CVE-2021-44228: Apache Log4j2 Zero-Day Exploited in the Wild (Log4Shell) — Qualys Security Blog

Update December 12, 2021: An exploit for a critical zero-day vulnerability affecting Apache Log4j2 known as Log4Shell was disclosed on December 9, 2021. CVE-2021-44228: Apache Log4j2 Zero-Day Exploited in the Wild (Log4Shell) — Qualys Security Blog

Volvo target of hackers, steal confidential information — Cyber Threat Intelligence

An unknown party has managed to break into Volvo’s servers and steal confidential information. According to the car manufacturer, ‘a limited amount’ of data from the R&D department was stolen by the perpetrators. There are currently no indications that customer data has been obtained. Volvo: ‘No personal data was stolen’ according to the company. Read more usingContinue reading “Volvo target of hackers, steal confidential information — Cyber Threat Intelligence”

Data leak Malindo Air: data of tens of thousands of Dutch people currently for sale on hacker forum

Personal data of an expected 15 to 20 thousand Dutch people who flew with Malaysian airline Malindo Air are currently being offered for sale on a surface web hacker forum. Phone numbers and passport details, among other things, have been captured and are being traded. If you’ve flown with Malaysian Malindo Air in recent years, chances…Continue reading “Data leak Malindo Air: data of tens of thousands of Dutch people currently for sale on hacker forum”

XKEYSCORE Spy Program Revealed by Snowden Still a Problem

The US Civil Liberties Oversight Board presented to the government the results of an investigation into XKEYSCORE late last year. The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) has conducted a classified investigation into the government’s surveillance program XKEYSCORE, but one of the investigators disagrees. Through the XKEYSCORE program, the US National Security Agency analyzedContinue reading “XKEYSCORE Spy Program Revealed by Snowden Still a Problem”

How Hackers Used Slack to Break into EA Games

The hackers requested a multifactor authentication token from EA IT through Slack to access the corporate network. The cybercriminal group, which stole over 780 gigabytes of confidential data from Electronic Arts, hacked into the networks of a video game publisher by tricking one of its employees through the corporate messenger Slack. How Hackers Used Slack to BreakContinue reading “How Hackers Used Slack to Break into EA Games”

Akamai outage was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS protection service — CyberSecurity News

An outage suffered by CDN, cybersecurity and cloud services provider Akamai was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS attack protection service. CDN, cybersecurity and cloud services provider Akamai revealed that the recent outage suffered by the company was caused by a problem with its Prolexic DDoS attack protection service. The Prolexic Routed DDoS […]Continue reading “Akamai outage was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS protection service — CyberSecurity News”

It’s not just pipelines; everyday gig workers are getting phished too | #relationshipscams | #dating | romancescams | #scams

[ad_1] _________________________ Not long ago, “getting Phished” meant waking up in a festival field wearing nothing but cargo shorts — 23 hours into a 3-day jam session, smelling like patchouli oil. Now, the hackers are ruining it for us all. Recently, high-profile cyberattacks of pipelines, meat factories, and ferry operations have cast […] It’s notContinue reading “It’s not just pipelines; everyday gig workers are getting phished too | #relationshipscams | #dating | romancescams | #scams”

Operators of the ransomware Prometheus attacks dozens of companies around the world in a few months

In just four months since the start of the Prometheus ransomware, its operators managed to hack 30 organizations around the world. First discovered in February 2021, Prometheus is an offshoot of another notorious ransomware variant called Thanos, which was previously used against government entities in the Middle East and North Africa last year. According to experts from…Continue reading “Operators of the ransomware Prometheus attacks dozens of companies around the world in a few months”