12 May 2020

Unpatched Bugs in Oracle iPlanet Open Door to Info-Disclosure, Injection

Two bugs, CVE-2020-9315 and CVE-2020-9314, found in Oracle’s iPlanet Web Server have been disclosed, both potentially allowing for sensitive data exposure and images onto web pages if exploited. Both vulnerabilities are found in the web administration console of iPlanet version 7, which has reached end-of-life and therefore will not be

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12 May 2020

U.S. Marshals Service Breach Exposed Personal Data of 387,000 Prisoners

According to a breach report that first surfaced late last week, the US Marshals Service was the victim of a cyberattack that exposed the personal information of roughly 387,000 current and former prisoners. The attack reportedly occurred in late December of 2019. A spokesperson for the Marshals Service stated that

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12 May 2020

Global tech firm Pitney Bowes hit by Maze ransomware

Pitney Bowes, a global technology provider, was the victim of a recent Maze ransomware attack. The Maze group attackers have since released screenshots of the company’s systems to prove that they had obtained access to Pitney Bowes. The company originally dealt with postage meters but has expanded into software, e-commerce,

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12 May 2020

Ransomware Hit ATM Giant Diebold Nixdorf

Diebold Nixdorf has publicly disclosed that it suffered from a ransomware attack on April 25 that resulted in disrupted operations. However, the ATM giant has stated that the intrusion only affected its corporate network rather than its ATMs or customer networks. The company is the largest ATM provider in the

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11 May 2020

Cognizant: Ransomware Costs Could Reach $70m

In April, IT services giant Cognizant was hit by a ransomware attack that it now reports could cost the company as much as $70 million. In the first quarter of 2020, the firm disclosed revenue of $4.2 billion, representing a year-on-year increase of 2.8%. These figures mean that the company

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11 May 2020

Thunderbolt flaws affect millions of computers – even locking unattended devices won’t help

On Sunday, Dutch security researcher Björn Ruytenberg released a report detailing nine attack scenarios that can occur against all computers with Thunderbolt distributed since 2011. Some of the attacks give an attacker the ability to quickly steal data from encrypted drives and memory with physical access. Ruytenberg warned that, even

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08 May 2020

Naikon APT Hid Five-Year Espionage Attack Under Radar

The Chinese Naikon APT group has been identified as the perpetrator behind a long-term espionage campaign that targeted several Asia-Pacific region governments. The group was first discovered by Kaspersky researchers in 2015 after they launched attacks against top-level government agencies. After 2015, it seemed that the group had more or

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08 May 2020

Malicious Bots Infiltrate Online Food Delivery

As grocery delivery services experience increased activity due to COVID-19 self-isolation measures, hackers have been capitalizing on this development and using it to insert malicious bots into their systems. The availability of new browser extensions has emerged as a result of this increased demand, allowing attackers an opportunity to insert

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08 May 2020

Dating app MobiFriends silent on security breach impacting 3.6 million users

According to researchers, the personal details of over 3.6 million MobiFriends users has been leaked in a data breach that occurred in January of 2019. MobiFriends, a popular dating app, has not released a statement regarding the breach. The data leaked last month, and is now being shared on numerous

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07 May 2020

Ransomware Attack on Europe’s Largest Private Hospital Operator

Today, Krebs on Security reported that the largest hospital operator in Europe has been targeted by a ransomware attack as the region combats the COVID-19 pandemic and overwhelmed healthcare systems. The cybercriminals launched an attack on the technology systems of Fresenius, subsequently limiting certain operations at the company. According to

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