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

440K ProctorU user records published after breach, Qualcomm, MediaTek Wi-Fi chips hit by KrØØk, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 7th August 2020 (Morning Post): Netwalker ransomware operators claims to have breached the networks of Forsee Power. New side-channel attacks target Intel, ARM, IBM, AMD processors. Smart lock IoT devices opened with just Mac addresses. Continue reading440K ProctorU user records published after breach, Qualcomm, MediaTek Wi-Fi chips hit by KrØØk, and more

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Breach Brute-force Bug Data leak Hacking Scam Snooping Vulnerability

Data of 17M CouchSurfing users leaked, Meow attack deletes 4000 unsecured databases, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 24th July 2020 (Morning Post): 29 fraudulent apps, part of the cyber-scheme Chartreuse Blur, detected and exposed, after 3.5 million downloads. ASUS home router bugs expose consumers to snooping attacks. IVG vulnerability allows attackers to brute-force into systems.Continue readingData of 17M CouchSurfing users leaked, Meow attack deletes 4000 unsecured databases, 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 CVE Cyber Security DDoS Malware Ransomware Snooping Vulnerability

TikTok stops clipboard snooping after Apple exposes it, 5 million DeviceLock users’ data leaked, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 29th June 2020: CloudSEK researcher reports 40,000 Indiamart suppliers’ data. Aspire News App, domestic violence assistance app, suffers data breach. Hackers threaten to leak beverage firm Lion’s stolen files, following a ransomware attack. Continue readingTikTok stops clipboard snooping after Apple exposes it, 5 million DeviceLock users’ data leaked, and more

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Breach CVE Cyber Security Malware Ransomware Vulnerability

Hacker arrested for selling PII, Shlayer Mac malware spreads through poisoned Google search results, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 22nd June 2020 (Evening Post): Hackers hide malicious payloads in fake Windows error logs. New malware masquerades as a hack to get the premium Discord Nitro services. Cisco Webex Meetings flaw allows hackers to impersonate users.Continue readingHacker arrested for selling PII, Shlayer Mac malware spreads through poisoned Google search results, and more

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Breach CVE Cyber Security Malware Phishing Ransomware Spyware Vulnerability

Microsoft bans sale of facial recognition tech, Maze attacks Threadstone Advisors LLP, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 15th June 2020 (Morning Post): Privnotes.com masquerades as privnote.com, phishes bitcoins. Twitter forbids users from retweeting articles they have not opened. ActionSpy targets minority group Uyghurs. Facebook aids FBI, captures child predator.Continue readingMicrosoft bans sale of facial recognition tech, Maze attacks Threadstone Advisors LLP, 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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Breach CVE Cyber Security Malware Phishing Ransomware RAT RCE Trojan Vulnerability

Nintendo hacked to buy Fortnite currency, 1.5M COVID-themed malicious mails per day, Agent Tesla targets oil companies, and more

Major cybersecurity events on 21st April 2020: Increased number of Bad Bots scrape data and attempt logins on websites. Extremely annoying coronavirus-themed malware locks users out of Windows. DoppelPaymer targets Los Angeles. Hackers attempt to sell 3000 UniCredit employees’ details. Continue readingNintendo hacked to buy Fortnite currency, 1.5M COVID-themed malicious mails per day, Agent Tesla targets oil companies, and more