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Daily Alert – 13 January 2020

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
Sodinokibi Ransomware 5 62
The Joker Malware 1 6
ZeroCleare Wiper 1 7
TA2101 1 1
Dustman Wiper 1 11
FIN8 1 3
URSNIF 1 4
Shamoon Virus 1 10
Mirai Trojan 1 4
APT33 1 15
Data Breaches
admin wrote a new post, Wawa’s data breach and the weakness in our payment system
DigitalMunitionJan 12 2020 12:48
deniedmessage on Is it possible to intercept wifi speakers? b1tgoblin on Is it possible to intercept wifi speakers? dotnetx on Is it possible to intercept wifi speakers? 0_0_Mike on Is it safe to search online about hacking? idwpan on Is it safe to search…
Amazon Fires Employees for Leaking Customers Data
DigitalMunitionJan 13 2020 03:46
Amazon fires a number of employees who have leaked customer’s sensitive data such as Email addresses and phone numbers to unauthorized 3rd parties. Amazon disclosed this data leak to its customers via email and said that the actions committed by…
Lifelabs Data Breach, the Largest Ever in Canada, May Cost the Company Over $1 Billion in Class-Action Lawsuit
DigitalMunitionJan 12 2020 15:14
An October hack of medical testing company LifeLabs exposed the sensitive personal information of an estimated 15 million Canadians. The LifeLabs data breach was the largest yet in Canada in terms of personal record count, and the company may end up…
Medical practitioners expose over 1B records via unsecured databases
SiliconANGLEJan 13 2020 01:45
Over 1 billion medical images are believed to be exposed online as medical practitioners continue to upload to unsecured databases. Discovered by German cybersecurity firm Greenbone Networks, the finding follows on from a similar report from the…
Hacker Groups
Iranian hackers have been “password spraying” the US grid
ArsTechnicaJan 12 2020 12:05
Beware of New POS Attack, Warned Visa
LIFARS BlogJan 12 2020 16:11
Recently, Visa has discovered 3 separate attacks targeting gas station and hospitality merchant’s point of sale systems since the summer of 2019. The Payment Fraud Disruption department in Visa…
Maze Ransomware operators leak 14GB of files stolen from Southwire
Security AffairsJan 13 2020 07:31
The Maze ransomware gang has released 14GB of files that they claim were stolen from one of its victims, the Southwire cable manufacturer. The victims of the Maze Ransomware are facing another risk, after having their data encrypted now crooks are…
admin wrote a new post, “Dustman” malware Hits BAPCO; Shows Traces of Iran’s Involvement
DigitalMunitionJan 12 2020 10:05
Security analysts from the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC), a part of Saudi Arabia’s National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA), have discovered a new data wiping malware “Dustman” that hit BAPCO, Bahrain’s national oil company, on December 29,…
Malware
admin wrote a new post, “Dustman” malware Hits BAPCO; Shows Traces of Iran’s Involvement
DigitalMunitionJan 12 2020 10:05
Security analysts from the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC), a part of Saudi Arabia’s National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA), have discovered a new data wiping malware “Dustman” that hit BAPCO, Bahrain’s national oil company, on December 29,…
Sodinokibi Ransomware Publishes Stolen Data for the First Time
MalwareTips.comJan 12 2020 13:49
For the first time, the operators behind the Sodinokibi Ransomware have released files stolen from one of their victims because a ransom was not paid in time. Since last month, the representatives of the Sodinokibi, otherwise known as REvil, have…
Tops List For Being The Most Common Attacking Malware Of 2019
DigitalMunitionJan 12 2020 14:04
Heard of this infamous ransomware anywhere? If not, now you know it. WannaCry Ransomware infects computers wit its malware and locks down sensitive data files. In return, the malicious group asks ransom, mostly in cryptocurrencies as Bitcoins to get…
Maze Ransomware operators leak 14GB of files stolen from Southwire
Security AffairsJan 13 2020 07:31
The Maze ransomware gang has released 14GB of files that they claim were stolen from one of its victims, the Southwire cable manufacturer. The victims of the Maze Ransomware are facing another risk, after having their data encrypted now crooks are…
Vulnerabilities
If you haven’t shored up that Citrix hole, you were probably hacked over the weekend: Exploit code now available
The RegisterJan 13 2020 06:12
Plus: TikTok clocked, Honey in a sticky situation, Arm's PAN mechanisms sidestepped Roundup Welcome to another Register security roundup. Here are a few stories that caught our eye. Citrix vulnerability hit by working exploit Late last month Citrix…
Week in review: Citrix bug under attack, Windows 7 ransomware risk, ATT&CK for ICS
DigitalMunitionJan 12 2020 15:14
Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: Travelex extorted by ransomware gang, services still offline a week after the hit On the last day of 2019, foreign exchange company Travelex was hit by cyber attackers…
Iranian hackers have been “password spraying” the US grid
ArsTechnicaJan 12 2020 12:05
Ongoing Campaigns
Beware of New POS Attack, Warned Visa
LIFARS BlogJan 12 2020 16:11
Recently, Visa has discovered 3 separate attacks targeting gas station and hospitality merchant’s point of sale systems since the summer of 2019. The Payment Fraud Disruption department in Visa…
admin wrote a new post, “Dustman” malware Hits BAPCO; Shows Traces of Iran’s Involvement
DigitalMunitionJan 12 2020 10:05
Security analysts from the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC), a part of Saudi Arabia’s National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA), have discovered a new data wiping malware “Dustman” that hit BAPCO, Bahrain’s national oil company, on December 29,…
Iranian hackers have been “password spraying” the US grid
ArsTechnicaJan 12 2020 12:05
Tops List For Being The Most Common Attacking Malware Of 2019
DigitalMunitionJan 12 2020 14:04
Heard of this infamous ransomware anywhere? If not, now you know it. WannaCry Ransomware infects computers wit its malware and locks down sensitive data files. In return, the malicious group asks ransom, mostly in cryptocurrencies as Bitcoins to get…

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