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Cyber News Rundown: ATM Jackpotting Attacks Rise

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. ATM Jackpotting Attacks on the Rise ATM manufacturer Diebold Nixdorf has identified a malicious campaign that uses proprietary software to “jackpot” the machines. The attack requires malicious actors to breach the ATM manually and then use the software to force the machine to dispense cash at a rapid rate, known within the industry
Publish At:2020-07-24 14:35 | Read:107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel data breach ransomware

7 VPN services left data of millions of users exposed online

vpnMentor experts reported that seven Virtual Private Network (VPN)  recently left 1.2 terabytes of private user data exposed to online. Security experts from vpnMentor have discovered a group of seven free VPN (virtual private network) apps that left their server unsecured online exposing private user data for anyone to see.  The impacted VPN service
Publish At:2020-07-21 14:55 | Read:101 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID Hacking hacking news in

Cloud computing provider Blackbaud paid a ransom after data breach

Cloud software provider Blackbaud revealed to have paid crooks to decrypt its data following a ransomware attack that took place in May 2020. Blackbaud is a cloud computing provider that serves the social good community — nonprofits, foundations, corporations, education institutions, healthcare organizations, religious organizations, and individual change
Publish At:2020-07-21 06:30 | Read:100 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Malware Blackb

Security Affairs newsletter Round 273

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. Google updates policies to ban any ads for surveillance solutions and servicesHacker claims to have breached Night Lion security firmMalware campaign attempts to evade analysis with Any.Run sandboxPerson
Publish At:2020-07-19 09:43 | Read:238 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News data breach Hacking information security news

Orange Business Services hit by Nefilim ransomware operators

Security researchers at Cyble reported that Nefilim ransomware operators allegedly targeted the mobile network operator Orange. Researchers from Cyble came across a post of Nefilim ransomware operators which were claiming to have stolen sensitive data of Orange S.A., one of the largest mobile networks based in France. The discovery was made by the expe
Publish At:2020-07-17 19:07 | Read:134 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Malware malwar

Iran-linked APT35 accidentally exposed 40 GB associated with their operations

Iran-linked APT35 group accidentally exposed one of its servers, leaving online roughly 40 GB of videos and other files associated with its operations. Researchers at IBM X-Force Incident Response Intelligence Services (IRIS) discovered an unsecured server belonging to Iran-linked APT35 group (aka ITG18, Charming Kitten, Phosphorous, and NewsBeef) contain
Publish At:2020-07-17 15:15 | Read:141 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Data Breach Hacking APT35 in

New Zealand property management company leaks 30,000 users’ passports, driver’s licenses and other personal data

CyberNews reported the discovery of an unsecured Amazon S3 bucket containing users’ passports, driver’s licenses and other personal data The original post available here: https://cybernews.com/security/new-zealand-property-management-company-leaks-30000-passports-drivers-licenses/ CyberNews received information from reader Jake Dixon, a security resear
Publish At:2020-07-15 15:40 | Read:180 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Australian passports data leak Hac

Zero Trust in 2020: More Important Than Ever Before

In a perfect world, all organizations would implement Zero Trust for its inherent security benefits. In today’s uncertain environment, every security strategy that mitigates risk is critical, and the role of Zero Trust is even more relevant in the work-from-home era. By nature, employees’ home environments are more vulnerable with a higher likelihood o
Publish At:2020-07-15 12:51 | Read:200 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Data Protection Risk Management Zero Trust Ap

More Than a Tenth of Ransomware Attacks Now Involve Data Theft

Research into recent ransomware submissions revealed that more than a tenth of crypto-malware infections now involve some element of data theft.In the second quarter of 2020, ID Ransomware received 100,001 submissions of crypto-malware pertaining to attacks that had targeted organizations and government entities.Of those attacks, 11,642 involved the theft of
Publish At:2020-07-15 08:50 | Read:107 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News data br

3.4 Million user records from LiveAuctioneers hack available for sale

Auctions platform LiveAuctioneers admitted to have suffered a data breach that likely impacted approximately 3.4 million users. Auctions platform LiveAuctioneers disclosed a a data breach that might have impacted approximately 3.4 million users. LiveAuctioneers is one of the world’s largest art, antiques & collectibles online marketplace that
Publish At:2020-07-14 10:30 | Read:87 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking hacking news i

NightLion hacker is selling details of 142 million MGM Resorts hotel guests

The MGM Resorts 2019 data breach is much larger than initially thought, a hacker is offering for sale details of 142 million MGM hotel guests on the dark web. Bad news for the guests of the MGM Resorts, the 2019 data breach suffered by the company is much larger than initially reported. A credible actor is selling details of 142 million MGM hotel guest
Publish At:2020-07-14 10:02 | Read:239 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web Hacking Dark

Hacker claims to have breached Night Lion security firm

Hacker claims to have stolen more than 8,200 databases from the US cyber security firm Night Lion Security. Hacker claims to have stolen more than 8,200 databases from the US cyber security firm Night Lion Security. The hacker is using the moniker “NightLion,” which is the name of the hacked company. The databases are the back-end behind th
Publish At:2020-07-13 05:55 | Read:252 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking hacking news i

Records of 45 million+ travelers to Thailand and Malaysia surfaced in the darkweb

Experts from Cyble discovered the availability on the darkweb of records of over 45 million travelers to Thailand and Malaysia from multiple countries. Experts from threat intelligence firm have discovered the availability on the darkweb of records of over 45 million travelers to Thailand and Malaysia from multiple countries. Records of 45 Million+ tr
Publish At:2020-07-13 03:37 | Read:297 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web Hacking infor

Yevgeniy Nikulin, Russian hacker behind Dropbox and LinkedIn hacks found guilty

The Russian hacker Yevgeniy Nikulin found guilty for LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring data breach back in 2012 and the sale of their users’ data. A jury found Russian hacker Yevgeniy Nikulin guilty for the hack of LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring back in 2012 and for the sale of the stolen data on cybercrime black marketplaces. The Russian crim
Publish At:2020-07-11 14:15 | Read:371 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Cybercrime data breach Dro

15 billion credentials available in the cybercrime marketplaces

More than 15 billion username and passwords are available on cybercrime marketplaces, including over 5 billion unique credentials, states the experts. A report published by security firm Digital Shadows revealed the availability of more than 15 billion credentials shared on cybercrime marketplaces, paste sites, file sharing services, and code sharing webs
Publish At:2020-07-09 10:21 | Read:238 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web Hacking ATO B

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