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Hospitals still targeted by the Ryuk Trickbot Ransomware

With the ongoing battle with the Covid-19 pandemic, so is the exploitation of many health institutions being compromised by many adversaries. On the recently submitted report, which is based on the collaborative investigation performed by Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Department of Health and Human Services of the United...
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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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Fancy Bear Hacking Group from Russia allegedly pursued US Democratic Parties

A renowned Russian hacking group known as Fancy Bear is identified as the primary faction responsible for several United States Democrat parties’ most recent attacks. They are looking to repeat the similar assaults that happened a few years ago, during the election year involving the Clinton campaign of 2016. The group was also known as...
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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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True social media mobile app exposed private data and messages

The True social media mobile app that prides itself on protecting user privacy had a security lapse that left their servers exposed to the public. The spilled private data were left for anyone on the internet to read. The social media mobile app was launched in 2017 by Hello Mobile, a small virtual cell carrier...
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RAT Attack: State of Louisiana Hit with Pre-election Cyber Incident

Just last week, hackers have begun to infiltrate and deliberately breached various local establishments and government workplaces in Louisiana. This shocking and unexpected activity prompted the local state government to enlist the National Guard’s assistance to try and ward off the attacks. Security researchers have been summoned and reported the said activities last week, Friday....
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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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The resurgence of espionage GravityRAT: Android and macOS

Android phones and Mac gadgets are some of the devices that are commonly used by individuals worldwide. Roughly, there are 5 billion mobile users globally, and 3 billion are using smartphones. Research says that a person spends three hours and fifteen minutes on their mobile phones daily. The consumption still depends on the generation and...
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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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