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A deep dive into the operations of the LockBit ransomware group

ZDNet Zero Day - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 05:48
Most victims are from the enterprise and are expected to pay an average ransom of $85,000.
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This strange malware stops you from visiting pirate websites

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 06/17/2021 - 08:00
An odd vigilante campaign is preventing victims from accessing pirate content online.
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Over a billion records belonging to CVS Health exposed online

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 09:00
The exposure is another example of misconfiguration that can impact security.
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Facebook awards $30,000 bounty for exploit exposing private Instagram content

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 03:21
The bug allowed users to view content without following an account.
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SEC settles with First American over massive leak of mortgage data, disclosure

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 02:43
First American has agreed to a penalty of close to half a million dollars.
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Critical remote code execution flaw in thousands of VMWare vCenter servers remains unpatched

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 08:00
Close to a month on, internet-facing servers remain vulnerable to attack.
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Pandemic prompts digital ‘boom’ in account creation - as well as password fatigue

ZDNet Zero Day - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 23:01
Lockdown forced many of us online and this hasn't helped our security postures.
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Dentist charged by SEC for digital token project fraud, pump-and-dump AI stock scheme

ZDNet Zero Day - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 05:45
The “adviser” was allegedly responsible for three securities frauds.
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Volkswagen, Audi disclose data breach impacting over 3.3 million customers, interested buyers

ZDNet Zero Day - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 04:33
An unsecured treasure trove of data used for sales was exposed online.
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Codecov to retire the Bash script responsible for supply chain attack wave

ZDNet Zero Day - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 03:49
A new uploader, shipped as a NodeJS executable, has been introduced in its place.
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Lax security around URL shortener exposed PII of US retailer Carter’s customer base

ZDNet Zero Day - Fri, 06/11/2021 - 08:00
Hundreds of thousands of customers may have been impacted.
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Card Broken: 1000 arrests made in Chinese crackdown on fraud, cryptocurrency laundering

ZDNet Zero Day - Fri, 06/11/2021 - 03:30
Criminals involved in telecom scams allegedly funneled their profits through cryptocurrency platforms.
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Feds strike Slilpp, a marketplace for flogging initial access credentials

ZDNet Zero Day - Fri, 06/11/2021 - 02:48
The marketplace was one of the largest sellers of stolen login information.
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This new hacking group has a nasty surprise for African, Middle East diplomats

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 08:00
The newly-discovered APT pulls no punches when it comes to cyberespionage.
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Amazon data usage to feature in new UK antitrust probe: report

ZDNet Zero Day - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 05:13
Reports suggest a formal investigation into potential merchant favoritism is planned.
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Apple pays millions of dollars to student after repair staff leak her explicit photos online

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 04:19
Sensitive photos were accessed and leaked by workers repairing her iPhone.
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PuzzleMaker attacks exploit Windows zero-day, Chrome vulnerabilities

ZDNet Zero Day - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 03:34
Two of the zero-days used were patched by Microsoft on Tuesday.
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A deep dive into Nefilim, a ransomware group with an eye for $1bn+ revenue companies

ZDNet Zero Day - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 07:00
The group is one of many that employ two separate methods to blackmail victims.
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Facebook ramps up privacy efforts with end-to-end encrypted audio, video calling trials in Secret Conversations

ZDNet Zero Day - Mon, 06/07/2021 - 11:00
The tech giant says that improving Secret Conversations will be the focus of the research.
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