Experts Insight On Watford Community Housing (WCH) Data Breach

Watford Community Housing (WCH) sent out an unencrypted spreadsheet with 3,544 rows of personal information on its tenants, including names, addresses, dates of birth, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic origin and disability status.  It’s not yet been confirmed if any of these individuals are subject to witness protection orders in court proceedings. Watford Community Housing Trust Data […]

Chinese Hacker Group APT41 Uses Recent Exploits To Target Companies Worldwide

It has been reported that a Chinese cyberespionage group has been attacking organizations worldwide by exploiting vulnerabilities in popular business applications and devices from companies such as Cisco, Citrix and Zoho. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the risk to companies is even greater, because IT staff are working remotely and the rush to […]

Data Deposit Box Exposes 270K Users’ Private Information – Expert Comments

Researchers yesterday published the discovery of a serious breach in an open Amazon S3 bucket owned by secure cloud storage provider Data Deposit Box.The leak exposed detailed information about 270,000 private files uploaded by customers through the company’s secure cloud storage service. The database also revealed personally identifiable information (PII) of customers, which could have […]

Hijacked Twitter Accounts Used To Advertise Face Masks

Accounts pushed hundreds of tweets advertising a sketchy mask website on Tuesday, according to Vice. Hackers have taken over a wave of Twitter accounts to aggressively advertise a website that claims to be selling face masks and toilet paper during the coronavirus pandemic. The news highlights the sorts of unusual steps those trying to make […]

Cybersecurity Experts On Medical And Military Contractor Kimchuk Hit By Data-stealing Ransomware

It has been reported that Kimchuk, a medical and military electronics maker, has been hit by data-stealing ransomware. The manufacturer, which builds electronics for medical equipment, telecoms systems and energy grids, also makes nuclear modules for the Navy, work that often requires security clearance. Its systems were infected and knocked offline earlier this month by DoppelPaymer, a newer strain […]