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Akira ransomware received $42M in ransom payments from over 250 victims

Security Affairs

Government agencies revealed that Akira ransomware has breached over 250 entities worldwide and received over $42 million in ransom payments. A joint advisory published by CISA, the FBI, Europol, and the Netherlands’ National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-NL) revealed that since early 2023, Akira ransomware operators received $42 million in ransom payments from more than 250 victims worldwide.

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Lawsuit in London to allege Grindr shared users’ HIV status with ad firms

The Guardian Data Protection

High court action will claim US owner allowed access to app users’ private information in breach of UK law Grindr faces the prospect of legal action by hundreds of users who will allege that the dating app shared highly sensitive personal information, including in some cases their HIV status, with advertising companies. The law firm Austen Hays is to file a claim on Monday in London’s high court alleging that the US owner of the app breached British data protection laws.

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A flaw in the Forminator plugin impacts hundreds of thousands of WordPress sites

Security Affairs

Japan’s CERT warns of a vulnerability in the Forminator WordPress plugin that allows unrestricted file uploads to the server. Japan’s CERT warned that the WordPress plugin Forminator, developed by WPMU DEV, is affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including a flaw that allows unrestricted file uploads to the server. Forminator is a popular WordPress plugin that allows users to easily create various forms for their website without needing any coding knowledge.

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All Things Parks: National Parks Link Roundup

Unwritten Record

This past Saturday kicked off National Park Week , an annual event put on by the National Park Service (NPS) to celebrate the more than 400 national parks in the United States and the NPS programs and partners that work to preserve these sites of American natural and cultural heritage. “Two Medicine Lake, Glacier National Park,” Montana. Local Identifier: 79-AAE-20 (NAID: 519874 ) In March 1872, Congress passed the Yellowstone Park Act establishing the first national park in the territories of M

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 468 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs are free for you in your email box. Enjoy a new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter, including the international press. Critical CrushFTP zero-day exploited in attacks in the wild A French hospital was forced to reschedule procedures after cyberattack MITRE revealed that nation-state actors breached its systems via Ivanti zero-days FBI chief says China is preparing