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APT Botnet Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Espionage Hacking Malware Misinformation Phishing Ransomware Scam Spoofing Vulnerability

New Zealand stock exchange targeted by DDoS attack, Indian participant pleads guilty for tech support scam, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 26th August 2020 (Evening Post): US State governments and social networks up their game to takedown disinformation campaigns during the election months. APT hackers exploit Autodesk 3D Max software to carry out industrial cyber espionage.Continue readingNew Zealand stock exchange targeted by DDoS attack, Indian participant pleads guilty for tech support scam, and more

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APT Botnet Breach Bug Cyber Security Data leak Espionage Hacking Malware Phishing Ransomware Ryuk Scam Spoofing Vulnerability

Phishing campaign used legit Box page to access inboxes, 12% decline in malware attacks during Q2 2020, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 26th August 2020 (Morning Post): Russian arrested for recruiting an insider, hacking a Nevada-based company. Conti aka Ryuk joins the ranks of ransomware gangs operating data leak sites. Sony detects PlayStation users based on how they hold a controller.Continue readingPhishing campaign used legit Box page to access inboxes, 12% decline in malware attacks during Q2 2020, and more

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Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security DDoS Espionage Hacking Malware Ransomware RCE Scam Vulnerability

Empire Market offline, suspects exit scam, TikTok files lawsuit against US government, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 25th August (Morning Post): Iranian hackers leveraged RDP to deploy Dharma ransomware. Transsion, low-cost Android smartphones manufacturer, pre-installs malware on devices to list users on subscription services. Ransomware attack targets Brookfield Residential.Continue readingEmpire Market offline, suspects exit scam, TikTok files lawsuit against US government, and more

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Botnet Breach Cryptojacking Data leak Hacking Malware Ransomware Vulnerability

Title Insurance Company exposes millions of personal information, US registers a spike in ransomware attacks, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 24th July 2020 (Evening Post): About 280,000 Instacart customer records hacked and put for sale on the dark web. Prometei uses NSA exploits to steal data and mine Monero. Twitter hackers read private messages of 36 high-profile accounts.Continue readingTitle Insurance Company exposes millions of personal information, US registers a spike in ransomware attacks, and more

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APT Botnet Breach CVE Cyber Security Hacking Malware RCE Vulnerability

Hacking forums loaded with Slack credentials, Meow attack targets dozens of Elasticsearch databases, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 23rd July 2020 (Evening Post): Prometei botnet spotted in the wild, exploits Windows SMB protocol to covertly mine for cryptocurrency. Fake cryptocurrency trading app hits Mac users with malware. Apple’s iPhone Research Device Program makes its debut. Continue readingHacking forums loaded with Slack credentials, Meow attack targets dozens of Elasticsearch databases, 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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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

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Botnet Breach CVE Cyber Security DDoS Malware Phishing Trojan Vulnerability

Stalker Online steals 1.3M user records, IndogoDrop campaign targets South Asian military and govt., and more

Major cybersecurity events on 23rd June 2020 (Evening Post): North Korean COVID-19 phishing campaign by Lazarus Group impersonates government agencies, departments, etc. Variants of the Kaiji, XORDDoS malware target dock servers. Mitsubishi patches vulnerabilities in ICONICS.Continue readingStalker Online steals 1.3M user records, IndogoDrop campaign targets South Asian military and govt., and more

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Breach Cyber Security DDoS Malware Ransomware Vulnerability

Twitter removes 32K accounts pushing political agendas, Ransomware hits In Sport, leaks data, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 12th June 2020 (Morning Post): MU Health Care suffers data breach, SSNs compromised. Tor2Mine re-emerges deploying new malware. Hack-for-hire group Dark Basin’s operations, targeting journalists, advocates, government officials, uncovered. Continue readingTwitter removes 32K accounts pushing political agendas, Ransomware hits In Sport, leaks data, and more

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Botnet Breach CVE Cyber Security Malware Ransomware RCE Trojan Vulnerability

Expiring SSL certificates affect smart appliances, Thanos’ weaponized research tools target Windows users, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 11th June 2020 (Morning Post): Indian firm Compsys invites law suits after registering hoax domains. Snake Ransomware hits Honda and Energy Co. Contract tracing apps on Google Play deployed to steal data. Voting tech used in 5 US states fatally flawed. Continue readingExpiring SSL certificates affect smart appliances, Thanos’ weaponized research tools target Windows users, and more