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Phone scams stolen money from 40 percent of consumers in 2020

A relatively timely survey has been conducted for phone scams committed in 2020. Upon completing research, the company launched the study, alarmed by its result. The statistics returned, showing that approximately 40% of the respondents confirmed that they have lost money for this type of fraudulent attack. With ongoing awareness campaigns against the emails and...
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Lives are at risk on cyber and technology attacks

Technology advancement is considered the most significant breakthrough in every institution, business, and alike. Having such elevation gives an edge to every sector that promised faster and reliable services that ease people’s lives of the burden of manual work. We are in a period heavily dependent on the comfort of these technologies but always have...
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Third-party cyber risk, The vendor supply chain knowledge gap

The recent SolarWinds cyberattack exposed a third-party supply chain weakness using exploitable vulnerabilities on other widely distributed and implemented software and system offerings available in the market. Still, many enterprises have little insight into the set of suppliers currently being used in their infrastructure systems. Based on a survey conducted by BlueVoyant, out of 1,500...
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IOBit group forum hacked to spread ransomware to members

New player ransomware – DeroHe has recently added to their victim an established computer utility developer on their list. Their recent victim is the IOBit company that started in 2004, developing various applications that focus on computer optimization and virus/malware protection.  According to the report, the attack was orchestrated to the group forum of IOBit...
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Warning of vishing attacks to stealing corporate accounts from FBI

With the increase in the statistics, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced by publishing a notice on focusing on Vishing Attack (Voice Phishing) modus operation.  Due to the pandemic situation, many companies drastically moved their operations to the comfort of their employee’s homes. Many companies...
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tiktok flaw exposed user profile phone number data

Disclosed TikTok flaw could have exposed user profile and phone number data

A recently discovered security flaw in TikTok that could potentially enable a hacker to build the application‘s user profile database along with their account associated phone numbers has been disclosed by cybersecurity researchers. The collected data may be utilized in future malicious campaigns and activities.  This flaw can only impact TikTok accounts linked to a...
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Ministry of Defense in the UK experienced 18% increase in personal data loss incidents

The Ministry of Defense in the UK have an increase of 18% rise on personal data loss incidents for the combined fiscal year 2019 and 2020 based on the official figures after the analysis conducted by Parliament Street. The Defense Department of UK disclosed that there were 546 incidents of reported personal data loss last...
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hackney council UK London Compromised Data Stolen Data Published Pysa

Data Stolen from Hackney Council in London published online

Hackney Council in the United Kingdom allegedly has their sensitive private data stolen and published online three months after the reported serious ransomware attack that they encountered last October 2020 which have affected their IT systems and network.   The publishing of the stolen data has been claimed by a cyber-crime group known as Pysa/Mespinoza. They had...
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Cybercriminals abused GitHub repository services to host and distribute Malware

Github, an open-source software repositories platform, hosts many software development projects and files, making it the go-to website in terms of documentation and download channel for developers worldwide. These past few years, threat actors and cybercriminals abused and leveraged these accessible repositories to successfully distribute and host some Malware and malicious script components.   In...
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Voyager Cryptocurrency Broker DNS Threat Intelligence cyberattack

Voyager Cryptocurrency Broker Attacked?

Today’s trading landscape is advanced in the digital world, from trading securities to digital trading currencies that have no backing of value than the real world currencies backed by fiat and banking systems. We can easily conclude that cryptocurrencies are backed by hype too, where we see a rise and fall of digital currencies in...
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