Category: Security

Ongoing Attack Stealing Credit Cards From Over A Hundred Shopping Sites

Posted on 19th May 2019

Researchers from Chinese cybersecurity firm Qihoo 360's NetLab have revealed details of an ongoing credit card hacking campaign that is currently stealing payment card information of customers visiting more than 105 e-commerce websites.

While monitoring...

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How Not to Acknowledge a Data Breach

Posted on 14th May 2019

Posted by Brian Krebs, KrebsonSecurity I’m not a huge fan of stories about stories, or those that explore the ins and outs of reporting a breach. But occasionally I feel obligated to publish such accounts when companies respond to a breach...

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“Stole $24 Million But Still Can’t Keep a Friend”

Posted on 27th February 2019

Unsettling new claims have emerged about Nicholas Truglia, a 21-year-old Manhattan resident accused of hijacking cell phone accounts to steal tens of millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies from victims. The lurid details, made public in a civil lawsuit filed this...

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Cyber Security Week in Review (Feb. 22)

Posted on 25th February 2019

Welcome to this week's Cyber Security Week in Review, where Cisco Talos runs down all of the news we think you need to know in the security world. For more news delivered to your inbox every week, sign...

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How the U.S. Govt. Shutdown Harmed Security

Posted on 20th February 2019

The partial U.S. federal government shutdown is having a tangible, negative impact on cybercrime investigations, according to interviews with federal law enforcement investigators and a report issued this week by a group representing the interests of FBI agents. Even if...

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Phishing Campaign Leverages Google Translate as Camouflage

Posted on 17th February 2019

Crooks leverage Google Translate service as camouflage on mobile browsers in a phishing campaign aimed at stealing Google account and Facebook credentials.

The security expert Larry Cashdollar, a member of Akamai’s Security Intelligence Response Team (SIRT), discovered that are carrying out...

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773M Password Megabreach is Years Old

Posted on 13th February 2019

My inbox and Twitter messages positively lit up today with people forwarding stories from Wired and other publications about a supposedly new trove of nearly 773 million unique email addresses and 21 million unique passwords that were...

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ExileRAT shares C2 with LuckyCat, targets Tibet

Posted on 10th February 2019

Warren Mercer, Paul Rascagneres and Jaeson Schultz authored this post.

Executive summary

Cisco Talos recently observed a malware campaign delivering a malicious Microsoft PowerPoint document using a mailing list run by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), an...

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Cyber Security Week in Review (Feb. 8)

Posted on 8th February 2019

Welcome to this week's Cyber Security Week in Review, where Cisco Talos runs down all of the news we think you need to know in the security world. For more news delivered to your inbox every week, sign up...

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More than 500 million Marriott guests’ information was hacked. Here’s what you need to know.

Posted on 19th December 2018

The Marriott data breach may have been the result of a Chinese intelligence-gathering effort, according to a report by the New York Times. Marriott announced the hack on November 30, saying hackers targeted its Starwood reservation system and accessed the personal...

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