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Cyber Attacks & Breaches

WhatsApp Data Breach: 500 million Phone Numbers On Sale

A threat actor is claiming that is selling 487 million WhatsApp user phone numbers through a hacking community forum, according to a report by...

APT Group Targeting Governments Worldwide

According to cyber security researchers from Trend Micro, state-financed Chinese hackers have launched a spear phishing campaign to launch bespoke malware stored within Google...

Pro-Russian Group Attacked The EU Parliament Website

The website of EUs Parliament was inaccessible for hours after a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack by "Pro-Kremlin" attackers, as stated by European Parliament President...

More Than 50 Million Passwords Stolen By Russian Cybercrime Groups

34 Russian-speaking groups distributing info-stealing malware under the stealer-as-a-service model, were identified by Group-IB. In the first seven months of 2022, the gangs collectively...

Security Professionals, BEWARE of Fake PoCs

Proof-of-concept (PoC) of exploits for known vulnerabilities are widely shared in the security community. They help security analysts to learn from each other and...

Customer data leaked in a newly disclosed Samsung breach

Samsung said that hackers have obtained some customer data in a newly disclosed breach. This breach comes after another intrusion that led to the leak...

Password Management LastPass Breached, Source Code Stolen

Password management company LastPass disclosed a data breach that led to the disclosure of some portions of its source code to the attacker. The breach...

Hackers Target Greek Natural Gas Operator

The Ragnar Locker ransomware gang has claimed responsibility for an attack on Greece’s national gas system operator (DESFA). DESFA is responsible for the operation, management,...

Hackers Demand 10 Million Dollars From a Paris Hospital As Ransom

The CHSF Hospital Centre in Corbeil-Essonnes, southeast of Paris, is the new recent victim of hackers since this weekend, which disrupted its emergency services...

Data Breaches Reach All-Time High

According to a new IBM security report, the global average cost of data breaches reached $4.35 million in 2022 which is an all time...

Hacker claims to have obtained data of 1 billion Chinese citizens

Even though China has vowed to improve the protection of online user data, instructing their tech companies to ensure safe storage of information, a...

Cyberattack Crashes Israeli Government Websites

Users unable to reach sites with gov.il extension for an hour, as National Cyber Directorate reportedly declares state of emergency over incident. Communications Minister Yoaz...

Email Which Claims to Come from Saudi Aramco Delivers Malware

MalwareBytes research team found a targeted email campaign carrying two attachments, a pdf file and an excel file. The email pretends to come from Saudi...

Retailer Blames Third-Party for the Data Breach of More than 100,000 Payment Cards

Beauty product retailer Acro revealed that customers of two of its websites were impacted, exposing more than 100,000 payment cards. The attack compromised the...

War Between Russia and Ukraine Goes Cyber

The war between Russia and Ukraine goes "Cyber", with several ongoing cyber-attacks from the Russian side, targeting Ukraine's banks and government department websites. A cyber...