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Attacks & Breaches

US Secret Service: Rise in hacks of managed service providers (MSPs)

The US Secret Service sent out a security alert last month to the US private sector and government organizations warning about an increase in...

Hackers extorted $1.14m from University of California, San Francisco

A leading medical-research institution working on a cure for Covid-19 has admitted it paid hackers a $1.14m (£910,000) ransom after a covert negotiation witnessed...

Indian government hack exposes 80,000 coronavirus patients’ data

Indian hackers claim to have accessed more than 80,000 coronavirus patients’ healthcare records that were insecurely stored on government servers. The group, which calls itself Kerala...

South African bank to replace 12m cards after employees stole the master key

The Sunday Times of South Africa, which revealed the story, said the incident took place in December 2018 when someone printed the bank's master key...

“Thunderspy” Attack Impacts Millions of Apple, Windows, Linux Machines

Björn Ruytenberg, a researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology, discovered a security flaw in Intel's Thunderbolt ports, common to many laptops produced before 2019. "If your computer...

Hackers Threaten to Reveal “Dirty Laundry” on Donald Trump

Attorney Allen Grubman — the most prominent entertainment attorney in the world, whose firm represents stars including Lady Gaga, Madonna, Mariah Carey, U2, Bruce...

Law Firm Representing Madonna, Lady Gaga and Others Suffer Data Breach

Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, a large media and entertainment law firm, appear to have suffered a data breach following a cyberattack which results...

Unacademy Hacked, 22Mil User Information for Sale

Unacademy is one of the largest online learning platforms in India. According to security firm Cyble Inc, a hacker is offering the user database...

Critical Vulnerability Gives Remote Command Execution as Root!

Two critical vulnerabilities in the software of the open-source Salt project have been awarded the highest possible CVSS score of 10! Security Company F-Secure warned...

Sophos XG Firewall Hacked. Hotfix Available

Hackers were spotted exploiting a vulnerability on Sophos XG firewalls which lead to the abuse of the firewall configuration, exposing information such as usernames...

40 Million(!) Class Action Complaint for Personal Data Disclosure

Optus is the second largest telecommunications company in Australia and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singaporean company Singtel. Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has launched a class action complaint against Optus...

160,000 Nintendo Player Accounts Hacked

WHAT KIND OF DATA WERE EXPOSED? Recently a data breach of Nintendo systems exposed data of 160,000 people. The hackers exploited a weakness in the...

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