Monday, January 17, 2022

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Hackers spreading powerful malware via Omicron news emails

Researchers from cyber-security firm FortiGuard said that hackers are infecting devices with "RedLine" malware sent via emails, that steals all of the usernames and passwords it finds throughout an infected system.

Hackers access 7 mn customers’ data on trading app Robinhood

San Francisco: Trading platform Robinhood has revealed that personal information of more than seven million customers has been accessed during a data breach. An unauthorised...

Hackers using private financial information to extort people

In a latest advisory to private firms, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said that ransomware actors are very likely using significant financial events, such as mergers and acquisitions

Hackers might exploit bug in Amazon Kindle, company issues fix

By tricking victims into opening a malicious e-book, a threat actor could have leveraged the flaws to target specific demographics and take full control of a Kindle device, according to a Check Point Research (CPR) team.

All you need to know about ‘Hacking’

They can steal data without human action by using zero-click attacks

Chinese hackers target SBI users via phishing, free gift scams

The research wing of New Delhi-based think tank CyberPeace Foundation, along with Autobot Infosec Pvt Ltd, studied two such incidents on the name of SBI.

Ransomware attack infects 1 mn computers, hackers demand $70 mn

The hackers belonging to REvil, a Russian-speaking group, have compromised Kaseya VSA which is used by Managed Service Providers to perform IT tasks remotely.

Elon Musk targeted by anonymous hacker group

TMZ reported that the anonymous account has caused a lot of grief for different organizations including PayPal, Scientology is now targeting the Tesla CEO.

Russian hackers pose new cyber attack threat: Report

A joint advisory by the US Department for Homeland Security's Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), FBI and the National Security Agency (NSA), as well as the UK National Cyber Security Centre

Dell fixes 5 bugs in millions of computers going back to 2009

"The impact this could have on users and enterprises that fail to patch is far reaching and significant," said Kasif Dekel, Senior Security Researcher at SentinelOne.

Billions of computers at hacking risk: Indian-origin scientist

Since 'Spectre' was discovered, the world's most talented computer scientists from industry and academia have worked on software patches and hardware defenses, confident they've been able to protect

Hackers hit Apple in $50 million ransomware attack via MacBook supplier

According to The Record, the operators of the REvil ransomware are demanding that Apple pay a ransom demand to avoid having confidential information leaked on the Dark Web.

Beware: Free public WiFi poses threat to personal data!

Avoid personal banking, online shopping on unsecured networks, say cops

Facebook crackdown on Chinese hackers targeting Uyghurs

The Facebook threat intelligence analysts disabled the accounts of a group of hackers in China known as "Earth Empusa" or "Evil Eye", disrupting their ability to use their infrastructure to abuse its platform

US charges 3 North Korean hackers in $1.3 billion theft scheme

The charges also include allegations of conspiring to create and deploy multiple malicious cryptocurrency applications, and to develop and fraudulently market a blockchain platform

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