Remote Access Trojan (RAT)

Backdoors are a major threat to anyone. Remote access trojans are yet another tool to provide the backdoor access

Remote Access Trojan is software that allows unauthorized access to a victim’s computer or covert surveillance. Remote Access Trojan are often disguised as legitimate programs and give the attacker unhindered access. Their capabilities include tracking user behavior, copying files, and using bandwidth for criminal activity. What is a Remote Access Trojan (RAT)? A Remote Access… Continue reading Remote Access Trojan (RAT)

Comcast’s Xfinity Breach Exposes Data of 35.8 Million Users

Hackers gained access to the sensitive information of nearly 36 million Xfinity customers.

Comcast confirms a massive security breach impacting its Xfinity division. Nearly 36 million customers of the world’s largest telecom provider were exposed as the result of CitrixBleed exploitation. The Breach details and impact on customers The CitrixBleed vulnerability, which resides in widely used Citrix networking devices, has been under mass-exploitation by hackers since at least… Continue reading Comcast’s Xfinity Breach Exposes Data of 35.8 Million Users

Mr. Cooper’s Data Breach Affects Millions

Another major data breach reminds us of the potential consequences of cybersecurity lapses.

Hackers have infiltrated the secure databases of Mr. Cooper, a prominent mortgage and loan company, resulting in a massive data breach. Over 14.6 million customers have been affected, making it one of the most significant breaches in recent times. Mr.Cooper’s Hacked, Huge Amounts of Data Exposed Hackers have breached Mr. Cooper’s databases, impacting 14.6 million… Continue reading Mr. Cooper’s Data Breach Affects Millions

Moneris Hacked, Medusa Ransomware Claims

Major Canadian fintech Moneris hacked by Medusa ransomware.

Canadian fintech giant Moneris has been claimed to have been hacked by the notorious Medusa ransomware group. It sends shockwaves through the country’s financial sector. The group is known for its aggressive tactics and audacious targets. They have demanded a ransom of $6 million in exchange for stolen data and the prevention of further disruption.… Continue reading Moneris Hacked, Medusa Ransomware Claims

What Is Identity Theft & How to Protect Against It

Identity theft is a cybercrime where an individual's personal information is stolen and used by someone else for fraudulent purposes.

Identity theft is a significant issue affecting millions yearly, whether through stolen credit card information or fraudulent accounts. It’s a lucrative business for criminals, who can steal billions of dollars annually through these methods. Unfortunately, data breaches are a common occurrence, and they contribute to the problem. While it’s impossible to prevent data breaches, there… Continue reading What Is Identity Theft & How to Protect Against It

Hundreds of Military and Intelligence Agencies Uploaded Data to VirusTotal

Someone accidentially uploaded documents that contained secret information to VirusTotal

An employee of the Google-owned platform VirusTotal accidentally uploaded a file with the names, email addresses and other data of hundreds of people working in intelligence agencies and ministries of defense around the world. In particular, the list includes persons associated with the US Cyber Command, the NSA, the Pentagon, the FBI and a number… Continue reading Hundreds of Military and Intelligence Agencies Uploaded Data to VirusTotal

Clop Attacks on MOVEit Transfer Affected British Airways, BBC and More

According to security researchers, the Clop ransomware group has been looking for a way to exploit a vulnerability in MOVEit Transfer since 2021. Hackers say hundreds of companies have been compromised in recent attacks, with Irish airline Aer Lingus, British Airways, the BBC and British pharmacy chain Boots already confirmed the hack. What is MOVEit… Continue reading Clop Attacks on MOVEit Transfer Affected British Airways, BBC and More

Western Digital Admits that Users’ Personal Data Was Compromised in the Company’s Hack

Western Digital, which was hit by a BlackCat hack in March 2023, has finally admitted that customers’ personal data was compromised during the incident. Users of the company’s online store were affected: the leak contained their names, billing and shipping addresses, email addresses and phone numbers. Western Digital was hacked at the end of March… Continue reading Western Digital Admits that Users’ Personal Data Was Compromised in the Company’s Hack

BlackCat Group Leaks Western Digital Data to the Network

The operators of the ransomware BlackCat (aka ALPHV) have published screenshots of Western Digital’s internal emails and video conferences. The hackers appear to have maintained access to the company’s systems even after Western Digital discovered and responded to the attack. Let me also remind you that we wrote that BlackCat Says It Attacked Creos Luxembourg,… Continue reading BlackCat Group Leaks Western Digital Data to the Network

Medusa Groups Claims That It “Merged” the Source Code of Bing and Cortana into the Network

Medusa extortionist group claims to have published internal materials stolen from Microsoft, including the source codes of Bing, Bing Maps and Cortana. Microsoft representatives have not yet commented on the hackers’ statements, but IT specialists say that the leak contains digital signatures of the company’s products, many of which are relevant. According to the researcher,… Continue reading Medusa Groups Claims That It “Merged” the Source Code of Bing and Cortana into the Network