Volkswagen Data Breach Affects 3.3 Million Customers
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) is the North American subsidiary of the German Volkswagen Group. It is responsible for US and Canadian operations for Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, and VW Credit, Inc.
Avaddon Ransomware Shuts Down Its Operation And Releases Decryption Keys
The Avaddon ransomware gang has shut down its operations and released the decryption keys. for free.
Cybercriminals Breach EA Games Server, Selling Source Code
Cybercriminals have breached the network of Electronic Arts (EA) and claim to have stolen roughly 750 GB of data, including game source code and debug tools.
The Department Of Justice Seized Slilpp, The Largest Marketplace For Allegedly Stolen Online Account Login Credentials
The Slilpp marketplace has been selling stolen login credentials, including usernames and passwords for bank accounts, online payment accounts, mobile phone accounts, retailer accounts, and other online accounts.
How To Protect Yourself And Your Loved Ones From Tech Support Scams
According to The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) 2020 report, the majority of tech support scam victims (66 percent) are over 60 years of age and experienced 84 percent of the losses, for a total of over $116 million.
South Korea’s Data Protection Watching Fined Microsoft And 5 Other Firms For Leaking Personal Data
The Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC) said that the six entities were ordered to pay 84.4 million won (US$75,700) in penalties — penalty surcharges of 53.4 million won and administrative fines of 31 million won — over leaks of their clients’ personal information.
Department Of Justice Seizes $2.3 Million In Cryptocurrency Paid To The Ransomware Extortionists Darkside
These funds allegedly represent the proceeds of a May 8, ransom payment to individuals in a group known as DarkSide, which had targeted Colonial Pipeline, resulting in critical infrastructure being taken out of operation. The seizure warrant was authorized by the Honorable Laurel Beeler, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of California.
The FBI Is Trying To Get IP Addresses And Mobile Number Of People Who Read A USA Today Article
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is trying to get a list of IP addresses, phone numbers, and other information on people who read a USA Today article about a deadly shooting in February near Fort Lauderdale, Fla., that left two FBI agents dead and three wounded.
Meat Giant JBS Is Now Back In Business After Ransomware Attack
JBS Foods, the world’s largest meat processor, has confirmed that all its global facilities are now fully operational after the REvil ransomware attack that hit its systems last week.
Chinese APT Group Targets Southeast Asian Government
Check Point Research identified an ongoing surveillance operation targeting a Southeast Asian government to deploy spyware on Windows systems while staying under the radar for more than three years.
WordPress Automatically Updated ‘Jetpack Plugin’ Installed Over 5 Million Sites To Fixed Vulnerability
Automattic, an American company behind the WordPress CMS, force deploys a security update on over five million websites running the Jetpack WordPress plug-in.
Critical File Upload Vulnerability Discovered In ‘Fancy Product Designer’ Plugin
Wordfence Threat Intelligence team discovered a critical file upload vulnerability being actively exploited in Fancy Product Designer, a WordPress plugin installed on over 17,000 sites
US Department Of Justice Seizes 2 Domains Used In USAID Phishing Attacks
The US Department of Justice has seized two Internet domains i.e. theyardservice[.]com and worldhomeoutlet[.]com, which was used in recent phishing attacks impersonating the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to distribute malware and gain access to internal networks.
JBS Global Meat Processing Shuts Down Production After Cyberattack
JBS Foods, the world’s largest meat processor, shut down production at multiple sites worldwide following a cyberattack.
Interpol Intercepts $83 Million Fighting Financial Cyber Crime
Interpol has intercepted $83 million belonging to victims of online financial crime from being transferred to the accounts of their attackers.
Russian Hackers Hit 150 Firms In Latest Cyber Attack: Microsoft
The latest attack by the group named ‘Nobelium’ has targeted around 3,000 email accounts across 150 organizations.