The Latest 22 Security breaches Worldwide – Week 14, 2019

The Latest 22 Security breaches Worldwide - Week 14, 2019

22 security breaches Worldwide – Week 14, 2019

Be informed about the latest 22 Security breaches Worldwide, identified and reported publicly during Week 14, 2019. As these security-related breaches have a severe negative impact on your business, consider a security AUDIT to prevent any similar cases.

  • Bayer was hit by the Winnti malware last year and only went public recently about the situation.

  • Researchers found two separate databases filled with Facebook user and plaintext passwords.

  • If you saw the 60 Minutes segment on NSO Group and Pegasus (above), you might be interested in reading the Citizen Lab’s rebuttal and examination of what was aired.
    • Citizen Lab was interviewed on the show and still claims the Israeli software outfit is behind some heinous state-sponsored criminal activities. DUBIOUS DENIALS & SCRIPTED SPIN

  • Hackers use ransomware for other reasons than to extract money from victims.
    • This post describes how attackers try to cover their tracks for more sustained damage to enterprise networks. The malware hides anything that forensic investigators can use to examine the incident. This can be helped inadvertently by IT departments that reimage the infected machines, removing this evidence. How hackers use ransomware to hide data breaches and other attacks

  • Magento has released a security advisory for more than 30 different vulnerabilities.
    • Users should upgrade to one of several new versions with these fixes asap. They are widely used as the backend system for many ecommerce websites. It has been hit with a variety of exploits recently, including code injection and remote code execution. Magento 2.3.1, 2.2.8 and 2.1.17 Security Update

  • Hackers working for a surveillance company infected hundreds of people with several malicious Android apps that were hosted for years on the Google Play Store.


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