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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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O365 Real-Time response attack on stolen logins

A new variant of scheming for Office 365 credentials has been observed by cybersecurity experts as they stumbled on this method of the adversary. Unlike the usual exfiltration of credentials through the use of specialized spyware/malware, the method used was now based on the real-time response from the victim upon entering their credentials of the...
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Roper St. Francis Hospital Data Breach

The latest victim of another data breach in the health industry is Roper St. Francis Hospital (RSFH), South Carolina, US, here they had disclosed that up to 6,000 patients’ medical records and other private information were compromised. One of the most valuable data being sold in the black market and the dark web are medical...
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Maze hacked memory chips company SK Hynix

The infamous maze hacker has done it again, gaining another popularity for victimizing SK Hynix from South Korea. The victim company was known to be the third-largest semiconductor company profiting from manufacturing RAM and flash memory that is distributed around the globe. A prominent company that they do business is Apple and other PC manufacturers....
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1 Million USD to go Rouge; How Rogue employees are made

Local Authority and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently apprehended in Los Angeles airport a 27-year-old Russian National for a violation of conspiracy to cause damage to a protected computer. The conspirator was named Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, who visited the United States with a tourist visa to personally meet his contact or a rogue...
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Tor Network relays under SSL Stripping Attack

A still unidentified hacker or group of hackers has and is always adding new relay servers to the Tor network as part of a cyber-attack campaign within the Dark Web that uses SSL Stripping that targets the users of the Tor browser and Tor relays. This kind of technology being used is known as a...
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Capital One fined $80 Million for 2019 Data Breach affecting 106 Million Users

The Capital One Financial Corporation was fined by the U.S. Treasury Department for $80 million for last year’s hack that exposed the personal information of the 106 million credit card information of the bank. According to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, they were able to identify “numerous weaknesses” on the management of the bank’s...
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Security vulnerability of Apple’s TouchID/FaceID

A disclosure vulnerability report has been unraveled by the Cyber community expert’s about Apple TouchID. The report was submitted in February, in which Apple responded with a server update to address the issue. According to the uncovered truth, an iCloud session can be compromised by perpetrators by injecting malicious code upon navigating through apps or websites...
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European Union imposed first-ever sanction against hacker organizations

The first-ever sanction against Cybercriminals that are targeting European Citizens was imposed by the Council of the European Union. There were six individuals and three entities that were involved in various Cyber-attacks, such as WannaCry, NotPetya, and Operation Cloud Hopper. The six individuals involved include Chinese Citizens and Russian Nationals. Technology companies from Russia and...
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Crackers gatecrash on Zoom meetings

With their regular website and app scanning, Cybersecurity researcher spotted an unusual patch released by Zoom Company. Zoom is a popular application that is usually used for voice and video conferencing by many prominent businesses worldwide. The in-depth analysis confirmed that the patch was their resolution to the recently discovered vulnerability of the application. The...
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