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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/18

Sensitive information on the Drug Testing Subjects compromised

 

Tomo Drug Testing based in Springfield city, Missouri, is a provider of the drug screening services. The company has discovered that an unauthorized

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/18

New Tarmac malware for macOS systems spreading through malicious ads

 

Security researchers just found one fresh strain of Mac malicious program although no one yet knows its full purpose as well as detail functions.

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/17

Wood Ranch Medical will be permanently closed due to a ransomware attack

 

Another healthcare provider now has announced that they will permanently close their doors due to a ransomware attack. This time the devastating

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/17

Attor malware used in highly targeted attacks against diplomatic missions and government institutions

 

In a recent discovery by security researchers, a sophisticated malware program is being deployed for stealing information from diplomats along with

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/16

Two individuals detained in Montreal regarding Phone Company Bell Canada’s cyber assault

 

The National Division Cybercrime Investigative Team of Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) lately detained 2 persons from Montreal in connection

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/16

Peoples Injury Network Northwest suffered from ransomware attack

 

Peoples Injury Network Northwest (also known as PINN) is physical rehabilitation company for the industrial rehabilitation patients. Kent,

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/15

Smominru is a fast spreading malware infecting 4,700 PCs daily


The Smominru malware, first detected during 2017, has since been infecting PCs in vast numbers. After infecting computers at the rate of 4,700 PCs per

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/15

Berry Family Services paid ransom to hackers


Berry Family Services, based in Rowlett city of Texas State in U.S., which offers health services to the disabled people as well as their families,

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/14

Hy-Vee declares card data hack after malware infected POS devices

 

An investigation spanning 2 months at Hy-Vee helped find that malicious software infecting its point-of-sale devices resulted in a data-hack

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/14

DoorDash confirmed data breach


DoorDash, a food delivery company, has said in their blog post breach notification on Sep. 27, 2019, that around 4.9 million customers, dashers

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/11

SEPTA suffered from a malware attack

 

An US transport authority has permanently closed their online store due to a malware attack. SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transport Authority)

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/11

Reductor infection compromises HTTPS traffic, spies into browser activity

 

Kaspersky recently detected one fresh malware attack which grabs control of the victims' exchange of messages with HTTPS while makes it possible for

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/10

Servers of Northshore School District got hit with cyberattack

 

A cyberattack crippled several systems in Northshore School District (NSD), which covers the Bothell, the Kenmore and the Woodinville. On Friday

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/10

Guthrie Public Schools became victims of a ransomware attack

 

The Guthrie Public Schools was hit by a cyberattack on its system, according to Dr. Mike Simpson, the Superintendent. The officials of Guthrie

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/9

WhatsApp chats, messages, files vulnerable to hacks through malevolent GIFs

 

A security flaw has been revealed in WhatsApp which if exploited can help hijack chat sessions, messages as well as data files of users via sinister

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/9

Website of MCPSS is back up after the ransomware hack

 

The website of Mobile County Public Schools System (MCPSS) is back up as well as running after remaining down for 24 hrs. According to one school

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/9

Animates impacted by a data breach

 

Animates, the New Zealand-based pet supplies retailer, has shut down their website after learning that it suffered a data breach, thus affecting its

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/8

Airbus affected with multiple cyber assaults against its suppliers


Airbus the aerospace giant of Europe recently got affected with multiple attacks launched serially in a hacking campaign that targeted the company's

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/8

Erstwhile Yahoo employee admits committing offence of hacking users’ accounts


The office of U.S Attorney for the California northern district stated that an erstwhile employee of Yahoo admitted to breaking into several thousand

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/7

Microsoft, Cisco find new malicious program which makes ‘zombie proxies’ out of PCs

 

A malicious program just discovered makes "zombie proxies" out of PCs it infects, warns Microsoft. The malicious program, however, uses

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/7

Hospitals in Australia’s Victoria state go offline following ransomware assault

 

