Hackers tried poisoning town after breaching its water facility

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A hacker gained access to the water treatment system for the city of Oldsmar, Florida, and attempted to increase the concentration of sodium hydroxide (NaOH), also known as lye and caustic soda, to extremely dangerous levels. Sodium hydroxide is commonly found in household cleaners, but can be very dangerous if ingested in high concentrations. However,… Read more »

SonicWall SMA 100 zero-day exploit actively used in the wild

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A SonicWall SMA 100 zero-day vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild, according to a tweet by cybersecurity firm NCC Group. On January 22nd, SonicWall disclosed that they suffered an attack on their internal systems using a “probable” zero-day vulnerability in specific SonicWall networking devices. While SonicWall investigates the vulnerability and has not provided many details, they… Read more »

Authorities Seize Dark-Web Site Linked to the Netwalker Ransomware

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U.S. and Bulgarian authorities this week took control of the dark web site used by the NetWalker ransomware cybercrime group to publish data stolen from its victims. “We are striking back against the growing threat of ransomware by not only bringing criminal charges against the responsible actors, but also disrupting criminal online infrastructure and, wherever… Read more »

Top Cyber Attacks of 2020

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With so much of the world transitioning to working, shopping, studying, and streaming online during the coronavirus pandemic, cybercriminals now have access to a larger base of potential victims than ever before. “Zoombomb” became the new photobomb—hackers would gain access to a private meeting or online class hosted on Zoom and shout profanities and racial slurs or flash pornographic… Read more »