VirusTotal hacking – Hackers can access trove of stolen credentials on VirusTotal

Dubbed VirusTotal Hacking; the attack allowed researchers to access 1,000,000 login credentials exfiltrated by unencrypted crypto wallets and different types of malware. Security researchers at SafeBreach have discovered a way…

Beijing Olympics App Flaws Allow Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

Attackers can access audio and files uploaded to the MY2022 mobile app required for use by all winter games attendees – including personal health details. The mobile app that all…

Bug in Safari browser leaks personal identifiers and browsing activity

The bug affects the Safari 15 browser for Mac and all versions of Safari on iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. Researchers at browser fingerprinting and fraud detection service, FingerprintJS, have identified that…

Top Illicit Carding Marketplace UniCC Abruptly Shuts Down  

UniCC controlled 30 percent of the stolen payment-card data market; leaving analysts eyeing what’s next. A top underground market for buying and selling stolen credit-card details, UniCC, has announced it’s…

TransCredit exposed financial data of half a million Americans and Canadians

TransCredit is a Jacksonville, Florida-based business credit reporting agency for the transportation industry. The IT security researchers at Website Planet discovered a misconfigured database that was owned by TransCredit, a…

Why Data Security is crucial?

Whether you are working for a business, or you use the internet for personal use, protecting your data is critical.  Data breaches are a common problem average internet users and…

Cyberattackers Hit Data of 80K Fertility Patients

Fertility Centers of Illinois’ security measures protected electronic medical records, but the attackers still got at extremely intimate data in admin files. The protected health information of nearly 80,000 patients…

McMenamins Data Breach Affects 12 Years of Employee Info

The Pacific Northwest hospitality stalwart is also still operationally crippled by a Dec. 12 ransomware attack. A ransomware attack on the McMenamins dining and hospitality empire in the Pacific Northwest…

That Toy You Got for Christmas Could Be Spying on You

Security flaws in the recently released Fisher-Price Chatter Bluetooth telephone can allow nearby attackers to spy on calls or communicate with children using the device. Many adults found it charming…

The 5 Most-Wanted Threatpost Stories of 2021

A look back at what was hot with readers in this second year of the pandemic. As 2021 draws to a close, and the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, it’s time…