06 Aug 2019

StockX was hacked, exposing millions of customers’ data

E-commerce platform StockX appears to have suffered a massive data breach exposing the personal information of millions of customers. While the stolen information is already for sale on the dark web, the company has yet to acknowledge the incident, according to a TechCrunch report. Last week, StockX reset all user

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05 Aug 2019

As attackers get more creative, mobile threats and attacks increase in both quantity and impact

A new report by Zimperium highlights the growing threat of cyberattacks targeting mobile endpoints. According to the study, device threats affected more than one in four (27%) mobile endpoints in enterprises. Over two-thirds (68%) of malicious profiles involved elevated access that enabled attackers to exfiltrate data or compromise the network.

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05 Aug 2019

FSI organizations are failing to assess their software for security vulnerabilities before release

Organizations in the Financial Services Industry (FSI) are doing a rather poor job at preventing cyberattacks, new research by Synopsys shows. The majority of FSI organizations have suffered a cyberattack that caused system failure and downtime (56%) or have had threat actors steal sensitive customer data (51%). Ransomware infections or

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26 Jul 2019

Over 23 million stolen credit cards are being traded on the Dark Web

In the first six months of this year, threat actors put 23 million credit and debit cards up for sale on the dark web, a new report by Sixgill shows. Almost two-thirds of these payment cards (64.49%) were from the United States. A very distant second, the United Kingdom accounted

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09 Jul 2019

GDPR: Record British Airways fine shows how data protection legislation is beginning to bite

British Airways will soon have the dubious honor of becoming the first organization to receive a major fine under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that came into effect in May of 2018. The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office plans to slap the airline with a £183.4m fine (around

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09 Jul 2019

Microsoft warns about Astaroth malware campaign

Microsoft has uncovered a sophisticated new spam campaign that is pushing the information stealing malware Astaroth. In order to avoid detection by anti-malware suites, the Astaroth Trojan is not directly attached to the spam messages, but is distributed via malicious scripts that take advantage of legitimate Windows tools, a tactic

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27 Jun 2019

Hacker steals $4.5 million from Bitrue cryptocurrency exchange

Once again, a major cryptocurrency platform has been at the receiving end of a cyberattack resulting in the theft of millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency. This time the victim was Singaporean crypto exchange Bitrue and the hacker(s) managed to steal 9.3 million Ripple (XRP) coins and 2.5 million Cardano

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26 Jun 2019

Eurojust and Europol Lift the Blanket off A 24 Million Euro Crypto Hack

A joint operation by Europol, Eurojust and law enforcement agencies from the Netherlands and the UK has uncovered a major cryptocurrency heist. Threat actors stole €24 million (over $27 million) in cryptocurrency from a minimum of 4,000 victims across 12 countries. Six people have been arrested in connection with the

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14 Jun 2019

Evernote Critical Flaw Opened Personal Data of Millions to Attack

Gaurdio researchers recently uncovered a major cross site scripting (XSS) flaw in the Chrome extension for the popular note-taking app Evernote. The vulnerability made it possible for threat actors to steal highly sensitive data belonging to more than 4.6 million users. By exploiting the flaw, attackers could obtain unauthorized “access

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12 Jun 2019

‘RAMBleed’ Rowhammer attack can now steal data, not just alter it

New research by academics from the US, Austria, and Australia outlines an entirely new type of Rowhammer attack that can enable threat actors to steal data from targeted machines, rather than merely tampering with it, as was the case with previous Rowhammer attacks. Rowhammer is a name for a variety

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