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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 Botnet Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak Hacking Malware Misinformation Phishing Scam Spyware Vulnerability

Phishing scam targets Subway loyalty-card users, New Goontact spyware targets Android, iOS users, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 16th December 2020 (Morning Post): Facebook removes disinformation accounts linked to Russia and French military. PyMICROPSIA Windows malware includes checks for Linux and macOS. Firefox patches critical mystery bug, also impacting Google Chrome.Continue readingPhishing scam targets Subway loyalty-card users, New Goontact spyware targets Android, iOS users, and more

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APT Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak Hacking Malware Misinformation Phishing Ransomware Ryuk Scam Smishing Vulnerability

Trump campaign leaks voter data amidst legal battle, Luxottica data breach exposes LensCrafters, EyeMed data, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 9th November 2020 (Morning Post): HMRC smishing tax rebate scam employs phishing domains and tactics to target UK banking customers. Mayo Clinic sued over data breach of patients’ medical records. Hackers demand $11 million in Bitcoin from gaming giant CAPCOM.Continue readingTrump campaign leaks voter data amidst legal battle, Luxottica data breach exposes LensCrafters, EyeMed data, 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 Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak Hacking Malware Maze Misinformation Phishing Ransomware Scam Skimming Spam Vulnerability Zero-day

Bitcoin wallet emptied of $1B ahead of US election, Over 23,600 hacked databases leaked on Telegram, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 4th November 2020 (Evening Post): Cannabis growers’ community website exposes more than 3.4 million user records, passwords. Maze clients turn to Sekhmet ransomware group’s Egregor as a substitute. Microsoft store games abused for Windows privilege escalation.Continue readingBitcoin wallet emptied of $1B ahead of US election, Over 23,600 hacked databases leaked on Telegram, and more

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

34M user records stolen from 17 companies being sold, Over a million Alibaba Redmart accounts breached, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 2nd November 2020 (Morning Post): Wroba Trojan runs a campaign targeting Android, iOS smartphone users in the US. Hacker demands $2.8m as ransom to restore network operations of Montreal metro. US Cyber Command exposes 8 new Russian malware samples.Continue reading34M user records stolen from 17 companies being sold, Over a million Alibaba Redmart accounts breached, 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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Adware APT Blackmail Botnet Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak Deepfake Emotet Hacking Malware Misinformation Phishing Ransomware Scam Vulnerability Zero-day

Microsoft kills Internet Explorer for new Edge browser, Deepfake Bots on Telegram display nudity, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 27th October 2020 (Morning Post): WastedLocker ransomware hits ski resort operator Boyne Resorts, impacts company wide reservation systems. After Haldiram’s was targeted in a vicious ransomware attack last month, office of Mithaas sweets, Noida suffered a similar attack.Continue readingMicrosoft kills Internet Explorer for new Edge browser, Deepfake Bots on Telegram display nudity, and more

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

Iran’s Proud Boys emails threaten Democrat voters, Gift voucher scam targets Marks & Spencer CEO, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 22nd October 2020 (Morning Post): Hackers held Caribbean’s biggest conglomerate Ansa McAl’s IT systems hostage in a ransomware attack. Oracle releases 402 security patches in its latest critical patch update (CPU). WordPress deploys forced security fix for bug in Loginizer.Continue readingIran’s Proud Boys emails threaten Democrat voters, Gift voucher scam targets Marks & Spencer CEO, and more

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APT Botnet Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak Emotet Hacking Malware Misinformation Money laundering Ransomware Scam Vulnerability

Trump campaign account locked by Twitter, Money laundering org. QQAAZZ members indicted by US DoJ, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 16th October 2020 (Morning Post): Scammers profit off of FIFA 21’s large audience, leverages in-game goods and rewards. Puerto Rico firefighting dept. discloses breach, hackers demand $600,000. Egregor ransomware gang leaks Ubisoft, Crytek stolen data.Continue readingTrump campaign account locked by Twitter, Money laundering org. QQAAZZ members indicted by US DoJ, and more