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Brazil’s biggest cosmetics company Natura accidentally left hundreds of gigabytes of its customers’ personal and payment-related information publicly accessible online that could have been accessed by anyone without authentication. SafetyDetective researcher Anurag Sen last month discovered two unprotected Amazon-hosted servers—with 272GB and 1.3TB in size—belonging to Natura that consisted of more than 192 million records. …

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Ecuador officials have arrested the general manager of IT consulting firm Novaestrat after the personal details of almost the entire population of the Republic of Ecuador left exposed online in what seems to be the most significant data breach in the country’s history. Personal records of more than 20 million adults and children, both dead …

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Yesterday, some residents of Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa, were left without electricity after the city’s power company got attacked by a ransomware virus. City Power, the company responsible for powering South Africa’s financial capital Johannesburg, confirmed Thursday on Twitter that it had been hit by a Ransomware virus that had encrypted all …

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German federal police have arrested a 20-year-old local student for stealing and publishing a massive trove of personal data of hundreds of politicians, journalists and other public figures last month. The young man, whose identity has not been revealed by the police, was arrested after police raided his parent’s house in west-central German State of …

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In a major hit against international cybercriminals, the Dutch police have taken down the world’s biggest DDoS-for-hire service that helped cyber criminals launch over 4 million attacks and arrested its administrators. An operation led by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) and the Dutch Police, dubbed “Power Off,” with the support of Europol and a …

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A massive malicious email campaign that stems from the world’s largest spam botnet Necurs is spreading a new strain of ransomware at the rate of over 2 million emails per hour and hitting computers across the globe. The popular malspam botnet Necrus which has previously found distributing Dridex banking trojan, Trickbot banking trojan, Locky ransomware, …

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Video: Donald Trump Jr.: Cyber-attacks are among the biggest security threats facing our country – TechRepublic Video: Donald Trump Jr.: Cyber-attacks are among the biggest security threats facing our country During the presidential campaign Donald Trump Jr. told TechRepublic cybersecurity is one of country’s biggest challenges and the president would thwart attacks by hiring the …

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​Amazon A recent study from OWL Cybersecurity found that every single Fortune 500 company had at least some presence on the darknet, but these 25 companies have the largest. If you want more information on the report be sure to read the accompanying article. Amazon takes the crown for having the biggest footprint on the …

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Video: The biggest threats to financial institutions – TechRepublic Video: The biggest threats to financial institutions Cyberattacks on financial institutions skyrocketed in 2016. So where are the threats coming from? Video: The biggest threats to financial institutions Related Source link Related posts: Video: Donald Trump Jr.: Cyber-attacks are among the biggest security threats facing our …

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In the digital world, it just takes one click to get the keys to the kingdom. Do you know spear-phishing was the only secret weapon behind the biggest data breach in the history? It’s true, as one of the Yahoo employees fell victim to a simple phishing attack and clicked one wrong link that let …