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Data Breach of a retirement system in San Francisco

Cybercrime experts recently reported that the breach of the San Francisco Employees Retirement System that leaked out sensitive information of registered active and retired employees for their retirement program. An in-depth report concluded that the leakage came through after unauthorized access was gained on the test environment created by the contracted developer for their website....
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Thousands of Israeli Websites Defaced by ‘Hackers of Savior’

Cybercriminals who tagged themselves as “Hackers of Saviors” have exploited and defaced more than 2000 Israeli websites that show the country’s commercial capital, Tel Aviv burning in flames with a fear-mongering caption. The attack took place on May 21, 2020. It happened to go down on “Jerusalem Day” – an Israeli national holiday commemorating the...
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Documents of US President to be exposed unless hackers get paid

A notorious criminal hacking group just got it hands in perhaps one of the most controversial piece of information related to US President Donald Trump today. At least that’s what the hackers are claiming to have acquired just last week. The hacking group, calling themselves REvil, just hacked and got immediate access to some “secret...
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Phishing email scam targets the Court of Law using Office 365 layout

Hacker In the Court Armorblox confirmed in their analysis the recent email phishing scam that circulates in the Supreme Court of the United States. Based on their reports, a similar attack had happened in the UK Ministry. The threat actors used the same tactics by sending spoof emails of subpoenas to targeted individuals of a...
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Source code leak: CS: GO and Team Fortress 2 – Is it still safe to play?

Stealth Play Attack  A few weeks ago, a data leak rattled the online gaming community that targeted Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Team Fortress 2 online games. The source code of these games has been a hot topic on many social media portal that alarms many gamers not to play these online.   The exploitation was released...
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Hacked PwC subdomain hosts both cyber security and pornography

A rather intriguing and sensational event has just made waves across the cyber security world. Several cyber security researchers, including network engineers and testing specialists, encountered a rather familiar domain, resembling that of PwC or PricewaterhouseCoopers. Only it’s hosting not just something about cyber security, but majority of it are ads, links, apps, and other...
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The Pirate Bay is back and now accessible with Original Domain Name

The Pirate Bay is one of the best platforms in finding different digital content on the internet, so any downtime will undoubtedly result in a disruption in the community. The good news is that The Pirate Bay is now accessible once again through its main domain name after a month. There were noticeable changes made...
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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...
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Bugged VPN Apps From Cisco, F5, Palo Alto and Pulse Probed by DHS

Several enterprise VPN apps are vulnerable to a security bug that can allow an attacker to remotely break into a company’s internal network, according to a warning issued by The Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity division. An alert was published Friday by the government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency following a public disclosure by CERT/CC,...
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Tech Support Scams Part 2: Freezing Chrome Browser to Panic Victims

We’ve tackled about fake tech support helpers in the past, pretending to fix PCs in exchange for either a fee or a victim’s credit card information. Now a certain exploit that Google Chrome already fixed last February has resurfaced – scammers trying to scare victims by making their browsers unresponsive.   These scammers abuse a...
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