Hackers Selling 150k Patients’ Data Of TN Hospital On The Dark Web
According to security researchers from AI-driven cyber-security firm CloudSEK, the data fields being sold on the Dark Web include patient name, guardian name, date of birth, doctor’s details and address information.
1.9 Million Attacks On Indian Healthcare Network From Pak, China This Year: Report
As AIIMS struggles to get its servers back to life after a massive ransomware attack, nearly 1.9 million cyber attacks have been recorded on the Indian healthcare network this year, especially from countries like Pakistan, China, and Vietnam, a report revealed on Thursday.
Password Manager LastPass Hacked Again For 2nd Time This Year
Karim Toubba, the CEO of popular encrypted password manager LastPass, has admitted the company is investigating a security incident after its systems were compromised for the second time this year.
5.4 Million Users’ Data Exposed Online As Musk Reveals Twitter 2.0
As Elon Musk goes gaga over Twitter 2.0 which will be the ‘Everything App’, at least 5.4 million Twitter user records, stolen via an internal bug, have been leaked online on a hacker forum.
Hackers Selling Fake Permit Documents, Digital Coins For FIFA World Cup
As the FIFA World Cup is currently underway in Qatar, cyber-security researchers on Monday warned that threat actors are selling fake Hayya cards, which is essentially permit document, to fans who are willing to pay any amount to get one.
WhatsApp Phone Numbers Of About 500 Million Users Leaked: Report
According to Cybernews, the dataset allegedly contains WhatsApp user data from 84 countries and phone numbers of over 32 million users from the US, 11 million from the UK, and 10 million from Russia.
Hackers Create Fake Websites, Steal Data Around ‘Black Friday’ Sales
Threat actors are hosting websites for malicious campaigns centered around the Black Friday theme and e-commerce, cryptocurrency and travel are the top targets, a new report has revealed.
UK Govt To Put People Sharing ‘Deepfakes’ Behind Bars
The UK government on Friday announced to put people who share so-called ‘deepfakes — explicit images or videos manipulated to look like someone without their consent — behind bars.
Millions Of Android Devices Prone To Hacking Due To GPU Bug: Google
Google researchers have warned that millions of Android smartphones are prone to hacking due to a bug in one of the graphics processing units (GPU) within the devices.
Hackers Exploited Discontinued Web Server At Tata Power: Microsoft
Microsoft has warned that state-sponsored hackers are attacking critical energy infrastructure in India via exploiting a discontinued web server, with the most recent attack it observed on Tata Power in October.
Tax-Filing Websites Sending Users’ Financial Data To Facebook: Report
Major tax-filing websites such as H&R Block, TaxAct, and TaxSlayer in the US are reportedly sending sensitive financial information to Facebook.
10 Charged In Business Email Compromise And Money Laundering Schemes Targeting Medicare, Medicaid, And Other Victims
The U.S. Department of Justice announced charges today against 10 defendants in multiple states in connection with multiple business email compromise (BEC), money laundering, and wire fraud schemes that targeted Medicare, state Medicaid programs, private health insurers, and numerous other victims and resulted in more than $11.1 million in total losses.
Hive Ransomware Actors Extort Over $100 Million From Victims, Warns US
The US government has warned about an ongoing ransomware activity that has victimized over 1,300 companies worldwide, receiving approximately $100 million in ransom payments.
Google Agrees To Pay $391 Million In Users’ Location Data Tracking Lawsuit
Google will pay a historic $391.5 million in settlement to 40 states in the US over allegations that the tech giant tracked users’ location data without their consent in the country.
WhatsApp Sextortion: What It Is? And How To Defend Yourself
If you are a victim of extortion on WhatsApp, there are several effective steps you can take to mitigate the potential damage and combat this cybercrime.
Man Charged For Participation In LockBit Global Ransomware Campaign
A criminal complaint filed in the District of New Jersey was unsealed today charging a dual Russian and Canadian national for his alleged participation in the LockBit global ransomware campaign.
Russian Hacktivist Group Targets Political Websites With DDoS Attacks
A Russian hacktivist group calling itself “The People’s Cyberarmy” called on its members to target the American Democratic party website at https://democrats.org with DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks.
Password Attacks Rise To 921 Every Second Globally: Microsoft
The volume of password attacks has risen to an estimated 921 attacks every second globally — a 74 per cent increase in just one year, a Microsoft report has said.
Cybercriminals Targets Verified Twitter Accounts Via Phishing Emails
As Twitter announces plans to charge users $8 a month for Twitter Blue and account verification, some users have started receiving phishing emails to steal the passwords of unwitting users.