Sat.Sep 26, 2020

Microsoft Shutters Azure Apps Used by China-Linked Hackers

Data Breach Today

Researchers: Hacking Group Used Cloud Infrastructure for Phishing Attacks Microsoft removed 18 apps from its Azure cloud platform that were being used by hackers as part of their command-and-control infrastructure, according to company researchers.

A powerful DDoS attack hit Hungarian banks and telecoms services

Security Affairs

Hungarian financial institutions and telecommunications infrastructure were hit by a powerful DDoS attack originating from servers in Russia, China and Vietnam. A powerful DDoS attack hit some Hungarian banking and telecommunication services that briefly disrupted them.

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Windows XP Source Code Got Leaked All Over the Internet

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: A cruel phishing test, ransomware hits Russia, and more of the week's top security news. Security Security / Security News

Victims of ThunderX ransomware can recover their files for free

Security Affairs

Good news for the victims of the ThunderX ransomware, cybersecurity firm Tesorion has released a decryptor to recover their files for free. Cybersecurity firm Tesorion has released a free decryptor for the ThunderX ransomware that allows victims to recover their files.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Bug Bounty FAQ: Top Questions, Expert Answers


Four leading voices in the bug bounty community answer frequently asked questions from bounty hunters, companies and curious cybersecurity professionals.

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Troy Hunt

Wow, 4 years already. Regardless of where I've been in the world or the stresses that have been going on in my personal life , every single week without exception there's been a video.

Can democracies stand up to Facebook? Ireland may have the answer | John Naughton

The Guardian Data Protection

Governments struggle to tackle the might of the tech giants when it comes to protecting users’ data Last month, the Irish data protection commissioner (DPC) sent Facebook a preliminary order ordering it to stop sending the data of its European users to the US. This was a big deal, because in order to comply with the ruling, Facebook would have to embark on a comprehensive re-engineering of its European operations, or to shut down those operations entirely, at least for a time.

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