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Android Apps with 5.8 million Installs Caught Stealing Users' Facebook Passwords

Google intervened to remove nine Android apps downloaded more than 5.8 million times from the company's Play Store after the apps were caught furtively stealing users' Facebook login credentials. "The applications were fully functional, which was supposed to weaken the vigilance of potential victims. With that, to access all of the apps' functions and, allegedly, to disable in-app ads, users (The Hacker News)

Kaseya Supply-Chain Attack Hits Nearly 40 Service Providers With REvil Ransomware

Threat actors behind the notorious REvil cybercrime operation appear to have pushed ransomware via an update for Kaseya's IT management software, hitting around 40 customers worldwide, in what's an instance of a widespread supply-chain ransomware attack. "Beginning around mid-day (EST/US) on Friday, July 2, 2021, Kaseya's Incident Response team learned of a potential security incident involving (The Hacker News)

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Whether you are looking to turn into a full-time developer or simply increasing your earnings in your current niche, learning to code can be a smart move. It is a well-known fact that recruiters strive to recruit people with technical skills, and these skills are a great way to build your own startup. Featuring 13 courses, The Master Learn to Code 2021 Certification Bundle is a great way to get (The Hacker News)

New Mirai-Inspired Botnet Could Be Using Your KGUARD DVRs in Cyber Attacks

Cybersecurity researchers on Thursday revealed details about a new Mirai-inspired botnet called "mirai_ptea" that leverages an undisclosed vulnerability in digital video recorders (DVR) provided by KGUARD to propagate and carry out distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Chinese security firm Netlab 360 pinned the first probe against the flaw on March 23, 2021, before it detected active (The Hacker News)

NSA, FBI Reveal Hacking Methods Used by Russian Military Hackers

An ongoing brute-force attack campaign targeting enterprise cloud environments has been spearheaded by the Russian military intelligence since mid-2019, according to a joint advisory published by intelligence agencies in the U.K. and U.S. The National Security Agency (NSA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the U.K.'s National (The Hacker News)

Microsoft Warns of Critical "PrintNightmare" Flaw Being Exploited in the Wild

Microsoft on Thursday officially confirmed that the "PrintNightmare" remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability affecting Windows Print Spooler is different from the issue the company addressed as part of its Patch Tuesday update released earlier this month, while warning that it has detected exploitation attempts targeting the flaw. The company is tracking the security weakness under the (The Hacker News)

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