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2018-09-23 22:04:00 UTC
Podcast: Two Billion IoT Devices Still Vulnerable to BlueBorne Bug

Up to two billion devices are still vulnerable to the BlueBorne IoT attack - and may not ever get a patch.

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2018-09-22 18:58:00 UTC
Thousands of stolen frequent flyer miles of top airlines sold on Dark Web

By Waqas

Dark Web has become a business hub for malicious hackers and cybercriminals. It seems like there is nothing that is spared from the prying eyes of cybercriminals and the Dark Web has become a thriving ground for all types of illegally acquired data and criminals activities. However, this time around researchers from CompariTech haven’t identified […]

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2018-09-22 15:41:00 UTC
Hacker gets 14 years jail time for operating Scan4You malware scanning service

By Waqas

Scan4You was a VirusTotal like platform used for malicious purposes. A 37-year old male from Riga, Latvia has received 14 years sentence for creating and running Scan4You, a counter antivirus service that aided malware developers to check detection rates of their malicious software. The convict has been identified as a Latvian non-citizen namely Ruslan Bondars […]

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2018-09-21 22:58:00 UTC
Hackers steal $60 million from Japan’s Zaif cryptocurrency exchange

By Waqas

Zaif is the 35th largest cryptocurrency exchange by turnover. Hackers have stolen a whopping $60 million (6.7 billion yen) worth of cryptocurrency from Zaif, the 35th largest cryptocurrency exchange dealing in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Monacoin. The exchange is owned by Tech Bureau, Corp. based in Nishi-Ku, Osaka, Japan. The hack attack took place on September 14th after hackers gained […]

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2018-09-21 22:01:00 UTC
Critical Vulnerability Found in Cisco Video Surveillance Manager

Cisco has patched vulnerability in its video surveillance manager software that could give an unauthenticated, remote attacker the ability to execute arbitrary commands on targeted systems.

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2018-09-21 20:21:00 UTC
Twitter Flaw Exposed Direct Messages To External Developers

The company said it has issued a patch for the issue, which has been ongoing since May 2017.

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2018-09-21 19:45:00 UTC
Delphi Packer Looks for Human Behavior Before Deploying Payload

Many different threat actors are using this crypting service/tool for their operations, possibly buying it from the developer itself.

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2018-09-21 19:30:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Romanian Hacker Pleads Guilty for Role in Inauguration Surveillance Ransomware

Attack against the Metropolitan Police Department was disrupted before malware could be sent to additional systems.

2018-09-21 17:35:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
6 Security Training Hacks to Increase Cyber IQ Org-Wide

Move beyond generic, annual security awareness training with these important tips.

2018-09-21 16:31:00 UTC
Krebs on Security
Krebs on Security
Credit Freezes are Free: Let the Ice Age Begin

It is now free in every U.S. state to freeze and unfreeze your credit file and that of your dependents, a process that blocks identity thieves and others from looking at private details in your consumer credit history. If you've been holding out because you're not particularly worried about ID theft, here's another reason to reconsider: The credit bureaus profit from selling copies of your file to others, so freezing your file also lets you deny these dinosaurs a valuable revenue stream.

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June 2024
Dark-Web Forum Collapse, Lockbit’s Misdirection, and Europol’s Botnet Crackdown.
In the ever-dramatic world of cybercrime, a small dark-web forum has found itself in a downward spiral, now up for sale. As covered in our weekly insight, the forum was breached by an unknown threat actor, prompting the admin to panic and shut it down. This came just days after the admin had taken to Telegram to badmouth the threat actor community and insult Shiny Hunters, the admin of Breach Foru...

Weekly Summary

15 July 2024

A total of 18 breaches were found and analysed resulting in 5,935,927 leaked accounts containing a total of 28 different data types. The breaches found publicly and freely available included Giant Tiger, Telegram Base 2019-2023, Stealer Log 0475, Stealer Log 0474 and Tattletale