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Nitro PDF data breach might impact major companies, including Microsoft, Google, and Apple

Nitro PDF suffered a massive data breach that impacts many major organizations, including Apple, Chase, Citibank, Google, and Microsoft. A massive data breach suffered by the Nitro PDF might have a severe impact on well-known organizations, including Google, Apple, Microsoft, Chase, and Citibank. Nitro Software, Inc. develops commercial software used t
Publish At:2020-10-26 21:23 | Read:83 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking data breach hacking news i

KashmirBlack, a new botnet in the threat landscape that rapidly grows

Security experts spotted a new botnet, tracked as KashmirBlack botnet, that likely infected hundreds of thousands of websites since November 2019. Security experts from Imperva have spotted a new sophisticated botnet, tracked as KashmirBlack is believed to have already infected hundreds of thousands of websites by exploiting vulnerabilities in their conte
Publish At:2020-10-26 13:35 | Read:45 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware botnet Hacking hacking new

Finnish psychotherapy center Vastaamo suffered a shocking security breach

Private Finnish psychotherapy center Vastaamo suffered a security breach, hackers are now demanding ransom to avoid the leak of sensitive data they have stolen. Finland’s interior minister summoned an emergency meeting Sunday after the private Finnish psychotherapy center Vastaamo suffered a security breach that caused the exposure of patient records. To
Publish At:2020-10-26 09:41 | Read:72 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking data breach ex

COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer suffers a data breach

Dr. Reddy’s, the Indian contractor for Russia’s “Sputinik V” COVID-19 vaccine was hit with a cyber-attack that forced the company to close its plants. Indian COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories was hit with a cyber attack that forced it to shut down its plants in Brazil, India, Russia, the U.K., and the U.S.. According to The Economi
Publish At:2020-10-26 05:47 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking coronavirus hacking news information s

Ransomware attack disabled Georgia County Election database

A ransomware attack recently hit Georgia county government and reportedly disabled a database used to verify voter signatures. A ransomware attack hit a Georgia county government early this month and disabled a database used to verify voter signatures in the authentication of absentee ballots. It is a common process to validate absentee ballots sent by ma
Publish At:2020-10-26 05:47 | Read:78 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime Georgia

Is the Abaddon RAT the first malware using Discord as C&C?

Abaddon is the first RAT that uses the freeware instant messaging and VoIP app and digital distribution platform Discord as a command & control server. Researchers from MalwareHunterTeam have spotted a new piece of remote access trojan (RAT) dubbed ‘Abaddon’ that is likely the first malware using the Discord platform as command and contro
Publish At:2020-10-25 14:11 | Read:107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Discord Hacking information security n

New Emotet attacks use a new template urging recipients to upgrade Microsoft Word

Emotet operators have started using a new template this week that pretends to be a Microsoft Office message urging a Microsoft Word update. Researchers this week observed Emotet attacks employing a new template that pretends to be a Microsoft Office message urging the recipient to update their Microsoft Word to add a new feature. Source Bleeping Co
Publish At:2020-10-25 06:23 | Read:118 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware EMOTET malware Hacking hac

Microsoft Teams phishing campaign targeted up to 50,000 Office 365 users

Experts warn of a phishing campaign that already targeted up to 50,000 Office 365 users with a fake automated message from Microsoft Teams. Secruity researchers reported that up to 50,000 Office 365 users have been targeted by a phishing campaign that pretends to be automated message from Microsoft Teams. The bait message uses fake notifications of a “mis
Publish At:2020-10-24 14:47 | Read:174 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking hacking news information s

US Treasury imposes sanctions on a Russian research institute behind Triton malware

US Treasury Department announced sanctions against Russia’s Central Scientific Research Institute of Chemistry and Mechanics behind Triton malware. The US Treasury Department announced sanctions against a Russian research institute for its alleged role in the development of the Triton malware. “Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Offi
Publish At:2020-10-24 10:53 | Read:125 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking ICS-SCADA Malware hackin

Boyne Resorts ski and golf resort operator hit with WastedLocker ransomware

The systems at the US-based ski and golf resort operator were infected with the WastedLocker ransomware, the incident impacted reservation systems. Boyne Resorts is a collection of mountain and lakeside resorts, ski areas, and attractions spanning from British Columbia to Maine.  The company owns and operates eleven properties and an outdoor lifestyle equ
Publish At:2020-10-24 10:53 | Read:180 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Boyne Resorts hack

Iran-Linked Seedworm APT target orgs in the Middle East

The Iran-linked cyber espionage group tracked as Seedworm started using a new downloader and is conducting destructive attacks. The Iran-linked cyber-espionage group Seedworm (aka MuddyWater MERCURY, and Static Kitten) was observed using a new downloader in a new wave of attacks. Security experts pointed out that the threat actor started conducting destru
Publish At:2020-10-23 15:23 | Read:97 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware Hacking

Sopra Steria hit by the Ryuk ransomware gang

French IT outsourcer Sopra Steria hit by ‘cyberattack’, Ryuk ransomware suspected French IT outsourcer Sopra Steria has been hit by a ransomware attack, while the company did not reveal the family of malware that infected its systems, local media speculate the involvement of the Ryuk ransomware. “A cyber attack was detected on the Sopra Ste
Publish At:2020-10-23 15:23 | Read:176 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news infor

FBI and CISA joint alert blames Russia’s Energetic Bear APT for US government networks hack

The US government declared that Russia-linked APT group Energetic Bear has breached US government networks and exfiltrated data. A joint security advisory published by The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) revealed that Russia-linked APT group Energetic Bear has breached US government net
Publish At:2020-10-23 07:35 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Data Breach Hacking Intellig

US whistleblower Edward Snowden received permanent residency by Russian authorities

The popular US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted permanent residency in Russia, the announcement was made by his lawyer. The former CIA employee and National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden (37) has been granted permanent residency in Russia, his lawyer announced on Thursday. In 2013, Edward Snowden shed the light on the mass surv
Publish At:2020-10-23 03:41 | Read:100 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Edward Snowden Hacking hacking news i

EU Council sanctions two Russian military intelligence officers over 2015 Bundestag hack

The Council of the European Union announced sanctions imposed on Russian military intelligence officers for 2015 Bundestag hack. The Council of the European Union announced sanctions imposed on Russian military intelligence officers, belonging to the 85th Main Centre for Special Services (GTsSS), for their role in the 2015 attack on the German Federal Par
Publish At:2020-10-22 15:59 | Read:104 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Security APT28 Eu Council Hackin

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