A few major hospitals in Victoria State were recently hacked within an alleged ransomware assault resulting in the closure of booking systems while

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/4

Travis Central Appraisal District becomes victim of a ransomware attack

 

Travis Central Appraisal District suffered a cyberattack on Sep. 11, 2019. Travis Central Appraisal District has been responsible for providing

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/4

Government Websites of Lee County back online after hit by a cyber attack

 

Access to as well as from the government websites of Lee County was restored early on Sep. 22, 2019, afternoon, four days after the resident's lost

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/4

Campbell County Health suffered from a ransomware attack

 

Campbell County Health (CCH) in the Gillette city of Wyoming became victim of a cyberattack early on the morning of Sep. 20, 2019, which has

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/3

Ontario’s Stratford City paid bitcoin worth more than $75,000 following cyber attack

 

Authorities in Stratford city of Ontario, Canada, in recent times paid a hacker bitcoin worth more than $75,000. City of Stratford has agreed to pay

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/3

Hackers attempted attack on Tibetans’ phones associated with Dalai Lama’s activities

 

The Citizens Lab digital rights activist lately published one report telling about how hackers attempted at infiltrating Android devices and iPhones

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/1

YouTube creators hit with account hijacks

 

An assault recently by malicious actors carried out in well-coordinated manner hijacked a massive number of creator accounts on YouTube. Those

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/1

Ramsey County increased victim count to 117,905 in the 2018 Phishing Attack

 

As per latest update, Ramsey County discovered that many more individuals were impacted in the Aug. 9, 2018, phishing attack than was previously

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SPAMfighter News 2019/10/1

City of Woodstock suffered from a cyber attack

 

City of Woodstock in Cherokee County of Georgia, United States, is attempting to recover from the cyber attack that was successful in blocking

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/30

More than 1,650 Patients of the Carle Foundation Hospital got impacted by a phishing attack

 

Carle Foundation Hospital, at City of Urbana in Illinois State of United States, has suffered from data breach incident when an unauthorized

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/30

Ava R-I School District struck by a ransomware attack

 

It has been happening all over the United States (U.S.), and now it has happened in the Ava R-I School District of Missouri. The Ava School District

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/30

9,700 patients impacted by security breach in Shore Specialty Consultants Pulmonology Group

 

Shore Specialty Consultants Pulmonology Group, based in New Jersey, announced that it is notifying about 9,700 patients by mailing letters that some

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/27

Wallenpaupack Area School District became victim of a ransomware attack

 

Wallenpaupack Area School District has suffered from a ransomware attack, thus forcing the school to close and shut down all the 3,000 computers

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/27

North Korean hackers using fresh malicious program to attack ATM machines

 

Hackers from North Korea are employing one fresh malware strain which they developed to install onto ATM machines for intercepting data and grabbing

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/27

Fedcap Rehabilitation security breach impacted 2158 clients

 

Fedcap Rehabilitation, the New York-based provider of employment resources and vocational training, is alerting 2,158 former and current clients

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/26

Education website Thinkful for programmers and developers victim of hack

 

An education website Thinkful has declared that hackers attacked it for stealing data. The Brooklyn, New York-situated Thinkful offers training and

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/26

Digital database of Hungarian Development Center destroyed by hackers

 

According to the cyber security experts, government organizations and educational institutions have become key targets of hackers mostly in

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/26

Customers’ personal data got compromised due to Shopping Portal breach of Garmin SA

 

Garmin SA (Garmin South Africa) has disclosed in the notifications sent to their customers that payment as well as sensitive personal information

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/25

VPN, Selfie apps created for Android devices contain deceptive software

 

A malware issue plagues Google Play Store. What's more, it stays persistent in spite of the Internet giant's arduous efforts for bringing sketchy

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/25

Souderton Area School District became victim of a ransomware attack

 

Just few days after start of the new 2019-20 school year, computers of the Souderton Area School District was hit by a cyber attack. Dr. Frank

