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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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Botnet Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Hacking Malware Ransomware Scam Vulnerability Zero-day

100 people apprehended for PlusToken scam, QNAP urges to update Malware Remover for QSnatch, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 3rd August 2020 (Morning Post): 2.5 million Drizly customer accounts compromised, following major data breach. Minister of Internal Affairs, Belarus announces the arrest of GandCrab ransomware distributor. Travel company CWT pays $4.5M in ransom to avoid attack.Continue reading100 people apprehended for PlusToken scam, QNAP urges to update Malware Remover for QSnatch, and more

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Breach CVE Cyber Security Data leak Hacking Malware Scam Vulnerability

Cloudflare exposes 3M IP addresses, Australian consumer watchdog accuses Google of privacy breaches, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 28th July 2020 (Morning Post): Promo.com, popular marketing video maker, discloses data breach, 22 million user records leaked on hacker forum. Developer discovers leaked source code of over 50 high-profile organizations from diverse sectors.Continue readingCloudflare exposes 3M IP addresses, Australian consumer watchdog accuses Google of privacy breaches, and more

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Botnet Breach CVE Cyber Security Data leak Emotet Malware Scam

Dave suffers breach, 7.5M users’ data leaked, Meow attack deletes 4,000 unsecured databases, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 27th July 2020 (Evening Post): Academics smuggle 234 policy-violating skills on the Alexa Skills Store. Malicious photo apps on Google Play floods Android devices with random ads. Vigilante sabotages Emotet, replaces malware payloads with GIFs.Continue readingDave suffers breach, 7.5M users’ data leaked, Meow attack deletes 4,000 unsecured databases, and more

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Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak Emotet Malware Ransomware Scam Trojan Vulnerability

Phishing campaign abuses Microsoft, IBM services, Hackers targeted 130 Twitter accounts, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 20th July 2020 (Evening Post): Emotet resurfaces with a blast of malicious spam, spreads backdoor that installs ransomware, trojans, other malware. Columbia notifies ransomware victims, provides details to members whose data may have been compromised.Continue readingPhishing campaign abuses Microsoft, IBM services, Hackers targeted 130 Twitter accounts, and more

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Bug Data leak Hacking Malware Scam TrickBot Trojan Vulnerability Zero-day

Russian police detains scammers targeting VIP customers, Twitter internal tool used to hijack accounts, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 17th July 2020 (Evening Post): MyCastingFile.com leaks private data of 260,000 users. Dating and social accounts also targeted by BlackRock banking trojan. Iranian top hacking groups leave training videos exposed online. Continue readingRussian police detains scammers targeting VIP customers, Twitter internal tool used to hijack accounts, and more

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Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Malware Vulnerability

270M Wattpad user account details for sale, Chinese tax software GoldenSpy spreads malware, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 15th July 2020 (Evening Post): New Mirai variant includes exploit for a flaw in Comtrend routers. Microsoft’s July Patch Tuesday addresses 123 fixes, critical DNS bug tops the list. Stolen Wattpad database containing 270 million records sold for over $100,000.Continue reading270M Wattpad user account details for sale, Chinese tax software GoldenSpy spreads malware, and more

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Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security DDoS Hacking Malware Ransomware Spam Vulnerability

Delhi University data privacy breach, Try2Cry ransomware infects USB flash drives, spreads to Windows, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 6th July 2020 (Morning Post): Threat actors leverage Tor networks to carry out system compromise, data exfiltration, DoS attacks, reconnaissance. FakeSpy malware resurfaces, steals text messages, financial data, bank login information, app data, etc.Continue readingDelhi University data privacy breach, Try2Cry ransomware infects USB flash drives, spreads to Windows, and more

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Botnet Breach Cyber Security Malware Ransomware Vulnerability

Japan investigates theft of missile plan, 2.3M Indonesian voters’ data posted on Raidforums, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 23rd May 2020 (Morning Post): Florida Department of Economic Opportunity notifies 98 people of data breach associated with unemployment claims. Zeus banking trojan, Silent Night, sold on underground hacking forums. Banking malware ZLoader actively deployed in over 100 campaigns. Continue readingJapan investigates theft of missile plan, 2.3M Indonesian voters’ data posted on Raidforums, and more

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Breach CVE Cyber Security Malware Phishing Ransomware RAT Spyware TrickBot Trojan Vulnerability

100000 Interserve employees’ data stolen, Chinese hackers target COVID research, Hidden Cobra’s espionage tools revealed, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 13th May 2020: Merkel says that she has concrete evidence proving Russia targeted her. Privacy breach attack targets Nova Scotia government, reveals names, medical conditions, sexual abuse details. Ramsay malware steals files from air-gapped computers.Continue reading100000 Interserve employees’ data stolen, Chinese hackers target COVID research, Hidden Cobra’s espionage tools revealed, and more