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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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Radisson Hotel Group Hacked

Radisson Hotel Group Hacked!

The Radisson Hotel Group is informing individuals from its Loyalty Scheme about an information rupture that may have brought about the unknowingly illegal presentation of their sensitive personal information. The illegally exposed data incorporates names, physical locations, email addresses, telephone numbers, Radisson Reward numbers and frequent flyer numbers and information of the individuals/members. The malicious...
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Chegg Data Breach – Password Resets for 40 Million Users

Chegg Data Breach – Password Resets for 40 Million Users

Chegg, an education technology company, reportedly suffered a massive data breach a few months ago. The incident, however, remained hidden as the company didn’t notice the hack previously. Nonetheless, recently, an Education Technology Consultant and Tech Blogger, Phil Hill, stumbled upon an 8-K form filed with the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) that made him...
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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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PGA Americas Held Ransom for Bitcoins - iZOOlogic

PGA Americas Held Ransom for Bitcoins

Cyber Attackers have taken over the control of computer servers belonging to the PGA of America, demanding a bitcoin ransom from the famed golf association in order to return control to them.   Officials were locked out of critical files that relate to the PGA Championship and the upcoming Ryder Cup in France. While trying...
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Cox Communications

Cox Communications Breached By “A Simple Bug”

Just earlier this month, a group of researchers uncovered a rather simple insecurity on the website for Cox Communications, a US cable and internet provider with around six million customers. The problem they uncovered would have given attackers an all-out access to user accounts and gain access to sensitive user information like billing and credit...
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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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The Panda Banking Trojan Now Targeting the US, Japan & Canada

The Panda Banking Trojan Now Targeting the US, Japan & Canada

The Panda Banker is a banking Trojan that seems to be related to the Zeus Trojan. The Panda Banker, a recently uncovered banking Trojan, is related to one of the most famous and destructive banking Trojans in history. Zeus is quite an old threat that has spawned countless imitators. The Panda Banker is used to...
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UK News Sites Fall Victim to Domain Spoofing

UK News Sites Fall Victim to Domain Spoofing

A new study from DNS-based cyber threat intelligence firm DomainTools has exposed how cyber attackers are now using domain-squatting to spread disinformation and fake news to the public as well. After analysing domains associated with leading UK media outlets – BBC News, The Guardian, Sky News, ITV News, and the Daily Mail – the firm...
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Navigation Hacking: A Rising Threat in Modern Technology

Navigation Hacking: A Rising Threat in Modern Technology

With today’s modern technology, long drives are a thing of the past. Traveling and navigating is as easy as typing the location into your mobile device and voila! You now have a clear path towards your destination. It’s all thanks to the good ol’ GPS (Global Positioning System). As long as you have your smartphone...
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