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Stay safe online - 2020-08-08
Capital One to pay $80 million fine following data breach in 2019

Capital One to pay $80 million fine following data breach in 2019

2019 data leak compromised personal data of over 100 million customers. More
News Security  2020-08-07
Warning: 4 new ways of HTTP request smuggling attacks

Warning: 4 new ways of HTTP request smuggling attacks

New variants of HTTP request smuggling attacks require new defenses and has many challenges, as experts demonstrate. More
News Security  2020-08-06

Fake Anonymous group CyberWare targets 2-spyware

Fake Anonymous group CyberWare targets 2-spyware

CyberWare hacking group is going after 2-spyware.com. CyberWare, a self-proclaimed hacking group of the "Anonymous" movement, has declared on Twitter that it will be going after 2-spyware.com. More
News  2020-08-05
US government reports Chinese RAT Taidoor that was used since 2008

US government reports Chinese RAT Taidoor that was used since 2008

Chinese government-sponsored hackers used remote access trojan in espionage campaigns against corporations and governments . More
GandCrab ransomware gang member caught: actor from Belarus arrested

GandCrab ransomware gang member caught: actor from Belarus arrested

Distributor of one of the largest ransomware strains has been arrested in Belarus. More
General News  2020-08-03

Dussmann Group’s data leaked by Nefilim ransomware actors

Dussmann Group’s data leaked by Nefilim ransomware actors

Nefilim ransomware gang began publishing sensitive files leaked during the attack. More
News Security  2020-08-01
Yet another Zoom bug: private meeting passwords cracked in minutes

Yet another Zoom bug: private meeting passwords cracked in minutes

Vulnerability in Zoom allowed attackers to crack passwords for private meetings and spy on participants. More
News Security  2020-07-31

North Korea’s Lazarus gang now targets companies with ransomware

North Korea’s Lazarus gang now targets companies with ransomware

State-backed hackers are now deploying VHD ransomware. As we are now heading towards the second half of 2020, it proves to be a rough year not only in medical or political but also in the cybersecurity field - it has seen a considerable rise in targeted ransomware attacks performed by multiple high-profile cybercrimin... More
Hackers aim to gather data from OkCupid Android application users

Hackers aim to gather data from OkCupid Android application users

Security issues found in online dating platform can allow attackers to remotely spy or gather private information. More
News Security  2020-07-29
New QSnatch malware attack reports: 62,000 QNAP NAS devices infected

New QSnatch malware attack reports: 62,000 QNAP NAS devices infected

The QSnatch malware that was first spotted in 2019 grew from 7,000 bots to more than 62,000 affected devices. More

Apple accused of profiting from iTunes gift card scams

Apple accused of profiting from iTunes gift card scams

Apple is being sued over not taking adequate action against iTunes scams. More
News Spam and phishing  2020-07-27
Garmin smartwatches and aviation shut down due to ransomware attack

Garmin smartwatches and aviation shut down due to ransomware attack

Garmin smartwatch and aviation services shut down for hours - new WastedLocker ransomware supposed to be the culprit. More

New security issues in the Android app can affect China’s DJI Drones

New security issues in the Android app can affect China’s DJI Drones

Researchers warn about vulnerabilities that can lead to full hacker control of smartphones and DJI's servers. More
News Security  2020-07-24
Ransomware attack on Blackbaud leaks University of York students’ data

Ransomware attack on Blackbaud leaks University of York students’ data

Third-party service provider for number of non-profit organizations, as well as University of York, was hacked. More
News Security  2020-07-23
Chinese hackers allegedly target COVID-19 vaccine and government data

Chinese hackers allegedly target COVID-19 vaccine and government data

The US accuses two hackers of working with China's Ministry of State security to obtain data from government organizations. More
News Security  2020-07-22

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