebook to testify over NYP article, Japanese Shionogi & Co. suffers data breach, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 23rd October 2020 (Evening Post): Russian state-backed hackers, codenamed Energetic Bear, gained access to US governmental networks. Man hacks four Rajasthan schools’ server, issues transfer certificates to 130 students alleging harassment against them. Continue readingTwitter, Facebook to testify over NYP article, Japanese Shionogi & Co. suffers data breach, and more

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APT Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Hacking Malware Phishing RAT Scam Spoofing Trojan Vulnerability

Germany gives secret services access to encrypted conv., Credential stuffing attacks target retail, travel businesses, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 22nd October 2020 (Evening Post): US Securities and Exchange Commission issues Kik $5 million penalty for launching illegal ICO, breaking securities laws. New Windows RAT can be controlled via a Telegram channel. European IT services group Sopra Steria hit by suspected ransomware attack. Continue readingGermany gives secret services access to encrypted conv., Credential stuffing attacks target retail, travel businesses, and more