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  • General SecurityPhoto of Hackers Using Homograph Domains And Infected Favicon

    Hackers Using Homograph Domains And Infected Favicon

    Hackers Using Homograph Domains And Infected Favicon Cybersecurity researchers today highlighted an evasive phishing technique that attackers are exploiting in the wild to target visitors of several sites with a quirk in domain names, and leverage modified favicons to inject e-skimmers and steal payment card information covertly. Sophisticated skimming attacks like Magecart have incorporated favicons before and impacted well-known companies like Claire’s, Tupperware, Smith & Wesson, Macy’s, and British…

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  • Misc & Other NewsPhoto of Iranian Hackers Accidentally Exposed Their Training Videos

    Iranian Hackers Accidentally Exposed Their Training Videos

    Iranian Hackers Accidentally Exposed Their Training Videos An OPSEC error by an Iranian threat actor has laid bare the inner workings of the hacking group by providing a rare insight into the “behind-the-scenes look into their methods.” IBM’s X-Force Incident Response Intelligence Services (IRIS) got hold of nearly five hours worth of video recordings of the state-sponsored group it calls…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of Twitter Hacking Spree Alarms Security Experts

    Twitter Hacking Spree Alarms Security Experts

    Twitter Hacking Spree Alarms Security Experts The extraordinary hacking spree that hit Twitter on Wednesday, leading it to briefly muzzle some of its most widely followed accounts, is drawing questions about the platform’s security and resilience in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election. Twitter said late Wednesday hackers obtained control of employee credentials to hijack accounts including those of…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of Microsoft Seizes Malicious Domains Used In Mass Office 365 Attacks

    Microsoft Seizes Malicious Domains Used In Mass Office 365 Attacks

    Microsoft Seizes Malicious Domains Used In Mass Office 365 Attacks Microsoft has seized control of several malicious domains that were used in COVID-19-themed phishing attacks against its customers in 62 countries around the world. The sophisticated phishing attacks, which first began in December, have since compromised Office 365 accounts in 62 countries. The attackers behind the campaign have gained access…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of 15B Credentials Available On Dark Web Selling Price Below $16

    15B Credentials Available On Dark Web Selling Price Below $16

    15B Credentials Available On Dark Web Selling Price Below $16 There are more than 15 billion stolen account credentials being sold or even shared for free on the dark web, with individual entries selling for an average of $15.43, a new research report states. The average person uses some 191 services that require them to enter passwords or other credentials.…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of North Korean Hackers Are Skimming US And European Shoppers

    North Korean Hackers Are Skimming US And European Shoppers

    North Korean Hackers Are Skimming US And European Shoppers North Korean state sponsored hackers are implicated in the interception of online payments from American and European shoppers, Sansec research shows. Hackers associated with the APT Lazarus/HIDDEN COBRA group were found to be breaking into online stores of large US retailers and planting payment skimmers as early as May 2019, says…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of Google Play Removes 25 Apps Caught Stealing Facebook Credentials

    Google Play Removes 25 Apps Caught Stealing Facebook Credentials

    Google Play Removes 25 Apps Caught Stealing Facebook Credentials Google has been forced to remove apps from its Play Store after their true malicious functions were discovered. In this instance, 25 applications that were collectively downloaded over 2.34 million times were stealing Facebook credentials. French Cybersecurity firm Evina discovered the apps, which were removed from the Play Store in early…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of Hackers Sell Data From 26 Million LiveJournal Users On Dark Web

    Hackers Sell Data From 26 Million LiveJournal Users On Dark Web

    Hackers Sell Data From 26 Million LiveJournal Users On Dark Web A database containing credentials from more than 26 million LiveJournal accounts has been leaked online and is being sold on the Dark Web and hacker forums. The data contained in the files appears to be from a 2014 incident in which 33 million accounts were hacked, according to a…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of Hackers Breach LineageOS, Ghost, DigiCert Servers Using SaltStack Vulnerability

    Hackers Breach LineageOS, Ghost, DigiCert Servers Using SaltStack Vulnerability

    Hackers Breach LineageOS, Ghost, DigiCert Servers Using SaltStack Vulnerability Days after cybersecurity researchers sounded the alarm over two critical vulnerabilities in the SaltStack configuration framework, a hacking campaign has already begun exploiting the flaws to breach servers of LineageOS, Ghost, and DigiCert. Tracked as CVE-2020-11651 and CVE-2020-11652, the disclosed flaws could allow an adversary to execute arbitrary code on remote…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of Critical SaltStack Vulnerability Affects Thousands Of Datacentres

    Critical SaltStack Vulnerability Affects Thousands Of Datacentres

    Critical SaltStack Vulnerability Affects Thousands Of Datacentres Critical vulnerabilities in the Salt remote task and configuration framework enable hackers to take control of cloud servers and must be patched right away. Two severe security flaws have been discovered in the open-source SaltStack Sat configuration framework that could allow an adversary to execute arbitrary code on remote servers deployed in data…

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