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Heap-based buffer overflow in Linux Sudo allows local users to gain root privileges

CVE-2021-3156 Sudo vulnerability has allowed any local user to gain root privileges on Unix-like operating systems without authentication. Sudo is one of the most important, powerful, and commonly used utilities that comes as a core command pre-installed on macOS and almost every UNIX or Linux-based operating system. sudo is a program fo
Publish At:2021-01-27 05:55 | Read:66 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking CVE-2021-3156 hacking news information

Fidelis, Mimecast, Palo Alto Networks, Qualys also impacted by SolarWinds hack

Security vendors Fidelis, Mimecast, Palo Alto Networks, and Qualys revealed that were also impacted by SolarWinds supply chain attack The SolarWinds supply chain attack is worse than initially thought, other security providers, confirmed that they were also impacted. Mimecast, Palo Alto Networks, Qualys, and Fidelis confirmed to have installed tainted upd
Publish At:2021-01-26 20:48 | Read:107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Hacking hacking news information secu

Threat Report Portugal: Q4 2020

Threat Report Portugal Q4 2020: Data related to Phishing and malware attacks based on the Portuguese Abuse Open Feed 0xSI_f33d. The Portuguese Abuse Open Feed 0xSI_f33d is an open sharing database with the ability to collect indicators from multiple sources, developed and maintained by Segurança-Informática. This feed is based on automatic
Publish At:2021-01-26 16:54 | Read:64 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking hacking news information s

TikTok privacy issue could have allowed stealing users’ private details

A vulnerability in the video-sharing social networking service TikTok could have allowed hackers to steal users’ private personal information. Developers at ByteDance, the company that owns TikTok, have fixed a security vulnerability in the popular video-sharing social networking service that could have allowed attackers to steal
Publish At:2021-01-26 13:00 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile hacking news information securi

North Korea-linked campaign targets security experts via social media

Google TAG is warning that North Korea-linked hackers targeting security researchers through social media. Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG) is warning that North Korea-linked hackers targeting security researchers through social media. According to the Google team that focuses on nation-state attacks, a North Korea-linked APT group has targeted exper
Publish At:2021-01-26 09:06 | Read:167 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Malware hacking news information s

Dutch police arrested two people for the illegal sale of COVID-19 patient data

Dutch police arrested two individuals for allegedly selling COVID-19 patient data stolen from the Dutch health ministry. Dutch police have arrested two individuals in the country for selling COVID-19 patient data stolen from the national COVID-19. The availability of COVID-19 patient data in the cybercrime underground was spotted by the RTL Nieuws rep
Publish At:2021-01-25 21:24 | Read:93 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Security coron

Cryptomining DreamBus botnet targets Linux servers

Zscaler’s research team recently spotted a Linux-based malware family, tracked as DreamBus botnet, targeting Linux servers. Researchers at Zscaler’s ThreatLabZ research team recently analyzed a Linux-based malware family, tracked as DreamBus Botnet, which is a variant of SystemdMiner. The bot is composed of a series of Executable and Linkable Format (ELF)
Publish At:2021-01-25 17:30 | Read:35 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware botnet cryptocurrency mini

Ransomware attack hit WestRock IT and OT systems

Packaging giant WestRock disclosed a ransomware attack that impacted its information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) systems. American corrugated packaging company WestRock announced it was the victim of a ransomware attack that impacted its information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) systems. WestRock did not share deta
Publish At:2021-01-25 17:30 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware hacking news information secur

Cryptocurrency exchange BuyUcoin hacked, data of 325K+ users leaked

Indian cryptocurrency exchange Buyucoin suffered a security incident, threat actors leaked sensitive data of 325K users. A new incident involving a cryptocurrency exchange made the headlines, the India-based cryptocurrency exchange suffered a security incident, threat actors leaked sensitive data of 325K users on the Dark Web. Leaked data includes nam
Publish At:2021-01-25 05:48 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Digital ID BuyUcoin Darkw

Hacker leaks data of 2.28M users of dating site MeetMindful

A well-known threat actor has leaked data belonging to 2.28 million users registered on the dating website MeetMindful. ZDNet first reported that the well-known threat actor ShinyHunters has leaked the data of more than 2.28 million users registered on the dating site MeetMindful, The threat actor leaked the data for free download on a publicly accessi
Publish At:2021-01-24 14:43 | Read:121 | Comments:0 | Tags:Uncategorized data leak Hacking hacking news information sec

Chipmaker Intel reveals that an internal error caused a data leak

The chipmaker Intel Corp. revealed that an internal error it the root cause of a data leak, it confirmed that corporate network was not impacted. The computer chipmaker Intel Corp. confirmed that an internal error is the cause of a data leak that prompted it to release a quarterly earnings report early. Intel chief financial officer, George Davis, tol
Publish At:2021-01-24 10:18 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking hacking news information s

Security Affairs newsletter Round 298

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. Critical flaws in Orbit Fox WordPress plugin allows site takeoverEMA said that hackers manipulated stolen documents before leaking themSecurity Affairs newsletter Round 297500K+ records of C-level people
Publish At:2021-01-24 10:18 | Read:78 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

ADT employee pleads guilty for accessing cameras installed by the company

A former ADT employee pleads guilty for accessing the cameras he installed at the home of the company’s customers in the Dallas area. Telesforo Aviles (35) is a former ADT employee that pleaded for accessing the cameras he installed at the home of the company’s customers. Every time the man worked at the home of a customer in the Dallas are
Publish At:2021-01-23 18:42 | Read:182 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID ADT Hacking hacking new

MrbMiner cryptojacking campaign linked to Iranian software firm

Sophos experts believe that an Iranian company is behind a recently uncovered MrbMiner crypto-jacking campaign targeting SQL servers. Sophos researchers that investigated the recently uncovered crypto-mining campaign targeting SQL servers with MrbMiner malware believe that it was conducted by an Iran-based company. In September, a group of hackers lau
Publish At:2021-01-23 14:48 | Read:171 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cryptocurrency miner Hacki

Security firm SonicWall was victim of a coordinated attack

The Hacker News reported in exclusive that the security firm SonicWall was hacked as a result of a coordinated attack on its internal systems. TheHackerNews revealed in an exclusive that the security provider SonicWall was hacked on Friday. The company was targeted with a coordinated attack on its internal systems, threat actors exploited zero-day vuln
Publish At:2021-01-23 07:00 | Read:131 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

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