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Russian hackers Fancy Bear US Democratic Parties

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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Vastaamo healthcare ransomware attack malware data breach

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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capcom ransomware attack ragnar locker

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 compromised data exposed database

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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State of Louisiana US Remote Access Trojan malware ransomware

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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Comcast Cable remote tv box set vulnerability exploit malicious code injection WarezThe Remote

Comcast Cable remotes and TV top box vulnerability

A recent update to TV top box software has been released by Comcast to its 18 million devices used at home for digital TV subscribers in the United States region. Affected devices are specifically the XR11 entertainment platform. This has been immediately patched after cybersecurity ethical hackers able to scrutinized and hacked its communication platform....
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georgia county ransomware attack malware us election

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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donald trump campaign website hacked us election defacement

Donald Trump campaign website hacked

The official campaign website of the United States President Donald Trump was reportedly defaced for almost half an hour on Tuesday, October 27, shortly before 4:00PM PST. A journalist at Jewish News of Northern California, Gabriel Lorenzo Greschler, was reportedly among the first to spot the defacement while researching a climate change article and immediately...
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Ubisoft Crytek Egregor Ransomware Malware

New Ransomware Family Egregor attacked Ubisoft and Crytek

Recently, a new ransomware family group called Egregor has reportedly stolen data from Ubisoft and Crytek – two of the largest gaming companies worldwide. These two gaming companies are well known for popular games such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, and Tom Clancy’s video game series. Gaming companies are also one of the main targets...
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FinFisher tech firm raided by Authorities over Spyware claims

A Munich-based company, FinFisher, was raided by the German investigating authorities because of alleged illegal exporting of its software outside UE, including Turkey. FinFisher is the firm behind the commercial surveillance spyware dubbed as “FinSpy.” This software is a spying tool that was legitimately intended for Law enforcement investigation and intelligence agencies. Its well-known customers include...
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