List of Data Breaches, Malware, Vulnerabilities, Scams, and Issued Patches in April 2018

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A number of new malware, malware variants, vulnerabilities, breaches and online scams have been recorded in the month of April. Cyber incidents have been reported targeting several industries across various sectors. The biggest cyber incidents that grabbed headlines were: A data firm leaking personal information of 48 million profiles collected from various social media channels without the users' permission, a 13-year-old configuration flaw that impacted 90% of SAP systems, and Bitcoins worth $3 million being stolen in India's biggest crypto theft.

On the brighter side, several patches have been released for vulnerabilities affecting millions of systems worldwide. Most importantly, mitigation for the Total Meltdown vulnerability has been released by Microsoft.

The following is a consolidated report of all major data breaches, malware, vulnerabilities and scams reported in April 2018.






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