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Cheerscrypt Ransomware Targets VMware ESXi Servers

Cheerscrypt Ransomware Targets VMware ESXi Servers - Cybersecurity news
The widescale use of VMware ESXi in enterprises has now attracted a new Cheerscrypt ransomware threat that is targeting poorly secured ESXi servers. According to the ransom notes, the attackers give their victims three days to access the provided Tor site to negotiate the ransom payment for a worki ... Read More

Industrial Spy: Data Extortion Marketplace Ventures into Ransomware

Industrial Spy: Data Extortion Marketplace Ventures into Ransomware - Cybersecurity news
MalwareHunterTeam discovered a new malware sample containing a ransom note instead of a promotional text. The note states that the gang has stolen the victim’s data, along with encrypting it.

FBI warns of hackers selling credentials for U.S. college networks

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued an alert about usernames and passwords giving access to colleges and universities based in the U.S. are available for sale on Russian cybercriminal forums.

GitHub saved plaintext passwords of npm users in log files

GitHub has revealed it stored a "number of plaintext user credentials for the npm registry" in internal logs following the integration of the JavaScript package registry into GitHub's logging systems.

Microsoft finds severe bugs in Android apps from large mobile providers

Security researchers at Microsoft have found high severity vulnerabilities in a framework used by Android apps from multiple large international mobile service providers.

CISA adds 75 actively exploited bugs to its must-patch list in just a week

The US cybersecurity authority is urging everyone to patch a number of software flaws, including some older ones in Microsoft's Silverlight plug-in and Adobe Flash Player.

BlackCat/ALPHV ransomware asks $5 million to unlock Austrian state

The attack has caused severe operational disruption of government services, as thousands of workstations have allegedly been locked by the threat actor. The cyberattack also disrupted COVID-19 tests processing and contact tracing.

Experts Detail New RCE Vulnerability Affecting Google Chrome Dev Channel

Details have emerged about a recently patched critical remote code execution vulnerability in the V8 JavaScript and WebAssembly engine used in Google Chrome and Chromium-based browsers.

Patch released for cross-domain cookie leakage flaw in Guzzle

The flaw resides in Guzzle’s cookie middleware, which is disabled by default, “so most library consumers will not be affected by this issue”, reads a GitHub security advisory published by a Guzzle maintainer on Wednesday (May 25).

Cyber attack downs Regina Public Schools' computer systems

In a statement published to social media networks on Thursday afternoon, officials said that after "several days of investigation" it has become clear that the incident that first began on Sunday is a cyberattack.

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