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412 Million FriendFinder Accounts Hacked

“World’s largest Sex and Swinger network users exposed to cybercriminals”

Last month hackers were able to successfully infiltrate AdultFriendFinder, Cams.com, and several other FriendFinder Networks sites, but the user information has yet to be released to the general public. The attack came from a local inclusion exploit, allowing the hackers to gain access to all of the sites without proper authentication.

VMware Workstation Code Execution Flaw Found by Hackers

“Patches security vulnerabilities across several versions”

A critical out-of-bounds memory access flaw, labeled as CVE-2016-7461, has been patched by VMware as of Sunday. The vulnerability allowed for guests to give arbitrary command over host servers that run Fusion or Workstation.

New DoS Technique Adds to Growing Concerns of Cyber Attacks

“New DDoS attack technique capable of using one laptop to bring down high-bandwidth firewalls”

A new cyberattack method, referred to as BlackNurse, is capable of sending ICMP packets in levels that overload major systems far easier than what has been previously observed. Far more CPU resources is required than normal to address the requests these packets request, creating substantial malfunctions and ping floods.

Tesco Allegedly Warned Before Historic Breach

“Cyber security firms claim firm knew attack was coming”

Dark web hackers were apparently observed boasting online about the ease in which they could steal from the bank. Many security firms had issued warnings to Tesco, reporting that these hackers referred to the bank as a ‘cash milking cow.’ Despite the bragging, there is no concrete evidence that the user is connected to the breach earlier this month, but the lack of preparation stemming from the bank has caused many concerns about the credibility of its security systems.

 

 

 

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Data Breach Affects 43 Million Web Host Consumers

“Compromised records include passwords, email addresses and more”

On Thursday San Francisoco web hosting firm Weebly will send notificaations to its users that over 40 million of their accounts had been compromised in the last eight months. Responsibility of the breach is still unknown, and the firm itself would not have become aware of the hack until an anonymous source released the information to LeakedSource. Sensitive customer information is among the data stolen, including passowrds and email addresses.

Vulnerability Leaves Millions of Adult FriendFinder Users Exposed

“Adult website compromised by hacker”

Low security backend servers of Adult FriendFinder hack apparently been compromised, and the one responsible has reportedly posted confidential data on Twitter. The breach has not been officially recognized or confirmed by FriendFinder Networks.

Ransomware among Three Most Destructive Cyber Threats

“Amid rising malware usage in 2016”

Total cost of damages related to malicious software attacks is set to exceed $1 billion this year as cybercriminals begin to shift focus onto business networks instead of individuals.

Critical Flaw Patched in Lexmark Printer Management

“Software update fixes vulnerabilities”

MarkVision printer management software has addressed serious concerns that could allow an attacker to remotely access a host server attached to a product, allowing confidential files to be stolen or a Dos condition. This comes as a relief to users, as 20,000 printers are networked to MarkVision Enterprise web tools.