Two healthcare organizations have begun sending out breach notification letters to thousands of people in California and Arizona after both revealed that sensitive information -- including social security numbers, treatment information and diagnosis data -- were accessed during recent cyberattacks.
Apple on Monday released security updates for its iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac computers that close a vulnerability reportedly exploited by invasive spyware built by NSO Group, an Israeli security company.
McAfee Mobile Malware Research Team has identified malware targeting Mexico. It poses as a security banking tool or as a bank application designed to report an out-of-service ATM. In both instances, the malware relies on the sense of urgency created by tools designed to prevent fraud to encourage targets to use them. This malware can steal authentication factors crucial to accessing accounts from their victims on the targeted financial institutions in Mexico.
The REvil ransomware gang has fully returned and is once again attacking new victims and publishing stolen files on a data leak site.
Since 2019, the REvil ransomware operation, aka Sodinokibi, has been conducting attacks on organizations worldwide where they demand million-dollar ransoms to receive a decryption key and prevent the leaking of stolen files.
WhatsApp has recently announced the launch of their end-to-end encrypted backups feature, even on cloud services. Earlier, despite having end-to-end encryption available by default, WhatsApp lacked a security feature for cloud backups.
Twitter has recently announced a new feature dubbed ‘Safety Mode’ to block abusive users. Currently available in beta-mode, this feature will let users block accounts posting abusive comments. With this move, Twitter aims at preventing online harassment on the platform.