Almost half of all Dutch company websites are vulnerable to attacks by cyber criminals due to vulnerabilities in software, configurations and web services. The result is often data theft or extortion through ransomware. “Entrepreneurs are insufficiently aware of the risks,” says cybersecurity specialist ID Control based on three studies of web shops, government websites and […]
A cybersecurity insurer predicts that a 13% growth to 1,900 CVEs monthly would include 270 high-severity and 155 critical-severity vulnerabilities. The predictions are based on data collected over the last ten years. For most CVEs, the time to exploit is within 90 days of public disclosure, while the majority of exploits take place within the […]
T-Mobile said a “bad actor” abused an application programming interface (API) to hoover up data on roughly 37 million current postpaid and prepaid customer accounts. The data stolen included customer name, billing address, email, phone number, date of birth, T-Mobile account number, as well as information on the number of customer lines and plan features.APIs […]
According to a PayPal notice of security incident dated January 18, attackers got unauthorized access to the accounts of thousands of users between December 6 and 8, 2022. The total number of accounts that were accessed by threat actors using a credential stuffing attack is reported as being 34,942.
Security company NortonLifeLock has warned an unknown number of customers that criminals have broken into their Norton Password Manager, an online password manager, and advises that all stored credentials be changed immediately. The password manager can be used via a Norton account and can generate passwords and store them in an “online vault”. The password […]
The hacker copied information from backup that contained basic customer account information and related metadata, including company names, end-user names, billing addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, and the IP addresses from which customers were accessing the LastPass service. The threat actor was also able to copy a backup of customer vault data from the encrypted […]
The American crypto exchange Gemini has leaked the private data of 5.3 million users, which has subsequently been used for targeted phishing attacks. It concerns e-mail addresses and partial telephone numbers. According to Gemini, the data was stolen from an unnamed “third-party” supplier. No further details about the data breach have been provided. Gemini does […]
The records of Twitter contain either a private email address or phone number, and public scraped data, including the account’s Twitter ID, name, screen name, verified status, location, URL, description, follower count, account creation date, friends count, favorites count, statuses count, and profile image URLs.
Worldwide, a total of 890,000 computers were infected and more than fifty million passwords were stolen. This is the conclusion of security company Group-IB based on its own research. Investigators from the company identified 34 gangs behind the attacks using known malware such as RedLine and Raccoon Infostealer. This malware is capable of stealing login […]