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Special Olympics NY Server Compromised, Sends Phishing Emails

Special Olympics New York, a non-profit organization that helps provide opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities and their communities to compete in Olympic-style, coached sports had its email server hacked during the holidays. The hackers were able to compromise and launch a phishing campaign targeting its donors. It tells the recipients that an automatic donation of… Read more »

First Aid Beauty, P&G’s online beauty store, Hacked

It seemed that hackers were successful in stealing customer payment information by planting an e-skimmer on prestige skin-care brand First Aid Beauty’s website. This popular beauty line was recently acquired by Procter & Gamble (P&G) reportedly at $250 million. It is again the notorious Magecart software skimmer who is responsible for this attack on P&G’s… Read more »

TransUnion Credential Stuffing Attack: Credit Information Exposed

Credential Stuffing, a cyberattack where login details are stolen through a data breach, was on topic in the news recently. An unauthorized person used this attack to successfully gain access to a TransUnion Canada web portal where it was able to pull consumer credit files when doing a credit search. This includes a consumer’s Social… Read more »

“Simjacker” Could Silently Affect 1 Billion Mobile Devices Worldwide

Cybersecurity researchers from Dublin-based firm AdaptiveMobile Security have recently uncovered a new and previously undetected vulnerability and associated exploits, called Simjacker. What Simjacker does is track phones by simply sending an SMS. Based on the report, these specially crafted texts “instructs the SIM Card within the phone to ‘take over’ the mobile phone to retrieve and… Read more »

Security Tips

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