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.
Tiktok Tells European Users Its Staff In China Can Access Their Data
TikTok is spelling out to its European users of the platform that their data can be accessed by employees outside the continent, including in China, amid political and regulatory concerns about Chinese access to user information on the site, according to a media report.
Hackers Impersonating Banks Misuse Zoho Forms To Steal Users’ Information
Cyber-security researchers on Tuesday said that threat actor using fake Twitter accounts are impersonating banking entities to steal victims’ personal and payment information via Zoho Forms, a free online form builder from Zoho Corporation.
Amazon Prime Video Viewing Habits Stored On Internal Server Exposed Online
A database containing viewing habits of Amazon Prime Video users, stored on an internal Amazon server, was accidentally exposed online that could be accessed by anyone with a web browser.
Chinese Websites May Steal Users’ Data Via Fake Gift Offers
The victim receives a message containing a link to a phishing website similar to the websites of popular brands and is lured with a false claim of a special festive offer of prizes or money on answering a questionnaire.
Hackers Targeting Users Via Fake Windows 10 And Antivirus Software
A ransomware campaign is targeting home users by masquerading as software updates via fake Windows 10 and antivirus installs, cyber-security researchers have revealed.
Tata Power Hit By Cyber Attack, Says Critical Systems Safe
Tata Power on Friday admitted it has been hit by a cyber attack on its IT infrastructure.
GASA’s Study Reveals $55.3 Billion Lost In Scams Worldwide
According to the Global State of Scams 2022 Report by the Global Anti Scam Alliance (GASA) and ScamAdviser amongst 48 countries, the scams reported increased by 10.2%, from 266 in 2020 to 293 million reports in 2021. The money lost in scams grew by 15,7%, from $47.8 billion in 2020 to $55.3 billion in 2021.
Toyota Acknowledge 300k Customers’ Data Was Leaked For 5 Years
Toyota has revealed that the personal information of nearly 300,000 customers may have been exposed since July 2017.
Microsoft Discloses 85 Vulnerabilities, No Fixes For Exchange Server Bugs
Microsoft has disclosed 85 vulnerabilities across its products in its October security update, including one that has been exploited in the wild and the other listed as publicly known.
Toyota Discloses Data Leak After Access Key Exposed On GitHub
Toyota Motor Corporation is warning that customers’ personal information may have been exposed after an access key was publicly available on GitHub for almost five years.
Intel Confirms Leaked Alder Lake BIOS Source Code Is Authentic
Chips giant Intel has confirmed that a source code leak for the UEFI BIOS of Alder Lake CPUs is authentic, raising cybersecurity concerns with researchers.
Hacker Steals Over $100 Million From Crypto Exchange Binance
The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance has confirmed that hackers have stolen more than $100 million from its platform.
Hacker Steals $570 Million Of Crypto Tokens From Binance’s BNB Chain
A blockchain linked to Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, has been hit by a $570 million hack, a Binance spokesperson said on Friday, the latest in a series of hacks to hit the crypto sector this year.
Nearly 296,000 Pieces Of Customer Info Possibly Leaked Online: Toyota
Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer Toyota said on Friday it had found that about 296,000 pieces of customer information from its T-Connect service might have been leaked.
Hackers Steal Around $100 Million Cryptocurrency From Binance-Linked Blockchain
Hackers have stolen around $100 million worth of cryptocurrency from a Binance-linked blockchain, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said in a tweet on Friday.
Blizzard’s Game Overwatch 2 Hit By Massive Hack, Users Still In A Fix
Gaming company Blizzard’s ‘Overwatch 2’, launched on October 4, was hit on the same day with a massive cyberattack and users were still facing problems even after two days.
Ex-Uber Security Chief Found Guilty Of Covering Up 2016 Data Breach
Joe Sullivan, the former chief security officer at Uber, has been found guilty of covering up the massive 2016 cyber attack when a hacker downloaded the personal information of more than 57 million people.
Hackers Leak 500GB Of Data Stolen During Ransomware Attack
Data that was stolen during a cyberattack against the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has been made public by hackers, media reports said.