The databases contain personal information that could be used for phishing attacks and identity theft schemes. Researchers have found close to 10.5 billion pieces of consumer data that has been left sitting in almost 10,000 unsecured internet-facing databases hosted across 20 countries. The data is said to include email addresses, passwords, and phone numbers. The study was … More 10 billion records exposed in unsecured databases, study says
A number of celebrities, government officials and tech CEOs were also caught up in the incident. The personal information of more than 10.6 million former guests of MGM Resorts hotels has been leaked on a hacking forum. The data dump contained a range of Personally Identifiable Information (PII), including full names, home addresses, phone numbers, … More MGM Resorts data breach exposes details of 10.6 million guests
Is the world as we know it ready for the real impact of deepfakes? Deepfakes are rapidly becoming easier and quicker to create and they’re opening a door into a new form of cybercrime. Although the fake videos are still mostly seen as relatively harmful or even humorous, this craze could take a more sinister … More Deepfakes: When seeing isn’t believing
An introduction to the MITRE ATT&CK framework and how it can help organize and classify various types of threats and adversarial behaviors. MITRE is a not-for-profit company set up in 1958 whose mission is to “solve problems for a safer world”. This goal is being fulfilled, in part, via the organization’s new curated knowledge base known … More What is MITRE ATT&CK and how is it useful?
ESET researchers have dissected some of the latest additions to the malicious toolkit of the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group known as OceanLotus, also dubbed APT32 and APT-C-00. A prolific purveyor of malware, OceanLotus has its sights set on high-profile corporate and government targets in Southeast Asia, particularly in Vietnam, the Philippines, Laos, and Cambodia. … More OceanLotus ships new backdoor using old tricks