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Stay safe online - 2021-10-20
US authorities release possible measures against BlackMatter ransomware

US authorities release possible measures against BlackMatter ransomware

CISA, FBI, and NSA urges to take actions against the BlackMatter ransomware after a tip from an undisclosed party. More
News Security  2021-10-19
Second Sinclair cyberattack this year: downtime caused by ransomware

Second Sinclair cyberattack this year: downtime caused by ransomware

Technical issues with Sinclair stations caused by the company-wide ransomware attack. More
News Security  2021-10-18

MyKings botnet makes millions in crypto by exploiting the easy shortcut

MyKings botnet makes millions in crypto by exploiting the easy shortcut

The malware has run mining cryptocurrency for five years and still is in business. More
Acer India breach: during the isolated attack 60GB of data got accessed

Acer India breach: during the isolated attack 60GB of data got accessed

Acer confirms that after-sales service servers got breached. More
News Security  2021-10-14
OpenSea fixes bugs: attackers could drain wallets using malicious NFTs

OpenSea fixes bugs: attackers could drain wallets using malicious NFTs

Attackers potentially could drain entire cryptocurrency wallets: Check Point teams reports. More
General News  2021-10-13

LibreOffice and OpenOffice updates required due to uncovered flaws

LibreOffice and OpenOffice updates required due to uncovered flaws

Upgrades get pushed to address the vulnerability that can be weaponized and allow attackers to manipulate documents. More
The nuclear engineer tried to sell critical data to a foreign government

The nuclear engineer tried to sell critical data to a foreign government

FBI revealed the espionage plans when the engineer sold confidential information to an undercover agent instead of a foreign government. More
General News  2021-10-11

Russian hackers Fancy Bear targeting Gmail users with phishing emails

Russian hackers Fancy Bear targeting Gmail users with phishing emails

Google reveals that 14 000 users were targeted in the email campaign by the APT28 hacker group. More
News Spam and phishing  2021-10-08
US government amps up defenses while Russian hackers try to infiltrate

US government amps up defenses while Russian hackers try to infiltrate

The U.S government initiates changes: contractors could be held accountable for cybersecurity incidents and unreported breaches. More
News Security  2021-10-07
Syniverse reveals a 5-year data breach: at least 235 affected customers

Syniverse reveals a 5-year data breach: at least 235 affected customers

Messaging service supplier for AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile discloses that unauthorized access began in May 2016. More
General News  2021-10-06

Old Apache Airflow leaks IT, health, cybersecurity industry secrets

Old Apache Airflow leaks IT, health, cybersecurity industry secrets

Misconfigured Apache Airflow credential leak could cause massive compromise. More
News Security  2021-10-05
Sandhills Global operations and websites shut down due to Conti attack

Sandhills Global operations and websites shut down due to Conti attack

Ransomware attack disrupted operations: Nebraska firm had to shut down several systems to protect data. More
News Security  2021-10-04

Fake Amnesty International tool for Pegasus spread malware instead

Fake Amnesty International tool for Pegasus spread malware instead

New campaigns spread Sarwent Trojan using advertisements of fake AVPegasus that should find spyware traces and remove them. More
Conti ransomware remains dangerous and can now encrypt Veeam backups

Conti ransomware remains dangerous and can now encrypt Veeam backups

CISA and FBI warns about ransomware that attacked at least 16 networks last year: new tactics ensure failed data recovery. More
FinSpy spyware comes out stronger: spreading through UEFI bootkits

FinSpy spyware comes out stronger: spreading through UEFI bootkits

The malware appears to be capable of stealing anything including credentials, documents, email messages, capture audio. More

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