Cyberattack hits world’s largest meat processor
Brazil-based JBS Foods reveals cyberattack disrupted production on two continents
JBS Foods, the world’s largest meat supplier, has become the latest casualty of a cybersecurity attack, the company revealed on Monday.
The cyber attackers struck JBS operations in Australia and North America,... Read more
Hackers spend more than 250 hours undetected in targeted networks
Sophos released the Active Adversary Playbook 2021 on May 18, detailing how attackers behave, as well as what tools, techniques, and procedures (TTP) threat detectors and incident responders witnessed in 2020 and early 2021.
The median amount of time hackers spent in breached systems without bei... Read more
Microsoft finds security flaw in memory allocation code
BadAlloc Integer overflows affect things like IoT, OT, medical gear, leaving them vulnerable to hacks
Microsoft security researchers have discovered more than 20 critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in Internet of Things (IoT) devices and operational technology (OT) industrial sy... Read more
WhatsApp vulnerability allows hackers to suspend your account
A newly-discovered flaw in the Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp can allow an attacker to suspend your account, using just your phone number. The proof-of-concept of this attack was developed by Luis Márquez Carpintero and Ernesto Canales Pereña.
It involves some pretty simple steps, where... Read more
Facebook will not notify half-billion users affected by data leak
What's more, the tech giant is still refusing to do anything about the problem.
Facebook did not notify the more than 530 million users whose details were recently made public in a database. Facebook had originally obtained the leaked details through the misuse of a feature before 2019. To make ... Read more
Dutch hackers get 200k for finding critical security leaks in Zoom
Two Dutch hackers from Computest Security, Daan Keuper and Thijs Alkemade, have discovered critical security vulnerabilities in the video calling application Zoom. For discovering and reporting these critical security leaks, they will receive a reward of 200,000 dollars.
The security experts of ... Read more
European Institutions were targeted in a cyber-attack
A spokesman claims the attackers did no serious damage.
Attackers hit a range of European Union institutions including the European Commission in a significant cyber attack last week, according to Reuters.
A spokesperson for the commission said that a number of EU bodies “experienced an IT ... Read more
Hackers target LinkedIn users with fake job offers
Hacking group aims to infect users of the platform with malware
A group of malefactors calling themselves “Golden Chickens” is targeting LinkedIn users. They are enticing these professionals with offers of employment while really intending to infect those who respond with malware.
The cyb... Read more
AP report: SolarWinds hack obtained emails of top DHS officials
The attack compromised high placed officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to the Associated Press.
The AP reported this week that the widely reported SolarWinds hack actually compromised the emails of top U.S. DHS officials. The news service reports that suspected Russi... Read more
OpenSSL patches high-severity take-down vulnerability
The most widely used software library for encrypting website and email encryption, OpenSSL, has patched several high-severity flaws that make it easy for hackers to completely shut down a lot of servers at the same time.
OpenSSL offers users tested cryptographic functions that implement Transpor... Read more