Details on over 350,000 SSL247 customers exposed due to misconfigured AWS bucket

Flash Zero Day vulnerabilities

Another week, another misconfigured AWS S3 bucket as security researchers have discovered a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket exposing sensitive files related to SSL247, a reseller of internet security products. The leaky database exposed the personal information of up to 350,000 customers (150 GB), who made purchases through SSL247 between 2012-2020. The data breach affected customers in South America, […]

Android Users Warned About 40 Malware-ridden Apps That Entice You With Free Trainers

Researchers from White Ops Satori Threat Intelligence & Research team have warned about more than 40 apps that promise free shoes, but actually infect your smartphone with dangerous malware. If downloaded, the malware, dubbed TERRACOTTA, can be used to generate fraudulent ad impressions and bombard your smartphone with annoying ads.

Experts Reacted On Musk Confirms Russian Hack Targeted Tesla Factory

The US authorities arrested and charged a Russian national in US who was recruiting and convincing a Tesla’s employee to install a malware at Tesla factory in Nevada. The Telsa CEO Elon Musk also confimed the plot by tweet.The cybersecurity experts reacted on this new plot.

US Coast Guard Increases Maritime Cybersecurity Criteria For Commercial Vessels

The increasing number of cyber incidents against commercial vessels and port authorities has led the US Coast Guard to publish updated guidelines for mitigating cyber risks and vulnerabilities in the shipping sector. In March 2020, the US Coast Guard issued new “Guidelines for Addressing Cyber Risks at Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA)-regulated facilities”. The Guidelines […]

The Importance Of Securing Real-Time APIs

Increasingly, digital transformation and customer expectations are driving organizations to employ creative approaches to serving the needs of a diverse mix of end users and experiences. From telemedicine to online banking, real-time APIs are the foundation upon which digital business is built, allowing app developers to create apps that can serve the needs of their customers. With […]

5 Industries At Risk For Cyberthreats During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed people’s everyday lives and limited their options. However, cybercriminals have capitalized on this unprecedented situation. Here are five sectors at an increased risk of cyberattacks during COVID-19.  1. Health Care The health care sector was a top target for cybercriminals before the pandemic hit. Researchers found many escalated their […]

3,000-strong ‘Dracula’ botnet shut down for pushing pro-Chinese propaganda

Social media research group Graphika identified a Twitter botnet of around 3,000 bots deployed to echo pro-Chinese political message released through state propaganda accounts. The botnet is identified by quick sharing of the message and using the same tweet style. Cybersecurity experts commented below on the danger of using these botnets for malicious purposes.

Expert Insight on DarkSide Ransomware

Darkside Ransomware who began operating around at the start of August is currently affecting the real estate developer in North America. Brookfield Residential is one of the first victims of the new DarkSide Ransomware. Below, the security expert provides insight on this new ransomware.