On the 18th of August, an Independent Cyber Security Consultant, Volodymyr “Bob” Diachenko has discovered a leaked customer data on a gaming-gear merchant, Razer, that is believed to be a result of server misconfiguration. Diachenko stumbled upon a misconfigured Elasticsearch cluster that exposed Razer’s customer private information for everyone else to see. There are...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
After few months working under the radar, cybersecurity experts again have unraveled the repurposed modus of the Iranian APT group dubbed as Charming Kitten. Their main targets are usually to perform cyber espionage to victims from the United States, Israel, and other countries who typically are prominent people from being an activist, entrepreneurs, government, and...Continue Reading
The multinational customer credit reporting company, Experian South Africa reportedly suffered a massive data breach last Wednesday, August 19, 2020, this is an isolated incident in South Africa. While Experian did not disclose the total number of impacted users, according to the South African Banking Risk Centre. A total of 24 million South African people...Continue Reading
A new variant of Botnet has been unraveled by Cybersecurity experts that have been ongoing since January of this year. According to statistical reports, the current intrusion rate already summed up to 13000 successful attacks on devices and more than 500 servers from its adversaries. The malware was named ‘Fritzfrog’ by the experts, which is...Continue Reading
Recent news spread within the Cybersecurity community is about the data breach suffered by the SANS Institute. Being known for providing certification and training about network security, this only proves that everyone is susceptible to such malicious activity. According to SANS Institute, they have shared this incident for the community to be able to mitigate...Continue Reading
The August 2020 batch of security updates, patches, and vulnerability fix was released by Microsoft several days ago. Last week’s Patch Tuesday addresses the latest discovered total of 120 software vulnerabilities of Windows OS, which contained 17 critical severity and the remaining under important severity. Basically – you can get hacked using the Windows OS...Continue Reading
With the sensationalized successful hacking with Twitter recently, the US Department of Justice, and other Law Enforcement Authority, did not waste time to uncover the identity of the hackers. Due to the enforcers’ intensified effort, they were able to track down these adversaries behind the attack and able press charges for their committed crime. According...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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