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APT Botnet Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak Emotet Hacking Malware Phishing QakBot Ransomware RAT Scam Spam TrickBot Vulnerability

QBot leverages Defender Antivirus phishing bait, Hacked security cam stolen footage sold on adult sites, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 13th October 2020 (Morning Post): Security firms ESET, Black Lotus Labs, Symantec, and financial group team up to take down Trickbot ransomware. German tech giant Software AG continues to struggle against $20M ransomware attack. Continue readingQBot leverages Defender Antivirus phishing bait, Hacked security cam stolen footage sold on adult sites, and more

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

Smishing campaign masquerades as USPS, Bug in order tracking system caused Staples breach, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 16th September 2020 (Evening Post): Indian pleads guilty to his role in $600,000 malware protection scam. LockBit ransomware launches data leak site to double-extort victims. Facebook hacked by researchers exploiting MobileIron MDM flaw.Continue readingSmishing campaign masquerades as USPS, Bug in order tracking system caused Staples breach, and more

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ACE Breach Bug Cross-site Scripting CVE Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Emotet Ransomware RCE Scam Skimming Vulnerability Zero-day

Credit card skimmer Baka evades detection methods, Netwalker targets Pakistani power utility K-Electric, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 9th September 2020 (Morning Post): Russian government claims that USA, UK, Ukrainian DDoS attacks targeted voting in Russian Federation. France, Japan, and New Zealand warn of a surge in Emotet attacks. Adobe InDesign, Framemaker, and Experience Manager flaws fixed.Continue readingCredit card skimmer Baka evades detection methods, Netwalker targets Pakistani power utility K-Electric, and more

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

TikTok secretly collected Android user data, 33% of UK universities hit by ransomware in 10 years, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 12th August 2020 (Evening Post): Court of Appeal rules the use of facial recognition technology by Welsh police is unlawful. Scammers use fake news articles, promotes coronavirus ‘cures’ to defraud victims. Samsung Galaxy flaws expose phones to remote attacks.Continue readingTikTok secretly collected Android user data, 33% of UK universities hit by ransomware in 10 years, and more

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Bug CVE Cyber Security Hacking Malware Spearphishing Vulnerability

India bans 47 more Chinese mobile apps, Links to Chinese govt. target Vatican prior to Beijing negotiations, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 30th July 2020 (Morning Post): Hacker-for-hire mercenary group, Deceptikons target European law firms. Netwalker ransomware a.k.a. Mailto poses a threat to US govt. and organizations. OKCupid security flaw allows attackers to perform in-app actions without user’s knowledge.Continue readingIndia bans 47 more Chinese mobile apps, Links to Chinese govt. target Vatican prior to Beijing negotiations, and more

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Breach Bug CVE Data leak DDoS Hacking Malware Ransomware Vulnerability

ShinyHunters leak 386 million user records, Hackers behind Garmin attack steals data for the first time, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 29th July 2020 (Evening Post): North Korean Lazaruz Group APT has been linked to several mac malware families in recent attacks. Critical Wordpress plugin bug lets hackers take over hosting account. Magento fixes two code execution vulnerabilities.Continue readingShinyHunters leak 386 million user records, Hackers behind Garmin attack steals data for the first time, and more

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APT Breach CVE Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Emotet Jackpotting Malspam Malware QakBot TrickBot Vulnerability

4.7M sources in Asia used to level DDoS attacks, Emotet malspam attacks drop TrickBot, QakBot, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 22nd July 2020 (Morning Post): Assisted living services Lorien Health Services discloses data security incident. Chinese APT’s MgBot malware targets India and Hong Kong. Diebold ATM Terminals’ own software used for jackpotting attacks.Continue reading4.7M sources in Asia used to level DDoS attacks, Emotet malspam attacks drop TrickBot, QakBot, and more

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Breach CVE Cyber Security Data leak Hacking Ransomware Scam Skimming Vulnerability

Ghost Squad Hackers deface ESA site, Young hacker pals behind the Twitter attack targeted celebrities, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 20th July (Morning Post): In Wednesday’s attack on Twitter, hackers breached the backend, stole data of eight users. Card skimming attacks forces Magento to add 2FA throughout their platform. Blackbaud stopped a ransomware attack, paid ransom anyway.Continue readingGhost Squad Hackers deface ESA site, Young hacker pals behind the Twitter attack targeted celebrities, and more

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Breach Bug Cyber Security Data leak Spyware Vulnerability

Welcome Chat spies on users, exposes data, Google release Chrome 84 with security enhancements, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 15th July (Morning Post): Cyber intel firm KELA detects a trove of 4.8 million UK ticket site records on sale. Catalonian politician Roger Torrent and two others claims to be targets of espionage. Microsoft urges Windows server users to patch severe-impact flaw.Continue readingWelcome Chat spies on users, exposes data, Google release Chrome 84 with security enhancements, and more

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APT Breach Cyber Security Hacking Malware Phishing Ransomware Scam Vulnerability

India bans TikTok, UC Browser, and 57 other Chinese apps, New phishing campaign uses iCalendar invitations for attack, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 30th June 2020 (Morning Post): A collection of SQL databases that includes data from 945 websites for sale on dark web. REvil ransomware gang appends auction feature to its website for anonymous bidding. Hacker hacks PlayStation 2 using a carefully burned DVD-ROM.Continue readingIndia bans TikTok, UC Browser, and 57 other Chinese apps, New phishing campaign uses iCalendar invitations for attack, and more