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Marriott Hotel Data Breach exposes 5.2 Million Guest

Approximately 5.2 million guest information has been leaked in another Marriott Hotel data breach that was announced last Tuesday, 31st March 2020. In an online statement released by the hotel giant last February 2020, they have identified a data breach wherein millions of hotel guests’ information was accessed using security credentials from two of their...
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Massive data leak of Israeli voters’ private information exposed inadvertently

Massive data leak of 6.5 Million Israeli voters’ personal data was exposed on a leak which included names, gender, addresses, and identity card numbers as well as phone numbers and other private information.  Every electoral party list in Israel was given a database containing every Israeli’s personal information for use in their campaign providing that...
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IoT telnet leaks – Hacker exposes Telnet credentials for more than 500k Devices

A hacker who runs a DDoS Service business from the Dark Web and across the criminal internet forums lately made the front page of the internet discussion through numerous tech-news site as he had published a list of IoT Telnet device credentials amounting to 515,000  devices that he had “cracked.”  The list of exposed credentials...
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US Anti-Virus companies breached – hackers claim glory and bounty

Security researchers say a “high-profile Russian- and English-speaking hacking collective” managed to infiltrate three of the top antivirus firms in the US and steal “sensitive source code” related to the development of AV software and tools. The group is trying to sell the data for $300,000. The good news for consumers is that this breach...
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Phishing attacks mostly impersonate Microsoft, Netflix & PayPal accounts

Phishing Summary Phishing attack has never been so innovative when it comes to deception. Latest report determines big consumer software companies like Microsoft, Netflix, and Paypal were impersonated by malicious actor to carry out the most phishing attacks. They have utilized the immense popularity of Microsoft Office’s 365 accounts to send phishing emails to users....
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New Malicious Script poses threat to WordPress and Joomla-based websites

Cyber-security researchers are warning owners of Joomla and WordPress websites of a malicious redirect script that is pushing visitors to malicious websites and expose them to various malwares. A renowned cyber-security researcher published a report outlining a rogue hypertext access (.htaccess) injector found on a client website. He reported that the impacted site was directing...
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Attack by Iranian hackers on US Government Domain raises concerns about cyber defense

  Aptly timed.   Two words that sum up this attack by Iranian hackers on US cyberspace, what with rising tensions between the United States and Iran. A couple of days ago, the website for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) was defaced by hackers based in Iran, shortly after the killing of Qassem Suleimani...
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Bank Of Valletta Hacked – 10M Euros Recovered

Hackers have managed to hack the network of Malta’s Bank of Valletta and have consequently robbed the bank of at least 13 million euros. The Times of Malta had reported, on February 13th, of the Bank of Valletta suffering a hack, following which the hackers moved €13 million into foreign accounts. The report also stated...
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Malware and Adware Attacks Using WP Plugins

Malware and Adware Attacks Using WP Plugins

With each passing day, cases of WordPress infection that redirects visitors to suspicious pages is getting common.  Recently, a vulnerability was discovered in tag Div 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...
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UK Identity Theft and Cyber Fraud reaches its highest record level

As the years passed by, the rate of identity fraud and cyber fraud around UK rapidly increased causing to reach its highest record level this year. Researchers identified over 300,000 cases of fraudulent conduct recorded to the National Fraud Database in 2017, with data drawn from 306 organizations, including many major UK brands.Although these incidents...
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