SolarWinds Hackers Linked To Known Russian Spying Tools ‘Kazuar’
Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky said the “backdoor” used to compromise up to 18,000 customers of U.S. software maker SolarWinds closely resembled malware tied to a hacking group known as “Turla,” which Estonian authorities have said operates on behalf of Russia’s FSB security service.
United Nations Environment Programme Breached, 100K+ Employee Records Accessed
Sakura Samurai, a security research group has disclosed a security vulnerability by exploiting which they could access over 100,000 private employee records of United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP).
Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Most Secure Messaging App ‘SIGNAL’
If the police come knocking to Signal for data on its users, it says, truthfully, that it has no data to hand over.
New Zealand Central Bank Says Its Data System Was Breached
A third-party file-sharing service used by the central bank to share and store some sensitive information was illegally accessed, the bank said in a statement.
How Tech Giants Handle Our Data When We Die?
There are lots of good reasons for wanting to get an understanding of what happens to our data after we die. You might want to ensure private information remains private after your passing on, or perhaps make it possible for those left behind to benefit from digital assets with value, either tangible or sentimental.
How To Enable Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) On Paypal, WhatsApp, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, Twitter & Instagram In 2021
The most common form of two-factor authentication when logging into an account is the process of entering your password and then receiving a code via text on your phone that you then need to enter.
T-Mobile Says Hackers Accessed Some Customer Call Records In Data Breach
T-Mobile suffered a security breach in December that may have exposed call-related information and phone numbers for some of its customers.
Secret Backdoor Discovered In More Than 100,000 Zyxel Firewalls, VPN Gateways, And AP Controllers
More than 100,000 Zyxel firewalls, VPN gateways, and access point controllers contain a hardcoded admin-level backdoor account that can grant attackers root access to devices via either the SSH interface or the web administration panel.
Top 5 Cybersecurity Resolutions For Women In 2021 |SAFETY TIPS!
Women are often targeted simply because they are women. Attacks are often sexualized or misogynistic, and rhetoric tends to focus on their bodies and sexual violence. This is both physically and emotionally damaging, and women are often intimidated into silence, preferring to disengage rather than put themselves at risk.
SolarWinds Hackers Accessed Microsoft Source Code
In an update from its Security Response Center, Microsoft says that hackers were able to “view source code in a number of source code repositories,” but that the hacked account granting such access didn’t have permission to modify any code or systems..
Ticketmaster Pays $10 Million Criminal Fine For Intrusions Into Competitor’s Computer Systems
“Ticketmaster employees repeatedly – and illegally – accessed a competitor’s computers without authorization using stolen passwords to unlawfully collect business intelligence,” stated Acting U.S. Attorney DuCharme.
Top 10 Cybersecurity Resolutions For 2021 | Stay Private
With hacks, scams, malware, the internet can feel like a dangerous place these days. However, implementing a small handful of security measures we can greatly reduce our exposure to all these threats. So, here are our top 10 cybersecurity resolutions for 2021.
FinCEN Asks Financial Institutions To Stay Alert To COVID-19 Vaccine-Related Scams And Cyberattacks
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is issuing this Notice to alert financial institutions about the potential for fraud, ransomware attacks, or similar types of criminal activity related to COVID-19 vaccines and their distribution.
Cybercriminals Accessed Finland’s MPs’ Emails Accounts
In a press release the official said, Some parliament e-mail accounts may have been compromised as a result of the attack, among them e-mail accounts that belong to MPs.”
Home Appliance Giant Whirlpool Has Been Hit By Ransomware
Home appliances giant Whirlpool suffered a ransomware attack by the Nefilim ransomware gang who stole data before encrypting devices.
Safe-Inet VPN Service Shut Down By Law Enforcement
The virtual private network (VPN) Safe-Inet used by the world’s foremost cybercriminals has been taken down in a coordinated law enforcement action led by the German Reutlingen Police Headquarters together with Europol and law enforcement agencies from around the world.
Europol Launches Decryption Platform To Fight Against Organized Crime And Terrorism In Europe
Europol launched an innovative decryption platform to decrypt information lawfully obtained in criminal investigations.
A Facebook Bug Exposed Instagram Users’ Email Addresses And Birthdays
Security researcher Saugat Pokharel has discovered a bug that exposed Instagram users’ individual email addresses and birthdays.
What Is A Rootkit? And How To Defend Against Rootkits
Rootkits can contain a number of tools, ranging from programs that allow hackers to steal your passwords to modules that make it easy for them to steal your credit card or online banking information.
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