Threats and Breaches

Like Equifax, Thousands of Companies Use Vulnerable Apache Struts Versions

U.S. credit monitoring bureau Equifax has been heavily criticized for its failure to patch a known critical vulnerability in the Apache Struts web development framework, an oversight that led to a massive data breach affecting 143 million people. A new report shows that poor patch management practices are common in enterprise environments and that...

CCleaner Supply Chain Attack Targeted Technology Companies

New evidence shows the hackers who infected the installers for the popular CCleaner system optimization tool were primarily targeting the program’s business users. There are also links between the malware code and a well-known Chinese cyber-espionage group. The malware-infected installers for 32-bit versions of CCleaner and CCleaner Cloud released in August were installed on...

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Don’t let these gaming threats give you a Game Over

With the first day of the UK's biggest gaming event, EGX, opening its doors, we decided to roundup the most common gaming threats we see on a daily basis. Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: consoleemulatorsgamesgamingMobilepcscamssteamvideo games (Read more...) The post Don’t let these gaming threats give you a Game Over appeared first on Malwarebytes...

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SEC Announces Data Breach Dating Back to 2016

The Security Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Wednesday that its EDGAR database was compromised in 2016. This database stores non-public information on businesses, such as quarterly earnings, and statements on merger and acquisition dealings. According to the agency, the compromise was due to a software vulnerability being exploited on its systems, which was promptly patched...

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