16 May 2022

Italian Police Foil Pro-Russia Attacks on Eurovision

Italian law enforcement authorities have reportedly mitigated efforts by pro-Russian hackers who sought to disrupt the Eurovision Song Contest over the weekend. The final of the annual competition took place in Turin on Saturday, without Russia, who was banned this year due to its invasion of Ukraine. The eventual winner

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16 May 2022

Over 20,000 Zyxel Firewalls Still Exposed to Critical Bug

According to security researchers, over 20,000 Zyxel Firewalls remain vulnerable to critical bug that was patched by the vendor back in April. The flaw lies in the ATP series, VPN series, and USG FLEX series of the firewall product. Security company Rapid7 discovered and disclosed the vulnerability in April of

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13 May 2022

Threat Actors Use Telegram to Spread ‘Eternity’ Malware-as-a-Service

Threat actors are using the Telegram messaging platform to spread the Eternity malware, according to researchers. An account promoting the project was detected by security researchers and has amassed more than 50 subscribers. The channel offers a range of threat activity, from information stealing to cryptocurrency mining to ransomware. The

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13 May 2022

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Data Breach Affects 40,000 Individuals

This week, the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic(OKCIC)  announced that it had suffered from a data breach that exposed personally identifiable information of roughly 40,000 individuals. The clinic identified a security incident that affected its computer system on May 12, according to a notice posted on the clinic’s website. The OKCIC

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13 May 2022

Costa Rica Declares National Emergency Following Conti Cyber-Attack

After suffering from a cyberattack perpetrated by the notorious Conti ransomware gang, Costa Rica’s government has declared a national emergency. The Conti group is believed to be linked to the Russian state, and has publicly claimed responsibility for the incident. The Conti group allegedly disrupted IT systems spanning several Costa

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12 May 2022

British Man Charged With Hacking US Bank Computers, Stealing Millions

UK citizen Idris Dayo Mustapha, 32, faces criminal charges including unauthorized computer intrusion, securities fraud, wire fraud, and other crimes for hacking into US banks, resulting in $5 million in loses. The 10-count complaint was made public yesterday and revealed that Mustapha used phishing tactics and other means to obtain

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12 May 2022

Beware of state actors stepping up attacks on managed service providers

Security agencies from the US, the UK, Australia, and Canada have released another security advisory this week, stating that they expect attacks on managed service providers (MSP) to increase in the near future. If an attacker is unable to compromise a service provider, it is likely that the activity will

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10 May 2022

Researchers Find 31,000 FTSE 100 Logins on Dark Web

Security experts have warned the UK’s leading companies that their data may be unwillingly exposed to compromise after Outpost24 used its threat monitoring tool Blueliv to trawl cybercrime sites for breached credentials and found thousands of corporate emails on the dark web. The cybersecurity firm allegedly discovered over 31,000 usernames

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10 May 2022

Agricultural Manufacturer AGCO Hit by Ransomware

AGCO, a US agricultural equipment manufacturer, has been hit by a cyberattack. The attack disrupted AGCO’s operations during the critical planting season. The attack was confirmed by the agricultural equipment producer on May 6 in a statement in which the company also stated that the attack will impact operations for

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10 May 2022

Kaspersky uncovers fileless malware inside Windows event logs

Kaspersky has made an unprecedented discovery that could have serious consequences for Windows operating systems and its users. Kaspersky released information about its findings on May 4, detailing how hackers were able to place shellcode into Windows event logs for the first time ever. This means that threat actors were

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