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Hack: Offered contact details from 5,4 million Twitter accounts
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According to the website 9to5mac.com, there is said to have been a hack on Twitter. In this way, contact details of 5,4 million Twitter accounts are said to have been lost. In a hacker forum, the data was now offered for just $30.000. However, the authenticity of the data has not been fully confirmed. A Twitter data breach allowed an attacker to gain access to the contact details of 5,4 million accounts for a hacker. According to 9to5mac.com, Twitter has probably confirmed the vulnerability that allowed the data to be extracted. The data – the Twitter handles with phone numbers and email addresses…

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Conti ransomware: 40 organizations hacked in one month
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As BleepingComputer reports, Conti's cybercrime syndicate is powering one of the most aggressive ransomware operations and is so well organized that they and partners were able to hack more than 40 companies in just over a month. Security researchers codenamed the hacking campaign ARMattack and described it as one of the "most prolific" and "extremely effective" of the group. ARMattack Campaign In a report shared with BleepingComputer, researchers at cybersecurity firm Group-IB say that one of Conti's "most productive campaigns" of the past year took place between November 17 and December 20, 2021. They discovered the months-long hacking spree of…

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Okta aims to restore trust after Lapsus$ hack

Okta Co-Founder and CEO Todd McKinnon aims to restore trust after Lapsus$ hack. The disclosure of the data breach took months and was finally only made public by the hacker group Lapsus$. After that, Okta also admitted the successful attack. So Todd McKinnon in an interview on the “Protocol” portal. In January, the hacking group Lapsus$ found its way onto the laptop of a technician at a third-party Okta support organization - initially believed to have given the group access to potentially hundreds of Okta customers. A later investigation, which included additional information, found that according to Okta...

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Anonymous hacks Russian state television and central bank
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According to the securityaffairs.co platform, the Anonymous group is said to have hacked the Central Bank of Russia and the Russian state television and radio company VGTRK. In both cases you want to have GBytes of data extracted. Some of these will be published soon. According to securityaffairs.co, Anonymous has hacked into the state television and radio company (VGTRK). The extracted data will soon be published via the DDoSsecrets platform. What exactly should be in the data is currently not yet clear. The Anonymous subsidiary Black Rabbit World is said to have extracted 28 GB of data from the Central Bank of Russia.

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Anonymous hack captures 820 GB of data from Russian censorship authorities
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As t3n reports, the collective Anonymous has again achieved success in another attack on Russia. It hacked into the Russian agency Roskomnadzor, which is responsible for regulating and censoring mass media. The spoils are 820 GB of data and information. The Anonymous group already announced on February 24, 2022 that they would get involved in the war and thus officially declare cyber war on Russia. The current hack on Roskomnadzor is intended to show what Russia wants to hide from its citizens. That's why the group has more than 360.000 files online...

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Samsung hacked: 190 gigabytes of data released
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The Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung had to admit a data hack in which 190 GB of data were first stolen and now published. There is no user data in the data, but source codes and instructions on how Samsung protects its mobile devices internally. This could mean increased attacks on Samsung devices in the coming months. Samsung recently admitted that there may have been a security breach related to certain internal company data. Samsung has now strengthened its cyber security. The stolen and now published data is said to contain some source codes that Samsung cell phones ...

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ViaSat: German wind turbines as collateral damage from a hack because of the Ukraine war
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As Spiegel.de currently reports, the hack on the ViaSat satellite network seems to have been carried out in a very targeted manner. The background is probably the war in Ukraine, since the provider offers fast internet connections there. The network also controls thousands of German wind turbines. The hints of the mirror speak for a professional hack. Apparently, according to Spiegel.de, the provider ViaSat has been struggling with network failures since the beginning of the Russian attack on Ukraine. As a result, Internet coverage in Ukraine in particular is disrupted by the satellite service provider that offers its KA-SAT service there. However go…

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US government confiscates €3,6 billion worth of bitcoin
US government confiscates €3,6 billion worth of bitcoin

As the US government reports, it was able to confiscate stolen bitcoins worth 3,6 billion euros or 4,5 billion dollars. They come from a hack on the online trading platform Bitfinex, which traded cryptocurrencies. The hack happened back in 2016. But now the bitcoins should be washed. The hack on the online trading platform Bitfinex was not that big in 2016, since the maximum value of Bitcoin was still 1.000 euros. However, the value of the 120.000 stolen bitcoins has increased immensely in the meantime. At the highs of bitcoin, the stolen goods were even over 7 billion euros...

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Box: MFA via SMS could also be bypassed by attackers
Box: MFA via SMS could also be bypassed by attackers

Varonis security researchers have discovered a way to bypass multi-factor authentication (MFA) via SMS for Box accounts. Attackers with stolen credentials were able to compromise an organization's Box account and exfiltrate sensitive data without having to access the victim's phone. Security researchers reported this vulnerability to Box on November 3, 2021 via HackerOne, which prompted it to be closed. Just last month, Varonis Thread Labs demonstrated how to bypass Box's TOTP-based MFA. Both gaps make it clear that cloud security, even when using seemingly secure technologies, is never...

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