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REvil Cyber Crime Group Strikes Celebrity Law Firm – Makes Off with a Slew of Private Information screenshot

REvil Cyber Crime Group Strikes Celebrity Law Firm – Makes Off with a Slew of Private Information

The REvil cybercrime group carried out such a brazen attack that the American government branded them as terrorists. The notorious hackers targeted a New York-based law firm – Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks. That,... Read more

May 28, 2020
A 22-Year Old German Hacker Was Caught After Hijacking the Email Accounts of Politicians screenshot

A 22-Year Old German Hacker Was Caught After Hijacking the Email Accounts of Politicians

Quite a few people tend to think that hiding behind an online moniker frees them to do whatever they want. A 22-year old man from Germany can testify that this is not really the case. His name is Johannes S., but many... Read more

May 28, 2020
A Fake COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Hides Unicorn Ransomware screenshot

A Fake COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Hides Unicorn Ransomware

Usually, you can tell a lot about a cybercriminal from their attacks. The tricks they use often give us a good idea of how sophisticated the adversary is, but a recent campaign distributing the Unicorn ransomware... Read more

May 28, 2020
Bank of America Reveals a Data Breach at SBA's Paycheck Protection Program screenshot

Bank of America Reveals a Data Breach at SBA's Paycheck Protection Program

The COVID-19 pandemic has set us a number of challenges, and although we're all pretty sure that we'll overcome them, some of them are presenting quite a few unexpected difficulties. Today's story, for example, will... Read more

May 27, 2020
LiveJournal Leaked 26 Million Records in 2014, and They Are Now Sold on the Dark Web screenshot

LiveJournal Leaked 26 Million Records in 2014, and They Are Now Sold on the Dark Web

Even security experts can be wrong sometimes. As some of you may know, for the last few years, they've been arguing that there's no point in changing your password unless you're sure that it has been stolen. The... Read more

May 27, 2020
AnarchyGrabber Threatens Discord Users' Security by Stealing Passwords, IDs, Tokens screenshot

AnarchyGrabber Threatens Discord Users' Security by Stealing Passwords, IDs, Tokens

Some malware strains make the headlines as soon as they appear because they are used in high-profile attacks that cause a lot of damage. The AnarchyGrabber trojan isn't one of them. The malware has been distributed... Read more

May 26, 2020
Magecart Malware Scraped Card Data for 8 Months From a British Outdoor Clothing Retailer screenshot

Magecart Malware Scraped Card Data for 8 Months From a British Outdoor Clothing Retailer

Earlier this year, 18 different users complained to PayPal about fraudulent transactions observed on their bank accounts in a relatively short period of time, and after an investigation, the payment processor realized... Read more

May 22, 2020
A Data Breach at Florida's Unemployment Website Impacts an Undisclosed Number of Users screenshot

A Data Breach at Florida's Unemployment Website Impacts an Undisclosed Number of Users

People who have been left unemployed because of the coronavirus pandemic are in a pretty bad situation. At this point, nobody can say when they'll be able to get back to work, and some of them are already struggling... Read more

May 22, 2020
The US-Based Home Chef Urges Clients to Change Passwords After a Data Breach Was Revealed screenshot

The US-Based Home Chef Urges Clients to Change Passwords After a Data Breach Was Revealed

We often talk about how important it is to act quickly in the aftermath of a data breach. Companies not only need to make sure that the cybercriminals have been successfully blocked and the security holes have been... Read more

May 21, 2020
40 Million Wishbone App Users' Records Are Sold Online screenshot

40 Million Wishbone App Users' Records Are Sold Online

As we mentioned yesterday, cybercriminals often try to make money from data that was compromised years ago. When Catalin Cimpanu, one of ZDNet's security reporters, found an ad selling the information of Wishbone app... Read more

May 21, 2020
A Hacker Known as 'Sanix' Has Been Pinned for 773 Million Stolen Usernames and Passwords screenshot

A Hacker Known as 'Sanix' Has Been Pinned for 773 Million Stolen Usernames and Passwords

Clearly, some cybercriminals think that hiding behind a nickname is enough to fool law enforcement and evade justice. As a person known as 'Sanix' can tell you, however, this strategy doesn't always work. Yesterday,... Read more

May 20, 2020
Are We in the State of Ongoing Cyber War? Cybersecurity Experts Think That We Are screenshot

Are We in the State of Ongoing Cyber War? Cybersecurity Experts Think That We Are

Are we in the state of an ongoing cyber war? The majority of security experts think so. And while most of the regular users might think that cyber war doesn’t affect them directly, you would be surprised how big of an... Read more

May 20, 2020
9 Million easyJet Records Breached: Change Your Password Now screenshot

9 Million easyJet Records Breached: Change Your Password Now

Ideally, if a company suffers a data breach, it will simultaneously inform all affected customers personally and will also issue a public statement that explains in enough detail what has happened. Sadly, as easyJet... Read more

May 20, 2020
The ProLock Ransomware Partners With Qakbot to Attack Corporate Networks screenshot

The ProLock Ransomware Partners With Qakbot to Attack Corporate Networks

ProLock is a relatively new name on the ransomware scene, and in light of this, it's no surprise that the people behind it are more interested in hitting corporations rather than individual users. A while ago, the... Read more

May 19, 2020
The IRS Encourages All Tax Payers to Utilize the Multi-Factor Authentication Feature screenshot

The IRS Encourages All Tax Payers to Utilize the Multi-Factor Authentication Feature

COVID-19 is forcing every single one of us to reschedule or cancel our plans. Even something like taxes may have to wait, as the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced the federal income tax... Read more

May 19, 2020
Attackers Install E-Skimmers Thanks to a Three-Year-Old Vulnerability, the FBI Warns screenshot

Attackers Install E-Skimmers Thanks to a Three-Year-Old Vulnerability, the FBI Warns

Unlike other entries in the cybersecurity glossary of technical terms, the word 'e-skimmer' is pretty straightforward to explain. Just like a physical card skimmer scrapes banking card details from an ATM, an... Read more

May 19, 2020
76,000 Fingerprints Were Exposed: How Can Hackers Use Them? screenshot

76,000 Fingerprints Were Exposed: How Can Hackers Use Them?

Using a fingerprint instead of a password can seem like a safer option because it is more difficult to obtain a fingerprint. However, losing it to hackers is much worse because unlike passwords, fingerprints are... Read more

May 18, 2020
Ransomware Operators Threaten to Leak Celebrities' Data If They Don't Receive $42 Million screenshot

Ransomware Operators Threaten to Leak Celebrities' Data If They Don't Receive $42 Million

Last week, news broke of a ransomware attack against Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, a law firm that works with a number of A-list celebrities like Lady Gaga, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, U2, etc. Normally, the law... Read more

May 18, 2020