Category: Data loss

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

Macron Among 14 Heads of States on Potential Spyware List

July 21, 2021

Via: Security Week

“The unprecedented revelation … should send a chill down the spine of world leaders,” Amnesty’s secretary general, Agnes Callamard, said in a statement. Among potential targets found on a list of 50,000 phone numbers leaked to Amnesty and the Paris-based […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Threat actor claims to have stolen 1 TB of data belonging to Saudi Aramco

July 19, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Threat actors that goes online with the moniker ZeroX claim to have stolen 1 TB of sensitive data from the Saudi Arabian petroleum and natural gas giant end it is offering for sale it on multiple hacking forums. The oil […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

American retailer Guess discloses data breach after ransomware attack

July 13, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

In February, American fashion brand Guess was hit by a ransomware attack, now the company is disclosing a data breach and is notifying affected customers. The attack was likely carried out by the DarkSide ransomware gang that in April listed […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Millions of LinkedIn users exposed in yet another massive data scrape

July 12, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Threat actors have once again managed to scrape data from over 600 million user profiles on LinkedIn, and have put it up for sale for an undisclosed sum, according to reports. This incident, says CyberNews, is the third time in […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Insurance firm CNA discloses data breach after March ransomware attack

July 9, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

US insurance giant CNA is notifying customers of a data breach after the ransomware attack that it suffered in March. The insurance firm paid a $40 ransom to restore access to its files following the ransomware attack. According to Bloomberg, […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

New Trojan malware steals millions of login credentials

July 8, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Cybersecurity researchers have revealed a new custom Trojan-type malware that managed to infiltrate over three million Windows computers and steal nearly 26 million login credentials for about a million websites. The findings from Nord Security classifies the websites into a […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Freshly scraped LinkedIn data of 88,000 US business owners shared online

July 1, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Hours ago, a 68MB JSON database containing LinkedIn data recently collected from 88,000 US business owners was shared on a popular hacker forum. According to the poster, the scrape targeted US business owners who have “changed job positions in [the] […]

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

Police warn of WhatsApp scams in time for Social Media Day

June 30, 2021

Via: Naked Security

You might be forgiven for thinking that every day is social media day, given how much gets shared each day via social media services. For the past 11 years, however – yes, we’ve been addicted to social media for at […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Cruise Giant Carnival Says Customers Affected by Breach

June 18, 2021

Via: Security Week

In a letter to customers, the company indicated that outsiders might have gained access to Social Security numbers, passport numbers, dates of birth, addresses and health information of people. The company declined to say how many people’s information was exposed. […]

Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

DoJ announced to have shut down Slilpp marketplace in international operation

June 11, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

The US Department of Justice announced to have seized the infrastructure of SlilPP, a popular marketplace used by cybercriminals to buy and sell stolen login credentials. The seizure is the result of a multinational operation involving law enforcement agencies in […]