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/25

320,000 patients impacted by Ransomware attack on the Premier Family Medical

 

Premier Family Medical, the physician group in US state of Utah, has suffered from a ransomware attack that temporarily prevents access to the

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/24

Security researchers uncover new RAT that steals Bitcoin wallet data

 

There's been a speedy evolution of crypto-currencies' market since 2008 when the Bitcoin (BTC) digital currency found release. Along with this

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/24

Rockford Public Schools became victim of a ransomware attack

 

Rockford Public Schools (RPS) District 205 located in Rockford city of Illinois became victim of a ransomware attack that has downed the school

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/23

Notice about a recent data incident provided by Meridian Community College

 

Meridian Community College (also known as MCC) has been providing notice about a recent data incident that might have affected the personal

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/23

Hackers with superior expertise targeting IT service providers

 

According to security experts from Symantec a safety agency, an undocumented assault syndicate having advanced hacking skills recently hijacked

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/23

Around 15,000 customers of Metro Mobility notified about data breach

 

A data breach in Metro Mobility might have exposed personal information of around 15,000 individuals using it. Metro Mobility has been an invaluable

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/20

Melbourne woman indicted with cyber-crime of siphoning massive funds from share and superannuation A/Cs

 

An advanced online fraud roped in many innocent victims so revealed ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission) along with AFP

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/20

ECIST notifying individuals about possible personal information breach

 

East Central Indiana School Trust (ECIST) has begun notifying over 3,200 individuals about exposure of some of their PHI (Protected Health

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/19

Ransomware gang demanded ransom of $5.3 Million but offered $400,000 from City of New Bedford

 

After executing the cyber attack that has disabled several New Bedford city computers, the hackers behind this incident has demanded ransom amount

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/19

New Lilu or Lilocked ransomware infected several web servers

 

A new ransomware strain named as Lilu or Lilocked has affected several web servers (i.e. in thousands) all around the world. This ransomware started

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/19

Flaw inside LastPass Chrome extension allows revelation of login credentials

 

LastPass in a security advisory has asked end-users to make its Chrome extension up-to-date with respect to the company's password manager. If

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/18

UC Health became victim of phishing attack possibly compromising patient information

 

UC Health in Ohio's Cincinnati city has suffered from a data breach after a few of their employees became victim of a phishing attack, thus possibly

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/18

Data Breach at the Conway Regional Medical Center exposes patient information

 

Conway Regional Medical Center, at Conway city of Arkansas state in U.S., has discovered that patient information was compromised in a phishing

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/18

Australia blames China as targeting its parliament with cyber attack

 

Reuters reports that Australian intelligence was able to find China as the culprit of a cyber assault against Australia's parliament along with 3

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/17

Phishing campaign targeting universities globally takes on massive attack scale

 

Threat actor Cobalt Dickens having ties with Iran government carried out one phishing operation during the months of July-August with the aim to

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/17

Phishing attack on Artesia General Hospital impacted 13,905 patients

 

The Artesia General Hospital based in Artesia, New Mexico, has discovered that the PHI (Protected Health Information) of 13,905 patients was

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/16

Mac users increasingly targeted with phishing attacks

 

Mac users are being targeted with phishing attacks in an ever increasing number, possibly rising twofold in 2019. Fraudulent e-mails spoofed as

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/16

Foxit Software suffered from data breach impacting more than 328,000 accounts

 

Foxit Software, known for the PDF applications such as PhantomPDF and Foxit Reader, has suffered from a data breach when the unauthorized

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/16

114,000 customers alerted by Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories about data breach

 

Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories becomes another victim to notify their patients about the data breach caused as a result of the AMCA (American

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/13

Wikipedia in several countries went offline following massive DDoS assault

 

Wikipedia the widely-accessed reference website was off the air within a number of countries following a malicious cyber attack that hit it. The

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/13

Rockville Center School District paid ransom of almost $90,000 for restoring their data

