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Animal Jam Data Breach

Gaining popularity since 2010, Animal Jam has recently reported a compromised exposure about its 45 million accounts that have been auctioned on the dark web. Its creator, WildWorks, confirmed the breach and already investigating the extent of the data loss.  Animal Jam has been developed targeting kids aged from 4 – 11 years old, offering...
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Hackers used Data Breach for blackmail of Vastaamo Healthcare firm

A previous hacking incident involving a Finnish healthcare firm, Vastaamo, just became the highlight of another, more sinister ransom campaign in which analysts consider the evilest concept to ever come out of the cybercrime drawing board. It comes as a shock, even for other hacking groups, evaluating how they used all aspects of their attack...
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Gaming giant CAPCOM falls to Ransomware Attack

Just last week, a renowned gaming giant, CAPCOM, suffered a data breach. The hacking incident significantly affected the gaming giant’s internal network systems, and hackers taking away more than 1 terabyte (TB) of sensitive company information. It was immediately identified that the hacking attack was made using the Ragnar Locker Ransomware, a somewhat notorious malware-rigged...
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State-sponsored Iranian Hackers infiltrated and stole US Voter’s Data

A recent advisory from the United States Cybersecurity Agency reveals another alarming incident related to US election activities. It was known that a group of Iranian hackers infiltrated and accessed a large number of US voters’ registration information and attempted to access similar contents from other states. According to undisclosed sources, the attacks were coordinated,...
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Pharma Giant Pfizer leaks customer prescription info, call transcripts

Cybersecurity Researchers have uncovered a misconfigured Google Cloud Storage bucket that belongs to a Pharma giant, Pfizer. The newly discovered leak holds private medical data of hundreds of patients that take various Pfizer drugs such as Lyrica, Chantix, Viagra, and other cancer treatment drugs. Moreover, the exposed data also includes conversations from Pfizer’s Interactive Voice...
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Georgia County Voters’ Database hit by Ransomware just weeks before election

A most recent ransomware campaign that staggered a Local Georgia county government allegedly impaired a database to confirm voters’ signatures within the verification of absentee ballots. It is the primary detailed case of a ransomware assault influencing an election-related framework within the 2020 cycle. Government authorities and cybersecurity specialists are particularly concerned that ransomware assaults...
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Chowbus food delivery startup suffers massive data breach

Chowbus, an Asian food delivery startup owned by Fantuan Group, Inc., just suffered a massive data breach a couple of days ago. They have verified the intrusion and the amount of sensitive data that was compromised during the said breach. The initial assessment of the breach does not show the exact nature of the intrusion....
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WisePay online school payment system suffered a breach

WisePay’s website was hacked by the Cybercriminals between October 2-5. It is an online payment service provider that gives parents and guardians access and control to allow them to pay to the school on behalf of the students. Had estimated that there were a total of 300 schools affected, but the firm assumed that only a...
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Netwalker goes after College of the Nurses of Ontario Data

The latest news in the cyber community talks about the College of the Nurses of Ontario (CNO), was added to the piling up roster of victims by cybercriminals Netwalker. Also known as ‘Mailto,’ this cybercriminal has been busy doing its devious act that mostly targets prominent businesses, academic groups, and health institutions. Based on the...
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Iranian hacking group Pioneer Kitten sells company data on underground forums

Another speculated Iranian government-backed hacker was seen selling stolen corporate network information on an underground hacking forum. The group was named ‘Pioneer Kitten,’ also dubbed as Fox Kitten or Parisite, which is believed as a contracted hacker for Iran. The adversary is estimated to be working under the radar since 2017, exploiting known vulnerabilities on...
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