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Amazon quietly patches ‘high severity’ Android photos app vulnerability

Researchers at cybersecurity firm Checkmarx said they discovered a bug in the app that allowed attackers to steal a user’s Amazon access token, which is used to authenticate someone across multiple Amazon APIs.

Carnival Cruises to pay $1.25 million fine for 2019 data breach

Carnival Cruises has agreed to pay a $1.25 million fine after being sued by 46 attorneys general for its handling of a 2019 data breach that leaked information from 180,000 Carnival employees and customers across the country.

Twitter apologizes for abusing user security information after $150 million FTC settlement

The FTC said last month that between May 2013 and September 2019, Twitter “induced people to provide their phone numbers and email addresses by claiming that the company’s purpose was, for example, to ‘Safeguard your account.’”

15 vulnerabilities discovered in Siemens industrial control management system

Fifteen security vulnerabilities affecting Siemens SINEC network management system (NMS) were unveiled this week, according to new research published by security company Claroty.

Arizona Hospital Says SSNs of 700,000 People Leaked During April Ransomware Attack

“The investigation determined that an unauthorized person gained access to our network between April 21, 2022, and April 25, 2022, and removed a subset of files from our systems,” the organization said.

FBI, DOJ say less than 25% of NetWalker ransomware victims reported incidents

The FBI and DOJ officials were able to obtain a trove of information on the group after seizing NetWalker’s backend servers in Bulgaria during an investigation throughout 2020.

8 zero-day vulnerabilities discovered in popular industrial control system from Carrier

Carrier’s LenelS2 Mercury access control panels are widely used across hundreds of companies in the healthcare, education, and transportation industries as well as federal government agencies and organizations.

US intel chief: Cybersecurity is only getting harder

Innovation by cyber adversaries and within the commercial spyware sector are among the key aspects making digital security increasingly difficult for the U.S. intelligence community to effectively manage, the nation’s spy chief said Monday.

Louisiana authorities investigating ransomware attack on city of Alexandria

On Thursday, the AlphV ransomware gang added the city to its list of victims. City officials initially confirmed that there was a cyberattack to local news outlet KALB, telling reporters that it was “notified of a possible systems breach.”

Mirror Protocol Suffers $2 Million Exploit After $90 Million Stolen in October

The Mirror Protocol – a decentralized finance platform on the Terra network – got hacked due to an issue affecting how its price-setting software reacted to the historic Luna cryptocurrency crash and the rushed decision to create a new version of it.

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