 

The officials said that Rockville Centre School District paid ransom of $88,000 in bitcoin, so as to regain access of the files on system's server

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/13

Phishing Attack on Navicent Health impacted about 1,400 Patients

 

Two months after Macon, Georgia-based Navicent Health discovered that one of their employees opened a phishing email that allowed the hackers to

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/12

Phishers hack SharePoint sites to steal login information of people performing banking transactions


OneNote documents and SharePoint websites are being compromised to carry out one novel large-scale phishing campaign. SharePoint, a service to

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/12

Lyons Companies suffered from a data breach incident


Lyons Companies, one of Delaware's leading insurance brokers, has suffered from a data breach incident that compromises sensitive information of the

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/11

Fresh spyware named Joker found in Google’s Android Play Store

 

Security researchers are cautioning Android phone users of new spyware which hides inside 24 apps within Google's Play Store. These apps have been

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/11

Around 14 million customers impacted by Hostinger data breach

 

Hostinger International Ltd., the famous web hosting provider as well as Internet domain registrar, has suffered from a data breach when an

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/10

New Kent County Public Schools suffered from a ransomware attack

 

New Kent County Public Schools has suffered from a ransomware attack that encrypted nearly the schools' whole computer system, and demand payment

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/10

Astro customers’ MyKad data got compromised due to a data breach

 

Astro Malaysia Holdings, the satellite TV (television) operator, has again suffered from a data breach last month (i.e. in August 2019). This is

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/9

Students beware of malware inside electronic textbooks; Kaspersky

 

Kaspersky Lab in its latest report cautions students of malware installers if they attempt at downloading essays and textbooks of electronic

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/9

New type of phishing attack that targets Android phones

 

Researchers from Check Point the cyber-security company recently found one fresh type of sophisticated phishing assault created for tricking

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/6

Nepali banks found vulnerable to ATM hacks and losing millions

 

On September 1, police in Nepal detained 5 Chinese nationals who were at Durbar Marg on charges they played a major role in a forgery of ATM cards.

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/6

Google reveals an iPhone hacking campaign that utilized monitoring implants

 

The external security researchers' group of Google has unearthed one iPhone hacking campaign of the first kind that attacked innumerable device

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/5

Apps with ad-clicking malware experiencing a massive 1.5m downloads listed inside Play Store

 

Security researchers discovered 2 apps which contained ad-clicking malware and were listed in Google Play, spanning over a year. The said apps

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/5

Macon County’s official website of Circuit Clerk was hacked by the Iranian Hackers

 

Macon County in the State of Illinois is the most recent government entity getting targeted by the hackers', who hacked a web page and then disabled

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/5

10,000 patients impacted due to data breach in Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) announced on Thursday (i.e. on August 22, 2019) that around 10,000 people's private information got revealed as

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/4

Virginia Gay Hospital notified their patients about the data security incident

 

Virginia Gay Hospital based in Vinton of Iowa state has become aware about the data security incident, which might have led to disclosure of

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/4

Avast helps French police annihilate dangerous Retadup virus

 

French police in the assistance of an anti-virus company gained hold over a server which cyber-criminals used for disseminating a virus designed for

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/4

7,000 patients of AHS were warned that their health information might be compromised in an email hack

 

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying around 7,000 patients about their health information that might have been compromised after a physician's

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/3

MAHB still thinks malicious actor responsible for network failure at KLIA

 

MAHB (Malaysia Airports Holding Bhd) has opined that it's not overlooking a possibility of some entity with malicious intent being behind KLIA's

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/3

Around 5,500 patients PHI exposed in phishing attack on the Michigan Medicine

 

Around 5,500 patients of the Michigan Medicine are getting notified regarding the phishing email campaign, which might have exposed a few of their

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/3

App inside Google Play downloaded 100m times delivered clandestine payloads

 

Google Play is yet again in danger ever-since an app has been discovered which got downloaded 100m times even as it had one malicious component

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/2

Imposter VPN, Office software websites thrust banker Trojan

 

Cyber-criminals are reportedly floating fake widely-used VPN software's website in attempts to dupe end-users into downloading malicious software.

