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Malwarebytes ‘s email systems hacked by SolarWinds attackers

Cyber security firm Malwarebytes announced that threat actor behind the SolarWinds attack also breached its network last year. Malwarebytes revealed today that SolarWinds hackers also breached its systems and gained access to its email. Malwarebytes joins the club of security firms that were hit by Solarwinds attackers, after FireEye, Microsoft, and Crowd
Publish At:2021-01-19 19:50 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

FreakOut botnet target 3 recent flaws to compromise Linux devices

Security researchers uncovered a series of attacks conducted by the FreakOut botnet that leveraged recently discovered vulnerabilities. Security researchers from Check Point have uncovered a series of attacks associated with the FreakOut botnet that is targeting multiple unpatched flaws in applications running on top of Linux systems. The botnet appear
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Vishing attacks conducted to steal corporate accounts, FBI warns

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a notification warning of ongoing vishing attacks attempting to steal corporate accounts. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published a Private Industry Notification (PIN) that warns of ongoing vishing attacks aimed at stealing corporate accounts and credentials from US and international-based e
Publish At:2021-01-19 09:24 | Read:109 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking FBI hacking news informati

OpenWRT forum hacked, intruders stole user data

The OpenWRT forum, the community behind the open-source project for embedded operating systems based on Linux, disclosed a data breach. OpenWrt is an open-source project for embedded operating systems based on Linux, primarily used on embedded devices to route network traffic. The main components are Linux, util-linux, musl, and BusyBox. All components ha
Publish At:2021-01-18 21:42 | Read:196 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking hacking news information s

500K+ records of C-level people from Capital Economics leaked online

Experts from Cyble recently found a leak of 500K+ records of C-level people from Capital Economics on a Russian-speaking forum. During a routine Darkweb monitoring, researchers from Cyble found a leak of 500K+ records of C-level people from Capital Economics on a Russian-speaking forum. CapitalEconomics.com is one of the leading independent economic re
Publish At:2021-01-18 17:48 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Deep Web Hacking Dark Web hacking

Rob Joyce is the new NSA Cyber Director

The U.S. National Security Agency has appointed Rob Joyce as the agency’s new director of cybersecurity, who has long experience in US cybersecurity The National Security Agency (NSA) has appointed US cybersecurity official Rob Joyce as the new chief of the Cybersecurity Directorate. Joyce served as the NSA’s top representative in the UK since 2018,
Publish At:2021-01-18 13:54 | Read:245 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Cybersecurity Hacking hacking news in

Apple paid a $50,000 bounty to two bug bounty hunters for hacking its hosts

A duo of white hat hackers claims to have earned $50,000 from Apple for reporting serious flaws that allowed them to company’s servers. The Indian white hat hackers Harsh Jaiswal and Rahul Maini claim to have discovered multiple flaws that allowed them to access Apple servers. The duo started focusing on Apple’s infrastructure in an attemp
Publish At:2021-01-18 13:54 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Apple Bug Bounty information security

German laptop retailer fined €10.4m under GDPR for video-monitoring employees

German data regulator LfD announced a €10.4M fine under GDPR against the online laptop and electronic goods retailer NBB for video-monitoring employees. The State Commissioner for Data Protection (LfD) Lower Saxony announced a €10.4 million fine under the GDPR against an online laptop and electronic goods retailer NBB’s (notebooksbilliger.de) for video-mo
Publish At:2021-01-18 06:06 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations GDPR Hacking h

President Biden’s Peloton exercise equipment under scrutiny

President Joe Biden can’t bring his Peloton exercise equipment to the White House due to security reasons. According to a Popular Mechanics report, President Joe Biden is going to move to the White House and likely he will have to give up his Peloton exercise equipment for security reasons. Peloton exercise equipment’s popularity surged dur
Publish At:2021-01-17 22:18 | Read:196 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Internet of Things Security Hacking hacking ne

EMA said that hackers manipulated stolen documents before leaking them

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) revealed Friday that COVID-19 vaccine documents stolen from its servers have been manipulated before the leak. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) declared that COVID-19 vaccine documents stolen from its servers in a recent cyber attack have been manipulated. In December, a cyber attack hit the European Medicines Age
Publish At:2021-01-17 18:55 | Read:185 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach coronavirus COVID-19 European Medi

Critical flaws in Orbit Fox WordPress plugin allows site takeover

Two vulnerabilities in the Orbit Fox WordPress plugin, a privilege-escalation issue and a stored XSS bug, can allow site takeover. Security experts from Wordfence have discovered two security vulnerabilities in the Orbit Fox WordPress plugin. The flaws are a privilege-escalation vulnerability and a stored XSS bug that impacts over 40,000 installs. The
Publish At:2021-01-17 10:36 | Read:225 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

Security Affairs newsletter Round 297

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. It is time to re-evaluate Cyber-defence solutionsNew Zealand central bank hit by a cyber attackTeamTNT botnet now steals Docker API and AWS credentialsConnecting the dots between SolarWinds and Russia-li
Publish At:2021-01-17 09:20 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking information security news IT Informati

Two kids found a screensaver bypass in Linux Mint

The development team behind the Linux Mint distro has fixed a security flaw that could have allowed users to bypass the OS screensaver. The maintainers of the Linux Mint project have addressed a security bug that could have allowed attackers to bypass the OS screensaver. The curious aspect of this vulnerability is related to its discovery, in fact, it
Publish At:2021-01-16 19:00 | Read:204 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

Joker’s Stash, the largest carding site, is shutting down

Joker’s Stash to shut down on February 15, 2021. Joker’s Stash, the largest carding marketplace online announced that it was shutting down its operations on February 15, 2021. Joker’s Stash, the largest carding marketplace online, announced that its operations will shut down on February 15, 2021. The administrator announced the decision via me
Publish At:2021-01-16 11:12 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime credit card Cybercrime Hacking hac

Siemens fixed tens of flaws in Siemens Digital Industries Software products

Siemens has addressed tens of vulnerabilities in Siemens Digital Industries Software products that can allow arbitrary code execution. Siemens has addressed 18 vulnerabilities affecting some products of Siemens Digital Industries Software which provides product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions. The vulnerabilities affect Siemens JT2Go, a 3D viewing
Publish At:2021-01-16 11:12 | Read:134 | Comments:0 | Tags:ICS-SCADA Security code execution Hacking hacking news infor

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