Security

Macrosoft exposes private data of license buyers

Cybersecurity neglect has resulted in a massive data leak affecting nearly 100,000 users in Italy who purchased software licenses.
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Paris 2024 partners lax about email fraud – experts

Two-thirds of the official Paris Olympic Games partners do not have sufficient measures in place to protect the public from email fraud, cybersecurity experts have warned.
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Cybergang attack Germany using AI-generated code

Cybercriminals impersonating legitimate German companies are attacking organizations in the country. This time, they’re incorporating an AI-generated dropper to work with other malware, the cybersecurity company Proofpoint has found.
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Underground online casino exposes 850K users

Fixbet, an underground online casino that’s largely aimed at the Turkish market, has exposed hundreds of thousands of its users, potentially endangering them as gambling is mostly prohibited in Turkey.
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IntelBroker strikes again: Accor database leaked, exposing 642K individuals

Hackers have shared a database exposing 642,000 individuals’ personal information, including full names, email addresses, job titles, and the company they work for. The data allegedly comes from one of the world’s largest hospitality providers, Accor.
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Critical LG TV bug allows complete device takeover

LG WebOS, the operating system running LG TVs, has been found to harbor several flaws, some of which allow attackers to take over the device, severely impacting user security.
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Google Cloud gets GenAI creating cybersecurity powerhouse

Google has announced that it's integrating generative AI into the Google Cloud to assist users across its various products and platforms – including its new Gemini-driven security platform.
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The $100 cybersecurity budget – how cyber pros would spend it

We’ve all heard that for maximum cybersecurity, we need them all: firewalls, VPNs, antiviruses, multiple encrypted backups with retina scanners, guard dogs, and electric fences. But what if you only had a measly $100 budget for cybersecurity? Here’s what the cyber pros would do with it.
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Hugging Face partners with Wiz on AI security

Cybersecurity firm Wiz partners with Hugging Face to patch up vulnerabilities in the AI cloud provider’s architecture that could have put its customer data at risk.
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Parental control app exposes live GPS locations of kids on internet

KidSecurity, a popular parental control app, has leaked sensitive information about children for the second time, this time exposing GPS locations and private messages on minors’ devices.
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US cyber board faults Microsoft for Chinese hack of gov officials

A US Cyber Safety Review Board blames Microsoft for the 2023 Chinese hack of top US government officials' emails citing 'preventable' cybersecurity lapses and deliberate lack of transparency.
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Airlines apps might know more than you think

Cybernews research reveals that the most popular airline apps might have sensitive access to travelers' devices.
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YouTube being used to distribute malware

Information stealer malware is being delivered via YouTube in the guise of pirated software and video game cracks, cybersecurity firm Proofpoint warns.
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Cancer treatment center City of Hope breached, 827K people exposed

Cancer treatment and research organization the City of Hope has reported a data breach affecting 827,149 individuals, with their names, Social Security numbers, and medical records leaked.
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PandaBuy data breach exposes 1.3 million people

Malicious threat actors claim to have breached PandaBuy, a popular global shopping platform for products from China. The hackers posted more than three million rows of data on an illicit forum, with researchers identifying 1.3 million unique accounts.
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Cybercriminals selling new tool weaponizing Raspberry Pi

Threat actors have come up with a new solution called Geobox that transforms the mini-computer Raspberry Pi into a Swiss-army knife type of hacking device for fraudsters and other criminals.
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Popular new-age spirituality platform leaks its followers' data

The email addresses of more than 270,000 spiritual healing seekers were made public due to cybersecurity neglect.
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Spyware vendors outpace state-sponsored actors in zero-day exploits

Commercial spyware vendors such as NSO Group, Intellexa, Candiru, and Cy4Gate were the most productive in discovering new exploits to target users on Windows, Android, iOS, and browsers on various machines. Google believes in expanding sanctions and restrictions on such companies.
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