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Ransomware Attack On Shutterfly Affects Its Network Operations

The U.S.-based photography company Shutterfly confirmed that it had sustained a ransomware attack affecting some of its services, making it the latest victim in the string of ransomware attacks. In an official release, the photography products and image sharing firm stated the cybersecurity incident had affected some of its corporate systems and operations of its Lifetouch, BorrowLenses business, and Groovebook services. However, the...

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A Security Reset: How Digital Transformation Leads to Security Transformation

Is there any innovation on the horizon that will help companies stem the onslaught of cyber breaches? Yes, there is. It is called “The Cloud,” not to be feared but to embrace with urgency. The cloud offers enterprises a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a security do-over. Executed properly, a move to the cloud offers the opportunity to deliver a level of security unimaginable in the old-world of leaky networks and data centers...

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New Malware Discovered With Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco Bank App

Leveraging counterfeit apps to trick users and deploy malware on the targeted devices is a common attack vector for malware authors. Security experts Cyble recently uncovered a malicious Android application targeting the popular Brazilian banking company Itaú Unibanco. The fake Android app reportedly used a similar icon and name of Itaú Unibanco bank to trick users into downloading it, thinking it was legitimate. The researchers...

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Ubisoft Suffers Data Breach After Cyberattack

Ubisoft confirmed a data breach after sustaining a cyberattack. The French video game stated that unknown hackers compromised its IT infrastructure to steal gamers’ personal data. It’s found that threat actors specifically targeted Ubisoft’s popular game series Just Dance. Information Compromised Ubisoft clarified that a misconfiguration resulted in unauthorized intrusion. The now fixed misconfiguration enabled the attackers to...

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How PYSA and Lockbit are Dominating the Ransomware Landscape

The cybercriminal landscape increases quickly with various kinds of ransomware variants and attacks. The NCC group’s report states, the number of ransomware attacks reported in November 2021 has been increased by 1.9% compared to October 2021. The Emergence of New Ransomware Groups NCC Group found a 50% increase in organizations targeted by a new ransomware PYSA, with a 400% rise in government sector victims. In November, the report...

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New Phishing Campaign Luring Users With Fake Surveys and Giveaways

Security experts from Group-IB disclosed a new global cyberespionage phishing campaign targeting users in over 90 countries, including the U.S.,  Canada, South Korea, and Italy. It stated that that the campaign mimicked more than 120 global organizations. The scammers leveraged various tactics like fake surveys and brand impersonation to harvest users’ personal and financial information. Fake Surveys for Lead Generation Attackers...