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Twilio discloses data breach that impacted customers and employees

Communications company Twilio discloses a data breach after threat actors have stolen employee credentials in an SMS phishing attack. Communications company Twilio discloses a data breach, threat actors had access to the data of some of its customers. The attackers accessed company systems using employee credentials obtained through a sophisticated SMS ph
Publish At:2022-08-08 15:20 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime hacking news in

7-Eleven Closes Stores in Denmark After Hacker Attack

US convenience store chain, 7-Eleven, said Monday that it had closed its outlets in Denmark after a suspected hacker attack knocked out their cash tills. "We suspect that we have been the victim of a hacker attack today, Monday, August 8", the group which runs 175 convenience stores in Denmark wrote on Facebook. "We can't use the cash registers nor accept
Publish At:2022-08-08 12:04 | Read:106 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Response Cybercrime hack

Greece Flies Russian Money Launderer to US: Lawyer

Greece has extradited a Russian money launderer to the US, hours after his release from a French jail, his lawyer said Friday.Zoe Konstantopoulou said Alexander Vinnik "was loaded onto a private plane to the US" without being allowed to lodge an asylum request in Greece.A source with knowledge of the case in France said Vinnik had been handed back to Greek a
Publish At:2022-08-08 08:06 | Read:145 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Fraud & Identity Theft Cybercrime

FBI warns about fraudulent cryptoinvestment applications

FBI Says Hackers Stole $42.7 Million From Crypto Investors and Financial Institutions The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warned about rising crypto scams. Over the last couple of years, approximately 244 victims have lost nearly $43 million after being tricked into installing fake crypto apps. Criminals have been contacting financial institutions and
Publish At:2022-08-08 07:41 | Read:83 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Cybercrime Hackers Malware FBI

Attackers abuse open redirects in Snapchat and Amex in phishing attacks

Threat actors abuse open redirects on Snapchat and American Express to launch phishing attacks against Microsoft 365 users. Attackers abused open redirects on the websites of Snapchat and American Express as part of a phishing campaign targeting Microsoft 365 users. The term Open URL redirection, open redirects, refers to a security issue that makes it
Publish At:2022-08-08 05:27 | Read:100 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Cybercrime hacking news in

Security Affairs newsletter Round 377

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 also receive for free the newsletter with the international press subscribe here. Greek intelligence service used surveillance malware to spy on a journalist, Reuters reportsS
Publish At:2022-08-07 09:25 | Read:150 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cybercrime data breach Hacking information sec

Phishy calls and emails play on energy cost increase fears

Gas and electricity price concerns are rife at the moment, with spiralling costs and bigger increases waiting down the line. Sadly this makes the subject valuable material for fraudsters, playing into people’s fears with a dash of social engineering to make them worse off than they were previously. Warnings abound of several energy / cost of living-
Publish At:2022-08-07 07:55 | Read:66 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybercrime discount electricity email energy company gas phi

Twitter confirms zero-day used to access data of 5.4 million accounts

Twitter confirmed that the recent data breach that exposed data of 5.4 million accounts was caused by the exploitation of a zero-day flaw. At the end of July, a threat actor leaked data of 5.4 million Twitter accounts that were obtained by exploiting a now-fixed vulnerability in the popular social media platform. The threat actor offered for sale the s
Publish At:2022-08-05 18:09 | Read:197 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime dat

Hackers stole $200 million from the Nomad crypto bridge

The cryptocurrency bridge Nomad is the last victim of a cyber heist, threat actors stole almost $200 million of its funds. Another crypto heist made the headlines, threat actors stole nearly $200 million worth of cryptocurrency from the bridge Nomad. Nomad Bridge is a cross-chain bridge between Ethereum, Moonbeam, Avalanche, Evmos and Milkomeda. The pr
Publish At:2022-08-04 08:10 | Read:222 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking bridge Cybercrime Ethereum

Taiwan Govt Websites Attacked During Pelosi Visit

Major Taiwanese government websites were temporarily forced offline by cyber attacks believed to be linked to China and Russia during US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island, Taipei said Thursday.The websites of the presidential office, foreign ministry and the main government English portal came under attack Tuesday night when Pelosi arrived for
Publish At:2022-08-04 08:06 | Read:183 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime

Power Electronics Manufacturer Semikron Targeted in Ransomware Attack

German power electronics manufacturer Semikron revealed this week that it has been targeted in a cyberattack.Semikron, which employs 3,000 people across 24 subsidiaries worldwide, makes power modules and systems. Its products are used in motor drives, industrial automation systems, as well as other application areas.In a notice posted on its website on Monda
Publish At:2022-08-03 16:14 | Read:165 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime ransomware

Power semiconductor component manufacturer Semikron suffered a ransomware attack

Semikron, a German-based independent manufacturer of power semiconductor components, suffered a ransomware cyberattck. Semikron is a German-based independent manufacturer of power semiconductor components, it employs more than 3,000 people in 24 subsidiaries worldwide, with production sites in Germany, Brazil, China, France, India, Ita
Publish At:2022-08-03 15:20 | Read:194 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Cybercrime hacking news in

Hacking Fears Delay UK's Conservative Leadership Vote

Voting in Britain's Conservative party leadership election has been delayed after government cyber experts raised concerns over potential hacking of members' ballots.The delay might benefit Rishi Sunak, who trails in polls of Tory members against Liz Truss in the race to succeed Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and is hoping to claw back ground in a campaigning
Publish At:2022-08-03 08:05 | Read:255 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime hack

Nearly $200 Million Stolen From Cryptocurrency Bridge Nomad

Cryptocurrency bridge Nomad has lost nearly all of its funds as a result of a hack described by experts as chaotic. Losses total nearly $200 million, but the company appears hopeful that it will recover at least some of it.Nomad, which describes itself as a ‘security-first cross-chain messaging protocol’, enables users to trade tokens between different block
Publish At:2022-08-03 08:05 | Read:193 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime

DDoS attacks in Q2 2022

News overview Politically-motivated cyberattacks dominated the DDoS landscape in the second quarter of 2022 just as they did in the previous reporting period. ALtahrea Team, a group targeting NATO and its partners, attacked public transportation websites in Israel and the United Kingdom. Israel saw a cyberattack on the Airports Authority, and UK, an attack o
Publish At:2022-08-03 05:09 | Read:334 | Comments:0 | Tags:DDoS reports Botnets Cybercrime DDoS statistics DDoS-attacks

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