13 Apr 2021

Food Shortages at Dutch Supermarkets After Ransomware Outage

The Netherlands is still struggling to recover after a recent ransomware attack on a key logistics supplier, resulting in empty shelves at several branches of the country’s largest supermarket chain recently. Albert Heijn is an industry giant and provides food to a large portion of the country, with 1,000 locations.

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13 Apr 2021

1.3M Clubhouse Users’ Data Dumped in Hacker Forum for Free

Security researchers have found an SQL file containing the personal data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users available on a hacker forum for free. The information in the file includes names, user IDs, photo URLs, number of followers, dates the accounts were created, profile information, who invited the user to the

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13 Apr 2021

Microsoft Warns of Malware Delivery via Google URLs

Microsoft has warned of a new campaign utilizing legitimate website contact forms to target victims with URLs that ultimately deliver a banking Trojan. The attack campaign is delivering the IcedID banking Trojan to businesses via emails containing fake legal threats, creating a sense of urgency and luring victims into clicking

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12 Apr 2021

Iran Blames Israel for Attack on Nuclear Facility, Vows to Retaliate

On Monday, Iran accused Israel of conducting an attack on its main nuclear facility. The attack reportedly destroyed centrifuges that resulted in an electricity blackout. The attack occurred despite talks of resuming negotiations between Washington and Tehran over a deal that would constrain the latter’s ability to produce a nuclear

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12 Apr 2021

A Far-Right Extremist Allegedly Plotted to Blow Up Amazon Data Centers

Seth Pendley, a far-right extremist who was present at the January 6 Capitol Hill riot, has allegedly been plotting to blow up Amazon data centers, sparked by false patriotism. Pendley posted to the MyMilitia.com message board in the days following the Capitol Hill riot, stating that he was not a

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12 Apr 2021

Army Seeks Info on Biosurveillance Systems that Can Detect Coronavirus

The US Army is allegedly seeking technology that is capable of detecting emerging biological threats, similar to the Covid-19 virus that created a worldwide pandemic. The US Army has released a request for information seeking answers to whether their technology solution project is doable. The solicitation was released by the

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12 Apr 2021

623M Payment Cards Stolen from Cybercrime Forum

According to Group-IB, a database containing stolen payment cards has been hit by hackers, who were able to lift the information off of the Swarmshop cyber-underground card market. The hackers leaked the information online, putting consumers in the US and across globe at risk for identity fraud, theft, and other

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12 Apr 2021

CISA Releases Tool to Detect Microsoft 365 Compromise

The US Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has released a new tool that aims to help organizations detect a potential compromise to Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure. The tool has been named Aviary and includes a dashboard that facilitates the analysis of output from Sparrow, a

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12 Apr 2021

If you haven’t patched this old VPN vulnerability, assume your network is compromised

The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has released a critical security alert detailing how cybercriminals are actively exploiting a Fortinet VPN vulnerability to distribute ransomware. Kaspersky reported on the flaw earlier this month, stating that criminals are seeking out unpatched systems and are able to exploit the flaw to remotely

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09 Apr 2021

Kim Jong-un warns of North Korea crisis similar to deadly 90s famine

Kim Jong-un gave a speech to the public at a party conference earlier this week, during which he told North Koreans to prepare for hard times ahead. He likened the current situation to the devastating 1990s famine, which is estimated to have killed hundreds of thousands of North Koreans. North

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