03 May 2022

Mobile health apps leak sensitive data through APIs, report finds

Knight Ink recently partnered with mobile security company Approov to hack 30 different mobile health apps to analyze whether they pose a threat to valuable health information belonging to users. Cybersecurity researcher Alissa Knight notes how lucrative health information is to cyberattacks, stating that a single PHI record goes for

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03 May 2022

One of the Most Powerful DDoS Attacks Ever Hits a Crypto Platform

Cloudflare confirmed that a cryptocurrency platform was recently the victim of one of the biggest distributed denial of service attacks ever recorded after it was bombarded with over 15 million requests. DDoS attacks are often measured in multiple ways, such as by the volume of the data, the number of

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03 May 2022

Google Offers $1.5M Bug Bounty for Android 13 Beta

Google has expanded its bug-bounty program to include $1.5 million for a lucrative Android 13 Beta exploit that targets the Titan M security chip that is included with Pixel phones. Google has promised an outsize to focus on security and privacy, indicated by the bounty increase. In addition to the

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02 May 2022

Massive New Security Update For 3.2 Billion Chrome Users Confirmed

Google Chrome security has experienced a busy past few weeks and there is no sign of slowing down. Just days after two emergency fixes for vulnerabilities being exploited in the wild and a record number of Chromium zero-days across 2021 was announced, Google has released another massive security update that

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29 Apr 2022

American Dental Association confirms cyberattack after ransomware group claims credit

On Wednesday, the American Dental Association (ADA) confirmed that it suffered from a cyberattack on April 21 of this year. the ADA is a professional association for dentists and boasts more than 160,000 members. The organization is currently investigating whether the incident exposed personally identifiable data by collaborating with third-party

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29 Apr 2022

Brazilian Senate passes cryptocurrency Bill

This week, the Brazilian Senate passed a bill that will regulate the cryptocurrency market in the country, aiming to tackle illegal activity and provide a set of rules that dictate the trading of assets. According to Brazilian officials, the bill will work to ensure consumer protection guidelines as well. The

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28 Apr 2022

Attacker Breach ‘Dozens’ of GitHub Repos Using Stolen OAuth Tokens

GitHub has confirmed that hackers used stolen OAuth tokens in a cyber incident last week. GitHub also shared a timeline of breaches for April 2022, encompassing the information related to when threat actors gained access and stole private repositories belonging to dozens of organizations. GitHub stated that it does not

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28 Apr 2022

Microsoft patches cross-tenant bug in Azure PostgreSQL

Microsoft has patched a security vulnerability in Azure PostgreSQL that could have been exploited by cyberattackers to execute malicious code. Researchers from Wiz Research published an advisory on “ExtraReplica,” the vulnerability, describing it as a cross-account database vulnerability in Azure infrastructure. The report was published on Thursday and explains how

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28 Apr 2022

Microsoft says Russia has launched hundreds of cyberattacks against Ukraine

Microsoft released a report warning that six Russian state-sponsored hacking groups have launched over 237 cyberattacks against Ukraine since the February 24 invasion. The in-depth report explains the correlation between the cyberattacks and significant military operations within the country. One example provided by Microsoft occurred on March 1, when several

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27 Apr 2022

Lapsus$ Hackers Target T-Mobile

T-Mobile, one of the US’s largest telecommunications companies, reported that the malicious hacking group Lapsus$ attempted to gain access to its systems several weeks ago. The telecom giant responded to a report released by journalist Brian Krebs, who was able to access the internal chats from the private Telegram channel

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