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An ongoing malware campaign is targeting YouTube and Facebook users, infecting their computers with a new information thief that will hijack their social media accounts and use their devices to mine cryptocurrency

Security researchers with Bitdefender’s Advanced Threat Control (ATC) team discovered the new malware and dubbed it S1deload Stealer due to its extensive use of DLL Sideloading to evade detection. Between July and December 2022, Bitdefender products identified more than 600 unique users infected with this malware. If it manages to steal a Facebook account, the…
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Canada’s second-largest telecom company TELUS is investigating a possible data breach after a hacker shared online samples of what appeared to be employee data. The hacker then posted screenshots that apparently show private source code repositories and payroll records held by the company

TELUS has so far found no evidence of theft of corporate or retail customer data and continues to monitor the potential incident. By Tuesday, February 21, the same hacker had created another forum post – this time offering to sell TELUS’ private GitHub repositories, source code, as well as the company’s payroll records. The seller…
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The FBI is investigating a cyber security incident on its network

According to reports, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating malicious cyber activity on the agency’s network. The federal law enforcement agency says it has already contained the incident and is working to uncover its full scope and impact. CNN first reported on Friday that it was a hacking incident involving the computer…
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Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center websites down after cyber attack hits ticket sales

The websites of the Philadelphia Orchestra and its home venue are still down days after they issued a statement saying they were dealing with a cyber attack. On Friday, the orchestra and the Kimmel Center said ticket sales were affected by a cyber attack, without providing further details. “While we work to resolve this issue,…
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Burton Snowboards Cancels Online Orders After ‘Cyber ​​Incident’

Burton Snowboards, a leading snowboard manufacturer, has canceled all online orders today following what it describes as a “cyber incident”. “We are currently experiencing a system outage due to a recent cyber incident and are unable to process online orders at this time,” the snowboard brand says in a prominent notice on its website. In…
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The Citrix company fixes high-level hardware vulnerabilities in Windows and Linux applications

Citrix this week announced fixes for critical vulnerabilities in virtual applications and desktops, as well as Workspace applications for Windows and Linux. The Virtual Desktop and Applications vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-24483, is described as a privilege escalation issue that allows an attacker with access to a Windows VDA as a normal Windows user to elevate…
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Canada ‘s largest bookstore Indigo closes site after cyber attack

Indigo Books & Music, the largest chain of bookstores in Canada, suffered a cyber attack yesterday, which caused the company to disable the site for customers and accept cash payments only. The exact nature of the incident is still unclear but Indigo does not rule out that the hackers may have stolen customer data. On…
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The FBI claims that a cyber attack caused the suicide hotline to be shut down

A cyberattack caused a near-day shutdown of the state’s new 988 mental health helpline late last year. Lawmakers are now calling on the federal agency that oversees the program to prevent future attacks. “On Dec. 1, the 988 Lifeline voice calls were disabled as a result of a cybersecurity incident,” Danielle Bennett, a spokeswoman for…
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The BlackCat Group adds an Indian rocket fuel manufacturer to its list of victims

An Indian rocket fuel maker is facing the possibility of the BlackCat Group leaking what it says is more than 2 terabytes of sensitive data. The BlackCat gang, also known as Alphv, says it stole from Solar Industries the propellant used in a variety of Indian military missile and rocket systems, as well as warhead…
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