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

Russian hackers breach US govt. networks, steals data, Microsoft Teams phishing attack hits O365 users, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 23rd October 2020 (Morning Post): Taiwanese United Microelectronics Corporation will plead guilty to theft of Micron Technologies trade secrets, pay $60m fine. Researcher claims to have logged into Trump’s personal Twitter with password MAGA2020.Continue readingRussian hackers breach US govt. networks, steals data, Microsoft Teams phishing attack hits O365 users, 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 Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak Hacking Malware Ransomware Scam Spying Vulnerability

Stock market glitch not cyberattack: Euronext, Vladimir Putin dismisses US charges as Russophobia, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 21st October 2020 (Evening Post): Iran linked cyber espionage group MuddyWater suspected in attacks agains Middle East govt., telecom. Montréal public transport agency discloses ransomware attack. Chinese hackers target Cisco Discovery Protocol vulnerability.Continue readingStock market glitch not cyberattack: Euronext, Vladimir Putin dismisses US charges as Russophobia, and more

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

OSF Healthcare notifies patients of ransomware incident, Pfizer leaks customer prescriptions, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 21st October 2020 (Morning Post): Microsoft claims taking down 94% of TrickBot’s command and control servers. NSA reveals 25 publicly known vulnerabilities exploited by Chinese Nation-State hackers. Adblocker installed by 300,000 users turns out to be malicious. Continue readingOSF Healthcare notifies patients of ransomware incident, Pfizer leaks customer prescriptions, and more

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APT BEC Botnet Breach CVE Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Emotet Hacking Malware Ransomware RCE Scam Spying TrickBot Vulnerability

Hackers have access to 50K security cams, Emotet malware operators resume services, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 14th October 2020 (Evening Post): Twitter suspends Trump supporters accounts on the grounds of spam and manipulation. Financial crime group FIN11 pivots to ransomware and stolen data extortion. Allen-Bradley adapter found to have remotely exploitable DoS flaws.Continue readingHackers have access to 50K security cams, Emotet malware operators resume services, and more

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APT BEC Botnet Breach Bug cryptominers CVE Cyber Security Data leak Hacking Malware Ransomware RCE Scam TrickBot Vulnerability

Norway claims parliament breach by Russian hackers, Lemon Duck cryptomining botnet activity spikes, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 14th October 2020 (Morning Post): PoetRAT, masquerades as government domains, targets public and private sector in Azerbaijan. Microsoft patches 87 security vulnerabilities in October’s Patch Tuesday. Popular kids smartwatch comes with cover camera.Continue readingNorway claims parliament breach by Russian hackers, Lemon Duck cryptomining botnet activity spikes, and more

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APT Botnet Breach Bug Credential Stuffing CVE Cyber Security Data leak Hacking Malware Phishing Ransomware RCE Scam Vulnerability

Apple pays $288,000 to hackers who reported vulnerabilities, Google adds password breach alerts to Chrome, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 9th October 2020 (Morning Post): Office of the Comptroller of the Currency fines Morgan Stanley $60 million for 2016 data breach. Sam’s Club customer accounts hacked in credential stuffing attacks. Android ransomware abuses notification services, warns Microsoft.Continue readingApple pays $288,000 to hackers who reported vulnerabilities, Google adds password breach alerts to Chrome, and more

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APT Botnet Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Espionage Hacking Malware Maze Phishing Ransomware RAT Ryuk Scam Trojan Vulnerability

Cisco to pay $1.9B for infringing security patents, Ardonagh Group disables 200 admin accounts after ransomware attack, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 6th October 2020 (Evening Post): Ryuk attacks 20 organizations a week as ransomware threat surges. French cafe owners arrested for not maintaining a log of their open WiFi network users. Iran-linked APT exploits Zerologon flaw in attacks.Continue readingCisco to pay $1.9B for infringing security patents, Ardonagh Group disables 200 admin accounts after ransomware attack, and more

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APT Breach Bug CVE Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Espionage Hacking Malvertise Malware Ransomware RCE Scam Virus Vulnerability

13 yr. old hacked school computers, arrested, Watchmaker Swatch shuts down IT systems, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 30th September 2020 (Morning Post): NatWest joins forces with Malwarebytes to provide free virus protection to customers. Exorcist 2.0 ransomware delivered through fake software crack sites. More than 247K Exchange servers unpatched for actively exploited flaw.Continue reading13 yr. old hacked school computers, arrested, Watchmaker Swatch shuts down IT systems, and more

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Breach CVE Cyber Security Data leak DDoS Hacking Malware MiTM Phishing Ransomware Scam Spying Spyware Trojan Vulnerability

Hackers drain KuCoin wallets of $150 million, Hungarian banks, telecom services targeted by DDoS attacks, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 28th September 2020 (Morning Post): Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus resumes its work after 19 days, resolved technical issues. Google removes 17 Joker-infected apps from the Play Store. Free decryptor released to combat ThunderX ransomware.Continue readingHackers drain KuCoin wallets of $150 million, Hungarian banks, telecom services targeted by DDoS attacks, and more