New York Airport Paid Ransomware Demand After Suffering

The replacement for GandCrab Sodinokibi has been in the news for a long time. The evil ransomware (or REvil) has reached numerous high profile targets. And now, the latest attack on Sodinikobi has affected New York Airport systems.  Sodinokibi Attack The Albany County Airport Authority has recently announced a cyber attack on its infrastructure. Sodinokibi

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Firefox Zero-Day Patches Exploited for Targeted Attacks

Mozilla released Wednesday updates for its Firefox browser address a zero-day vulnerability exploited in target attacks. This bug was described by Mozilla as a “IonMonkey style uncertainty with StoreElementHole and the FallibleStoreElement,” reported as CVE-2019-17026 and classified as having a critical effect. IonMonkey is the just in time (IIT) compilers for the SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine.

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Mimecast acquires Segasec, a developer of security defense

Mimecast, announced on Monday the acquisition of threat protection solutions provider Segasec, an email and data security company. According to Mimecast, the purchase is expected to help better defend consumers from fake websites targeted at stealing the identities of their clients, staff, suppliers, and third party vendors inside their supply chains. Mimecast aims to provide

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Web hosting service charged $10 million in GDPR Penalty

The German Data Protection Regulator, the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Information Freedom (BfDI), has imposed a GDPR fine of € 9.55 million ($10.64) on the German telecommunications provider 1&1 Telecom GmbH. This is described as “in the lower range of possible fines,” primarily due to the cooperative response of 1&1 to the investigation

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Current Gustuff Mobile Banking Version Trojan Emerges

Gustuff’s recent Android banking campaigns have included an updated malware version, reports Cisco Talos security researchers. Earlier this year, shortly after the software was described, its operators switched delivery hosts, then moved to remove the C&C network, but continued to control the software via a SMS-based secondary management system. The Gustuff now has a smaller

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