267 million - mostly American - Facebook users' IDs, names and phone numbers are exposed online and shared on the dark web

Posted on 20-12-2019
https://news.microsoft.com/transform/hackers-hit-norsk-hydro-ransomware-company-responded-transparency/

Cybersecurity firm found an unsecure database of Facebook user data online Approximately 267,140,436 records were exposed and shared on the dark web The database included IDs, phone numbers a...

Hackers hit Norsk Hydro with ransomware. The company responded with transparency

Posted on 20-12-2019
https://news.microsoft.com/transform/hackers-hit-norsk-hydro-ransomware-company-responded-transparency/

The bedside phone rang at 4 a.m. in Oslo, Norway. The pre-dawn call filled Torstein Gimnes Are with a drowsy sense of dread. That only deepened when he heard the first words from the other end. &ldqu...

S’pore police warn of new scam targeting bank customers that has cost victims S$65,000

Posted on 13-12-2019
https://mothership.sg/2019/11/singapore-sms-bank-account-scam/

According to the police, victims would receive an SMS message claiming their ATM card had been blocked, deactivated, or that their bank account had been locked. The SMS message also instructed victim...

The Spotify Phishing Attack That Tricks Users Through Fake Failed Payment Notices

Posted on 12-12-2019
https://latesthackingnews.com/2019/12/09/the-spotify-phishing-attack-that-tricks-users-through-fake-failed-payment-notices/

Spotify Phishing Attack Aimed At Stealing Card Details The Australian email security firm MailGuard recently warned users of a new Spotify phishing campaign in the wild. This phishing attack aims at S...

Google Confirms Critical Android 8, 9 And 10 ‘Permanent’ Denial Of Service Threat

Posted on 10-12-2019
https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2019/12/07/google-confirms-critical-android-8-9-and-10-permanent-denial-of-service-threat/#4dbd40bc66fe

The December 2019 Android Security Bulletin has been published by Google and contains details of several vulnerabilities within the Android operating system. In total, three vulnerabilities have been ...