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Dark Web: Credit Card Breach Dubbed Arabian Nights

Illicit cyber activities has been going on in the dark web. Despite the efforts of authorities and lawful groups, the trend of the black hats and cybercriminals still continues. Lately this month of July a dark web carding store known as Joker’s Stash has been releasing breached cards and dumps information from all around the world...
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Huge Data Breach Uncovers Industry Secrets

Huge Data Breach Uncovers Industry Secrets

Cyber Attacks are getting more and more frequent nowadays. From government institutions to hospitals, banks and other financial institutions. There’s almost no rest for cyber criminals and the amount of illegal activities they couldn’t accomplish. And their newest victim – The Auto Industry. Car manufacturers, or all manufacturers in general – normally go to great lengths...
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Protecting your Website against Cyber Attacks

Protecting your Website against Cyber Attacks

For an individual or any business their website and its contents mean a lot to them. It can be considered a very important asset or property in this digital age. A person or a group of people devote their time, effort, and other valuable resources to make sure that these assets are protected and secure. But...
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Cyber Hacking in Singapore’s Healthcare Systems

Cyber Hacking in Singapore’s Healthcare Systems

Cyber attackers have just stolen a whole bunch of personal and patient data in a record-breaking hack which occurred Friday, July 20th. The hacking, according to Singapore authorities was well-executed, well-planned and precisely aimed towards attacking the country’s largest group of hospitals (SingHealth) and other healthcare institutions. More than 1 Million patient’s personal records have been...
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Magniber Ransomware goes Global

Magniber Ransomware goes Global

Magniber has officially gone global. After painstakingly targeting only South Korean users, the ransomware expands its target landscape to Chinese locations (Macau, China, Singapore) and Malay ones (Malaysia, Brunei) with more sophistication in its coding. It may be a matter of time till it goes global. This ransomware wasn’t impressive before. It relied heavily with Command...
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Cheap Android Smartphones discovered to have pre-installed Malware

Cheap Android Smartphones discovered to have pre-installed Malware

Unfortunately for Android smartphone users coming from developing countries with usually low privacy protections, a cheap smartphone could come with a hidden cost: Low-end Android smartphone devices mostly sold at developing markets such as Egypt, Brazil, South Africa, Myanmar, etc., contain pre-installed malware. The malware to blame is com.rock.gota, but it masks itself quite ingeniously by...
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Money Laundering via Mobile Gaming

Money Laundering via Mobile Gaming

For anyone who has played many of the popular smartphone games will definitely agree, the need for in-game currency is essential. Most of the players are hooked upon the notion that in order to advance substantially in the game is to use or purchase their currency. Smartphone gamers often rely but get frustrated with the free...
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Polar Fitness App Data Breach

A popular trend in the mobile app market that recently suffered a data breach is involving fitness apps. Nike Plus, Strava, adidas miCoach and a slew of other apps have been developed to better track the fitness regiments of people globally. Polar, another popular fitness app, tried to up the ante by adding a feature called...
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DomainFactory Hacked!

DomainFactory Hacked!

One of the largest hosting companies in Germany, DomainFactory, has been penetrated by hackers. The hosting company, owned by GoDaddy since 2016, reported that the data breach happened around late January 2018, but the company found out about the incident just last week, July 3rd, after the alleged Hacker began sharing bits of the stolen information...
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Google Images Plagued by Malwares

Google Images Plagued by Malware

Cyber attackers are getting really creative and resourceful when it comes to infecting users and machines with Malwares. It’s as if regular hacking of websites and servers is not enough, these criminals are now targeting legit hosted websites and its images, and using them as a tool to exploit vulnerabilities while remaining undetected. What’s even worse...
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Dharma Ransomware weaponizes itself with fresh Cmb variant

Dharma Ransomware weaponizes itself with fresh Cmb variant

While security experts are still not finish decrypting newer variants of Dharma ransomed files (which terrorizes the digital landscape with its prolific Ransomware releases lately), it again strikes back using a .cmb encryption. It appears as if this malicious malware is expected to surface for a while, for currently no decryption method is working as a...
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The Hacker Just Got Hacked!

The Lokibot malware is a Banking Trojan designed for information theft. It’s been around since 2015 and has targeted many users for quite some time. The original malware was created by “Carter”, a.k.a. “Lokistov”. It was then sold and distributed on the underground market (dark web) for prices ranging from $80 to as high as $350....
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Danabot Phishing Scam

Danabot Phishing Scam

Yet another sensational Phishing operation has been identified, and is targeting users with bogus bill statements from MYOB. MYOB (Mind Your Own Business) is a multinational corporation based in Australia. They provide taxation, accounting and other similar business services software to small and medium businesses. So its primary concentration of targets is of course, in Australia....
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Trojan-Infected Google Play App stealing Users’ Money

Trojan-Infected Google Play App stealing Users’ Money

A fraudulent app impersonating a phone call recording functionality in the Google Play App Store managed to take away thousands of euros from a couple of bank customers in Europe. The malicious app was planted in a QRecorder app, being advertised as an automatic call and voice recording tool. At the time of the analysis, it...
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Microsoft Skype for Business’ Feature Analyzed: Shares More than What You Wanted

Microsoft Skype for Business’ Feature Analyzed : Shares More than What You Wanted

Let’s say you wanted to do a conference call using Skype for Business with “screen-sharing” turned on – you want this because you have an important presentation and you need to be able to show the people on the other end exactly what you are working on. Well then, be prepared to share more than what...
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Cloud HR Firm ComplyRight – Hacked!

The seriously threatening part about data intrusion and getting hacked is the period from when the breach was done, and the actual time it takes for the end user or the company to find out that they’ve been attacked. You begin to think that from that certain phase, those cyber criminals may have already acquired all...
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Dark Web Collection

Dark Web Collection: username, passwords and the danger it brings

Why account credentials? Account credentials are basically the email/username and password of a user for their own personally or business use. But what if these information gets exposed online? To criminals account credentials are important and they consider it as an essential in their threat structure. Ever since breaches of database has been making the rounds,...
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Russian Fancy Bear Hacking Group Takes Advantage of UEFI Rootkit

Russian Fancy Bear Hacking Group Takes Advantage of UEFI Rootkit

What is the issue? Some of us are aware that in today’s generation cybercrime is rampant the same as how technology improves. UEFI is replacing BIOS as a firmware for most computers and mother boards. With the advancement of the firmware comes an exploit hackers can use. Once infected with this malware rootkit it will be...
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The Horrible Truth About Facebook Games And Quizzes

The Horrible Truth About Facebook Games And Quizzes

I am encouraging everyone to never participate in a Facebook quiz or game for the security of your personal, private data and that of your friends and family. The information you unwittingly provide is then sold on to third-parties, such as advertisers and scammers. Just like money laundering, the more on-selling that occurs, the less integrity...
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Local Library in Annapolis Infected by EmoTet Malware

Anne Arundel County Library computers were just exposed to a computer virus, prompting officials to take the computers out of service and ask customers to monitor personal information for fraudulent activity. About 600 terminals were reportedly breached. It was announced Saturday that the computers were exposed to a virus called Emotet, which targets users through sophisticated...
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