Security Affairs newsletter Round 251

Pierluigi Paganini February 16, 2020

A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs

Maastricht University finally paid a 30 bitcoin ransom to crooks
Massive DDoS attack brought down 25% Iranian Internet connectivity
The number of cyber attacks on Saudi Aramco is increasing
1.2 million CPR numbers for Danish citizen leaked through tax service
A cyber-attack on major banks could trigger a liquidity crisis, ECB President Christine Lagarde warns
A sad story of pedophilia on how disgusting images fed the web
Chinese Military personnel charged with hacking into credit reporting agency Equifax
Malaysias MyCERT warns cyber espionage campaign carried out by APT40
Netanyahus party Elector app exposes data on over 6.5M Israelis
Adobe addresses 42 flaws in its five products
Dell SupportAssist flaw exposes computers to hack, patch it asap!
OT attacks increased by over 2000 percent in 2019, IBM reports
Safer internet day – Cybercrime facts Infographic
South Korean Woori Bank is accused of unauthorized use of customer data
The Altsbit exchange will exit in May following a hack
440M records found online in unprotected database belonging to Estée Lauder
Crypto AG was spied for US, German intelligence agencies for decades
Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for February 2020 fix IE 0day flaw
Reading the 2019 Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) report
Siemens fixed multiple DoS flaws in several products
600+ installs of WordPress Cookie Consent Plugin vulnerable to hack. Fix it now!
Google Play Protect prevented 1.9 billion malware installs from Third-party stores in 2019
Microsoft recommends Exchange admins to disable the SMBv1 protocol
MoleRATs APT group targets Palestinian territories
Three Italian universities hacked by LulzSec_ITA collective
US officials claim Huawei Equipment has secret backdoor for spying
Helix Bitcoin Mixer operator charged for laundering over $300M worth of Bitcoin
Nedbank client data compromised in security breach at third-party provider
PoS malware infected systems at 71 locations operated by US store chain Rutters
Russian watchdog fines Twitter, Facebook for not moving user data to local servers
US Govt agencies detail North Korea-linked HIDDEN COBRA malware
NextMotion plastic surgery tech firm data leak
SweynTooth Bluetooth flaws affect devices from major system-on-a-chip (SoC) vendors
The cyber attack against Austrias foreign ministry has ended
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Pierluigi Paganini

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