“Mentally ill demon hackers” blamed for massive Gab data leak

“Mentally ill demon hackers” blamed for massive Gab data leak

by Graham CLULEY, from HotForSecurity , on 01.03.2021

Far-right service allegedly breached via SQL injection vulnerability More than 40 million posts, messages, profiles, and hashed passwords compromised Gab, the Twitter-like social networking service known for its far-right userbase, has reportedly been hacked and#8211; putting more than 40 million public and private posts, messages, as well as user profiles and hashed passwords, at risk [and#8230;] read more

UK National Cyber Security Centre Issues Distance Learning Guide For Families

UK National Cyber Security Centre Issues Distance Learning Guide For Families

by Alina Bizga, from HotForSecurity , on 27.02.2021

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued a family-oriented guide to help parents and caretakers ensure a safe digital learning experience for students. Although remote education provides continuous learning outside physical classrooms, parents need to be aware of the potential issues and risks associated with the increased use of digital tools and second-hand devices [and#8230;] read more

Considering Endpoint Detection and Response? Level up your defenses with Bitdefender EDR

Considering Endpoint Detection and Response? Level up your defenses with Bitdefender EDR

by Business Insights , on 25.02.2021

“The most damaging phrase in the language is 'We've always done it this way'.” Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Have you always done endpoint security the same way? Are there gaps in your defensestodaythat you need to address? This article discusses these gaps and invites you toanonline seminarthat will show how these can be addressedwith Endpoint Detection and Response solutions. read more

NY Department of Financial Services Issues Cyber Fraud Alert to Auto Insurers

NY Department of Financial Services Issues Cyber Fraud Alert to Auto Insurers

by Filip TRUTA, from HotForSecurity , on 24.02.2021

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has issued an alert to instant-quote websites, particularly car insurers, warning of a growing campaign to steal nonpublic information (NPI). The agency says it learned of the threat after receiving reports from auto insurers that cybercriminals were targeting their premium quote sites to steal driver’s license numbers. [and#8230;] read more

UK Daycare Webcam Service Shuts Down After 12,000 User Email Addresses Are Leaked Online

UK Daycare Webcam Service Shuts Down After 12,000 User Email Addresses Are Leaked Online

by Alina Bizga, from HotForSecurity , on 24.02.2021

A threat actor dumped 12,000 email addresses of NuseryCam users online last Friday, prompting the service to suspend operations. NurseryCam is a remote webcam service used by around 40 daycare centers across the UK, allowing parents to watch and monitor their childrenand#8217;s activities. News of the breach reached NurseryCam after the attacker notified the Register [and#8230;] read more

Japan Suffered Record Number of Privacy and Security Violations in 2020

Japan Suffered Record Number of Privacy and Security Violations in 2020

by Filip TRUTA, from HotForSecurity , on 23.02.2021

88 publicly traded companies in Japan compromised personal information last year, either because of a malware infection or misconfigured access protocols. As many as 30% of the incidents occurred simply because someone sent an email by mistake. Credit reporting agency Tokyo Shoko Research (TSR), which compiled the data, says the number is the highest since [and#8230;] read more

Are you ready for the post-spam era?

Are you ready for the post-spam era?

by Business Insights , on 23.02.2021

Augment your email security solution for today’s challenges. read more

Kroger Notifies Customers and Associates of Data Breach Incident

Kroger Notifies Customers and Associates of Data Breach Incident

by Alina Bizga, from HotForSecurity , on 23.02.2021

Kroger is notifying customers of a data breach, two months after the supermarket chain’s file transfer service Accellion disclosed a cyberattack. The supermarket giant is the latest victim of the zero-day vulnerability exploited by malicious actors in the December 23 attack. Although Accellion released a patch for the vulnerability within 72 hours of its discovery, [and#8230;] read more

Bolstering Industrial Cyber Security in the Age of IoT

Bolstering Industrial Cyber Security in the Age of IoT

by Business Insights , on 22.02.2021

Security for industrial infrastructures is likely to get more attention with the continuing growth of the Internet of Things The global industrial cyber security market is expected to grow 8% between 2020 and 2027, according to research by Fortune Business Insights Among the emerging market trends is the integration of industrial cyber security products with advanced cloud services, needed to monitor and analyze growing volumes of data read more

Cryptocurrency Money Laundering Relies on Surprisingly Few Addresses, Report Finds

Cryptocurrency Money Laundering Relies on Surprisingly Few Addresses, Report Finds

by Silviu STAHIE, from HotForSecurity , on 20.02.2021

Cryptocurrency money-laundering services seem to be booming, with funds surging in from criminal activities, but it turns out that a small number of deposit addresses received 75% of all cryptocurrency, by value, sent from illicit addresses in 2020, according to a new report. Criminals who receive their payments in cryptocurrency can’t really access those funds [and#8230;] read more

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