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Online scams and investment fraud reached a record level of complaint reports, says the FBI

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation or FBI, complaints concerning online scams and investment fraud now reached a record-breaking level.   The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center or IC3 channel have received more than six million complaints filed related to cybercrime last May 15, 2021. The first one million complaints reports took 7 seven...
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The average ransomware payment increases due to the Accellion data breach

Clop ransomware group attacked Accellion, one of the companies that offer File Transfer Appliance. Typically, transferring files happens via email. However, emails have limitations, particularly when it comes to large attachments and sensitive data. Some companies are now using File Transfer Appliance (FTA) installed on a private cloud, on-premises, or hosted to securely manage and...
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Facebook Hacked… Again? Maybe we are not that surprised

Hacked and leaked, ever since the Cambridge-Analytica issue erupted, we have seen never-ending posts in the different dark web and criminal forums about data peddled for a price about Facebook. The social media giant became a target for social engineer actors from other countries and various blackhat hacking skills. This 2020, iZOOlogic downloaded leaked Facebook...
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Financial Services suffer cyber-attacks related to Covid19

Cybercrime has significantly increased every year, which is directly proportional to the growth of technology. Factors attributed to this increase could be summed up due to the perpetrators’ persistent behaviour through new tactics like using Covid19 as theme and sophisticated applications. Cybercriminals are being backed up by governments and the victim’s open vulnerability. Different sectors...
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Imobiliare, Romania’s largest Real Estate company suffers Data Breach

Every day, companies faced security challenges in maintaining their data secured from cyber-attacks. A data breach results from successful cyber-attacks that permit cyber criminals to access a company’s sensitive data. The exploitation of the data can happen anytime to any organization. However, cyber-attack is not the only cause of why data breaches are happening worldwide....
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IOBit group forum hacked to spread ransomware to members

New player ransomware – DeroHe has recently added to their victim an established computer utility developer on their list. Their recent victim is the IOBit company that started in 2004, developing various applications that focus on computer optimization and virus/malware protection.  According to the report, the attack was orchestrated to the group forum of IOBit...
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Data Stolen from Hackney Council in London published online

Hackney Council in the United Kingdom allegedly has their sensitive private data stolen and published online three months after the reported serious ransomware attack that they encountered last October 2020 which have affected their IT systems and network.   The publishing of the stolen data has been claimed by a cyber-crime group known as Pysa/Mespinoza. They had...
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Cybercriminals abused GitHub repository services to host and distribute Malware

Github, an open-source software repositories platform, hosts many software development projects and files, making it the go-to website in terms of documentation and download channel for developers worldwide. These past few years, threat actors and cybercriminals abused and leveraged these accessible repositories to successfully distribute and host some Malware and malicious script components.   In...
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Google outage a throw back to the sponsored hackers in China: Operation Aurora

A few days passed; the cyber community again experienced another worldwide Distributed-Denial-of-Service (DDoS) that hits one of the tech giant service providers. With billions of users, Google has been struck by such attacks that led to most of its services – Gmail, Calendar, and Youtube have been inaccessible for a few hours. Based on the...
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UK launches anti-disinformation campaign on Covid-19 vaccine

The ongoing pandemic has just added to the existing mutual competition between nations, especially those listed in the first world country category. In the world’s current situation, every prominent government has been running to immediately develop the Covid-19 vaccine to solve this issue. The perception that the first to produce will surely put them on...
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