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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 19th, 2018
Credit Card Information of Millions of Newegg Customers Stolen Since August 13

Credit Card Information of Millions of Newegg Customers Stolen Since August 13

The Magecart card skimmer ran for more than a month

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 18th, 2018
Paste Site Used as Hosting Service for FilesMan Backdoor

Paste Site Used as Hosting Service for FilesMan Backdoor

The malicious code allows attackers to reinfect websites

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 18th, 2018
14 Million Records Exposed by GovPayNet Through Unprotected Receipt System

14 Million Records Exposed by GovPayNet Through Unprotected Receipt System

The data was leaked through its website, GovPayNow.com

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 18th, 2018
Microsoft Office Macros Are Behind 45% of All Delivered Malware Payloads

Microsoft Office Macros Are Behind 45% of All Delivered Malware Payloads

Office macros are the first stage in infection chains

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 18th, 2018
Employee Personal Info Exposed in State Department Hack

Employee Personal Info Exposed in State Department Hack

Up to 1% of all employees had their info leaked

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 18th, 2018
MongoDB Database with 11 Million Records Publicly Accessible

MongoDB Database with 11 Million Records Publicly Accessible

Taken offline after admins were notified

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 17th, 2018
Critical Peekaboo Vulnerability Gives Attackers Access to CCTV Cameras

Critical Peekaboo Vulnerability Gives Attackers Access to CCTV Cameras

NUUO's Video Recorder Software can be exploited remotely using a stack buffer overflow and a debug code backdoor

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 17th, 2018
Bristol Airport Flight Info Screens Taken Offline by Ransomware Attack

Bristol Airport Flight Info Screens Taken Offline by Ransomware Attack

Whiteboards instead of digital arrival and departure boards

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 17th, 2018
Government Hates Cryptocurrency. Attackers Use Gov Websites for Mining.

Government Hates Cryptocurrency. Attackers Use Gov Websites for Mining.

Crooks use high traffic government sites to make bank

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 17th, 2018
Researchers Found New Worm with Botnet, Ransomware, and Coinmining Abilities

Researchers Found New Worm with Botnet, Ransomware, and Coinmining Abilities

New malware family targets both Linux and Windows

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 16th, 2018
Specially Crafted Webpage Crashes Almost All Browsers

Specially Crafted Webpage Crashes Almost All Browsers

Safari for iOS was the first vulnerable browser reported

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 14th, 2018
HMRC Tax Refund Phishing Scam Running Out-Of-Season

HMRC Tax Refund Phishing Scam Running Out-Of-Season

Crooks phish for payment data and e-mail credentials

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 14th, 2018
Persistent EternalBlue-Powered Wannamine Cryptominer Still Alive

Persistent EternalBlue-Powered Wannamine Cryptominer Still Alive

Hundreds of thousands of computers still vulnerable

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 14th, 2018
US Rep. Introduced Legislation for Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program

US Rep. Introduced Legislation for Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program

Grant to offer instruction, training, and certifications

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 13th, 2018
House Committee on Homeland Security Advances DHS Bug Bounty Program Bill

House Committee on Homeland Security Advances DHS Bug Bounty Program Bill

Also advances vulnerability disclosure policy amendment

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 13th, 2018
Scam Group Partnerstroka Uses Browser Locker Against Latest Google Chrome Build

Scam Group Partnerstroka Uses Browser Locker Against Latest Google Chrome Build

Browlocker uses adaptive techniques to match most browsers

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • September 13th, 2018
Deep Fake Tech Seen as National Security Threat by US Lawmakers

Deep Fake Tech Seen as National Security Threat by US Lawmakers

US national security and public discourse possible targets

 
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