REvil ransomware attacks US nuclear weapons contractor

The REvil ransomware gang, which claims to be auctioning data stolen during the attack, targeted US nuclear weapons contractor Sol Oriens with a cyberattack.   Sol Oriens describes itself as…

Instagram‌ ‌bug allowed anyone to access private accounts

Instagram has fixed a new bug that allowed anyone to access private accounts’ archived posts and stories without needing to follow them.   On April 16, 2021, Fartade reported the…

Apple patched ninth zero-day bug exploited in the wild this year

Apple has patched two iOS zero-day flaws that “could have been actively exploited” to gain access to older iPhone, iPad, and iPod devices.   Memory corruption and use after free…

SEO poisoning used to backdoor targets with malware

Microsoft is investigating a number of cyberattacks that use SEO poisoning to infect targets with a remote access trojan (RAT) capable of stealing sensitive information and backdooring victims’ systems.  …

Volkswagen suffers massive data breach: 3.3 million customers impacted

After a vendor exposed unsecured data on the Internet, Audi and Volkswagen suffered a data breach impacting 3.3 million customers.   Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) is the German…

EA data breach: hackers stole game source code

Hackers broke into the network of gaming giant Electronic Arts (EA), stealing 750 GB of data, including game source code and debug tools.   EA is the creator and publisher…

Al Jazeera detected and combated disruptive cyberattacks

Al Jazeera, a Qatari government-funded international Arabic news channel, said that it has successfully prevented a series of cyberattacks aimed at disrupting and stealing sections of its news publishing platform.…

Microsoft Office patches 4 critical security flaws

Check Point Research, a cybersecurity company, had advised Microsoft Office customers to update their software as soon as possible following the discovery of four security vulnerabilities that enable attackers to…