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Corona Virus Maps, a software stealing software

Corona virus has now spread rapidly worldwide and recently declared by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic. Amidst the Global fear this virus has brought us, cybercriminals do not show signs of slowing down as they are continuously capitalizing on the said virus to spread different kinds of cyber-attacks.   There is a newly...
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Coronavirus phishing scam

The Coronavirus outbreak is an ongoing epidemic of the coronavirus-family of diseases caused by SARS-CoV-2, which began in December 2019. It was first noticed in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province China, after 41 people presented with pneumonia of no apparent cause. United Nation’s World Health Organization announced that the Coronavirus upsurge a public health...
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Canva – Online web development firm in Australia suffers hacking incident

Australian web-design online service Canva seems to have been hit by a malicious hacker who claims to have made off with data pertaining to 139 million users. The pilfered personal information includes real names, usernames, email addresses and city and country information. On the bright side, email passwords were salted and hashed using the Bcrypt...
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Secure Messaging App Used by the French Government Breached by a Hacker

Government app hacked. What happened? What would come in mind if you hear about an app exclusively used by a government organization was infiltrated due to a vulnerability? Checkmate! As a citizen who belongs to that country managed by the government, you will feel worried and less secured. Last week it was reported by various...
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Hackers exploit atlassian confluence servers to spread malware

A group of attackers are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability in Atlassian’s Confluence collaboration software to 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, is in...
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Phishing Attack

Unorthodox Phishing Attack Aimed at Financial Employees in US and UK

A recently discovered phishing campaign has been targeting financial sector employees in the U.S. and UK with remote access trojan payloads stored on a Google Cloud Storage domain.   Researchers that the campaign seeks to infect PCs and other endpoints by tricking victims into clicking on malicious links that lead to .zip or .gz archive...
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China Spy Chips

China Spy Chips Embedded in US Tech Servers

Tech Companies have ardently denied Bloomberg’s declaration that China’s Super Micro gave them hardware loaded with spy chips, but that isn’t stopping all sorts of accusations from pouring in.   Bloomberg claims it has obtained documents from security researcher Yossi Appleboum that reportedly show evidence of an unnamed major US telecom finding “modified hardware” from...
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NewsNow Hacked: User Passwords Exposed

NewsNow Hacked: User Passwords Exposed

NewsNow, the popular news aggregation site just suffered a huge data breach that may have resulted in exposing their users’ encrypted passwords.   The news aggregator failed to mention anything about the breach on its site or on any of its social media accounts. It is reportedly notifying affected customers via email: —– “We are...
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Trusted SSL/TLS Certificates: The New Tool for Domain Spoofers

Trusted SSL/TLS Certificates: The New Tool for Domain Spoofers

The holiday season is fast approaching – this is just the perfect opportunity for cybercriminals to scam shoppers out of their hard-earned money. According to Experian data, online shopping fraud attacks rose 30 percent in 2017 from 2016. Online shoppers can be totally duped in a number of unsuspecting ways – Phishing emails may be...
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US$7.5M Worth of CryptoCurrencies stolen from Trade.io

US$7.5M Worth of CryptoCurrencies stolen from Trade.io

Cyber Criminals have effectively pulled back 1.3 million of the stolen tokens. The Swiss cryptographic money trade is as yet exploring the reason for the rupture. Switzerland-based digital money trade Trade.io endured a break that brought about programmers taking around 50 million TIO (Trade.io tokens) from one of its wallets that was held in cool...
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