Hawaii Payroll Services LLC, a payroll processing company in Honolulu, has experienced a ransomware attack, which has compromised company data, including birthdays, client names, social security numbers, bank details, and more. As said by the payroll processing company, an unauthorized actor may have gained illegal access to their systems through a compromised client account. Then, the threat actor may have...Continue Reading
Symphony Technology Group, also known as STG, a leading private equity firm based in Menlo Park, California, has appointed Bryan Palma as their new chief executive officer and Ian Halifax as Chief Financial officer. Meanwhile, Symphony Technology Group is a private equity firm that focuses on investing in software, analytics sectors, and data. The recent acquisition of FireEye products prompted the...Continue Reading
The popular videogame streaming platform, Twitch Interactive, was recently hit by a data breach that leaked some of the video game streaming platform’s confidential information in an online chat forum called 4chan. Reports say that an alleged 4chan user had exposed the Twitch data, aiming to damage the video game streaming platform’s business. Additionally, this threat actor claims to have intruded Twitch’s internal...Continue Reading
A file of state treason was charged against Ilya Sachkov, Group-IB’s co-founder and chief executive officer. The arrest happened on Tuesday at the office of Group-IB in Moscow. The law enforcement operated a property and office search on the same day, as confirmed by the cybersecurity company. Group-IB is one of the biggest Russian cybersecurity...Continue Reading
On Monday afternoon ET, the social media community worldwide seemed paralyzed after nearly six hours of downtime by the Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp platforms, all owned by Facebook, Inc. The outage has gradually come back for some users after hours, while others still have trouble accessing the social media applications. The issue has trended on Twitter with the hashtags #facebookdown and #internetshutdown shortly...Continue Reading
KrebsOnSecurity, a website authored by Brian Krebs covering computer security and cybercrime, has always been a target of cybercriminals. However, this time, the website is also targeted by a powerful and massive botnet. On Thursday evening, the website was assaulted by a botnet called Meris. Meris botnet is relatively new on the attack scene and...Continue Reading
Any tools or software usually publishes a bug fix update coming from any significant version update to fix unanticipated technical issues and present new improvements that have not been introduced along with the major version update release. This is what’s expected for every software and content platform. WordPress, an open-source content management system, have informed...Continue Reading
ProtonMail, an end-to-end encrypted email service based in Switzerland, has turned over a French climate activist’s IP address and browser fingerprint to the Swiss authorities. This action of the email service has appeared to be in contrast with their privacy-focused guidelines, which states that they do not keep any IP logs by default. After the email service...Continue Reading
It was highlighted by the NCC Group’s Research Intelligence and Fusion Team (RIFT) through their analysis of the exponential rising of ransomware threats worldwide. As with the researcher’s analysis, there has been at least 288% of growth in ransomware attacks worldwide between January to March and April to June of 2021. Many companies and organisations have been...Continue Reading
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