Cyber News Rundown: Evite Data Breach

Over 100 Million Accounts Exposed in Evite Breach More than 100 million users of Evite were exposed after the company’s servers were compromised earlier this year. While the company doesn’t store financial information, plenty of other personally identifiable information was found in the leaked database dump. The initial figures for the breach were thought to […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2019/07/19/cyber-news-rundown-evite-data-breach

Cyber News Rundown: Major Spike in Magecart Attacks

Magecart Attacks See Spike in Automation The latest attack in the long string of Magecart breaches has apparently affected over 900 e-commerce sites in under 24 hours. This increase over the previous attack, which affected 700 sites, suggests that its authors are working on improving the automation of these information-stealing attacks. The results of these […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2019/07/12/cyber-news-rundown-major-spike-in-magecart-attacks

Cyber News Rundown: Second Florida Ransomware Attack

Second Florida City Pays Ransom Following the news that Riviera Beach, FL would pay the ransom demanded by cyberattackers, the mayor of Lake City, FL has announced that the city will be paying the demanded ransom of $460,000 to restore access to their email and internal system servers. While law enforcement agencies strongly recommend against […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2019/06/28/cyber-news-rundown-second-florida-ransomware-attack

Cyber News Rundown: GPS Vulnerabilities in Tesla Vehicles

Multiple Tesla Models Vulnerable to GPS Attacks Though it’s not the only manufacturer to offer GPS navigation in their vehicles, Tesla has once again suffered an attack on their GPS autopilot features. These attacks were able to trick the car into thinking it had arrived at an off-ramp more than two miles early, causing it […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2019/06/21/cyber-news-rundown-gps-vulnerabilities-in-tesla-vehicles

Cyber News Rundown: Radiohead Hit by Ransomware Hack

Radiohead Refuses Ransom, Releases Stolen Tracks The band Radiohead recently fell victim to a hack in which 18 hours of previously unreleased sessions were ransomed for $150,000. Rather than pay the ludicrous fee, the band instead opted to release the tracks through Bandcamp for a donation to charity. The unreleased sessions were stored as archived […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2019/06/14/cyber-news-rundown-radiohead-hit-by-ransomware-hack

Cyber News Rundown: Medical Testing Service Data Breach

Quest Diagnostics Customers Affected by Third-Party Breach The medical testing organization Quest Diagnostics has fallen victim to a third-party data breach that could affect nearly 12 million of their patients. AMCA, a collections agency that works with Quest Diagnostics, noticed unauthorized access to their systems over an eight-month period from August of last year through […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2019/06/07/cyber-news-rundown-medical-testing-service-data-breach

Cyber News Rundown: Popular News Site Breached

News Site Suffers Data Breach Flipboard, a news aggregation site, recently revealed that it’s been the victim of a data breach that could affect many of their more than 100 million active users. Digital tokens were among the compromised data, which could give the attackers further access to other sites, though Flipboard promptly removed or […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2019/05/31/cyber-news-rundown-popular-news-site-breached

Cyber News Rundown: Banking Trojan Closes Ohio Schools

Reading Time: ~2 min.Banking Trojan Shuts Down Ohio School District After the discovery of the banking Trojan known as Trickbot, an Ohio school district was forced to cancel school since they were unable to fully disinfect the networks before classes resumed the following Monday. Preliminary reports have concluded that no students were responsible for the attack, as it […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2019/05/24/cyber-news-rundown-banking-trojan-closes-ohio-schools

Cyber News Rundown: WhatsApp Vulnerability Could Install Spyware

Reading Time: ~2 min.WhatsApp Exploited to Install Spyware through Calls A serious flaw has been discovered in the messaging app WhatsApp that would allow an attacker to install spyware on a victim’s device by manipulating the packets being sent during the call. Further disguising the attack, the malicious software could be installed without the victim answering the call, […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2019/05/17/cyber-news-rundown-whatsapp-vulnerability-could-install-spyware

Cyber News Rundown: Dharma Diversion

Reading Time: ~2 min.Dharma Ransomware Employs Diversion Tactics Researchers recently discovered a new ransomware variant that displays an ESET AV removal screen once launched in order to divert the a victim’s attention from the silent encryption taking place. Initially dropped by an email spam campaign, the payload comes as a password protected zip archive, with the password made […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2019/05/10/cyber-news-rundown-dharma-diversion