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Government-related hackers posing cyber threat to foreign companies in Vietnam

Nowadays, cybercrime is one of the most popular crimes circulating around the world. That’s why many companies are giving their efforts to save their companies by providing cybercrime solutions and protective measures against possible cyber threat attack. And the government is not exempted to this attack. These hackers are attacking multinational companies for several years now....
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Hackers devise alternate Phishing Method aimed at US Banks

Cybercriminals in the phishing business have adopted a new phishing method to obfuscate the source code for the forged page by using a custom web font to implement a substitution cipher that looks like plain text. When browsers render the phishing page, what users see is the fake landing page created to steal login credentials, as...
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Oracle WebLogic Server susceptible to malware hiding in Certificate Files

Security researchers discovered a security vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic Server, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, and found to be actively exploited by cybercriminals to install cryptocurrency miners. This malware which was used in the attack hid in certificate files to avoid malware detection and later dropped miners for cryptocurrency known as Monero Miner. Tracked as...
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Firefox exploits involves Remote Code Execution and CryptoJacking

The Mozilla Corporation has just patched a couple of zero-day weak points on its flagship browser – Firefox through two separate security updates. While the first zero-day flaw was described as a “remote code execution” vulnerability that enabled remote attackers to run a malicious code within the native process of the Firefox browser, the second one...
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Cybercriminals use voice phishing to scam $243000 out of a UK Energy Firm

Phishing has already been popular for its vast attacks from individuals to big companies around the world thus many cyber-security firms have already investigated and found cyber-crime solutions to combat these attacks. But what’s shocking in today’s news is that cyber-criminals developed a sophisticated form of phishing called voice phishing or vishing, to steal money from...
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Earl Enterprises – Iconic US hospitality firm hit with heavy Data Breach

In a released statement posted to its website, Earl Enterprises – the parent company of Planet Hollywood and Buca Di Beppo said a data breach involving malware installed on its point-of-sale systems allowed cyber thieves to steal card details from customers between May 23, 2018 and March 18, 2019. According to an analysis of that page,...
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Hackers can’t wait – They are accessing employees’ Direct Deposit Paycheck

If your paycheck hits your bank account through direct deposit, be on the lookout for emails requesting personal information including log-in credentials — they could be a phishing scam by hackers who want to access your bank account.   The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released a warning in regards to hackers targeting direct deposit...
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Canada’s DesJardins Bank suffers massive Data Breach

The largest federal banking firm in North Americas – Canada’s Desjardins Group, was the victim of a recent data breach that exposed information on 2.9 million customers. Customers’ sensitive credentials weren’t compromised, but the leak did reveal sensitive data like names, addresses, birth dates, social insurance numbers (Canada’s equivalent of the social security number), email addresses...
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Catholic school in Australia falls victim to Cyber Attack

The principal of a Catholic school in West Australia’s Mid-West has cautioned parents that their bank info and their signatures may have been compromised after their school was targeted in a recent cyber-attack. Rob Crothers, the principal, expressed his deep regrets for the data breach, which he said was highly sophisticated and well planned out. He...
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A NASA Laboratory just got infiltrated using a cheap US $20 PC

Just to have an overview of what exactly a cheap PC might be like – Raspberry Pi is a teeny-tiny device that can be tinkered with to gain deceptively high capabilities. This was demonstrated by a most recent report which confirmed that a NASA lab was hacked using a Raspberry Pi.   The alleged data infiltration...
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Online media advertising agency exposes patients’ medical info

A renowned online advertising agency which specializes in helping law firms sign up potential clients has exposed close to 150,000 records from a database that were left unsecured.   The historical databank contained submissions as part of a lead-generation effort by X Social Media, a Florida-based advertising company that largely uses Facebook to advertise various campaigns...
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Fake credential management software spreading Adware

A website in France posing as a popular credential management software called KeePass Password manager was found spreading malware. The site is called, keepass{.}com is part of a large network of sites distributing adware to unsuspecting users. Adwares are web programs, specially coded, and made to highlight and feature advertisements on websites you visit. The purpose...
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Famous Dharma Ransomware disguised as AntiVirus Software

The successful ransomware variant known as Dharma has been upgraded and is now able to disguise itself as legitimate Antivirus software to dupe its victims, according to a new cyber technology research. Dharma was first spotted in the wild in 2016 and has since claimed dozens of healthcare victims. In April 2017, Texas-based ABCD Pediatrics became...
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WordPress plugins utilized for use in malicious campaign

With each passing day, cases of WordPress infection that redirects visitors to suspicious pages is getting common.  Recently, a vulnerability was discovered in tagDiv Themes and Ultimate Member Plugins. In this WordPress redirect hack visitors to your website are redirected to phishing or malicious pages. In this hack, users, when redirected, are taken to irritating pages...
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Unpatched SQLite Database exposed data to hackers

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 a lightweight, generally...
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ZeroFont Phishing Technique – Simple yet effective

Cyber criminals area at it again. And this time, they are after familiar territory – using ZeroFont on Microsoft Office 365. Ever since the developments in security for messaging systems, security experts have already given us due notice regarding the possible threats of bogus or fraudulent emails. This will be an ever-growing hazard since in this...
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Auto Industry takes huge blow from Hackers

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 , hackers 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...
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How Chinese Spies got the N.S.A.’s Hacking Tools and used them for attacks

Cyberwarfare Cyber espionage is the name of the game as art of warfare has shifted from physical to cyberspace; we only see this in the movies and now a reality when state sponsored hackers are finding its way into the cyberspace for supremacy, and once again a mysterious hackers repurposed and recycled  sophisticated cyber tools from...
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USD$2.5M worth of stolen CryptoCurrency from the latest SIM Swap Attacks

A man aged 20 from Dublin, was arrested and brought before the High Court on Thursday on foot of an extradition warrant. During a brief appearance, he indicated he understood the charges. He was remanded in custody until May 22. The US Attorney General for the Eastern State of Michigan said that their investigation had the...
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Human Resources company suffers Data Breach

One seriously threatening part about data breaches 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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