26 Oct 2022

See Tickets Discloses Major Card Data Breach

See Tickets, a global ticketing giant, has notified its customers of a data breach that impacted financial information. According to the vendor, the breach lasted for over two years. The company is owned by the French media firm Vivendi, who revealed that the data breach occurred earlier this week. The

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05 Oct 2022

Phishing Campaigns Target KFC, McDonald’s in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Singapore

According to security researchers at CloudSEK, customers at KFC and McDonalds in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Singapore were targeted by phishing campaigns that successfully stole payment details. The security researchers found that the phishing campaigns impersonated the Google Play store to exhibit malicious browser-based applications for Chrome. The individuals

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19 Sep 2022

Allies Warn of Iranian Ransom Attacks Using Log4Shell

Cybersecurity agencies that are located in the US, UK, Australia, and Canada have warned that Iranian state-sponsored hackers are exploiting Log4j vulnerabilities in ransomware campaigns. The alert was published earlier this week and claims that the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was responsible for multiple attacks that leveraged the VMware

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31 Aug 2022

Student Loan Breach Exposes 2.5M Records

The Oklahoma Student Loan Authority (OSLA) and EdFinancial are currently in the process of notifying roughly 2.5 million loanees that their personal data was exposed in a data breach that targeted Nelnet Servicing. The organization that was targeted provides a servicing system and web portal for OSLA and EdFinancial. Nelnet

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31 Aug 2022

ICO Pursues Traffic Accident Data Thieves

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced that it is launching criminal proceedings against eight individuals who are accused of conspiring to steal personal data. The individuals allegedly planned to target vehicle repair garages to steal data related to hundreds of thousands of individuals involved in road traffic accidents. The

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08 Jul 2022

Aon Hack Exposed Sensitive Information of 146,000 Customers

A British multinational financial services firm that boasts a range of risk-mitigation products has announced that it suffered from a large data breach in which information belonging to over 145,000 customers based in North America was exposed. The company reported that its systems were breached at varying times between December

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17 Jun 2022

Cybersecurity Researchers Find Several Google Play Store Apps Stealing Users Data

A group of cybersecurity researchers have reportedly identified numerous apps available on the Google Play Store as of May 2022 that contain built-in adware, information stealing malware, and other malicious devices. On some of the apps, spyware has been secretly installed and is capable of stealing information from other app

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07 Mar 2022

Russia Leaks Data From a Thousand Cuts–Podcast

Information about Russian military operations, air force capabilities, nuclear plants, and ransomware gangs has emerged on the internet. Now that Russia and Ukraine are engaging in physical conflicts, Russia’s cyber sphere has become a war zone itself. Vinny Troia, founder of ShadowByte, states that the world has been primarily focused

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07 Mar 2022

Samsung confirms Galaxy source code breach but says no customer information was stolen

On Monday, Samsung confirmed that the company had suffered from a cyberattack allegedly perpetrated by the Lapsus$ threat actor. However, Samsung states that it does not believe any customer information was stolen during the breach. Lapsus claimed to have taken 190GB of confidential data, including source code, from Samsung. Lapsus

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10 Feb 2022

Russian Govt. Continues Carding Shop Crackdown

Russian authorities have been cracking down on the use of stolen payment information and carding shops. Recently, authorities arrested six men accused of operating some of the most active and popular online bazaars for buying and selling stolen payment card data. The crackdown marks the second closure of major card

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