Report: Call Center Provider Exposed Robocall Database

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By: Jeremiah Fowler The Exposure Provides a Look Behind the Scenes of the Controversial Business of Autodialing. 1,481,280 calls made in 24 hours that included logs, exposing outgoing call data, and...

Data Breach Exposes 1.6 Million Jobless Claims Filed in the Washington State

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan The Office of the Washington State Auditor (SAO) on Monday said it's investigating a security incident that resulted in the compromise of personal information of more than...

Police Arrest 21 WeLeakInfo Customers Who Bought Breached Personal Data

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan 21 people have been arrested across the UK as part of a nationwide cyber crackdown targeting customers of WeLeakInfocom, a now-defunct online service that had been previously...

Cybersecurity Firm FireEye Got Hacked; Red-Team Pentest Tools Stolen

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan FireEye, one of the largest cybersecurity firms in the world, said on Tuesday it became a victim of a state-sponsored attack by a "highly sophisticated threat actor"...

Russian Who Hacked LinkedIn, Dropbox Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison

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By: Swati Khandelwal A Russian hacker who was found guilty of hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring over eight years ago has finally been sentenced to 88 months in United States...

Beware: New Android Spyware Found Posing as Telegram and Threema Apps

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan A hacking group known for its attacks in the Middle East, at least since 2017, has recently been found impersonating legitimate messaging apps such as Telegram and...

The Biggest Data Breaches In The First Half of 2020

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In this blog, we are going to talk about the big data breach that occurred in the first half of 2020.  Since the COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies to move...

Federal agency has suffered a successful espionage-related cyberattack

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By: Tara Seals The attack featured a unique, multistage malware and a likely PulseSecure VPN exploit. A federal agency has suffered a successful espionage-related cyberattack that led to a backdoor and...

CIA Gets presidential Go Ahead From Trump For More Covert Cyber Operations

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In 2018, US President Trump gave the CIA more powers to carry out covert cyber operations resulting in several hacks and data dumps from Iranian and Russian spy agencies. By Catalin...

269GB Of Police & Law Enforcement Confidential Data Leaked by DDoSecrets & Anonymous Hackers

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A group of hacktivists and transparency advocates has published a massive 269 GB of data allegedly stolen from more than 200 police departments, fusion centers, and other law enforcement...