• Anonymous demands justice for George Floyd and threatens attacks
    by Pierluigi Paganini on May 31, 2020 at 8:12 pm

    The hacktivist collective group Anonymous demands justice for George Floyd and threatens to ‘expose the many crimes’ of Minneapolis Police. Anonymous demands justice for George Floyd and threatens to ‘expose the many crimes’ of Minneapolis Police. George Floyd was killed by a white police officer by kneeling on his neck for more than eight minutes. The post Anonymous demands justice for George Floyd and threatens attacks appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • ENISA published “Proactive detection – Measures and information sources” report
    by Pierluigi Paganini on May 31, 2020 at 1:20 pm

    EU Agency for Cybersecurity ENISA has published a new report of the proactive detection of incidents, including measures and information sources. The EU Agency for Cybersecurity ENISA has published a new report and accompanying repository on measures and information sources that could help security experts and operators of IT and critical infrastructure to proactively detect The post ENISA published “Proactive detection – Measures and information sources” report appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • Coronavirus-themed attacks May 24 – May 30, 2020
    by Pierluigi Paganini on May 31, 2020 at 11:17 am

    This post includes the details of the Coronavirus-themed attacks launched from May 24 to May 30, 2020. Threat actors exploit the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak while infections increase worldwide, experts are observing new campaigns on a daily bases. Below a list of attacks detected this week. May 26 – Hangzhou could permanently adopt COVID-19 The post Coronavirus-themed attacks May 24 – May 30, 2020 appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • Security Affairs newsletter Round 266
    by Pierluigi Paganini on May 31, 2020 at 8:51 am

    A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. Experts observed a spike in COVID-19 related malspam emails containing GuLoader Silent Night Zeus botnet available for sale in underground forums The Florida Unemployment System suffered a data breach Voter The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 266 appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • Over 100K+ WordPress sites using PageLayer plugin exposed to hack
    by Pierluigi Paganini on May 31, 2020 at 8:20 am

    Two security flaws in the PageLayer WordPress plugin can be exploited to potentially wipe the contents or take over WordPress sites. Security experts from WordFence discovered two high severity security vulnerabilities in the PageLayer WordPress plugin that could potentially allow attackers to wipe the contents or take over WordPress sites using vulnerable plugin versions. PageLayer is a WordPress page The post Over 100K+ WordPress sites using PageLayer plugin exposed to hack appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • A new COVID-19-themed campaign targets Italian users
    by Pierluigi Paganini on May 30, 2020 at 7:29 pm

    Security researchers uncovered a new COVID-19-themed campaign targeting users of the National Institute for Social Security (INPS). Security experts from D3Lab have uncovered a new COVID-19-themed phishing campaign that is targeting the users of the Italian National Institute for Social Security (INPS). Like a previous campaign observed in early April, threat actors set up a fake The post A new COVID-19-themed campaign targets Italian users appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • NetWalker ransomware gang threatens to release Michigan State University files
    by Pierluigi Paganini on May 30, 2020 at 2:07 pm

    Michigan State University is the last victim of the NetWalker ransomware, attackers threaten to leak stolen files if it will not pay the ransom in seven days. Michigan State University hit by ransomware gang, NetWalker ransomware operators are threatening to leak stolen files if the university will not pay the ransom in seven days. At The post NetWalker ransomware gang threatens to release Michigan State University files appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • API Security and Hackers: What’s the Need?
    by Pierluigi Paganini on May 30, 2020 at 11:06 am

    API Security – There is a considerable demand for data-centric projects, that is why companies have quickly opened their data to their ecosystem through REST or SOAP APIs. APIs work as doors for a company – closely guarding data of an organization. However, there are some challenges created: how do we hold the doors open The post API Security and Hackers: What’s the Need? appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • A New York man was charged with stealing credit card data via SQL Injection attacks
    by Pierluigi Paganini on May 30, 2020 at 10:19 am

    The US DoJ announced that a New York City man was charged with hacking, credit card trafficking, and money laundering conspiracies. New York City man Vitalii Antonenko (28) was charged with hacking, credit card trafficking, and money laundering conspiracies, states the US DoJ. The man was arrested in March 2019 and detained after his arrival The post A New York man was charged with stealing credit card data via SQL Injection attacks appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • ICT solutions provider NTT Com discloses security breach
    by Pierluigi Paganini on May 29, 2020 at 8:11 pm

    NTT Communications (NTT Com), a subsidiary of tech giant NTT Corp, disclosed a data breach that impacted hundreds of customers. NTT Communications (NTT Com), a subsidiary of the tech giant NTT Corp, disclosed a data breach that impacted hundreds of customers. NTT Com provides network management, security and solution services[3] to consumers, corporations and governments. NTT Com The post ICT solutions provider NTT Com discloses security breach appeared first on Security Affairs.