Hackers Breach Avast Antivirus Network Through Insecure VPN Profile

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Hackers accessed the internal network of Czech cybersecurity company Avast, likely aiming for a supply chain attack targeting CCleaner. Detected on September 25, intrusion attempts started since May 14. Following an investigation, the antivirus maker determined that the attacker was able to gain access using compromised credentials via a temporary VPN account.

Imperva data Breach: WAF customers’ data exposed

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Cybersecurity firm Imperva disclosed a data breach that has exposed sensitive information for some customers of its Cloud Web Application Firewall (WAF) product, formerly known as Incapsula. Incapsula, is a CDN service designed to protect customers’ website from all threats and mitigate DDoS attacks essential infrastructure.