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X-Rated Phishing Campaign Lures Thousands of Business Victims New

June 23, 2021

 Threatpost reports that X-rated phishing campaigns have increased by 974 percent. These explicit emails are a form of social engineering BEC attack designed to shock users into clicking a link.

Google PPC Ads Used in Credential Stealing Attacks New

June 22, 2021

Threat researchers have discovered dozens of Google PPC ads that link to malicious websites laced with Redline, Taurus, Tesla, and Amadey malware (info stealers). 

GitHub Updates it’s Policies to Remove Malicious Code and Protect Users

June 21, 2021

 Recently, GitHub made a change to its policies to prevent malicious hackers from exploiting code through updates or versioning.

Cybercriminals Turning U.S. Security Tools Against Us

June 18, 2021

President Joe Biden has taken a hard line against Russia in terms of cybersecurity sanctions. However, as these organized crime groups use U.S. security tools against us, it severely limits his retaliation options.

Anom Encrypted Communications Platform Was Actually a Trap Set for Cybercriminals

June 17, 2021

 For 18 long months, the FBI and other global law enforcement agencies worked tirelessly on a lengthy sting operation using a fake encrypted communications platform used by cybercriminals to plan their heists.

26 Million Passwords Leaked by a Massive Botnet

June 16, 2021

 It's no news to anyone that data breaches have flooded the dark web with millions of user credentials. However, last Wednesday, NordLocker, a security products company, posted on their blog that a hacker group accidentally exposed 26 million stolen passwords while trying to sell them.

3.3 Million Customers Affected by Audi/Volkswagen Data Breach

June 15, 2021

 The Bleeping Computer reported on June 12 that both Audi and Volkswagen experienced a serious data breach exposing unsecured customer information online.

Experts Warn of a New Attack from the Solar Winds Hackers

June 11, 2021

It appears that the Solar Winds attackers are not done with us yet. A report from Data Breach Today on May 28 confirms that Microsoft has discovered yet another attack from the same group.

Bose Victim of Ransomware and Data Breach

June 11, 2021

 Yesterday (May 24), the BleepingComputer reported that audio equipment giant Bose recently disclosed a data breach following a ransomware attack that occurred in March.

CNA Insurance Firm Paid $40m in Ransom

June 10, 2021

U.S. insurance giant CNA Financial recently paid hackers $40 million to release their systems from ransomware. The cyberattack occurred in late March. 

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