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Casino Gets Hacked Through Its Internet-Connected Fish Tank Thermometer

Internet-connected technology, also known as the Internet of Things (IoT), is now part of daily life, with smart assistants like Siri and Alexa to …

Analysis: Verizon's Breach Report 2018

Verizon's latest Data Breach Investigations Report shows that half of data breaches in 2017 worldwide were orchestrated by organized cybercriminal …

Over 2.5 billion records stolen or compromised in 2017

Almost 2.6 billion records were stolen, lost or exposed worldwide in 2017, an 88 percent increase over the previous year. Although data breach …

Comment on 880,000 payment cards affected in travel company data breach by John C

Yes, they do have to. PCI, the Payment Card Industry association has standards for data security that they enforce with hefty fines and/or removal of …

Hackers Get Personal with Phishing and Conversation Hijacking Attacks

CHAs undermine user awareness prevention measures and put the user--and, by extension, their entire organization--in a very precarious position.

Record surges in healthcare attacks, fileless malware, cryptocurrency mining

A story about Cyber Security from Help Net Security, as featured in Newsfusion's Cyber Security app.

How Creative DDOS Attacks Still Slip Past Defenses

Distributed denial of service attacks, in which hackers use a targeted hose of junk traffic to overwhelm a service or take a server offline, have …

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Memcached DDoS Exploit Code and List of 17,000 Vulnerable Servers Released

Two separate proofs-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for Memcached amplification attack have been released online that could allow even script-kiddies …

Hackers Infiltrated Tesla to Mine Cryptocurrency

The latest cryptojacking scheme targeted the car manufacturer.<p>While Elon Musk was busy planning how to launch his Tesla Roadster into the depths of space last month, a hacker was silently using Tesla’s computing power to mine an unknown amount of cryptocurrency.<p>The unidentified attackers found …

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How we fought bad apps and malicious developers in 2017

<i>Posted by Andrew Ahn, Product Manager, Google Play</i> Apps bring devices to life -- letting you book a ride instantly, connect and share memories with …

Top Dutch Banks, Revenue Service Hit by Cyber Attacks

<b>The top three banks in the Netherlands have been targeted in multiple cyber attacks over the past week, blocking access to websites and internet</b> …

PayPal-owned company TIO Networks data breach affects 1.6 million customers

PayPal confirmed that one of the companies it owns, TIO Networks, suffered a security breach, that affected 1.6 million customers.PayPal confirmed …

World's Biggest Botnet Just Sent 12.5 Million Emails With Scarab Ransomware

A massive malicious email campaign that stems from the world's largest spam botnet Necurs is spreading a new strain of ransomware at the rate of over …

Ursnif v3 Emerges, Targets Australian Bank Customers With Redirection Attacks

Starting in the summer of 2017, IBM X-Force research detected a new variation of the Ursnif Trojan being tested in the wild. The malware is based on …

A new version of the Scarab ransomware is now being distributed via the Necurs botnet

The Scarab ransomware is now being distributed to millions of users via a massive spam campaign powered with the dreaded Necurs botnet.Scarab is a …

Crooks set up a fake Symantec Blog to spread the macOS Proton malware

A new strain of the notorious macOS Proton malware is spreading through a blog spoofing the legitimate blog of the security firm Symantec.The …

The long tail of phishing attacks

Targeted phishing has become the single most effective attack type in the world today. Phishing attacks have been the root cause of the majority of …

New Vulnerability Exploits Antivirus Programs to Install Malware

By WaqasIt is common notion that antivirus software keeps our computersThis is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: New Vulnerability …

Silence Trojan Targeting Financial Institutions Recording day to day activity

Security experts from Kaspersky lab discovered a new trojan dubbed Silence trojan that targeting Financial institutions. It was first spotted …

A Masscan Tutorial and Primer

You'll like the typography better at A Masscan Tutorial and Primer.<br>—masscan run with no parameters• Basics<br>• Background<br>• Installation<br>• Single-port …

ATM Machine Malware Sold on Dark Web

Cybercriminals are advertising ATM malware that's designed to exploit hardware and software vulnerabilities on the cash-dispensing machines.

MS Office Built-in Feature Allows Malware Execution Without Macros Enabled

Since new forms of cybercrime are on the rise, traditional techniques seem to be shifting towards more clandestine that involve the exploitation of …

Watch Out! Difficult-to-Detect Phishing Attack Can Steal Your Apple ID Password

Can you detect which one of the above screens—asking an iPhone user for iCloud password—is original and which is fake? Well, you would agree that …

Accenture inadvertently exposes highly sensitive corporate, client data online

Corporate consulting giant Accenture left bucketloads of sensitive corporate and client data exposed online for anyone to access. Luckily for them, …

What is FreeMilk? Hackers use new phishing campaign to hijack email conversations and deploy malware

The spear phishing campaign has "a limited but wide range of targets in different regions," Palo Alto Networks said.<p>Security researchers have …

Sonic publicly confirms payment card breach at drive-in locations

American fast food restaurant chain Sonic has publicly confirmed a payment card breach affecting some of its Drive-In locations.David Bisson reports.

Iranian Hackers Targeted Deloitte Via A Seriously Convincing Facebook Fake

As America frets over Russians running rampant on Facebook, other adversaries have been exploiting the social network as a way into some of the world’s biggest businesses. An employee at Deloitte, one of the Big Four accounting firms, fell victim to a fake Facebook account in late 2016, <i>Forbes</i> can …

Yahoo Admits 3 Billion Accounts Were Breached in Earlier Attack - ExtremeTech

By on October 4, 2017 at 4:01 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Over a year ago, Yahoo (back when …

XPCTRA financial malware leaves no stone unturned

A Trojan that has previously been only stealing users’ banking credentials has been modified to do much more than that. This new variant, dubbed …

Retefe banking Trojan leverages EternalBlue exploit to infect Swiss users

Cyber criminals behind the Retefe banking Trojan have improved it by adding a new component that uses the NSA exploit EternalBlue.<p>ETERNALBLUE is the …