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SSH brute force attacks compromise servers for DDoS attacks

SSH brute force attacks compromise servers for DDoS attacks

Sucuri researcher Daniel Cid found that it only took an attacker 12 minutes to compromise an IPv4 server, and shortly after launch DDoS attacks.

Ransomware's busy week with new varieties and updates being debuted

Ransomware's busy week with new varieties and updates being debuted

With the massive Yahoo! data breach grabbing the cybersecurity headlines of late, it might be easy to forget criminals are still busy pushing ransomware with two new varieties being recently introduced and a one older type being revamped.

Is Microsoft exposing the supply chain by hardening the enterprise Edge?

Is Microsoft exposing the supply chain by hardening the enterprise Edge?

Microsoft has announced it is to harden the Edge browser for enterprise users.

Linux.Mirai Trojan causing mayhem with DDoS attacks

Linux.Mirai Trojan causing mayhem with DDoS attacks

A Trojan named Linux.Mirai has been found to be carrying out DDoS attacks.

NEWS BRIEFS

Privacy orgs file brief against U.S., allies on bulk surveillance

Privacy orgs file brief against U.S., allies on bulk surveillance

A coalition of privacy organizations are suing the United States and its allies for involvement in a bulk data collection program, which they say violates the European Convention on Human Rights.

Zerodium offering $1.5 million for a Apple iOS 10 remote jailbreak

Zerodium offering $1.5 million for a Apple iOS 10 remote jailbreak

The security firm Zerodium announced an increase in bounty prices for zero-day exploits with the top prize now being $1.5 million for and Apple iOS 10 remote jailbreak, a $1 million increase.

Brad Pitt suicide scare used to steal Facebook user credentials

Brad Pitt suicide scare used to steal Facebook user credentials

Proving there are few roads too low for a hacker to travel, a new Facebook scam has arisen spinning off the false reports that actor and former Angelina Jolie husband Brad Pitt committed suicide.

Popular Russian boxing website compromised

Popular Russian boxing website compromised

A cybercriminal could be risking a serious beating by compromising the popular Russian boxing site allboxing[.]ru with a redirect to a third-party site containing a Russian banking trojan.

DATA BREACH BLOG

324K Regpack users' info compromised when decrypted files placed on public-facing server

Independent Security Researcher Troy Hunt spotted a database containing the information of nearly 324,000 Regpack accounts.

University of Alaska breach may have exposed student info

On Tuesday, officials announced an attacker using employee credentials may have accessed University of Alaska student information.

87K affected in SCAN Health Plan breach

SCAN Health Plan is notifying users that remote attackers were able to gain access to the contact sheets system and accessed the personal information of past and current members and some non-plan members.

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