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Singapore Health Care Systems Hacked – Patient Records Compromised

Cyber-criminals have stolen a whole bunch of personal and patient data in a record-breaking hack which contained data between June to July 2018. The hacking, according to Singapore authorities was well-executed, well-planned and precisely aimed towards attacking the country’s largest group of hospitals and other healthcare institutions. More than 1 Million patient’s personal records have...
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New Malware variant targeting routers and IoT Devices using 13 different exploits

Cyber-security researchers has just released the discovery of a new Mirai Malware variant that deploys a new set of 13 malware exploits that enable it to attack more routers as well as other devices with success. While these exploits were individually used in Mirai malware campaigns before, having them all bundled in one version is...
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New Malicious Script poses threat to WordPress and Joomla-based websites

Cyber-security researchers are warning owners of Joomla and WordPress websites of a malicious redirect script that is pushing visitors to malicious websites and expose them to various malwares. A renowned cyber-security researcher published a report outlining a rogue hypertext access (.htaccess) injector found on a client website. He reported that the impacted site was directing...
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Auto Industry takes huge blow from Hackers

Cyber Attacks are getting more and more frequent nowadays. From government institutions to hospitals, banks and other financial institutions. There’s almost no rest for cyber criminals , hackers and the amount of illegal activities they couldn’t accomplish. And their newest victim – The Auto Industry. Car manufacturers or all manufacturers in general – normally go to...
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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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Bank of Valletta Hacked – 10M Euros Recovered

Hackers have managed to hack the network of Malta’s Bank of Valletta and have consequently robbed the bank of at least 13 million euros.   The Times of Malta had reported, on February 13th, of the Bank of Valletta suffering a hack, following which the hackers moved €13 million into foreign accounts. The report also...
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Hackers Infiltrate FBI Academy – Agents’ Info Posted Online

Authorities were investigating the online posting by hackers on Saturday. The personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers apparently stolen from websites affiliated with alumni of the FBI’s National Academy. Cyber Security Researchers counted at least 1,400 unique records of employees of the FBI, Secret Service, Capitol Police, U.S. Park Police and...
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New MacOS Phishing Scheme Found

New MacOS Phishing Scheme Found

The 2017 version of OSX.Dok used a fake Preview icon to disguise an application bundle. The malware apparently targeted mostly European Mac users and was spread via an email phishing campaign that attempted to convince the user there was some problem with their tax returns.   A similar trick is used in the new version,...
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More than 1Million RDP Servers Attacked by BotNet-Wielding Hackers

Hackers have deployed a botnet that’s actively targeting systems running a remote desktop protocol (RDP) connection using a hard-to-detect brute-forcing mechanism.   A security researcher has discovered that more than 1.5 million RDP endpoints have so far been compromised by a botnet dubbed GoldBrute and that this figure is only expected to rise.   It...
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MimiKatz Ransomware – Specially designed for Hacking

In this day and age, digital aggressors are consistently gaining ground in their hacking apparatuses and systems so as to accomplish a greater vindictive plan. Be that as it may, this does not mean they are for saking the essential instruments, methods, and systems when leading a digital assault.   Indeed, a large portion of...
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