Cyber Security

Data Breach: Alleged Whatsapp Leak of about 500 Million Users Records

Nearly 500 million WhatsApp users’ most recent mobile phone numbers are purportedly being sold by someone. Cybernews’ analysis of a data sample suggests that this is true. On November 16, a hacker advertised on a well-known hacking site that they were offering a database with 487 million WhatsApp user mobile numbers as of the year …

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What is Encryption? – Lessons Learnt for Encryption Day (21st October)

LESSONS FOR ENCRYPTION DAY Encryption is the process of scrambling information so that it can only be read by those who have access to the keys to unscramble it. End-to-End (E2E) encryption provides the strongest level of security and trust, because ideally only the intended recipient holds the key to decrypt the message. 1. Lessons …

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Costa Rica hit with a Ransomware by Conti

Conti ransomware attack in Costa Rica Costa Rica has been making headlines over the last few months, especially after President Rodrigo Chaves Robles declared a national state of emergency. The declaration followed a series of ransomware attacks that halted Costa Rica’s economy, affecting several branches of government and the public sector at large. Since many …

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Ransomware As A Service. What is it?

Ransomware as a Service(Raas) The phrase “ransomware as a service” (RaaS) describes the practice of using ransomware as a tactic or business model. Ransomware services are sold to customers by organizations like Conti through servers. In order to infect the systems of target organizations at the affiliate or buyer’s request, ransomware developers construct distinctive ransomware …

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Data Breach: Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto leaked

Data Breach: Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft : The Trilogy – Online game leaked A hacker going by the handle “teapotuberhacker” posted 90 videos containing 50 minutes of in-development game footage to GTAForums on September 18, 2022. The Guardian said that the footage was from various phases of development, with some films being around a year …

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Data Breach: Uber Hacked by 18 year old allegedly-Uber hack 2022

Data Breach: Uber Hacked by 18 year old allegedly-Uber hack 2022 Uber acknowledged reports of a widespread cybersecurity compromise on September 15th. An attacker gained access to the account of an Uber EXT contractor. After the contractor’s device had been infected with malware, revealing those credentials, the attacker likely bought the contractor’s Uber corporate password …

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Cisco Hacked 2022 by Yanluowang Ransomware Gang – Cyberattack

Cisco Hacked 2022 by Yanluowang Ransomware Gang – Cyberattack Cisco has now stated that the Yanluowang ransomware organization infiltrated their corporate network in late May and that the actor attempted to extort money from them by threatening to post stolen material online. The corporation disclosed that the attackers could only access a Box folder that …

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