The Latest 28 Security breaches Worldwide – Week 17, 2019

The Latest 28 Security breaches Worldwide - Week 17, 2019

28 Security breaches Worldwide – Week 17, 2019

Be informed about the latest 28 Security breaches Worldwide, identified and reported publicly during Week 17, 2019. As these security-related breaches have a severe negative impact on any business, consider a security AUDIT to prevent any similar cases.

  • Here is a description of a new supply chain attack dubbed Operation ShadowHammer.

  • A SQL injection attack has been discovered in a popular query tool from Laravel.

  • The website received a phish back in July last year that eventually triggered a breach this past February.
    • The company has more than a million members along with an e-commerce site. It acknowledged the leak of private customer data, although not any payment card numbers were divulged. All users’ passwords have been subsequently reset. DATA INCIDENT

  • The source code of the Carbanak malware has been available on VirusTotal for the past two years.
    • It was found only recently by researchers, and this week they begin taking apart the code and understanding the many complexities of how it works. The malware targeted banks and has successfully been used to steal more than $1B over time. This post is the first of a multi-part series. CARBANAK Week Part One: A Rare Occurrence

  • The UK’s main cybersecurity agency has published a list of the top breached passwords.

  • Malware is getting more customized.
    • Researchers have found odd executable formats that will only work with specific scripts and are usually ignored by scanners. It is called Ocean Lotus and from the Vietnamese hacking group APT32. It has some very creative obfuscation techniques. “Funky malware format” found in Ocean Lotus sample

  • A researcher has found a bug in a Shopify API call that could be used for leaking transaction data.

  • Researchers have found more than 60M LinkedIn user records on a series of public databases.

  • The hacker who accidentally stopped the spread of WannaCry has pled guilty to creating earlier banking malware.


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