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Thousands of Razer customer information leaked on a misconfigured server

On the 18th of August, an Independent Cyber Security Consultant, Volodymyr “Bob” Diachenko has discovered a leaked customer data on a gaming-gear merchant, Razer, that is believed to be a result of server misconfiguration. Diachenko stumbled upon a misconfigured Elasticsearch cluster that exposed Razer’s customer private information for everyone else to see.     There are...
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Maze hacked memory chips company SK Hynix

The infamous maze hacker has done it again, gaining another popularity for victimizing SK Hynix from South Korea. The victim company was known to be the third-largest semiconductor company profiting from manufacturing RAM and flash memory that is distributed around the globe. A prominent company that they do business is Apple and other PC manufacturers....
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Experian South Africa suffered a massive Data Breach!

The multinational customer credit reporting company, Experian South Africa reportedly suffered a massive data breach last Wednesday, August 19, 2020, this is an isolated incident in South Africa. While Experian did not disclose the total number of impacted users, according to the South African Banking Risk Centre. A total of 24 million South African people...
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Breached in the SANS Institute

Recent news spread within the Cybersecurity community is about the data breach suffered by the SANS Institute. Being known for providing certification and training about network security, this only proves that everyone is susceptible to such malicious activity. According to SANS Institute, they have shared this incident for the community to be able to mitigate...
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Capital One fined $80 Million for 2019 Data Breach affecting 106 Million Users

The Capital One Financial Corporation was fined by the U.S. Treasury Department for $80 million for last year’s hack that exposed the personal information of the 106 million credit card information of the bank. According to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, they were able to identify “numerous weaknesses” on the management of the bank’s...
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Intel had an alleged breach that include 20GB of Source codes

Reports said that the U.S. chipmaker Intel was allegedly hacked 20GB data exfiltrated from its systems. It is reported that the leaked data includes source codes, developer documents and tools, and other confidential documents. The leaked information was shared by hackers in public file-sharing service – MEGA. As per Mr. Tillie Kottman, a reverse engineer and...
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Dussmann Group targeted by Nefilim Ransomware Group via RDP

It was revealed by a Private Security company that Germany’s The Dussmann Group subsidiary, Dresdner Kühlanlagenbau GmbH (DKA), was targeted by Nefilim Ransomware Group for data breach. The Dussmann Group from Berlin, Germany, is one of the largest private multi-service providers worldwide and has been existing for 50 years. The company consists of 5 Group:...
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Government sanction Apps that pose a threat to Citizens

There seems to be a race going on every government to come up with a contact tracing app, and another part of the scene are threat actors who could also come up with a copycat app. It is undoubtedly a copycat that may exist on every legitimate application when somehow someone tries to exploit the...
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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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Inside Job – Coinsquare Data Theft Facilitated by Former Employee

Canada’s leading cryptocurrency platform hacked? Coinsquare is widely considered as Canada’s foremost platform for cryptocurrency exchange. The organization is one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency company for most known digital currencies. As a regulated exchange body of Canada’s FINTRAC (Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre), Coinsquare was able to obtain a reliable and exclusive business...
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