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Cloudflare blames recent outage on BGP hijacking incident

  • Internet giant Cloudflare reports that its DNS resolver service,, was recently unreachable or degraded for some of its customers because of a combination of Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) hijacking and a route leak.

  • Ticketmaster

Hackers leak alleged Taylor Swift tickets, amp up Ticketmaster extortion

  • Hackers have leaked what they claim is Ticketmaster barcode data for 166,000 Taylor Swift Eras Tour tickets, warning that more events would be leaked if a $2 million extortion demand is not paid.

  • Eldorado

New Eldorado ransomware targets Windows, VMware ESXi VMs

  • A new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) called Eldorado emerged in March and comes with locker variants for VMware ESXi and Windows.

  • Visio

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    • JULY 05, 2024
    • 07:17 AM
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  • Ethereum

Ethereum mailing list breach exposes 35,000 to crypto draining attack

  • A threat actor compromised Ethereum's mailing list provider and sent to over 35,000 addresses a phishing email with a link to a malicious site running a crypto drainer.

  • Hacker

Hackers attack HFS servers to drop malware and Monero miners

  • Hackers are targeting older versions of the HTTP File Server (HFS) from Rejetto to drop malware and cryptocurrency mining software.

  • Magic Keyboard Folio

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    • JULY 04, 2024
    • 07:48 AM
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  • Healthcare

HealthEquity data breach exposes protected health information

  • Healthcare fintech firm HealthEquity is warning that it suffered a data breach after a partner's account was compromised and used to access the Company's systems to steal protected health information.

  • Cyberattack ddos network cybersecurity

OVHcloud blames record-breaking DDoS attack on MikroTik botnet

  • OVHcloud, a global cloud services provider and one of the largest of its kind in Europe, says it mitigated a record-breaking distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack earlier this year that reached an unprecedented packet rate of 840 million packets per second (Mpps).

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    • JULY 03, 2024
    • 02:07 PM
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  • Authy

Hackers abused API to verify millions of Authy MFA phone numbers

  • Twilio has confirmed that an unsecured API endpoint allowed threat actors to verify the phone numbers of millions of Authy multi-factor authentication users, potentially making them vulnerable to SMS phishing and SIM swapping attacks.

  • FIA Formula 1

Formula 1 governing body discloses data breach after email hacks

  • FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile), the auto racing governing body since the 1950s, says attackers gained access to personal data after compromising several FIA email accounts in a phishing attack.

  • Hand data data leak hacker

Infostealer malware logs used to identify child abuse website members

  • Thousands of pedophiles who download and share child sexual abuse material (CSAM) were identified through information-stealing malware logs leaked on the dark web, highlighting a new dimension of using stolen credentials in law enforcement investigations.

  • Europol

Europol takes down 593 Cobalt Strike servers used by cybercriminals

  • Europol coordinated a joint law enforcement action known as Operation Morpheus, which led to the takedown of almost 600 Cobalt Strike servers used by cybercriminals to infiltrate victims' networks.

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    • JULY 03, 2024
    • 07:19 AM
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  • Proton Drive

Proton launches free, privacy-focused Google Docs alternative

  • Proton has launched 'Docs in Proton Drive,' a free and open-source end-to-end encrypted web-based document editing and collaboration tool.

  • Xbox

Xbox is down worldwide with users unable to login, play games

  • The Xbox Live service is currently down due to a major outage, impacting customers worldwide and preventing them from signing into their Xbox accounts and playing games.

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    • JULY 02, 2024
    • 02:09 PM
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  • Google

Google now pays $250,000 for KVM zero-day vulnerabilities

  • Google has launched kvmCTF, a new vulnerability reward program (VRP) first announced in October 2023 to improve the security of the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor that comes with $250,000 bounties for full VM escape exploits.

  • Patelco

Patelco shuts down banking systems following ransomware attack

  • Patelco Credit Union has disclosed it experienced a ransomware attack that led to the proactive shutdown of several of its customer-facing banking systems to contain the incident's impact.



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