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Tech Support Scam Affects Thousands of WordPress Websites

Tech Support Scam Affects Thousands of WordPress Websites

A large number of WordPress websites have been compromised with JavaScript code that redirects users to scam websites. The vulnerability was made possible due to outdated plugins that were exploitable. The...
Twitter API Bug May Have Caused An Internal Data Leak

Twitter API Bug May Have Caused An Internal Data Leak

A bug in the Twitter API may have led to a large number of users having their data leaked. The social media platform has already sent out a message informing them about...
Newegg Online Payment System Compromised by Cybercriminals

Newegg Online Payment System Compromised by Cybercriminals

Newegg is the latest in line to face a security breach in its online payment system. The store’s payments page was used to harvest credit card details for over a month by...
Netflix Subscribers Affected by An Email Phishing Attack

Netflix Subscribers Affected by An Email Phishing Attack

A phishing attack was identified targeting Netflix subscribers last week. The City of London Police and National Fraud Intelligence Bureau identified the attack. Netflix subscribers have already been warned about the...

Research Indicates Cogeco Peer 1 Cloud Hosting Service Is Serving Malware

A research by Zscaler ThreatLabZ team has found that hackers and malware developers are using cheap cloud-based hosting services. These hosting services allow the hackers to hide their malware in midst of trusted...
Account Takeover Attacks Target Low-Level Employees, Lead to More Efficient Phishing Campaigns

Account Takeover Attacks Target Low-Level Employees, Lead to More Efficient Phishing Campaigns

Barracuda Networks study shows account takeover attacks result in the spreading of phishing campaigns Only 6% of targets were high-level employees, and 22% worked in sensitive departments Hackers have become quite proficient at taking...
Security Research Firm Uncovers Fake Finance Apps on Google Play

Security Research Firm Uncovers Fake Finance Apps on Google Play

Users from all around the world are being duped by fake finance apps impersonating popular banking institutions. Austrian cryptocurrency exchange Bitpanda has also been identified as a target of these malicious apps. ...
US State Department Experiences Employee Data Breach

US State Department Experiences Employee Data Breach

The United States State Department had a data breach which has leaked employee data. Personal information of employees was exposed. Classified emails have not been affected according to the department. The...
US Government-Partnered Website GovPayNet Leaks Over 14 Million Records

US Government-Partnered Website GovPayNet Leaks Over 14 Million Records

Indianapolis-based payments solutions provider has leaked over 14 million customer records in a recent data leak. The service was used to settle both state and local government fees and fines online. ...
Customer Data of 11 Million Yahoo! Users Exposed in MongoDB Leak

Customer Data of 11 Million Yahoo! Users Exposed in MongoDB Leak

Independent security researcher Bob Diachenko spotted a customer database with 11 million records. The database contains 10,999,535 email addresses from Yahoo! Personal data in the database includes names, addresses, state and...

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