Promising Jobs at the U.S. Postal Service, ‘US Job Services’ Leaks Customer Data

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 02 May 2023 22:08:35 +0000

A sprawling online company based in Georgia that has made tens of millions of dollars purporting to sell access to jobs at the United States Postal Service (USPS) has exposed its internal IT operations and database of nearly 900,000 customers. The leaked records indicate the network’s chief technology officer in Pakistan has been hacked for the past year, and that the entire operation was created by the principals of a Tennessee-based telemarketing firm that has promoted USPS employment websites since 2016.

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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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Why is ‘Juice Jacking’ Suddenly Back in the News?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2023 20:27:56 +0000

KrebsOnSecurity received a nice bump in traffic this week thanks to tweets from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about “juice jacking,” a term first coined here in 2011 to describe a potential threat of data theft when one plugs their mobile device into a public charging kiosk. It remains unclear what may have prompted the alerts, but the good news is that there are some fairly basic things you can do to avoid having to worry about juice jacking.

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Google Suspends Chinese E-Commerce App Pinduoduo Over Malware

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 23:11:08 +0000

Google says it has suspended the app for the Chinese e-commerce giant Pinduoduo after malware was found in versions of the app. The move comes just weeks after Chinese security researchers published an analysis suggesting the popular e-commerce app sought to seize total control over affected devices by exploiting multiple security vulnerabilities in a variety of Android-based smartphones.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2023 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2023 21:01:41 +0000

Microsoft is sending the world a whole bunch of love today, in the form of patches to plug dozens of security holes in its Windows operating systems and other software. This year’s special Valentine’s Day Patch Tuesday includes fixes for a whopping three different “zero-day” vulnerabilities that are already being used in active attacks.

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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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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, January 2023 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2023 22:28:55 +0000

Microsoft today released updates to fix nearly 100 security flaws in its Windows operating systems and other software. Highlights from the first Patch Tuesday of 2023 include a zero-day vulnerability in Windows, printer software flaws reported by the U.S. National Security Agency, and a critical Microsoft SharePoint Server bug that allows a remote, unauthenticated attacker to make an anonymous connection.

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