Stay safe online - 2021-10-26

Microsoft warns about Nobelium hacker group supply-chain attacks

Russian hacker group behind SolarWinds hack found still targeting global IT supply chain. More
News Security   October 25, 2021  

Evil Corp new campaigns: $40 million ransom demands by Macaw ransomware

The known Russian cybercriminal gang linked to recent ransomware attacks. More
News Viruses and parasites   October 22, 2021  

Hackers-for-hire have been hijacking accounts of YouTube creators

Stealing browser cookies helped attackers to hijack accounts of YouTube stars since at least 2019. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   October 21, 2021  

LightBasin hackers: 13 telecom service providers breached in two years

Researchers uncovered the sophisticated espionage campaign that resulted in 13 compromised organizations already. More
News Security   October 20, 2021  

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   October 19, 2021  

Second Sinclair cyberattack this year: downtime caused by ransomware

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

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
News Viruses and parasites   October 15, 2021  

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

Acer confirms that after-sales service servers got breached. More
News Security   October 14, 2021  

OpenSea fixes bugs: attackers could drain wallets using malicious NFTs

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

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
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   October 12, 2021  

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   October 11, 2021  

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   October 08, 2021  

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   October 07, 2021  

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   October 06, 2021  

Old Apache Airflow leaks IT, health, cybersecurity industry secrets

Misconfigured Apache Airflow credential leak could cause massive compromise. More
News Security   October 05, 2021