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Hackers exploit Aiohttp bug to find vulnerable networks

  • The ransomware actor 'ShadowSyndicate' was observed scanning for servers vulnerable to CVE-2024-23334, a directory traversal vulnerability in the aiohttp Python library.

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International Monetary Fund email accounts hacked in cyberattack

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McDonald's: Global outage was caused by "configuration change"

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US moves to recover $2.3 million from "pig butchers" on Binance

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Microsoft announces Office LTSC 2024 preview starting next month

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Admin of major stolen account marketplace gets 42 months in prison

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Former telecom manager admits to doing SIM swaps for $1,000

  • A former manager at a telecommunications company in New Jersey pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges for accepting money to perform unauthorized SIM swaps that enabled an accomplice to hack customer accounts.

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McDonald's IT systems outage impacts restaurants worldwide

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StopCrypt: Most widely distributed ransomware evolves to evade detection

  • A new variant of StopCrypt ransomware (aka STOP) was spotted in the wild, employing a multi-stage execution process that involves shellcodes to evade security tools.

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SIM swappers hijacking phone numbers in eSIM attacks

  • SIM swappers have adapted their attacks to steal a target's phone number by porting it into a new eSIM card, a digital SIM stored in a rewritable chip present on many recent smartphone models.

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Tech support firms Restoro, Reimage fined $26 million for scare tactics

  • Tech support companies Restoro and Reimage will pay $26 million to settle charges that they used scare tactics to trick their customers into paying for unnecessary computer repair services.

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Google Chrome gets real-time phishing protection later this month

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French unemployment agency data breach impacts 43 million people

  • France Travail, formerly known as Pôle Emploi, is warning that hackers breached its systems and may leak or exploit personal details of an estimated 43 million individuals.

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Nissan confirms ransomware attack exposed data of 100,000 people

  • Nissan Oceania is warning of a data breach impacting 100,000 people after suffering a cyberattack in December 2023 that was claimed by the Akira ransomware operation.

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