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Lazada suffers data breach, 1.1 million RedMart accounts compromised and put up for sale

Singapore-based Lazada group was a victim of a data breach on October 29, which was confirmed on the next day. On a...

US Federal authorities issue advisory over ransomware attacks targeting healthcare sector

Three US Federal authorities - the FBI, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Department of Health and Human Services...

Ransomware attack on Georgia county affects voter signature database

Hall County in Georgia reported a ransomware attack on October 7 but the effects are only visible now, nearly 3 weeks later....

Hackers try to steal Office 365 credentials using Microsoft Teams hoax

Researchers have observed a malicious fake message, which pretends to be from Microsoft Teams, enticing users to login to their Office 365...

Cybersecurity startup Arctic Wolf raises $200m in latest funding round

US-based cybersecurity firm Arctic Wolf raised 0m in its latest funding round, taking their total funding up to 8m. The company has...

Google launches new data protection service for businesses and enterprises

Google has introduced a new service for businesses and enterprises, the Data Protection Insights Reports, to protect the data that they store...

US Cybersecurity firm highlights risks in access to voter information in upcoming election

Trustwave, a US-based cybersecurity firm, has revealed that sensitive data for voter data for nearly 200 million American citizens is available on...

Phishing emails use DHL disguise to obtain credentials

A recent phishing scam, unveiled in Australia, used the guise of global logistics giant DHL in order to obtain victims' addresses without...

Legal AI bot ‘DoNotPay’ allows users to keep emails cleaner and safer

In a breakthrough solution for email spams and unwanted e-correspondence, legal tech expert Joshau Browder has created an AI bot called 'DoNotPay'....

Emotet alarm in Spain, more than 16% of businesses affected in September

Emotet, one of the most prevalent cyber threats across the globe, is pillaging Spanish industries in large numbers. Recent reports suggest that...

US Agency CISA: Emotet malware is the most dangerous cyber threat today

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) issued an advisory against the...

Indian Bollywood actress faces ransomware attack, hackers demand 0.2 BTC

Bollywood actress Pooja Bedi, an eminent pop-culture icon in the country, had a ransomware attack on her website. According to Bedi’s statements...

Zimbabwe to amend its cybersecurity and data protection laws

Debates in the Zimbabwean Nation Assembly last week led to amendments in certain clauses of their Cybersecurity and Data Protection Bill. The...

Pakistan eyes domestic AI solution for cybersecurity

The National Centre for Cyber Security (NCCS) in Pakistan, a government entity, has teamed up with the National Clearing Company of Pakistan...

Exorcist 2.0 ransomware misdirects users to proxy sites for malware delivery

Ransomware group Exorcist 2.0 is constantly confounding internet users by broadcasting malicious advertising on proxy websites. These proxy websites are built to...

Ransomware REvil deposits $1m in hacker fund to promote for-hire malware

The ransomware group REvil has deposited $1m worth of bitcoins into a hacker forum to initiate recruitment of affiliates. REvil seeks to...

India: Reserve Bank issues advisory on the cybersecurity of Urban Co-op Banks

The Reserve Bank of India, the country's central bank, issued a directive to Urban Co-op Banks (UCBs), asking them to check, assess,...

Polish Authorities nab hacker group responsible for multiple cybercrimes

Polish authorities, the Police Centre Bureau of Investigation, took down a hacker group that has been rampant in the country for the...

‘Alien’ invasion: Latest trojan malware that targets Android apps

A new malware by the name Alien is prowling the web in the form of shady ads and proxy website applications. It...

Ransomware attack on eyewear conglomerate Luxottica foiled, company reports no data stolen

Luxottica, one of the biggest eyewear-manufacturers in the world, was at the receiving end of a cyberattack on Sunday, September 20. The...

American Cybersecurity Agency issues advisory about rise in LokiBot malware

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has raised an alarm about the increase in LokiBot activity. This is a malware...

Indian Cybersecurity market to be worth $3b by 2022: IntSights

Research analysis firm IntSights published a report that states that the Indian cybersecurity market holds great potential. The report titled “India: An...

Cisco: Fileless Malware responsible for 30% of cybersecurity threats

Global tech developer, Cisco, published a blog report about the nature of cybersecurity threats to endpoint services. The report analysed the causes...

Ransomware attack hits Laser developer firm, IPG Photonics

Another ransomware attack occurred in the USA last week. This time the victim was a private laser manufacturing company called IPG Photonics,...

Activision security leak: 500k Call of Duty player accounts compromised

Activision, one of the largest producers of games in the world, had its security compromised on September 20. However, it was not...

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