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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 Data leak Hacking Malware Scam Spearphishing Spying TrickBot Trojan Vulnerability

Cryptocurrency scam hits Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Welcome Chat stores user data in unsecure location, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 16th July 2020 (Morning Post): Bhinneka database of more than one million accounts dumped on hacker forum. An info-stealer Trojan found to be linked to threat actors responsible for TrickBot. Brazil’s four malware families ramp up techniques, spread to countries.Continue readingCryptocurrency scam hits Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Welcome Chat stores user data in unsecure location, 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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Breach CVE Cyber Security Hacking MaaS Malware Ransomware Scam Vulnerability

US unmasks notorious hacker Fxsmp, US budget smartphones found with pre-installed malware, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 9th July (Evening Post): Google open-sources vulnerability scanner Tsunami for large-scale enterprise networks. Palo Alto Networks patches critical vulnerability with a 10/10 CVSSv3 rating. Conti ransomware uses CPU threads, encrypts files on infected computers.Continue readingUS unmasks notorious hacker Fxsmp, US budget smartphones found with pre-installed malware, and more

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BEC Cyber Security DDoS MaaS Malware Phishing Ransomware RAT Scam Trojan Vulnerability

BEC gang Cosmic Lynx associated with 200 campaigns, Google Play hosts app delivering Cerebrus, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 8th July 2020 (Evening Post): German authorities seize BlueLeaks server, after it provided access to US police departments internal documents. Keeper threat group compromises 57o e-commerce sites, profiting around $7 million from it.Continue readingBEC gang Cosmic Lynx associated with 200 campaigns, Google Play hosts app delivering Cerebrus, and more

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Breach Cyber Security DDoS Malware Ransomware Vulnerability

Multiple healthcare institutions report data breach, Tekya malware ad fraud on Google Play, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 8th June 2020 (Morning Post): Fitness Depot ISP fails to activate antivirus, suffers data breach. Hackers expose 5 billion consumer records in 2019, costing US enterprises $1.2 trillion loss. Staggering increase in the number of attacks targeting Black Lives Matter movement.Continue readingMultiple healthcare institutions report data breach, Tekya malware ad fraud on Google Play, and more

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Breach CVE Cyber Security Malware Phishing Ransomware Spearphishing Vulnerability

NetWalker continues to attack colleges, Riviera Maya skims at least 100 ATMs in Mexico, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 5th June 2020 (Morning Post): 2 barcode reader apps on Google Play Store found using ad fraud techniques. Aeries Software that stores student information breached in around 150 school districts. Zoom patches vulnerabilities found by Cisco. Continue readingNetWalker continues to attack colleges, Riviera Maya skims at least 100 ATMs in Mexico, and more

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

Fake COVID travel passes, Antivirus expiration scams, Lucy Gang expands business for ransomware ops, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 28th April 2020: ANPR system exposes nine million logs of road journeys on the internet. Outlaw Hacking Group returns with Linux malware Shellbot. Ransomware group, Clop, leaks ExecuPharm’s data. PhantomLance injects complex spyware to harvest victim dataContinue readingFake COVID travel passes, Antivirus expiration scams, Lucy Gang expands business for ransomware ops, and more

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APT Breach Cyber Security Malware Phishing Ransomware Trojan Vulnerability

Zeus Sphinx returns, Android apps engage in grab data, Ponzi scheme on YouTube, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 30th March 2020: Zoom faces multiple attacks on video meetings. More than 4000 Android apps gather details of all the other installed apps. COVID-themed fraud sites and phishing emails circulate on the internet. Lexus, Toyota AVN systems exposed to attacks. Zeus Sphinx banking trojan fetches log-in details of unaware users.Continue readingZeus Sphinx returns, Android apps engage in grab data, Ponzi scheme on YouTube, and more

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APT Breach Malware Ransomware RAT RCE TrickBot Vulnerability

Stealthier Astaroth, TrickMo bypasses 2FA, Espionage targets WHO, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 24th March 2020: A new, stealthier Astaroth strikes Windows 10. COVID-19 cyberattacks against WHO spikes. 56 Google Play Store apps infected with malicious software. Kaspersky detects new APT campaign. TrickBot malware operators release TickMo to bypass 2FA. Azure applications can be weaponized against Microsoft365.Continue readingStealthier Astaroth, TrickMo bypasses 2FA, Espionage targets WHO, and more