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Pierluigi Paganini June 14, 2020
Security Affairs newsletter Round 268

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. British Army launches a new Cyber Regiment Covid-19 Themed attacks Infographic Indian video on demand giant ZEE5 has been hacked A flaw in India Digilocker couldve been exploited to bypass […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 08, 2020
Microsoft investigates claims that its GitHub account has been hacked

Microsoft confirmed that it is investigating claims that its GitHub account has been hacked after some of its files were leaked online. Microsoft launched an investigation into the claims that its GitHub account has been hacked. Recently some files allegedly stolen from the Microsoft Github account have been leaked online, and they appear to be […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 08, 2020
Phishers turning hard-working: CERT-GIB records upsurge of phishing resource blockages as duration of attacks grows

Group-IB, a Singapore-based cybersecurity company, observed the growth of the lifespan of phishing attacks in the second half of 2019. This trend, revealed by Group-IB’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-GIB), resulted in the tremendous increase in the number of phishing websites blockages over the given period — it rose by over 230 percent year-on-year. In 2019 in general, web […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 06, 2020
Shipping Giant Toll suffered a second ransomware attack in a few months

Australian shipping giant Toll informed its customers that it has shut down some IT systems due to a new ransomware attack. The Australian transportation and logistics giant Toll Group informed its customers that it has shut down some IT systems after a new ransomware attack, it is the second infection disclosed by the company this […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 07, 2020
Coronavirus: Europol arrests man behind €6M face masks and hand sanitisers scam

While crooks continue to exploit the Coronavirus outbreak, the Europol announced to have arrested a man involved in COVID19 business scams. The Europol announced the arrest of a 39-year old man that is allegedly involved in Business email scam (BEC) connected to the current Coronavirus outbreak.  The man has been arrested early this week in […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 10, 2020
Hackers use hackers spreading tainted hacking tools in long-running campaign

Who is hacking the hackers? Experts from Cybereason a mysterious hackers group is targeting other hackers by spreading tainted hacking tools. Experts from security firm Cybereason warn of a mysterious group of hackers that are distributing trojanized hacking tools on an almost daily basis for the past years. These hacking tools are used by fellow […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 27, 2020
New strain of Cerberus Android banking trojan can steal Google Authenticator codes

Experts found a new version of the Cerberus Android banking trojan that can steal one-time codes generated by the Google Authenticator app and bypass 2FA. Security researchers from ThreatFabric warn of a new Android malware strain can now steal one-time passcodes (OTP) generated through Google Authenticator that is used as part of 2FA to protect online […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 07, 2020
Medical info of 49,351 patients exposed in Alomere Health hospital breach

Minnesota-based Alomere Health discloses a data leak that exposed personal and medical information of 49,351 patients. Personal and medical information of 49,351 patients of Minnesota-based Alomere Health might have been exposed following the compromise of two employees’ email accounts. Alomere Health is a general medical and surgical hospital in Alexandria, MN, with 127 beds. It is accredited […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 01, 2020
Mariah Carey ‘s Twitter Hacked on New Year’s Eve

Another celebrity was the victim of the hackers, Mariah Carey ‘s Twitter account appears to have been hacked on New Year’s Eve. The Twitter account of Mariah Carey was hacked on New Year’s Eve, attackers posted a series of offensive, racist and lewd tweets. The messages also contained sexual insults against the about rapper Eminem. […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 08, 2019
Security Affairs newsletter Round 243

A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs Data of 21 million Mixcloud users available for sale on the dark web Google warned 12K+ users targeted by state-sponsored hackers Twitter account of Huawei Mobile Brazil hacked Clop Ransomware attempts to disable Windows Defender and Malwarebytes Europol […]