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Patients of a Vermont Hospital Are Left ‘in the Dark’ After a Cyberattack

The latest wave of attacks, which hit about a dozen hospitals in the United States, was believed to have been conducted by a group of Russian-speaking hackers that deployed ransomware via TrickBot.

New Waves of Cyber Threats Hitting Android Users

New Waves of Cyber Threats Hitting Android Users - Cybersecurity news
More than 20 malicious apps disguised as Minecraft mod packs were spotted on Google Play Store. The top five apps among them were installed by more than one million users.

WAPDropper Android Malware Stealthily Subscribes to Premium Services and Bypasses CAPTCHA Security

WAPDropper Android Malware Stealthily Subscribes to Premium Services and Bypasses CAPTCHA Security - Cybersecurity news
Cyber experts have spotted a new Android malware threat dubbed WAPDropper that subscribes unaware users to legitimate premium-rate services in Malaysia and Thailand.

Chinese TA416 Exemplifies Persistence with Modifications to its Toolsets

Chinese TA416 Exemplifies Persistence with Modifications to its Toolsets - Cybersecurity news
Chinese TA416 hackers are on the hunt for new victims as security firms discover its newly-upgraded PlugX malware, a trojan virus that is used against diplomatic targets through phishing attacks.

Automation to shape cybersecurity activities in 2021

And as society continues to grapple with the impact of COVID-19, it is likely that these automated spear-phishing attacks will prey on fears around the pandemic, politics, and the economy.

Inmate Unemployment Insurance Fraud Costs California Millions

Scammers have made off with hundreds of millions of dollars meant for unemployed Californians using the names of jail and prison inmates, according to district attorneys across the state.

Acronis and World Economic Forum Partner to Combat Global Cybercrime

Cyber-protection firm Acronis has announced that it is collaborating with the World Economic Forum (WEF) Center for Cybersecurity to address rising cybercrime around the globe.

WhiteHat Jr admits a bug made their data vulnerable but insists there was no breach

Indian edtech startup WhiteHat Jr, which has found itself in a potboiler of controversies recently, had a bug in its system, which made its data of over 280,000 students vulnerable.

British companies are least likely to pay up when hit with ransomware

A survey of 2,200 senior IT decision-makers and IT security professionals across all global industry sectors, with 200 UK respondents, found that 39% of organizations fell victim to ransomware.

1.4 Million Records From Indian Job Listing Site IIMJobs Put For Sale on the Dark Web

The nature of the data that has been leaked is sensitive, as it includes the names, phone numbers, email addresses, exact location of users, their industry of work, and LinkedIn profiles.

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