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Avast Releases Free Decrypter for Victims of BianLian Ransomware Attacks
Avast Releases Free Decrypter for Victims of BianLian Ransomware Attacks
Victims of the BianLian ransomware attacks can download the free decryption tool recently released by popular cybersecurity company, Avast. It’s completely free and receives updates as more versions of the malware are found. The G...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on January 19, 2023
Canada’s Largest Liquor Retailers Lose Credit Card Information to Hackers
Canada’s Largest Liquor Retailers Lose Credit Card Information to Hackers
The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) issued a statement on Jan. 12 regarding a cybersecurity incident it experienced. According to the notice, the incident affected “online sales through LCBO.com,” and “immediate steps were...
Kamso Oguejiofor-Abugu by Kamso Oguejiofor-Abugu Published on January 18, 2023
Norton’s LifeLock Password Manager Faces Breach
Norton’s LifeLock Password Manager Faces Breach
Hackers breached Norton Password Manager in early December, according to Gen Digital, the parent company for Norton, AVG, Avast, and other well-known cybersecurity products. This came after the attacker purchased username and pass...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on January 17, 2023
ID Verification Now Required to Watch Adult Content in Louisiana
ID Verification Now Required to Watch Adult Content in Louisiana
Louisiana has issued a law — Act 440 — that requires websites with adult content to verify the age of its visitors. The means of verification can be a government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license. The bill was proposed by Rep...
Kamso Oguejiofor-Abugu by Kamso Oguejiofor-Abugu Published on January 13, 2023
NordVPN’s No-Logs Policy Verified a Third Time
NordVPN’s No-Logs Policy Verified a Third Time
NordVPN conducted the third independent audit of its no-logs policy. The audit was performed by Deloitte, which is an industry-leading auditing firm. It’s a member of The Big Four — four massive firms that oversee over 80% of US p...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on January 12, 2023
LastPass Sued Over Password Vault Breach
LastPass Sued Over Password Vault Breach
LastPass is facing a class action lawsuit after announcing last month that it lost its customers’ password vaults during a data breach. The lawsuit was filed by Plaintiff John Doe, who, apparently, has been using the password mana...
Kamso Oguejiofor-Abugu by Kamso Oguejiofor-Abugu Published on January 11, 2023
Bitdefender Releases MegaCortex Ransomware Decryptor
Bitdefender Releases MegaCortex Ransomware Decryptor
Bitdefender, in cooperation with Europol, the Zürich authorities, and the NoMoreRansomware Project has released a free ransomware decryptor to help the victims of the MegaCortex cyber criminal group get their stolen data back. Thi...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on January 10, 2023
Telegram insider server access offered to Dark Web customers
Telegram insider server access offered to Dark Web customers
The SafetyDetectives cybersecurity team has uncovered a store in the Dark Web alleging insider access to Telegram servers. For the non-negotiable price of 20,000 USD, the merchant claims to have unhindered access to Telegram serve...
SafetyDetectives Cybersecurity Team by SafetyDetectives Cybersecurity Team Published on January 9, 2023
Job Applicants Fall Victim to Five Guys Burger Chain Data Breach
Job Applicants Fall Victim to Five Guys Burger Chain Data Breach
American burger chain, Five Guys, experienced a data breach mid-September last year, which led to the exposure of personally identifiable information (PII) of job applicants. According to the fast food chain, it “identified a secu...
Kamso Oguejiofor-Abugu by Kamso Oguejiofor-Abugu Published on January 6, 2023
Slack’s Github Code Stolen During Breach
Slack’s Github Code Stolen During Breach
Popular online chat company Slack announced last week that it was the victim of a data breach, which resulted in several employee tokens being stolen. Though there was only a limited amount of tokens taken, threat actors were able...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on January 6, 2023