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InfoSec News Nuggets 06/17/2021
Critical ThroughTek Flaw Opens Millions of Connected Cameras to Eavesdropping The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Tuesday issued an advisory regarding a critical softw...
InfoSec News Nuggets 06/16/2021
Baby Clothes Giant Carter’s Leaks 410K Customer Records Baby clothes retailer Carter’s inadvertently exposed the personal data of hundreds of thousands of its customers, dating back years, according ...
InfoSec News Nuggets 06/15/2021
Lewd Phishing Lures Aimed at Business Explode Attackers have amped up their use of X-rated phishing lures in business email compromise (BEC) attacks. A new report found a stunning 974-percent spike i...
InfoSec News Nuggets 06/14/2021
How Hackers Used Slack to Break into EA Games The group of hackers who stole a wealth of data from game publishing giant Electronic Arts broke into the company in part by tricking an employee over Sl...
InfoSec News Nuggets 06/11/2021
How to Protect Seniors Against Cybercrimes and Scams Many of the crimes that occur in real life happen on the internet too. Credit card fraud, identity theft, embezzlement, and more, all can be and a...
InfoSec News Nuggets 06/10/2021
American Heart Association study confirms Apple's MagSafe tech poses a risk to cardiac devices What just happened? Apple has already warned users with fitted medical devices to be careful where they ...
InfoSec News Nuggets 06/09/2021
Software bug to blame for global internet outage, Fastly says Fastly, the company behind a major global internet outage this week, said on Wednesday the incident was caused by a bug in its software t...
InfoSec News Nuggets 06/08/2021
US truck and military vehicle maker Navistar discloses data breach Navistar International Corporation (Navistar), a US-based maker of trucks and military vehicles, says that unknown attackers have st...
InfoSec News Nuggets 06/07/2021
Colonial Pipeline Hackers Used Unprotected VPN to Access Network The ransomware attack that took down the Colonial Pipeline and caused fuel shortages on the East Coast worked because of an unprotecte...
AboutDFIR Content Update 6/5/2021
The first update of June awaits: Tools & Artifacts - Android - new entries added Tools & Artifacts - DVR/Multimedia- new entries added Tools & Artifacts - iOS - new entries added ...
InfoSec News Nuggets 06/04/2021
1 - NY transit officials confirm cyberattack; say harm limited Hackers infiltrated computer systems for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York, setting off a scramble to counter a pote...
InfoSec News Nuggets 06/03/2021
1 - Russian underground forums launch competitions for cryptocurrency, NFT hacks Cybercriminals in underground forums have been soliciting techniques for compromising cryptocurrency services. Capture...