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Samsung Falls Victim to Data Breach, Exposing User Information
Samsung Falls Victim to Data Breach, Exposing User Information
Electronics company Samsung announced last week that it recently fell victim to a data breach that exposed user information. This is the second such incident that Samsung has reported in 2022. “Today, we are taking a moment to inf...
Google to Prevent Android VPN Apps from Blocking or Interfering with Ads
Google to Prevent Android VPN Apps from Blocking or Interfering with Ads
Starting in Nov. 2022, Google will prevent Android VPN apps hosted on its Play Store marketplace from blocking or interfering with ads. While the new policy looks to counter data-harvesting VPN services and ad manipulation fraud,...
Neopets Revealed That Hackers Had Access to its Systems for 18 Months
Neopets Revealed That Hackers Had Access to its Systems for 18 Months
The virtual pet website Neopets released details about the disclosed data breach incident that exposed the personal information of more than 69 million members. According to its investigation launched on July 20, the company revea...
Google Announces New Open-Source Software Bug Bounty Program
Google Announces New Open-Source Software Bug Bounty Program
Google announced on Tuesday that it will pay security researchers to find and report bugs in the latest versions of Google-released open-source software (Google OSS). The tech giant’s newly launched Vulnerability Reward Program (V...
LastPass Confirmed Hackers Stole Some of its Source Code in Cyberattack
LastPass Confirmed Hackers Stole Some of its Source Code in Cyberattack
Popular password manager brand LastPass confirmed that it was targeted by threat actors in a cyberattack two weeks ago. According to the company, parts of its source code and proprietary technical information were stolen in the at...
DoorDash Data Breach Exposes Personal Data of Customers, Employees
DoorDash Data Breach Exposes Personal Data of Customers, Employees
Malicious actors gained personally identifiable information of both customers and workers of the US food delivery program DoorDash, according to a statement released by the company last week. The data breach occurred after a third...
Plex Urges Users to Reset Passwords After Data Breach
Plex Urges Users to Reset Passwords After Data Breach
Plex, the popular US media streaming service platform, confirmed a data breach that impacted most of its users. This breach may have also accessed customers’ sensitive account information, including usernames, email addresses, and...
Hackers Demanded $10 Million Ransom From French Hospital After Ransomware Attack
Hackers Demanded $10 Million Ransom From French Hospital After Ransomware Attack
Threat actors demanded a $10 million ransom from a French hospital after hitting it with a ransomware attack last weekend. The Hospital Center Sud Francilien (CHSF) in Corbeil-Essonnes, south-east of Paris, was struck late on Satu...
Ronin Threat Actors Used a Crypto Mixer to Transfer Stolen Funds
Ronin Threat Actors Used a Crypto Mixer to Transfer Stolen Funds
The threat actors behind the Ronin bridge attack in March used privacy tools to convert stolen Ethereum (ETH) funds to Bitcoin (BTC), before transferring them through sanctioned crypto mixer services. The hackers used renBTC (an o...
Hackers May Have Exploited Apple Security Flaws
Hackers May Have Exploited Apple Security Flaws
Apple released an update to fix security flaws on its iPhone, iPad and Mac devices. The tech giant said that hackers may have “actively exploited” these flaws. According to reports, Apple added that the new software “provides impo...