Check Point warns of resume-themed malware threat
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Check Point warns of resume-themed malware threat

Security firm claims resume-themed campaigns have doubled in the US in the past two months
8 Jun 2020
Fake ransomware decryption tool double-encrypts user files
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Fake ransomware decryption tool double-encrypts user files

STOP Djvu decryptor encrypts a ransomware victim’s files with more ransomware
8 Jun 2020
INKY announces $20M Series B funding round
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INKY announces $20M Series B funding round

Insight Partners brings total investment in the startup to $31.6M
4 Jun 2020
Microsoft issues warning about new PonyFinal ransomware attacks
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Microsoft issues warning about new PonyFinal ransomware attacks

PonyFinal attackers “looking for targets of opportunity," says Misner
3 Jun 2020
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Amtrak Guest Reward suffers a data breach
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Amtrak Guest Reward suffers a data breach

Amtrak discloses unauthorized third-party access to Amtrak Guest Rewards accounts
3 Jun 2020
Brand-impersonation and form-based attacks are rising
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Brand-impersonation and form-based attacks are rising

Google sites alone accounted for 65% of all form-based attacks between January and April
3 Jun 2020
Ransomware collective claims to have hacked NASA IT contractor
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Ransomware collective claims to have hacked NASA IT contractor

DopplePaymer claims to have hit digital transformation firm, seizing sensitive documents and encrypted thousands of servers
3 Jun 2020
What is WannaCry?
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What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
2 Jun 2020
Hackers are targeting the education sector
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Hackers are targeting the education sector

The health care industry isn’t the only one falling prey to hackers during the coronavirus pandemic
1 Jun 2020
Hackers are wreaking havoc on Google’s Cloud infrastructure
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Hackers are wreaking havoc on Google’s Cloud infrastructure

Attackers use Google Firebase storage URLs to trick users into giving up their login credentials
1 Jun 2020
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Active vs passive reconnaissance
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Active vs passive reconnaissance

Exploring essential tools of both ethical and malicious hackers alike
29 May 2020
ZLoader malware returns as a coronavirus phishing scam
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ZLoader malware returns as a coronavirus phishing scam

Hackers have used ZLoader in 100 email campaigns in 2020
27 May 2020
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AnarchyGrabber hack steals Discord tokens, IDs and passwords
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AnarchyGrabber hack steals Discord tokens, IDs and passwords

New trojan software corrupts Discord’s JavaScript files to get your private data
27 May 2020
Scammers leverage contact-tracing in hacking attempt
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Scammers leverage contact-tracing in hacking attempt

Savvy scammers use contract tracing texts to dupe users into handing over personal information
27 May 2020
GitLab phished its employees and 20% handed over credentials
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GitLab phished its employees and 20% handed over credentials

The exercise was designed to test the susceptibility of GitLab's remote workforce
26 May 2020
Wishbone app hack exposes data of 40 million users
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Wishbone app hack exposes data of 40 million users

Shiny Hunder offer stolen data for free on infamous hacker forum
26 May 2020
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Microsoft warns of "massive" phishing campaign using Excel macros
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Microsoft warns of "massive" phishing campaign using Excel macros

The emails claim to be coronavirus-related, but attachments attempt to hack into PCs and take control
26 May 2020
Nigerian hackers swindle millions of dollars from unemployment systems
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Nigerian hackers swindle millions of dollars from unemployment systems

Seven states impacted by the organization’s exploits
22 May 2020
Hackers take on unsuspecting airliners, exposing customer data
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Hackers take on unsuspecting airliners, exposing customer data

Hackers have a newfound interest in gaining access to airliners’ customer information
22 May 2020
Hackers target game developers with advanced malware
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Hackers target game developers with advanced malware

Hack enabled Winnti to compromise build systems and steal in-game currencies
21 May 2020
Security Service of Ukraine arrests infamous hacker Sanix
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Security Service of Ukraine arrests infamous hacker Sanix

Sanix previously attempted to sell an 87 GB database of stolen data
21 May 2020
Report finds 90% of data breaches are financially motivated
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Report finds 90% of data breaches are financially motivated

Verizon's Data Breach Investigation Report also found web application breaches rose 43% year-on-year
20 May 2020
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Bluetooth pairing flaw exposes devices to BIAS attacks
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Bluetooth pairing flaw exposes devices to BIAS attacks

Bluetooth SIG has been forced to update the core specification after researchers reveal a severe flaw in BR/EDR pairing
19 May 2020
WordPress plug-in vulnerability gives hackers Google Search Console access
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WordPress plug-in vulnerability gives hackers Google Search Console access

Hack could expose 300,000 WordPress sites to back-hat SEO or complete takedowns
14 May 2020
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