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Stay safe online - 2023-06-07

Sydney man sentenced for attempted blackmail scam using stolen Optus data

Arrested back in October for an attempt to leverage stolen Optus data. More
News   2023-02-09

VMware ESXi servers targeted by ESXiArgs ransomware

Security flaw and attack on VMware ESXi servers. A massive wave of attacks is aimed at VMware ESXi servers that are still unpatched for a two-year-old remote code execution vulnerability. More
News Security   2023-02-06

Ransomware attack at Arnold Clark leads to customer data leak

Arnold Clark is sending emails to affected customers. It is long known now that large-scale ransomware attacks against companies are no longer about encrypting databases or spreadsheets and holding them hostage - it is all about the information that can be stolen. More
News Security   2023-02-02

New variant of PlugX malware hides on USB devices to infect Windows systems

PlugX malware used by cybercriminals to infect new Windows hosts. More
News Security   2023-01-30

Riot Games cyberattack: League of Legends source code being sold online

Social engineering attack against Riot resulted in leakage of its assets. More
News   2023-01-25

Microsoft OneNote attachments are used to spread malware

Cybercriminals send malspam containing OneNote attachments. More
News Security   2023-01-23

Nissan's third-party service provider exposes customers' personal data

A third-party vendor accidentally allowed unauthorized access to Nissan's customer data. More
News Security   2023-01-19

Brave browser adds a new Snowflake feature to help bypass Tor blocks

Brave browser version 1.47 was released with the Snowflake extension. More
News Security   2023-01-16

Cyber incident at Royal Mail: company asks to delay parcels abroad

Security incident caused service disturbance. International deliveries at Royal Mail are temporarily halted after what was described by the company as a "Cyber incident." In the official press release post, it claims that people should postpone letters or parcels to overseas destinations due to the severe disturbance... More
News Security   2023-01-12

More than 200 million emails stolen from Twitter and leaked on a hacker forum

Over 200 million Twitter user emails stolen. Cybercrime intelligence firm Hudson Rock confirmed on Wednesday that hackers had posted the credentials of more than 200 million Twitter accounts, including email addresses, phone numbers, and account names, onto an online hacking forum. More
News Security   2023-01-09

Meta appealing the $400 million penalty for breaching EU privacy laws

Yet another huge fine for Meta for breaking users' privacy for the sake of profits. More
News   2023-01-05

LockBit ransomware group releases decryptor after attacking SickKids hospital

SickKids children's hospital suffers a ransomware attack. More
News Security   2023-01-02

Louisiana hospital struck by a ransomware attack

Nearly 270,000 patients of the Lake Charles Memorial Health System were affected by the attack. More
News Security   2022-12-29

Okta hack: GitHub repositories breached, source code stolen

Breach discovered after suspicious access to Okta’s code repositories. More
News Security   2022-12-22

Google will add end-to-end encryption for Gmail web

Google announced that end-to-end encryption will soon be available on Gmail for the web. More
News Security   2022-12-19