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Data loss, Threats & Malware

Someone Is Hacking Cybercrime Forums and Leaking User Data

March 5, 2021

Via: Security Week

At least four such forums have been breached to date, namely Verified in January, Crdclub in February, and Exploit and Maza in March. All are predominantly Russian-language forums and saw their breaches publicly disclosed elsewhere. Intelligence firm Intel 471, which […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Intel: More Than 90% of Our Vulnerabilities Found via Research

March 3, 2021

Via: Dark Reading

For the second year in a row, the vast majority of vulnerabilities — 92% — found in Intel’s products came from the company’s security investments, specifically internal research efforts and external bug bounties, the company stated in a new report, […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Update Your Chrome Browser Now! Zero-Day Actively Exploited in the Wild

March 3, 2021

Via: Hot for Security

A new zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in the popular web browser Chrome, with Google noting that the flaw is being exploited by malicious actors. Users should install the updated version of the browser containing the patch as soon as […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Silver Sparrow Malware Infected Tens of Thousands of Macs

March 3, 2021

Via: Panda Security

Mac devices located in more than 150 countries worldwide have been infected by malware called Silver Sparrow. There are tens of thousands of affected Apple devices currently, and it is yet unclear how they got infected. Cybersecurity experts believe that […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Patches Four Zero-Day Flaws in Exchange

March 3, 2021

Via: DataBreach Today

Microsoft issued emergency software patches on Tuesday for four zero-day vulnerabilities in its Exchange email server, one of the most widely used pieces of enterprise infrastructure. The company says it believes the flaws have been exploited by a China-based group […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Ryuk Ransomware Updated With ‘Worm-Like Capabilities’

March 1, 2021

Via: DataBreach Today

Prolific Ryuk ransomware has a new trick up its sleeve. The developers behind the notorious strain of crypto-locking malware have given their attack code the ability to spread itself between systems inside an infected network. “A Ryuk sample with worm-like […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Hackers are selling access to Biochemical systems at Oxford University Lab

February 26, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Hackers compromised the systems at one of the most advanced biology labs at the Oxford University that is involved in the research on the Covid-19 pandemic. The news was disclosed by Forbes and the Oxford University confirmed the security breach […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Chinese Hackers Using Firefox Extension to Spy On Tibetan Organizations

February 25, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers today unwrapped a new campaign aimed at spying on vulnerable Tibetan communities globally by deploying a malicious Firefox extension on target systems. “Threat actors aligned with the Chinese Communist Party’s state interests delivered a customized malicious Mozilla Firefox […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Everything You Need to Know About Evolving Threat of Ransomware

February 24, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

The cybersecurity world is constantly evolving to new forms of threats and vulnerabilities. But ransomware proves to be a different animal—most destructive, persistent, notoriously challenging to prevent, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Falling victim to a ransomware […]


Cyber-crime, Data loss, Malware, Threats & Malware

Airplane manufacturer Bombardier has disclosed a security breach, data leaked online

February 24, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Hackers exploited vulnerabilities in Accellion FTA file-sharing legacy servers to steal data from the airplane maker Bombardier and leak data on the site operated by the Clop ransomware gang. The wave of attacks exploiting multiple zero-day vulnerabilities in the Accellion […]