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Microsoft Exchange Hackers Also Breached European Banking Authority – KK Hack Labs

The European Banking Authority (EBA) on Monday said it had been a victim of a cyberattack targeting its Microsoft Exchange Servers, forcing it to take its email systems offline as a precautionary measure temporarily.“As the vulnerability is related to the EBA’s email servers, access to personal data through emails held on that servers may have …

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Why Does EternalBlue-Targeting WannaCry Remain at Large?

Cybercrime as-a-service , Cyberwarfare / Nation-State Attacks , Endpoint Security ‘The Most Widely Successful Wormable Malware Becomes Almost a Permanent Hangover’ Mathew J. Schwartz (euroinfosec) • March 9, 2021     WannaCry’s ransom note Where were you on May 12, 2017? For many cybersecurity professionals, the answer is “trying to contain the fallout from WannaCry,” …

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QNAP storage devices hijacked by UnityMiner cryptocurrency malware

QNAP storage devices hijacked by UnityMiner cryptocurrency malware | IT Security News 9. March 2021 Early last week researchers at 360Netlab received reports that QNAP NAS devices were being targetted by a new form of attacks. QNAP is a Taiwanese manufacturer of hardware, including network-attached storage (NAS) devices. Internet of Things (IoT) and NAS devices …

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GAO Report Finds DoD Weapons Programs Continue to Lack Cybersecurity Guidelines

In 2018, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported that the DoD routinely found cyber vulnerabilities late in the development process, and despite efforts to address the problem, the DoD still has room for improvement. Even as there has been more cybersecurity testing during development than with past acquisition programs, the DoD still needs to improve …

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Vague contract language hampers cybersecurity for weapons systems, GAO says — FCW

Defense Vague contract language hampers cybersecurity for weapons systems, GAO says By Lauren C. Williams Mar 08, 2021   The cybersecurity of the Defense Department’s weapons systems may hinge on clear contract requirements, according to a recent report. The Government Accountability Office found that missing or vague cybersecurity requirements in acquisitions contracts for …

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University of the Highlands and Islands shuts down campuses as it deals with ‘ongoing cyber incident’ • The Register

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) in Scotland is fending off “an ongoing cyber incident” that has shut down its campuses. In a message to students and staff yesterday afternoon, the institution, which spans 13 locations across the northernmost part of the UK, warned that “most services” – including its Brightspace virtual learning …

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John McAfee Charged With Cryptocurrency Fraud

Cryptocurrency Fraud , Cybercrime , Fraud Management & Cybercrime Latest Federal Indictment Comes After Tax Evasion Charges Scott Ferguson (Ferguson_Writes) • March 8, 2021     John McAfee now faces additional federal charges related to alleged cryptocurrency schemes. (Photo: Gage Skidmore) John McAfee, who already faces federal tax evasion charges, has now been indicted for …

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EU banking regulator targeted in global Microsoft Exchange cyberattack

The European Banking Authority (EBA), a key EU financial regulator, said hackers have compromised its Microsoft Exchange servers as part of a global cyberattack, which is affecting thousands organizations worldwide. Following the cyberattack, the agency took offline its email systems as a security measure. “The Agency has swiftly launched a full investigation, in close cooperation …

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European Banking Authority victim in Microsoft Exchange Server hack

European Banking Authority (EBA) has disclosed that it is one of the victims of the recently revealed Microsoft Exchange Server Hack blamed on Chinese State-backed hackers.   Last week Hackread.com reported that Microsoft Exchange Servers were hit by a large-scale cyberattack after Chinese hackers exploited several critical vulnerabilities. Now, it has been …

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