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Security Affairs newsletter Round 310

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. Is the recent accident at Iran Natanz nuclear plant a cyber attack?Joker malware infected 538,000 Huawei Android devicesPersonal data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users leaked onlineFitch Ratings: Cyberattac
Publish At:2021-04-18 08:21 | Read:88 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News data breach Hacking hacking news information s

Wake Me Up Before You Know Know … About the Latest Third-Party Data Breach

“It has gotten to the point, unfortunately, where they are so frequent and common these days, that it’s like, here we go again,” Christopher Sitter says when I asked him about the prospect of a third-party data breach. Sitter is the senior director of information security at Juniper Networks. He manages all things incident response-re
Publish At:2021-04-13 10:06 | Read:207 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Intelligence & Analytics Data Protection Security S

LinkedIn confirmed that it was not a victim of a data breach

LinkedIn has formally denied that the recently disclosed data leak was caused by a security breach, data were obtained via web scraping. LinkedIn has issued a formal statement to deny that the recent leak that exposed the account details of more than 500 million of its registered users was caused by a security breach. A threat actor has put for sale on
Publish At:2021-04-12 06:54 | Read:231 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Security data leak Hacking informa

Personal data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users leaked online

An SQL database containing the personal data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users was leaked online for free, a few days after LinkedIn and Facebook suffered similar leaks. Researchers from Cyber News have discovered that the personal data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users was leaked online days after LinkedIn and Facebook also suffered data leaks. The experts
Publish At:2021-04-11 11:19 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Clubhouse data leak Hacking hackin

Security Affairs newsletter Round 309

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. Clop Ransomware operators plunder US universitiesMalware attack on Applus blocked vehicle inspections in some US states2,5M+ users can check whether their data were exposed in Facebook data leak33.4% of
Publish At:2021-04-11 05:20 | Read:202 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News data breach Hacking hacking news information s

How Vulnerability Management Can Stop a Data Breach

Vulnerability management may not be the sexiest topic. But, while buzzier topics are certainly important, vulnerability management may just be the key to an effective data security strategy. According to a Ponemon Institute report, 42% of nearly 2,000 surveyed IT and security workers indicated that they had suffered a data breach in the last two years that
Publish At:2021-04-08 14:55 | Read:180 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Security Intelligence & Analytics Security S

User database was also hacked in the recent hack of PHP ‘s Git Server

The maintainers of the PHP programming language confirmed that threat actors may have compromised a user database containing their passwords. The maintainers of the PHP programming language have provided an update regarding the security breach that took place on March 28. Unknown attackers hacked the official Git server of the PHP programming language
Publish At:2021-04-08 05:44 | Read:117 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking hacking news information s

Was the recent Ubiquiti data breach catastrophic?

An unidentified whistleblower who was recently interviewed by KrebsOnSecurity said that Ubiquiti severely downplayed the data breach that hit the network equipment manufacturer at the end of 2020. The interview comes approximately three months after the data breach was first reported and suggests the company intentionally forgot to disclose the data breach&#
Publish At:2021-04-07 07:57 | Read:114 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Security data breach ubiquiti

This service allows checking if your mobile is included in the Facebook leak

Security researcher implemented a service to verify if your mobile number is included in the recent Facebook data leak. Security researcher Yaser Alosefer developed a new tool to help users to determine if their mobile numbers are included within the recent Facebook data leak that impacted 553 million users of the social networking giant. The data of F
Publish At:2021-04-06 06:23 | Read:180 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Security Social Networks Facebook

2,5M+ users can check whether their data were exposed in Facebook data leak

You can check if your personal information is included in the Facebook data leak by querying the data breach notification service Have I Been Pwned. The news of the availability on a hacking forum of the personal information for 533,313,128 Facebook users made the headlines. The availability of the data was first reported by Alon Gal, CTO of cyber intelli
Publish At:2021-04-05 11:24 | Read:288 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Social Networks data leak Hacking

Security Affairs newsletter Round 308

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. If you want to receive the complete weekly Security Affairs Newsletter for free, including the international press, subscribe here. Experts found two flaws in Facebook for WordPress PluginHackers disr
Publish At:2021-04-04 11:29 | Read:225 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cybercrime data breach Hacking hacking news in

Data of 533 million Facebook users leaked in a hacking forum for free

On April 3, a user has leaked the phone numbers and personal data of 533 million Facebook users in a hacking forum for free online. Bad news for Facebook, a user in a hacking forum has published the phone numbers and personal data of 533 million Facebook users. The availability of the data was first reported by Alon Gal, CTO of cyber intelligence firm Hud
Publish At:2021-04-03 16:28 | Read:338 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Social Networks Facebook Hacking h

Capital One discovered more customers’ SSNs exposed in 2019 hack

More clients of Capital One have been impacted in the 2019 data breach, the US bank is notifying them of their SSNs exposure. US bank Capital One notified a number of additional customers that their Social Security numbers were exposed in the data breach that took place in July 2019. A hacker that was going online with the handle “erratic” breached the
Publish At:2021-04-03 15:57 | Read:260 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Capital One da

Ubiquiti security breach may be a catastrophe

The data breach disclosed by Ubiquiti in January could be just the tip of the iceberg, a deeper incident could have hit the company. In January, American technology vendor Ubiquiti Networks suffered a data breach, it sent out notification emails to its customers asking them to change their passwords and enable 2FA for their accounts. Ubiquiti, which m
Publish At:2021-04-01 08:15 | Read:222 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data breach hacking Hacking hackin

US Gov Executive Order would oblige to disclose security breach impacting gov users

According to a proposed executive order of the Biden administration, software vendors would have to disclose breaches to U.S. government users. The Reuters agency revealed that an executive order proposed by the Biden administration will oblige software vendors to notify their federal government customers in case they will suffer a security breach. The
Publish At:2021-03-28 06:35 | Read:257 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security data breach executive order Hacking h