News for May 19, 2024

By I_g_o_r | Some news | 19 May 2024


The Post Millennial hack leaked data impacting 26 million people

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-post-millennial-hack-leaked-data-impacting-26-million-people/

 

Hackers deface potentially hundreds of local British news sites

https://therecord.media/newsquest-media-group-british-newspaper-websites-defaced

 

Rain exchange suffered $14.1M in suspicious outflows 2 weeks ago — ZachXBT

https://cointelegraph.com/news/rain-exchange-suffered-14-1-million-suspicious-outflows-two-weeks-ago-zachxbt

 

Helsinki suffers data breach after hackers exploit unpatched flaw

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/helsinki-suffers-data-breach-after-hackers-exploit-unpatched-flaw/

 

Solar Storm Knocks Out Farmers' Tractor GPS Systems During Peak Planting Season

https://www.404media.co/solar-storm-knocks-out-tractor-gps-systems-during-peak-planting-season/

 

$20M exploit cripples Sonne Finance, hacker in no mood for negotiation

https://cointelegraph.com/news/sonne-finance-pause-20m-crypto-hack

 

Nissan North America data breach impacts over 53,000 employees

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/nissan-north-america-data-breach-impacts-over-53-000-employees/

 

Crypto expert Michaël van de Poppe sells all his Bitcoin; Here’s why

https://coinmarketcap.com/community/articles/66472bbb14e3574b9201f9e4/

 

DNS Tunneling Used for Stealthy Scans and Email Tracking

https://www.hackread.com/dns-tunneling-stealthy-scans-email-tracking/

 

Why Tokens Are Like Gold for Opportunistic Threat Actors

https://www.darkreading.com/cyberattacks-data-breaches/why-tokens-are-like-gold-for-opportunistic-threat-actors

 

Stolen Poloniex Ether worth $53M never made it back to the exchange

https://cointelegraph.com/news/poloniex-hack-50m-eth-tornado-cash

 

Singing River Health System: Data of 895,000 stolen in ransomware attack

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/singing-river-health-system-data-of-895-000-stolen-in-ransomware-attack/

 

As phone theft surges, how can you protect your financial data?

https://www.ft.com/content/26be349d-4717-4815-a221-a749e29de2b2

 

Brothers charged with stealing $25 million in Ethereum in 12 seconds

https://www.tomshardware.com/tech-industry/cryptocurrency/brothers-charged-with-stealing-dollar25-million-in-ethereum-in-12-seconds-cryptocurrency-heist-exploited-transaction-validation-process

 

MITM Attacks Can Still Bypass FIDO2 Security, Researchers Warn

https://www.hackread.com/mitm-attacks-can-bypass-fido2-security/

 

MediSecure e-script firm hit by ‘large-scale’ ransomware data breach

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/medisecure-e-script-firm-hit-by-large-scale-ransomware-data-breach/

 

CertiK discovered $5M security flaw in Wormhole bridge on Aptos

https://cointelegraph.com/news/certik-discovered-5-million-security-flaw-wormhole-bridge-aptos

 

Largest non-bank lender in Australia warns of a data breach

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/largest-non-bank-lender-in-australia-warns-of-a-data-breach/

 

Ex-NIH Director Confirms 'No Science' Behind 6-Foot Distancing Rules

https://www.zerohedge.com/medical/ex-nih-director-confirms-no-science-behind-6-foot-distancing-rules

 

Cyber attack on a agricultural association in Belgium

https://www.lalibre.be/belgique/societe/2024/05/14/la-federation-wallonne-de-lagriculture-victime-de-cyber-criminels-qui-pensaient-sen-prendre-au-service-public-de-wallonie-L34U5J75ZVCJHKKU7N6GIMRJNU/

 

500 Victims In, Black Basta Reinvents With Novel Vishing Strategy

https://www.darkreading.com/cyberattacks-data-breaches/500-victims-later-black-basta-reinvents-novel-vishing-strategy

 

Android Malware Poses as WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat to Steal Data

https://www.hackread.com/android-malware-whatsapp-instagram-snapchat-data/

 

Equalizer DEX hacker drains funds: Users warned, investigation underway

https://cointelegraph.com/news/equalizer-dex-hacker-drains-funds

 

Banco Santander warns of a data breach exposing customer info

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/banco-santander-warns-of-a-data-breach-exposing-customer-info/

 

