|The 17 biggest data breaches of the 21st century|
In recent years, 17 serious data breaches were published. The data breach constitutes a huge loss of information and this has been a trend in our recent memory.
|The biggest hack in the cryptocurrency history! $534 Million stolen|
This time Coincheck, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked and lost $534 million in NEM tokens.
|GDPR privacy tool provided by Facebook and Microsoft|
In few months, GDPR is introduced into force, and companies racing against time to comply with the new rules. A GDPR tool was provided by Facebook and Microsoft.
|VirtualBox patches ten discovered vulnerabilities|
Oracle launches released patches for ten vulnerabilities in VirtualBox which allow attackers to break out of guest operating systems and attack the host operating system that VirtualBox runs on.
|libcurl vulnerable since your inception|
libcurl is a command-line transfer library that supports DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP and other. It is used to transfer data via URLs. Are you prepared? It is vulnerable since the first commit we recorded and it was fixed in 7.58.0 version.
|Survey – Preparations for the new Data Protection Act|
According to the new research from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), 80% of large businesses have heard of GDPR, and 27% have made changes to how they operate in response.
|Code Execution Flaw Impacts Skype, Signal, Slack and other apps|
Electron vulnerability. Skype, Signal, Slack, GitHub Desktop, Twitch, WordPress.com and other desktop apps are vulnerable to remote code execution.
|Bell Canada – Leaked 100.000 individuals records|
Bell Canada has been compromised in a breach that reportedly affects up to 100.000 individuals. It was communicated to customers, that their names and personal emails were accessed in a malicious campaign.
|Monero crypto miner leveraging Apache Struts vulnerability|
Cryptocurrency miners have begun using two older and already patched vulnerabilities to compromise servers to mine the Monero digital currency.
|New botnet approach infects cryptocurrency replacing wallet address|
After gaining control of the coin-mining software, Satori bot replaces the victim wallet address with the malicious address. In this way, the computer mining currency through the address controlled by the attacker.
|Critical Flaw in All Blizzard Games|
A Google security researcher has discovered a severe vulnerability in Blizzard games, played every month by half a billion users—World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo III, Hearthstone and Starcraft II.
|Sonic apps in the Google Play published by SEGA leak users’ data|
Android apps such as Sonic Dash, Sonic the Hedgehog™ Classic, and Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom, that have been totally downloaded millions of times are compromising user’s date.
Pedro Tavares is a professional in the field of information security, working as an Ethical Hacker, Malware Analyst, Cybersecurity Analyst and also a Security Evangelist. He is also a founding member at CSIRT.UBI and Editor-in-Chief of the security computer blog seguranca-informatica.pt.
In recent years he has invested in the field of information security, exploring and analyzing a wide range of topics, such as pentesting (Kali Linux), malware, hacking, cybersecurity, IoT and security in computer networks. He is also Freelance Writer.
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