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NZZ has to shut down the newspaper production system after a cyber attack
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NZZ has to shut down the newspaper production system after a cyber attack

A smaller print edition is additionally connected to the "extraordinary situation." The perpetrators are reportedly demanding a ransom for the stopped system. Two weeks after a cyberattack on its computers, The "Neue Zürcher Zeitung" is still having issues. The publisher had to pre-produce the Saturday edition on Thursday after shutting down the newspaper's central production systems. The business said on Saturday that this "extraordinary scenario" was also connected to a scope decrease. Certain systems and services are still unavailable as a result of the cyberattack. According to the statement, the NZZ's IT is collaborating with outside experts on corrective steps read more NZZ has to shut down the newspaper production system after a cyber attack. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead o...
Cyberattacks strike Israel Post irrigation systems
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Cyberattacks strike Israel Post irrigation systems

An online attack on their computer servers by a "hostile party" was discovered and stopped by the Israel Postal Company. In reaction to the attack on Wednesday night, the corporation had a portion of its computer systems shut down. Most services for people with disabilities are currently inactive. The attack and closure had no impact on Israel Post's financial services because they use a totally different system. This is a capable individual who prepared a huge attack on the Israel Post, according to the business. "The national cyber directorate has stepped in to the company's aid because this is a government company that is defined as an essential body." The hack was discovered and terminated quickly, and it is thought that no harm was done or that read more Cyberattacks strike Is...
University of Hawaii Maui College Announces Recent Data Breach
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University of Hawaii Maui College Announces Recent Data Breach

Following a cyberattack in February, the University of Hawaii Maui College ("UH Hawaii College") published notice of a data breach on their website on April 6, 2023. The type of the compromised data, however, has not yet been disclosed by UH Maui College. UH Maui College started issuing data breach notification letters to everyone who was affected by the recent data security issue after establishing that student data was compromised and who it belonged to. It's critical that you comprehend what is at risk and what you can do about it if the University of Hawaii Maui read more University of Hawaii Maui College Announces Recent Data Breach. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cyber attacks and cybersecurity trends, and the latest cybersecur...
YouTube attribution links exploited in new phishing campaign
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YouTube attribution links exploited in new phishing campaign

Cybersecurity company Vade said the use of YouTube attribution links was a new tactic for bypassing email filters scanning for suspicious redirects. In a newly discovered phishing campaign, victims receive a spoofed email saying their Microsoft 365 password has expired. The email is personalized and contextualized to create an illusion of legitimacy. Vade researchers noted that the email doesn’t contain misspellings or grammatical errors, which used to be a first telltale sign of a scam. Below the notice of the allegedly expired password, there’s an option for the victim to keep their current password. The button, hyperlinked to a YouTube URL eventually redirects users to a phishing page read more YouTube attribution links exploited in new phishing campaign. With ReconBee.com ...
Prolific Spanish Teen Hacking Suspect Arrested
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Prolific Spanish Teen Hacking Suspect Arrested

The size of the cyberattacks the 19-year-old has carried out, according to Spanish authorities, make him a threat to the country's security. The national council of judicial (CGPJ) and tax agency were allegedly breached by Jose Luis Huertas (also known as "Alcasec"), who then allegedly stole information on more than 500,000 Spaniards. According to the Spanish National Police, the individual afterwards developed a database full of this information, including personal information and bank account details, for later sale to cybercriminals read more Prolific Spanish Teen Hacking Suspect Arrested. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cyber attacks and cybersecurity trends, and the latest cybersecurity news.
Google Mandates Data Deletion Policy For Android Apps
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Google Mandates Data Deletion Policy For Android Apps

A new rule has been announced by Google for Android apps that support account creation. According to the rule, these apps must give users the opportunity to erase their accounts and all connected data. Bethel Otuteye, senior director of product management at Android App Safety, explained the new feature in a blog post that was released on Wednesday. She said it attempts to provide users more power over in-app data. According to Otuteye, "developers will soon need to give an option to initiate account and data deletion from within the app and online" for apps that allow users to create app accounts read more Google Mandates Data Deletion Policy For Android Apps. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cyber attacks and cybersecurity trends, and...
FBI Leads International Effort to Seize Domains for Notorious Genesis Market
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FBI Leads International Effort to Seize Domains for Notorious Genesis Market

After obtaining a court order, the FBI has taken control of the domains of a well-known marketplace for cybercrime, dealing what it hopes would be a fatal blow to the site's administrators. The Federal Government's "Operation Cookie Monster"—named after the cookies that were sold in prodigious quantities on Genesis Market over the previous five years, coupled with other information required for logging in to third-party machines—was the cause of the action. As a result, the website was crucial in the chain of cybercrime, giving threat actors access to victim networks for data theft, ransomware attacks, fraud, and other crimes read more FBI Leads International Effort to Seize Domains for Notorious Genesis Market. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth cov...
Database Snafu Leaks 600K Records from Marketplace
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Database Snafu Leaks 600K Records from Marketplace

According to vpnMentor, a data breach exposed hundreds of thousands of private records on a website where users can trade discounted internet accounts, licencing keys, and malware. Jeremiah Fowler, a security researcher, discovered 600,000 Z2U-related "customer support attachments" that featured pictures of people clutching credit cards, passports, and other identification documents. Payment transactions, including IBAN numbers, user account logins, emails, and passwords, as well as order confirmations displaying read more Database Snafu Leaks 600K Records from Marketplace. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cyber attacks and cybersecurity trends, and the latest cybersecurity news.
UK Discloses Offensive Cyber Capabilities Principles
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UK Discloses Offensive Cyber Capabilities Principles

In accordance with its most recent National Cyber Strategy (NCS), released in December 2022, the UK government continues to modify its cyber response to the escalating threat posed by nation-state adversaries. The government now decided to reveal its offensive cyber capabilities after announcing the National Protective Security Authority (NPSA), a new MI5-hosted organization tasked with combating state-sponsored threats to UK firms, as part of its March 2023 Integrated Review Refresh (IRR). In a groundbreaking guidance released on April 4, the National Cyber Force (NCF), a collaboration between GCHQ and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) that conducts cyber operations to defend against threats to the UK read more UK Discloses Offensive Cyber Capabilities Principles. With ReconBee...