Exchange/Outlook Autodiscover Bug Exposed $100K Email Passwords

  Guardicore Security Researcher, Amit Serper identified a critical vulnerability in Microsoft’s autodiscover- the protocol, which permits for the automatic setup of an email account with only the address and password needed.  The vulnerability allows attackers who buy domains containing the word “autodiscover,” such as autodiscover.com or autodiscover.co.uk, to capture the clear-text login details of […]

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Republican Governors Association Targeted in Microsoft Exchange Server Attacks

  The Republican Governors Association was one of many U.S. organizations attacked in March when a nation-state group exploited vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange email servers, according to a breach notification letter filed with the Maine attorney general’s office this week.   For companies worldwide, the situation became a cause of concern; nearly 500 persons linked with […]

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UN Computer Networks Breached by Hackers Earlier This Year

  Hackers breached the United Nations’ computer network and stole data, according to researchers at cybersecurity firm Resecurity,  According to Bloomberg, the theft’s unknown perpetrators appear to have acquired access by simply stealing login credentials from a UN employee.  Logging into the employee’s Umoja account provided access. The enterprise resource planning system Umoja, which means […]

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Hackers Steal Data of 40,000 Patients From a Kidney Hospital in Thailand

On Wednesday, Thirachai Chantharotsiri, director of Bhumirajanagarindra Kidney Institute Hospital lodged a complaint that the personal information of over 40,000 patients has been stolen by a hacker. The compromised data included personal details and allegedly medical history of the patients.  While talking to local media at Phaya Thai police station, Dr. Chantharotsiri told that on […]

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