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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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CPA Canada Falls Victim to Cyber Attack

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, or known as CPA Canada is a national organization, the largest of its kind in the world, governing and representing the accounting profession in Canada and around the world. They issue guidance, leadership, quality assurance standards for businesses, audits, and financial assurance all across the country and their clients all...
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U.S. Military Contractor for missiles hit by Ransomware

The United States Military, according to several sources, currently maintains a unique variation of long-range missiles on its arsenal. These are not just your standard long-range artillery that causes minor property damages, and we’re talking about ICBMs or Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles. These bad boys are designed for LTA or land-to-air deployment, intended to hit any...
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Fitness Depot hit by data breach after ISP fails to ‘activate the antivirus’

The coronavirus has forced the people of this planet to adjust forcibly and make way to a new normal—closing businesses and facilitating the downfall of employment rates all over the globe. People have adapted to specific quarantine protocols and indoor routines to prevent any further spread of the virus, or in a more straightforward perspective,...
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Gamers scammed! Fake offers for free Valorant

With its Beta version coming to an end, the highly anticipated game that is released by Riot Games gained another controversy by being used for malware spyware propaganda. Valorant is somewhat similar to Counter-Strike Go (CS Go), which is a five versus five tactical shooting game. As an FPS, it uses guns and other weapons...
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20 Million Taiwanese citizens data leaked in the Dark Web

On Friday, May 29th, researchers discovered that details of over 20 Million Taiwanese citizens were being sold in the Dark Web by a Threat Intelligence firm. The seller, Toogod, which is a “well known and reputable threat actor” titled the database as “Taiwan Whole Country Home Registry DB.” The 3.5 GB leaked database comprises details...
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How Cybersecurity enables Government, Health, EduTech cope with COVID-19

There is no doubt that this COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we all live for these past few months. Cybersecurity has to be part of our daily lives. Be it in traveling, working, interacting with people, even the way we buy our everyday necessities. The spike in the use of video conferencing software has skyrocketed...
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Ransomware attack cripples New Mexico County network operations

The local government of New Mexico County has reportedly spent millions of dollars trying to restore control over their computer networks after years of dealing with cyber-attacks, specifically ransomware. Security researchers who did the investigation stated that the series of attacks took place between January 2018 and around February 2020. The trigger, according to them,...
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AIS exposes real-time internet users’ records in Thailand

Thailand’s largest mobile phone operator and data services provider, AIS (Advanced Info Service or better known as Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited) is listed to have more than 50 million customers as of Q1 2019. The company is controlled by InTouch Holdings of Thailand, headed by Temasek, a government agency owned by Singapore and...
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Millions of voters’ information in Indonesia just got exposed

The electoral data, precisely voters’ information from one of the most populous nations, was just posted on the famous hackers’ forum – raid forums – only this Wednesday.   The people of Indonesia and cybersecurity analysts, are alarmed, they said threat actors could use it for phishing, fraud, and worse – identity theft.   Indonesia’s...
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