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NFL’s San Francisco 49ers hit by Blackbyte ransomware attack
The NFL’s San Francisco 49ers team is recovering from a cyberattack by the BlackByte ransomware gang who claims to have stolen data from the American football organization. […]
Adobe Releases Emergency Patch for Exploited Commerce Zero-Day
Adobe released an emergency advisory on Sunday to inform Commerce and Magento users of a critical zero-day vulnerability that has been exploited in attacks. read more
Organizations paid at least $602 million to ransomware gangs in 2021
Organizations have paid more than $600 million in cryptocurrency during 2021, nearly one-third to the Conti ransomware gang.
Ransomware Gang Says it Has Hacked 49ers Football Team
The San Francisco 49ers have been hit by a ransomware attack, with cyber criminals claiming they stole some of the football team’s financial data. read more
Microsoft is making it harder to steal Windows passwords from memory
Microsoft is enabling an ‘Attack Surface Reduction’ security feature rule by default to block hackers’ attempts to steal Windows credentials from the LSASS process. […]
San Francisco 49ers NFL team discloses BlackByte ransomware attack
A ransomware attack hit the corporate IT network of the San Francisco 49ers NFL team, The Record reported. The San Francisco 49ers NFL team has fallen victim to a ransomware attack, the news was reported by The Record .
Analyzing Phishing attacks that use malicious PDFs
Cybersecurity researchers Zoziel Pinto Freire analyzed the use of weaponized PDFs in phishing attacks Every day everybody receives many phishing attacks with malicious docs or PDFs. I decided to take a look at one
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