Hacker steals govt database with info of entire Argentine population

Reportedly, the database also contains personal information of Argentinian President Alberto Fernández, football superstars Sergio Aguero and Lionel Messi. After the infamous La Gorra Leaks in 2017 and the exposure…

New Linux kernel memory corruption bug causes full system compromise

Researchers dubbed it a “straightforward Linux kernel locking bug” that they exploited against Debian Buster’s 4.19.0.13-amd64 kernel. In 2017, MacAfee researchers disclosed a memory corruption bug inside the Linux kernel’s UDP…

REvil ransomware gang goes dark after its Tor sites are hacked

In July 2021 the REvil ransomware group vanished due to mounting US pressure after the Kaseya attack. However, the group was back in September 2021 by carrying out extortion-based DDoS…

Chinese VPN app Quickfox caught exposing 1 million users’ data

The Quickfox VPN is mainly used by Chinese citizens living abroad who need to access Chinese websites as most of these sites are geo-restricted. Wizcase’s team of ethical researchers, led…

How using the purple team approach helps in addressing cybercrime

Automated purple teaming is one of the best ways to address cybercrime as it does not only test for the deficiencies in existing security controls – Let’s dig deeper into…

iPhone 13 Pro, Windows, Chrome, Linux and others pwned at Tianfu Cup

Tianfu Cup is a version of the Pwn2own in which hackers from Kunlun Lab managed to secure first place by hacking iPhone 13 through a vulnerability in the Safari mobile…

Cloud security is an ongoing struggle to keep sensitive data safe. Is it getting any easier?

The latest cloud security breaches show that we have miles to go as we keep fighting to keep our sensitive data safe.  2020 marked a record number of cyberattacks. Cloud-based…

Ad-blocker Chrome extension AllBlock injected ads in Google searches

AllBlock was available on Google Chrome’s Web Store where it is marketed as a potent Ad Blocker focusing on Facebook and YouTube to prevent pop-ups. Google has maintained that it…

Minecraft declared the most malware-infected game

According to new research by Atlas VPN, Minecraft related malware infected 44,335 devices while Kaspersky antivirus software detected 300,000 malware cases. Malware strains have gradually become the leading cause of…

CISA – Ransomware targeted SCADA systems of 3 US water facilities

United States has warned of more ransomware attacks on information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) networks of country’s Water and Wastewater Systems (WWS) Sector facilities. On Thursday, multiple US…