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todaySeptember 28, 2020

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Global news + Ransomware 7 Defence


The cybercriminal group has plagued firms with ransomware that were sent via spear phishing emails with COVID-19 lures, since March. A new cybercriminal group called OldGremlin has been targeting Russian companies – including banks, industrial enterprises and medical firms with ransomware attacks. OldGremlin relies on a group of tools, including ...

todaySeptember 28, 2020

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Cyber security + Global news 7 Defence

An Instagram app Bug that Could’ve Given Hackers Remote Access to Your Phone

According to the report, Check Point researchers disclosed details about a critical vulnerability in Instagram’s Android app that could have allowed remote attackers to take control over a targeted device just by sending victims a specially crafted image. The most worrisome thing about this flaw is that it not only lets attackers ...

todaySeptember 26, 2020

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Global news + Cyber security 7 Defence

FinSpy spyware tragets egypt

Amnesty International today exposed details of a new surveillance campaign that targeted Egyptian civil society organizations with previously undisclosed versions of FinSpy spyware designed to target Linux and macOS systems. Developed by a German company, FinSpy is extremely powerful spying software that is being sold as a legal law enforcement tool ...

todaySeptember 25, 2020

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Cyber security + Global news 7 Defence

Fortinet VPN Default Configuration Allows MITM Attacks

Default configurations of Fortinet’s FortiGate VPN appliance could open organizations to man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks, according to researchers, where threat actors could intercept important data. According to the SAM IoT Security Lab, the FortiGate SSL-VPN client only verifies that the certificate used for client authentication was issued by Fortinet or another ...

todaySeptember 25, 2020

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Microsoft Windows XP Source Code Leaked Online

Microsoft’s long-lived operating system Windows XP—that still powers over 1% of all laptops and desktop computers worldwide—has had its source code leaked online, allegedly, along with Windows Server 2003. The source code for Microsoft’s 19-year-old operating system was published as a torrent file on notorious bulletin board website 4chan, and ...

todayAugust 20, 2020

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Data Breach 7 Defence

Experian South Africa Suffers a large Data Breach Affecting Millions

The South African largest credit check company Experian yesterday announced a data breach incident that exposed personal information of millions of its customers. While Experian itself didn’t mention the number of affect customers, in a report, the South African Banking Risk Information Centre—an anti-fraud and banking non-profit organization who worked with Experian to ...