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Digital Risk Protection
shubert organization databreach data breach
The Shubert Organization – one of the largest operations in theatre both on and beyond Broadway – has suffered a data breach, including customer email addresses, names, and credit card numbers and expiration dates.   Shubert is the owner and operator of 17 Broadway theaters and six off-Broadway venues, as well as a ticketing service...
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game of thrones got phishing malware antiphishing antimalware
The popular series’ – Game of Thrones’ – fans have been eagerly awaiting the weekly episodes of this wildly popular series in its final season. With this anticipation and enthusiasm for the show, comes an opportunity for phishing scam and hacker attacks.   This week, security researchers from well-known firms cited Game of Thrones as...
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robinhood ransomeware malware antimalware
The world of cybersecurity is full of surprises. From using and downloading your Game of Thrones torrents to exploiting popular porn websites — notorious cybercriminals keep coming up with new ways to cause you harm. In a related development, a ransomware called RobinHood is spreading havoc in North Carolina, where the ransomware has crippled most...
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bank of valletta hacked cybersecurity cyberattack
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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us plate number hacked dataleak data leak darkweb dark web
Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned vehicles in the U.S., has been hacked. Tens of thousands of its internal files are now reportedly floating around the dark web for anyone to download. According to several cyber-security research consultants,...
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talktalk phising hacking cybercrime
Cyber hacker Daniel Kelley from Llanelli, South Wales was sentenced to four years of imprisonment after a massive hacking attack to telecoms firm Talk Talk and blackmailing former chief executive Dido Harding way back to 2015. After failing to get the GCSE grades he needed to get onto a computer course, Daniel hacked the system...
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twitter ceo, jack dorsey hacked
It was a very unpleasant Friday, at approximately 12:45 PM Pacific Standard Time, Twitter handle @jack – confirmed to be of Jack Dorsey’s (Twitter’s Chief Executive Officer) account, began sending out a series of highly inappropriate and notably disturbing tweets. They included a mix of racial slurs, obscenity, profanity, nazi-inclined campaigns, and even a bomb...
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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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Website Vulnerability
The city of Columbia site had a security flaw in its search tool, according to independent security researchers. The flaw lets anyone view passwords for the website’s database and email protocol servers, creating a massive potential for abuse, researchers said on Thursday.   The vulnerability made it possible for someone to pull sensitive data out...
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Sophos 2019 Threat Report unveils the rise of the hand-delivered, targeted cyberattacks as criminals stalk victims to bank millions
Oxford, U.K. – Nov. 14, 2018 – Sophos (LSE: SOPH) today propelled its 2019 Threat Report giving bits of knowledge into developing and evolving cybersecurity trends. The report, delivered by SophosLabs researchers, investigates changes in the risk scene in the course of recent months, revealing patterns and how they are relied upon to affect cybersecurity in 2019.   “The threat landscape is undoubtedly...
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