Month: May 2020

Thousands of #StolenCreditCard Numbers Traded in #DarkWebThousands of #StolenCreditCard Numbers Traded in #DarkWeb

Cyble Research Team, a cybersecurity firm, has recently revealed that on the 29th of May, 2020, the data of over 80,000 credit cards were put on sale within the dark web. The new research by the firm showed that these cards seemed to have been gathered from a variety of nations spread across the globe.

READ FULL ARTICLE: https://insidebitcoins.com/news/thousands-of-stolen-credit-card-numbers-traded-in-dark-web

From Mr Robot to #cybercrime vigilanteFrom Mr Robot to #cybercrime vigilante

The #hacks he developed to help Mr Robot protagonist Eliot Alderson snare #criminals may have been fabricated for TV, but Marc Rogers’ latest project is having a very real impact on a “gold rush” of #cybercriminals taking advantage of COVID-19’s disruption.

READ FULL ARTICLE: https://ia.acs.org.au/article/2020/from-mr-robot-to-cybercrime-vigilante.html

The Most Potent #Banking #Malware Receives Updates Allowing #Hackers More Control Over Infected DevicesThe Most Potent #Banking #Malware Receives Updates Allowing #Hackers More Control Over Infected Devices

#Anubis one of the most potent banking malware, has received additional features that will give hackers more control over infected devices. The additional features allow cybercriminals to operate silently without triggering the users’ awareness of their suspicious activity. 

READ FULL ARTICLE: https://www.cpomagazine.com/cyber-security/the-most-potent-banking-malware-receives-updates-allowing-hackers-more-control-over-infected-devices/

Change Your #Wishbone App #Password NowChange Your #Wishbone App #Password Now

If you’ve ever used the social voting app Wishbone, you need to change your account’s password immediately. #Hackers broke into the mobile app earlier this year and stole its entire database of user information, which contained over 40 million usernames, emails, physical addresses, phone numbers and passwords.

READ FULL ARTICLE: https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2020/05/change-your-wishbone-app-password-now/

Microsoft and Intel project converts malware into images before analyzing itMicrosoft and Intel project converts malware into images before analyzing it

#Microsoft and #Intel Labs work on #STAMINA, a new deep learning approach for detecting and classifying malware.

Microsoft and Intel have recently collaborated on a new research project that explored a new approach to detecting and classifying #malware.

READ FULL ARTICLE: https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-and-intel-project-converts-malware-into-images-before-analyzing-it/

HACKING: DATA FROM 73 MILLION INTERNET USERS IS FOR SALE ON THE DARK WEBHACKING: DATA FROM 73 MILLION INTERNET USERS IS FOR SALE ON THE DARK WEB

Nicknamed ShinyHunters, a group of hackers claims that it illegally sells the data of more than 73.2 million users on the dark web, reports ZDNet.

According to hackers, this data was stolen from several websites. Therefore, it include the Zoosk online dating application, the Chatbooks printing service, the Home Chef food delivery service, the SocialShare fashion platform and the American newspaper StarTribune and the health magazine Mindful.

READ FULL ARTICLE: https://www.gizchina.com/2020/05/11/hacking-data-from-73-million-internet-users-is-for-sale-on-the-dark-web/

PROTECTING PHARMACY AGAINST DATA BREACHESPROTECTING PHARMACY AGAINST DATA BREACHES

Despite debates about data privacy, three million Australians downloaded the new tracing app, COVIDSafe, within 72 hours of its launch by the Federal Government last month to help track the spread of coronavirus.

This rapid take-up suggests that many of us have become comfortable living with data “in the cloud” as we navigate our way around the web. We expect that our data will be protected, whilst we happily say ‘yes’ to cookies, do our banking online, and allow apps such as Twitter, Facebook and Skype to track our movements.

READ FULL ARTICLE: https://ajp.com.au/sponsored/cyber-security-hub/protecting-pharmacy-against-data-breaches/

Government announces stiff penalties for #COVIDSafe app privacy breachesGovernment announces stiff penalties for #COVIDSafe app privacy breaches

People caught making unauthorised use of the COVIDSafe app data, including transferring or storing it offshore, could face up to five years imprisonment under privacy safeguards contained in draft legislation.

READ FULL ARTICLE: https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/6745376/stiff-penalties-for-app-privacy-breaches/