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New Strain of Ransomware dubbed PXJ discovered

By Aneesh A S 0 Comment March 19, 2020

Researchers from IBM X-Force warn of a new malware strain called PXJ Ransomware which first emerged in early 2020. The new ransomware affecting Windows Operating Systems , behaves with common ransomware functions, though it does not appear to share the same underlying code with most other ransomware strains. The researchers spotted the ransomware for the […]

Cyber Attack on Hospital amidst COVID-19

By Aneesh A S 0 Comment March 17, 2020

Last Friday , The University Hospital Brno in the city of Brno, Czech Republic was struck by a cyberattack. The Hospital is one of the 18 laboratories in the Czech Republic that is currently used for testing for COVID-19. The results for COVID-19 tests in the past couple of days, as a result of this […]

Unpatched Critical Windows SMBv3 Flaw Disclosed by Microsoft

By Aneesh A S 0 Comment March 12, 2020

Microsoft issued an advisory warning its Windows users of a new critical, unpatched, and wormable vulnerability affecting Server Message Block 3.0 (SMBv3) network communication protocol reported as part of the March 2020 Patch Tuesday update. Server Message Block protocol is used for file sharing, network browsing, printing services, and interprocess communication over a network. Microsoft […]

NordVPN Patches Flaw That Exposed Users’ Details

By Aneesh A S 0 Comment March 11, 2020

NordVPN, one of the most popular VPN services, has fixed a security flaw that existed in its payment systems. The vulnerability is said to have exposed customers’ email addresses and other information.  The vulnerability was linked to the three payment platforms ,  Momo, Gocardless, and Coinpayments ; used by NordVPN. The flaw was disclosed by […]

900,000 Virgin Media customers data exposed

By Aneesh A S 0 Comment March 6, 2020

Virgin Media admits that over 900,000 customers’ personal information were exposed after one of their marketing databases was left unsecured for over ten months since April 2019 enabling third-party access to the data. The company stated that the breach did not happen due to a hack but occurred as the database was not properly configured. […]

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