Japanese computers hit by a wiper malware ahead of 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Japanese researchers spotted an Olympics-themed wiper targeting Japanese users ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Tokyo Olympics could be a great opportunity for cybercriminals and malware authors, the US FBI warned private US companies of cyberattacks that might attempt to disrupt the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Researchers from the Japanese security firm Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions (MBSD) […]

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Over 80 US Municipalities’ Sensitive Information, Including Resident’s Personal Data, Left Vulnerable in Massive Data Breach

WizCase’s team of ethical hackers, led by Ata Hakçıl, has found a major breach exposing a number of US cities, all of them using the same web service provider aimed at municipalities. Original post at https://www.wizcase.com/blog/us-municipality-breach-report/ This breach compromised citizens’ physical addresses, phone numbers, IDs, tax documents, and more. Due to the large number and various types […]

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Oracle fixes critical RCE vulnerabilities in Weblogic Server

Oracle released its Critical Patch Update for July 2021, it fixes hundreds of flaws, including Critical Remotely Exploitable vulnerabilities in Weblogic Server. Oracle this week released its quarterly Critical Patch Update for July 2021 that contains 342 new security patches for multiple product families. Some of the vulnerabilities addressed by the IT giant could be remotely exploited by […]

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Group-IB helps Dutch police identify members of phishing developer gang Fraud Family

Researchers from threat intelligence firm Group-IB helps Dutch police identify members of phishing developer gang known as Fraud Family. Group-IB, one of the leading providers of solutions dedicated to detecting and preventing cyberattacks, identifying online fraud, investigation of high-tech crimes and intellectual property protection, has assisted the Dutch National Police in the operation to apprehend alleged members of a cybercriminal group codenamed ‘Fraud Family.’ Group-IB’s […]

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