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Human Resources company suffers Data Breach

One seriously threatening part about data breaches and getting hacked is the period from when the breach was done, and the actual time it takes for the end user or the company to find out that they’ve been attacked. You begin to think that from that certain phase, those cyber criminals may have already acquired...
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Critical Atlassian server flaw used by hackers to inject trojans

A group of attackers are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability in Atlassian’s Confluence collaboration software to inject trojans and infect servers with the GandCrab ransomware. Confluence is a Java-based web application that provides a shared wiki-type workspace for enterprise employees and is used by tens of thousands of companies worldwide. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2019-3396,...
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Attack on Banks: Tactics and Techniques used to target Financial Organization

It has been said before that financial institution is losing an astounding amount yearly from cyberattacks. Monetizing attack on banks and financial institutions are no longer concentrated by cybercriminals; instead they shifted attention to employees from large business organizations. Workers occupying positions under financial departments, accountants and bank are realized that they can steal money...
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Major Health Insurance Hack of 2015 orchestrated by Chinese Hacking Group

The US Justice Department charged a chinese hacking group with carrying out one of the largest criminal hacks in United States health care history that resulted in 79 million people having their personal information stolen. In the four-count indictment cited by the Justice Department, officials allege Wang Fujie, 32, and another man referred to only...
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North Korean Hackers Using ELECTRICFISH Tunnels to Exfiltrate Data

Executive Summary Two days ago (9th May), a Joint effort between Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published a Malware Analysis Report (MAR) about a Trojan malware variant known as ELECTRICFISH. A North Korean based malicious actor known as HIDDEN COBRA is known to have utilized this malware. The targets...
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Popular But Flawed GPS Tracker Leaks User Locations Real-Time

Chinese-made GPS tracker that have no internet connectivity but use a SIM card to connect to a cell network are bought in bulk, rebranded, and resold by a number of companies worldwide.   UK cyber-security experts are calling for an immediate recall of a GPS tracker used as a panic alarm for elderly patients, monitoring...
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The TFlower Ransomware – A New Threat to Corporate Networks

Since 2017, the amount of ransomware incidences have become increasingly rampant and progressive. TFlower Ransomware concentrated their assaults against company networks, infiltrating the very core of everyday business operations.   There was a slight decline in the number of attacks from last year but came 2019, these business-targeting malwares have accelerated their assault in a...
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Shameful Cyber Criminals Attacked Kids’ Charity

Scammers and cyber criminals attacked kid’s charity – Save the Children Federation, a well-known U.S. charity, into sending them approximately one million dollars. The attacker managed to access an employee’s email account and from there sent fake invoices and other documents designed to trick the organization into sending the money. Whatever online website scanners or...
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UC Browser Vulnerability Could Expose More Than 600M Users to Phishing Attacks

An address bar vulnerability with the latest versions of UC Browser and UC Browser Mini exposes millions of users to Phishing Attacks. The vulnerability was discovered by a cyber-security researcher, which allows an attacker to pose his phishing domain as the targeted site.   According to the researcher, the UC Browser phishing vulnerability exists only...
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Hackers Breach and Expose Corporate Email Accounts On The Web

Cyber Attackers have just discovered new ways to invade and breach corporate email accounts, which has resulted in a US$12-Billion cost to businesses over the last 3-5 years, according to Digital Shadows.   Compromised corporate email accounts are commonly traded on the dark web, where criminals can earn a pretty penny, particularly if the email...
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