SideCopy APT Campaign Found Targeting Indian Universities

https://thecyberexpress.com/sidecopy-campaign-targets-indian-universities/

 

Alex bridge on BNB Smart Chain drained of $4.3M after suspicious upgrade

https://cointelegraph.com/news/alex-bridge-bnb-drained-after-suspicious-upgrade-certik

 

Cyber attack on a city government in California, USA

https://statescoop.com/st-helena-california-cyberattack-second-month-2024/

 

Breach Forums Admin ShinyHunters Claims Domain Reclaimed from FBI

https://www.hackread.com/breach-forums-shinyhunters-domain-reclaim-fbi/

 

DeFi protocols Sonne Finance and ALEX Lab lose over $24 million in separate hacks

https://cryptoslate.com/defi-protocols-sonne-finance-and-alex-lab-lose-over-24-million-in-separate-hacks/

 

400K Linux Servers Recruited by Resurrected Ebury Botnet

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/400k-linux-servers-recruited-by-resurrected-ebury-botnet

 

IoT Cameras Exposed by Chainable Exploits, Millions Affected

https://www.hackread.com/iot-cameras-exposed-by-chainable-exploits/

 

The US DOJ indicts two brothers for allegedly stealing $25M in crypto via an exploit of the MEV-Boost software used by some Ethereum validators

https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2024/05/15/brothers-accused-of-25m-ethereum-exploit-as-us-reveals-fraud-charges/

 

China busts $1.9 billion underground banking operation using USDT

https://www.theblock.co/post/294777/china-busts-1-9-billion-underground-banking-operation-using-usdt

 

Arup lost $25mn in Hong Kong deepfake video conference scam

https://www.ft.com/content/b977e8d4-664c-4ae4-8a8e-eb93bdf785ea

 

HP Exposes Low-Effort, High-Impact Cat-Phishing Targeting Users

https://www.hackread.com/hp-reports-cat-phishing-targeting-users/

 

WebTPA data breach impacts 2.4 million insurance policyholders

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/webtpa-data-breach-impacts-24-million-insurance-policyholders/

 

Hong Kong Officially Launches Digital Yuan Payments Pilot

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-05-17/hong-kong-officially-launches-pilot-for-digital-yuan-payments

 

Santander Falls Victim to Data Breach Involving Third-Party Provider

https://www.darkreading.com/cyberattacks-data-breaches/santander-falls-victim-to-data-breach-involving-third-party-provider

 

Memecoin launcher pump.fun claims ex-employee behind $1.9M exploit

https://cointelegraph.com/news/solana-memecoin-tool-pumpfun-claims-ex-employee-exploiter

 

Wireless Industry Fined Yet Again For Selling Very Limited ‘Unlimited’ Data Plans

https://www.techdirt.com/2024/05/17/wireless-industry-fined-yet-again-for-selling-very-limited-unlimited-data-plans/

 

Two students uncover security bug that could let millions do their laundry for free

https://techcrunch.com/2024/05/17/csc-serviceworks-free-laundry-million-machines/

 

The first international treaty on artificial intelligence adopted by the Council of Europe

https://www.neowin.net/news/the-first-international-treaty-on-artificial-intelligence-adopted-by-the-council-of-europe/

 

Three-year-old CPU beats Intel's fastest current chip in RAM benchmark

https://www.tomshardware.com/pc-components/cpus/three-year-old-cpu-beats-intels-fastest-current-chip-in-ram-benchmark-7-ghz-core-i9-11900k-tops-83-ghz-core-i9-14900ks-in-pyprime-32b

 

Physically healthy Dutch woman granted approval for assisted suicide due to chronic depression

https://www.rebelnews.com/physically_healthy_dutch_woman_granted_approval_for_assisted_suicide_due_to_chronic_depression

 

Tether Partners With TON To Bring USDT-to-Fiat Transactions Using Oobit Mobile App

https://coinmarketcap.com/headlines/news/tether-partners-with-ton-to-bring-usdt-to-fiat-transactions-using-oobit-mobile-app/

 

US Power Grid May Become Unreliable This Summer, Watchdog Warns

https://www.zerohedge.com/technology/us-power-grid-may-become-unreliable-summer-watchdog-warns

 

US arrests two Chinese nationals in $73 million crypto scam

https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-arrests-two-chinese-nationals-73-million-crypto-scam-2024-05-17/

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