29 Nov 2021

Israel Blamed for Crippling Attack on Iranian Gas Stations

Last month, Iran suffered from a cyberattack that heavily impacted its gas stations. It has since been determined that Israeli operatives were responsible for the attack, increasing the already-heavy tension between the Middle East rivals. Two US defense officials attributed the attacks to Israeli forces, according to media reports. The

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29 Nov 2021

GoDaddy Breach Widens to Include Reseller Subsidiaries

GoDaddy has reported that a recent breach that was believed to have only affected consumers impacts reseller subsidiaries as well. Customers of several brands that resell GoDaddy Managed WordPress have also been caught up in the breach. The data breach saw millions of emails, passwords, and more information stolen by

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29 Nov 2021

1,000 arrests made in online fraud crackdown, says Interpol

According to a report from Interpol, 1,003 cybercriminals spanning 22 jurisdictions were arrested over the past few months as part of an Interpol-coordinated operation against online financial crimes. Law enforcement across 20 different nations conducted raids and made arrests between June and September. The operation targeted those involved with forms

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29 Nov 2021

This stealthy malware hides behind an impossible date

Security researchers have found a new remote access trojan called CronRAT that hides in scheduled tasks on Linux servers. The RAT is set to execute on February 31, a date that does not exist. The trojan uses this tactic to avoid detection. CronRAT was discovered by security specialist Sansec and

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23 Nov 2021

Common Cloud Misconfigurations Exploited in Minutes, Report

Researchers at Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 have reported that attackers are able to instantly exploit insecurely exposed services deployed in honeypots. The findings highlight the immediate danger of these types of mistakes, which are common. According to Palo Alto, poorly configured cloud services can be exploited by threat actors

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23 Nov 2021

81% of UK Retailers Leaving Customers at Risk of Email Fraud Ahead of Black Friday

According to a new study by Proofpoint, more than four-fifths (81%) of UK retailers are putting consumers at risk of email fraud. Proofpoint found that an alarmingly high number of companies are not implementing the recommended level of domain-based message authentication, reporting, and conformance protection (DMARC). DMARC is an email

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23 Nov 2021

Apple sues NSO Group over Pegasus spyware

On Tuesday, Apple filed a lawsuit against Israeli spyware company NSO Group and its parent company. Apple is seeking a permanent injunction that bans NSO Group from using all Apple software, services, and devices. The complaint also offers new information regarding how the NSO Group was able to use its

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23 Nov 2021

Over 4000 UK Retailers Compromised by Magecart Attacks

The UK government has reported that 4,000 UK-based online businesses have been infected with digital skimming code. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) informed the compromised online retailers up until the end of September, many of which were infected with the popular Magento e-commerce software. The NCSC stated that it

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23 Nov 2021

GoDaddy’s Latest Breach Affects 1.2M Customers

GoDaddy has reported its fifth cyber incident since 2018, this time stating that an attacker with a compromised password stole email addresses, SSH keys, and database logins. The web-hosting giant stated that 1.2 million customers were impacted in the incident, which was reported on Monday. The breach occurred on September

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23 Nov 2021

DBS Bank offers few details about hours-long service disruption

DBS bank has suffered from an hours-long service disruption yet has failed to provide details as to what caused it. Several customers of the bank have been unable to log in or access mobile services since Tuesday morning. As of now, the disruption remains unresolved and customers have been left

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