It was a very unpleasant Friday, at approximately 12:45 PM Pacific Standard Time, Twitter handle @jack – confirmed to be of Jack Dorsey’s (Twitter’s Chief Executive Officer) account, began sending out a series of highly inappropriate and notably disturbing tweets. They included a mix of racial slurs, obscenity, profanity, nazi-inclined campaigns, and even a bomb...Continue Reading
More than 800 Million real-estate documents – dating as far back as 2003 – owned by First American Financial, just got exposed in a recent data leak. The company, one of the largest real estate title insurance firms in the US, has already fixed the vulnerability as of Friday afternoon after the security researcher notified...Continue Reading
British Airways (BA), the largest airline in the United Kingdom founded in 1974, faced a massive breach of customer data back in 2018. Customers who booked flights using the BA website or application were redirected to a malicious website controlled by hackers. Information that was taken included names, addresses, usernames, passwords, credit card details, and...Continue Reading
Lots of smartphone manufacturers are tricked into installing a malware trojan known as Triada, who masquerades as a software vendor believing this will help them add features to the standard Android OS. This Triada malware is designed to put spam and ads on their device. The creators of Triada then collects revenue from the ads...Continue Reading
The campaign, labeled “Soula”, collects information via a spoofed login screen of one of the country’s leading search engines that pops up over the original webpage. It sends the logged credentials to the attackers’ server even without accurate data confirmation, leading researchers to think that the cybercriminals are at research and information-gathering stage. ...Continue Reading
Cybersecurity scientists have found a basic weakpoint in the broadly utilized SQLite database programming that uncovered billions of deployments to cyber criminals. Named as ‘Magellan’ by security researchers, the newfound SQLite imperfection could enable remote assailants to execute self-assertive or malignant code on influenced gadgets, spill program memory or crash applications. SQLite is...Continue Reading
A newly identified MacOS backdoor detected by AV companies as OSX_OCEANLOTUS.D that is perceived as the latest version of a threat used by OceanLotus (a.k.a. APT 32, APT-C-00, SeaLotus, and Cobalt Kitty). OceanLotus was responsible for launching targeted attacks against human rights organizations, media organizations, research institutes, and maritime construction firms. The attackers behind...Continue Reading
The 2017 version of OSX.Dok used a fake Preview icon to disguise an application bundle. The malware apparently targeted mostly European Mac users and was spread via an email phishing campaign that attempted to convince the user there was some problem with their tax returns. A similar trick is used in the new version,...Continue Reading
Security Researchers recently discovered a new malware trojan called GolfSpythat targets android phone users in the Middle East and was designed to steal personal information and potentially take control over mobile devices.The malware’s cyberespionage campaign was named “Bouncing Golf”based on the malware’s code in the package named “golf.”This info-stealing malware is known for its wide...Continue Reading
A social planning and e-invitations service company named Evite detected a security breach when anunauthorized party acquired an inactive data storage file associated with the firm’s user accounts last April 15, 2019. This storage file contains customer’s information which includes names, usernames, email addresses, passwords, dates of birth, phone numbers, and mailing addresses. Among...Continue Reading
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