Many Public Salesforce Sites are Leaking Private Data

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2023 02:09:56 +0000

A shocking number of organizations — including banks and healthcare providers — are leaking private and sensitive information from their public Salesforce Community websites, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. The data exposures all stem from a misconfiguration in Salesforce Community that allows an unauthenticated user to access records that should only be available after logging in.

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3CX Breach Was a Double Supply Chain Compromise

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2023 01:05:44 +0000

We learned some remarkable new details this week about the recent supply-chain attack on VoIP software provider 3CX, a complex, lengthy intrusion that has the makings of a cyberpunk spy novel: North Korean hackers using legions of fake executive accounts on LinkedIn to lure people into opening malware disguised as a job offer; malware targeting Mac and Linux users working at defense and cryptocurrency firms; and software supply-chain attacks nested within earlier supply chain attacks.

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Microsoft (& Apple) Patch Tuesday, April 2023 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2023 00:06:51 +0000

Microsoft today released software updates to plug 100 security holes in its Windows operating systems and other software, including a zero-day vulnerability that is already being used in active attacks. Not to be outdone, Apple has released a set of important updates addressing two zero-day vulnerabilities that are being used to attack iPhones, iPads and Macs.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, March 2023 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2023 15:19:32 +0000

Microsoft on Tuesday released updates to quash at least 74 security bugs in its Windows operating systems and software. Two of those flaws are already being actively attacked, including an especially severe weakness in Microsoft Outlook that can be exploited without any user interaction.

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Highlights from the New U.S. Cybersecurity Strategy

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2023 01:33:06 +0000

The Biden administration today issued its vision for beefing up the nation’s collective cybersecurity posture, including calls for legislation establishing liability for software products and services that are sold with little regard for security. The White House’s new national cybersecurity strategy also envisions a more active role by cloud providers and the U.S. military in disrupting cybercriminal infrastructure, and names China as the single biggest cyber threat to U.S. interests.

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New Protections for Food Benefits Stolen by Skimmers

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 21:09:07 +0000

Millions of Americans receiving food assistance benefits just earned a new right that they can’t yet enforce: The right to be reimbursed if funds on their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards are stolen by card skimming devices secretly installed at cash machines and grocery store checkout lanes.

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New T-Mobile Breach Affects 37 Million Accounts

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2023 04:09:22 +0000

T-Mobile today disclosed a data breach affecting tens of millions of customer accounts, its second major data exposure in as many years. In a filing with federal regulators, T-Mobile said an investigation determined that someone abused its systems to harvest subscriber data tied to approximately 37 million current customer accounts.

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New Ransom Payment Schemes Target Executives, Telemedicine

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 18:25:04 +0000

Ransomware groups are constantly devising new methods for infecting victims and convincing them to pay up, but a couple of strategies tested recently seem especially devious. The first centers on targeting healthcare organizations that offer consultations over the Internet and sending them booby-trapped medical records for the “patient.” The other involves carefully editing email inboxes of public company executives to make it appear that some were involved in insider trading.

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