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Killnet Targets German Entities with DDoS Attacks

Various German airports, public administration bodies, and financial sector organizations were targeted in a widescale DDoS campaign. According to the Federal Cyber Security Authority (BSI), …

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Mailchimp Suffers Second Data Breach in Last Six Months

Mailchimp has suffered a data breach for the second time in less than six months. The breach has exposed information of over 130 Mailchimp account holders. This breach appears to …

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PayPal Accounts Breached in Credential Stuffing Attack

Between December 6th and December 8th, 2022, PayPal reports that they experienced a large-scale credential stuffing attack targeting their users. The attackers successfully breached 34,942 accounts before this attack was …

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Severe Git RCE Vulnerabilities Receive Patch

Git has released a patch for two severe remote code execution vulnerabilities tracked as CVE-2022-41903 and CVE-2022-23521. Both CVEs involve heap-based buffer overflows. CVE-2022-41903 is related to the “git archive” …

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Avast Releases Free BianLian Ransomware Decryptor

Security software company Avast has released a free decryptor for the BianLian ransomware strain to help victims of the malware recover locked files without paying the threat actor. The availability …

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Threat Campaigns Utilizing Google Search Ads to Push Information-Stealing Malware

Reporters at Bleeping Computer have compiled research from several different sources over the past few months that indicate multiple threat campaigns are using advertisements in Google search results to deploy …

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MSI Accidentally Breaks Secure Boot for Hundreds of Motherboards

Security Researcher Potocki claims that MSI’s firmware update version’ 7C02v3C,’ released on January 18, 2022, changed a default Secure Boot setting on MSI motherboards so that the system will boot …

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Attacks on Two Specialty Healthcare Providers Affect Nearly 600,000 People

Two specialty healthcare firms, one in Pennsylvania and the other in Texas, were both targeted with ransomware in Q2 2022. Both recently reported these breaches in January 2023; data theft …

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Gen Digital Warns of Norton Password Manager Account Breach

Gen Digital, formerly Symantec Corporation and NortonLifeLock, has sent data breach notifications to numerous customers informing them that threat actors have successfully breached Norton Password Manager accounts in credential stuffing …

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