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Access control, Data loss, Security, Threats & Malware

15 Billion Credentials Currently Up for Grabs on Hacker Forums

July 8, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Fifteen billion usernames and passwords for a range of internet services are currently for sale on underground forums – shedding light on the sheer scope of compromised credentials that are fueling account takeovers on the internet. A report released Wednesday […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Malicious app in Google Play used to deliver Cerberus Banking Trojan

July 8, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Researchers from AVAST have discovered a currency converter application in the Google Play store that was downloaded by more than 10,000 users and that was designed to deliver the Cerberus banking Trojan. The malware-as-a-service Cerberus has emerged in the threat […]


Email security, Security

Looks Like Russian Hackers Are on an Email Scam Spree

July 7, 2020

Via: Wired

FOR YEARS, COSTLY email grifts have largely been the provenance of West African scammers, particularly those based in Nigeria. A newly discovered “business email compromise” campaign, though, appears to come from a criminal group in a part of the world […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

5 Dating Apps Leak More than 1 Million User Profiles and Sensitive Information

July 6, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

This month, WizCase researchers discovered 5 separate data leaks of personal information belonging to dating app users in the US, Japan and South Korea. The data, which was easily accessed due to misconfigured and unsecure servers, included user information such […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

North Korean Hacking Infrastructure Tied to Magecart Hits

July 6, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Hackers with apparent ties to North Korea have extended their bag of online attack tricks beyond cryptocurrency mining, online bank heists and ransomware. Now, they’re also hitting e-commerce merchants in the U.S. and Europe to steal payment card data. So […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Mobile, Wireless security

Chinese Companies Huawei and ZTE Declared National Security Threats by FCC

July 1, 2020

Via: Security Week

In response to the announcement, China asked the U.S. to stop “oppressing Chinese companies,” accusing Washington of “abusing state power” and claiming that there was no evidence of wrongdoing. The FCC said the move is part of efforts to protect […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Microsoft releases emergency security updates to fix Windows codecs

July 1, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Microsoft has silently released two out-of-band security updates through the Windows Store app to address two vulnerabilities in the Windows Codecs Library. The two issues are remote code execution vulnerabilities tracked as CVE-2020-1425 & CVE-2020-1457 that impact Windows 10 and […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Vulnerable drivers can enable crippling attacks against ATMs and POS systems

June 30, 2020

Via: CSO Online

ATMs and point-of-sale (POS) systems have been a target for many cybercriminal groups over the past several years resulting in some of the largest card breaches and money heists in history. While attackers have various ways to break into these […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

E-learning Platform Exposes Personal Information of Over 1 Million North American Students

June 29, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Security researchers have recently discovered a leaky database belonging to the e-learning platform One Class, a remote learning tool that provides educational assistance and study guides to millions of North American students. Uncovered by vpnMentor researchers during a routine Internet […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Experts saw 100k+ daily brute-force attacks on RDP during COVID-19 lockdown

June 29, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Security experts from ESET revealed that the number of daily brute-force attacks on Windows RDP has doubled during the COVID-19 lockdown. The phenomenon is not surprising because during the COVID-19 lockdown employees were forced to work from home remote accessing […]