The Latest 8 Security breaches Worldwide – Week 25, 2019

The Latest 8 Security breaches Worldwide - Week 25, 2019

8 Security breaches Worldwide – Week 25, 2019

Be informed about the latest 8 Security breaches Worldwide, identified and reported publicly during Week 25, 2019. As these security-related breaches have a severe negative impact on any business, consider a security AUDIT to prevent any similar cases.



  • A new variant of Houdini Worm called the WSH RAT has been seen in phishing attacks.

  • Ransomware continues to make news this week.

  • Canada’s largest credit union Desjardins apparently was compromised by a phishing attack, the company confirmed.
    • Private data of nearly 3 million of its members and business partners was leaked online. Passwords, security questions, and PINs weren’t part of the leak, however. Users will receive a year of free credit monitoring. Important message for our members June 20, 2019 – 2:00 pm

 


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  • A state-by-state comparison of the top data breaches has been assembled.

  • The software vendor Kaseya had its web-based remote management tool breached by hackers.

  • Seven million Venmo instant P2P payment transactions have been copied over a six-month period by a CS student and posted to Github.
    • The issue is there isn’t any encryption by default and that the Venmo API is easily scriptable and completely open. This is the second such attack, this time by a different researcher. If you use Venmo, go to Settings/Privacy and select private for your past and future transactions. Millions of Venmo transactions scraped in warning over privacy settings

 


 

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