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Spyware Cyberattack Campaigns Apple Lockdown Mode Feature iOS MacOS Mac Apple Devices

Spyware campaigns combated by Apple’s new Lockdown Mode feature

As Apple’s updated operating system comes nearer to its rollout this year, the tech giant announced that the latest OS version would include a new security feature, Lockdown Mode, to protect high-risk people against targeted spyware campaigns. The new security feature would be included in Apple’s iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura. According to...
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NightLion Worm Retaliates Night Lion Security Disrupting Threat Gangs

NightLion worm retaliates on Night Lion Security for disrupting them

Threat actors have been attempting to force an act of virtual revenge using a worm dubbed NightLion against a cybersecurity firm called Night Lion Security after they published writing that revealed the secrets of several hacking gangs. The researchers attributed Night Lion Security to a cyberattack campaign against organisations because the firm’s name was used...
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Mobile Robots Hospitals found Critical Flaws Vulnerability Exploit

Mobile robots that aid hospitals are found with critical flaws

The healthcare sector is among the many organisations that have been targeted by cybersecurity attacks, including hospitals that hold a massive number of confidential patient data that could be exposed to data leaks when software vulnerabilities arise. Nonetheless, hackers still prefer targeting the sectors that would provide them with surefire financial profit and tend to...
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Cybersecurity Firms Warning Users Log4Shell Log4f Vulnerability Exploit Cyberattacks

Cybersecurity firms continue to warn users against Log4Shell attacks

Several cybersecurity firms continue to raise red flags regarding threat actors who use the Log4j critical flaw – Log4Shell – in their malicious activities. According to the researchers, they have observed several attacks that have been actively exploiting the vulnerability. In the past couple of months, various security firms released an advisory regarding threat actors...
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Japanese Electronics Panasonic Data Breach Japan Brand Abuse Compromised Systems

Japanese electronics giant Panasonic confirms suffering from data breach

Recent reports revealed a data breach against Panasonic, a Japanese multinational corporation and electronics giant, that compromised their data stored on a file server as the unknown threat actors have managed to access their systems. A press release by Panasonic confirmed that their network had been illegally accessed by unknown third-party threat actors last November...
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France Cease Operations Ship Inspection Bureau Veritas System Disruption Cyberattack Maritime Logistics

Operations of ship inspection firm Bureau Veritas disrupted due to attack

A French certification and ship inspection firm, Bureau Veritas, has recently been hit by a cyberattack on their systems that temporarily disrupted their operations and slowed down their client services. The ship inspection firm said from a statement that they immediately triggered their cybersecurity protocols upon learning about the incident. To prevent the cyberattack from...
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Console Gaming Vulnerabilities Sony PS5 Firmware Kernel Exploit Cybersecurity

Two console vulnerabilities were found on Sony’s PS5 within a day

The latest cybersecurity news has shaken the gaming community as attackers are reported to steal PS5 root keys and exploit the kernel computer program, which revealed a wide vulnerability within its gaming consoles.   Security experts have found two vulnerabilities on the PS5 consoles that expose them to attackers who can control their basic features...
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Israel Hosting Company Ransomware Attack CyberServe Atraf Extortion

An Israeli hosting company has suffered from a politically motivated Ransomware Attack 

CyberServe, an Israeli hosting and web development company, was reported to have been hit by a ransomware attack by the BlackShadow threat group that stole their client databases and disrupted their operations. Clients of CyberServe include museums, local radio stations, and educational institutions.   The visitors of the CyberServe website were alarmed upon seeing an error message that informed them about a cybersecurity issue.   ...
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Luxury department store Neiman Marcus data breach compromised data

Luxury department store, Neiman Marcus, gets hit by data breach affecting millions

Neiman Marcus, an American luxury department store chain in the ownership of Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) located in Dallas, Texas, has warned millions of their worldwide clients about their online accounts being susceptible to a major data breach. The impacted customers have reached over 4.6 million people, of which they have sent notifications regarding the attack that may have begun by May last year.  From the...
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Cloud storage applications malware downloads ransomware

Cloud storage applications top the most utilized avenue of malware downloads, according to recent studies

Cyberattacks have been utilizing cloud applications as an avenue of distributing malware, as per recent studies. Researchers have identified that 68% of malware downloads were derived from cloud applications for the 2nd quarter of 2021. Cloud-based misconfigurations are often a contributing factor in terms of these issues.    About 66.4% of malware downloads for the 2nd...
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