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SPAMfighter News 2019/9/2

Hackers demanded $1 Million ransom payment from Washington-based Hospital

 

The ransomware attack that hit an Aberdeen, Washington-based hospital as well as the associated clinics two months back is still causing the

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/30

US Cyber Command published malware reportedly of North Korean hackers

 

U.S. Cyber Command, which operates alongside National Security Agency, recently posted some fresh malware samples and claimed they were of hackers

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/30

Most Newly Registered Domains have been found malevolent

 

According to 2 reports separately from Farsight Security and Georgia Tech University, Newly Registered Domains pose danger to users, as these have

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/30

Hacked server contains PHI of more than 1,900 Bayview Dental patients

 

Bayview Dental has recently discovered an incident that may affect security of some patients' personal information. On Aug. 13, 2019, Bayview Dental

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/29

National Baseball Hall of Fame website got hacked

 

National Baseball Hall of Fame website has been hacked by the attackers, who then injected one malicious script on the website. This malicious

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/29

Multiple Email Accounts were compromised in phishing attack on NCH Healthcare System

 

A phishing attack has been experienced by NCH Healthcare System based in Naples, Florida, in which the patient information might have been

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/29

Apple’s inadvertent unpatching of bug within its iOS 12.4 stimulates hacking risk

 

Apple is said to have unpatched vulnerability within its most recent iOS update ver.12.4 which the company had patched within its previous iOS

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/28

Ransomware Attack on Imperial Health impacted over 116,000 patients

 

Just some time back, a cybersecurity incident affecting dozens of schools systems in the Louisiana state of US has been reported. Now the network

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/28

Presbyterian Healthcare Services suffered from a data breach

 

Presbyterian Healthcare Services based in New Mexico has suffered from a data breach, thus impacting almost 183000 patients as well as health plan

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/28

Naples city of Florida loses $700,000 because of a spear-phishing attack

 

The Naples city of Florida loses $700,000 because of a spear-phishing attack. The attack has been limited to the vendor relationship between Naples

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/27

Ransom paid to hackers by Truman Medical Centers for unlocking the system

 

Truman Medical Centers (TMC) has suffered from a ransomware attack on August 6, 2019, and then had to pay ransom amount for unlocking the parts of

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/27

Maplewood Police Department gave notice about data privacy incident

 

Maplewood Police Department (MPD) on Aug. 7, 2019, gave notice about one data privacy incident. As per the department, Maplewood has discovered and

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/27

Android malware-laced rogue apps thrust adverts incessantly

 

In the recent weeks a Google Android malicious program drew considerable attention again and again. Google, as a result, had to remove as many as 85

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/26

Website of the Randolph County in North Carolina got hacked

 

The website of the Randolph County in North Carolina got hacked by an international hacker group, who defaced homepage of the website with vulgar

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/26

Texan government entities face ransomware attack

 

In Texas, a well-organized ransomware assault hit 20 entities of the local government, according to DIR (Department of Information Resources) of the

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/26

Ransomware infection targeting prominent UK forensics organisation resulting in delayed police investigations

 

A cyber-attack against Eurofins Scientific a forensic testing company which caters services to British police has caused delays in criminal

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/23

PoS payment system of two restaurants in Deer Valley Resort got hacked

 

Royal Street Café and the Mariposa restaurants at Deer Valley Resort, Colorado, suffered from a security breach when an unauthorized third-party has

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SPAMfighter News 2019/8/23

Murfreesboro City’s Bill Payment Website of Water Department was hacked by the Iranian Hackers

 

A government website of Murfreesboro city was found hacked on a Saturday (i.e. on August 3, 2019). The Murfreesboro city discovered on the morning

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