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Update: Suspicious logins reported after ransomware attack on US govt contractor

While Tyler insists in its statement that the attack was aimed at its internal system, customers now believe attackers might have gained access to passwords for Tyler's web-hosted infrastructure.

Phishers use Facebook grants for COVID-19 victims as bait

Potential victims see an article disguised to appear to be from CNBC. It says that Facebook is giving grants to users hit by COVID-19 and includes a link to apply for a grant.

A Fifth of Privileged Users Don’t Need Elevate Access

Over a third of government and enterprise users have been given privileged access despite not needing it, potentially exposing their organization to greater cyber-risk, according to Forcepoint.

Twitter Says Bug Leading to API Key Leak Patched

Twitter last week started sending emails to developers to inform them of a vulnerability that might have resulted in the disclosure of developer information, including API keys.

Hacker Uploads Documents to WHO, UNESCO Websites

Georgia Tech and the WHO have apparently removed the files uploaded by the hacker, but the files are still present on the UNESCO and the Cuban government websites at the time of writing.

REvil ransomware deposits $1 million in hacker recruitment drive

The REvil Ransomware (Sodinokibi) operation has deposited $1 million in bitcoins on a Russian-speaking hacker forum to prove to potential affiliates that they mean business.

The price of stolen remote login passwords is dropping. That's a bad sign

While extremely useful, an improperly secured RDP account or server can provide cybercriminals with easy access to a corporate network with either stolen or easily cracked passwords.

Fortune 500 Healthcare Firm UHS Gets Hit by Nation-wide Ryuk Ransomware Attack

According to reports from UHS' employees, UHS hospitals in the US including those from California, Florida, Texas, Arizona, and Washington D.C. are left without access to computer and phone systems.

Ivanti Adds VPN and MDM Technolgies in Double Acquisition

While Ivanti will acquire all outstanding shares of MobileIron for a total value of approximately $872m, the financial details for the Pulse Secure deal have not been disclosed.

Operation SideCopy Targets Indian Army With Cyber Espionage Attacks

Cybersecurity researchers found evidence of an ongoing cyberespionage campaign against Indian defense units and armed forces personnel at least since 2019 with an aim to steal sensitive information.

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