Is Apple Vision Pro Safe? Unveiling Key Privacy & Security Points
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by Samiksha Jain
4h ago
In the field of technology, innovation often comes hand in hand with intrigue and apprehension. Enter the Apple Vision Pro—a groundbreaking mixed-reality headset unveiled amidst the fanfare of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference on June 5, 2023.   With its arrival on the shelves of U.S. Apple Stores on February 2, 2024, accompanied by a hefty price tag of $3,499, the stage was set for a device hailed by CEO Tim Cook as a game-changer.  “The era of spatial computing has arrived,” proclaimed Cook, exuding confidence in the transformative power of the Apple Vision Pro. Promisin ..read more
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Microsoft Copilot Under Fire for Insensitive Responses and Disregard for User Input
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by Ashish Khaitan
6h ago
Social media platforms are inundated with posts of malfunctioning behavior from Microsoft Copilot. Users expressed concerns over receiving invalid responses from the AI chatbot, ranging from mockery to threats of violence. Among the troubling incidents was Copilot’s insensitivity, including mocking an individual’s PTSD, highlighting a concerning lack of empathy. Vx-underground shared an instance where a user, explaining their severe PTSD triggers, asked Copilot to avoid using emojis. Despite the request, Copilot not only disregarded it but also trivialized the situation by persistently includi ..read more
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ALPHV Ransomware Claims Dual Victims, One Confirmed
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by Samiksha Jain
8h ago
The ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware group has purportedly claimed two new victims: Verbraucherzentrale Hessen, a consumer advice center in Germany, and Electro Marteix, SL, a company based in Spain. The revelation of the ALPHV ransomware attack comes amidst a turbulent landscape of cyber threats, where ransomware attacks pose significant risks to businesses and organizations worldwide. The Cyber Express team delved into the matter and confirmed that a cyberattack on Verbraucherzentrale Hessen did indeed occur. Cyberattack on Verbraucherzentrale Hessen Confirmed According to a notice posted on the of ..read more
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Cencora Confirms Data Breach in SEC Filing; Sensitive Data Accessed by Hackers
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by Ashish Khaitan
8h ago
Cencora Inc. has encountered a significant cybersecurity setback, as disclosed in a recent SEC filing. Uncovered on February 21, 2024, the breach involved unauthorized access to Cencora’s information systems, raising concerns about potential exposure of personal data. Cencora Inc., formerly recognized as AmerisourceBergen, is a popular American drug wholesale company and a contract research organization, a result of the merger between Bergen Brunswig and AmeriSource back in 2001. Cencora Data Breach Confirmed: Sensitive Data Accessed Prompt action followed the detection of the Cencora data lea ..read more
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CISA, FBI, and HHS Update Joint Advisory on ALPHV Blackcat Ransomware
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by Samiksha Jain
10h ago
In a coordinated effort to address the escalating threat landscape of ransomware, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has unveiled a comprehensive update to the joint advisory, #StopRansomware: ALPHV Blackcat. This updated CISA advisory is designed to equip network defenders with critical insights, new indicators of compromise (IOCs), and tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) associated with the nefarious ALPHV Blackcat ransomware-as-a-service (Ra ..read more
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LockBit 4.0: Rebooting a Ransomware Empire – Can the FBI Contain the Resurgent Threat?
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by Samiksha Jain
10h ago
LockBit 4.0 has made a surprising return, defying expectations following a recent crackdown by law enforcement that severely hampered their operations. Despite facing significant setbacks, the hacker collective has quickly bounced back, demonstrating their persistence in pursuing criminal activities. Their defiance is evident in their latest actions, including the listing of 12 new victims on their data leak page and discussions surrounding the seizure of their websites, which they attribute to a likely exploitation of a PHP vulnerability. Source: Twitter On February 19, a message appeared on ..read more
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Akira Ransomware Group Threatens to Leak Stolen Data from Swedish Municipality
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by Samiksha Jain
1d ago
The Akira ransomware group has set its sights on yet another target: the municipality of Bjuv in Skåne County, South Sweden. The notorious hacker group, known for its brazen cyberattacks against Swedish entities, has issued a warning on the dark web, threatening to leak nearly 200GB of stolen data from Bjuv Municipality’s systems. The ransomware group’s message, posted on the dark web, outlines the nature of the stolen data, including confidential documents, contracts, agreements, and personal HR files. “We will upload almost 200GB of Bjuvs kommun organization. Confidential documents, contract ..read more
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ConnectWise Phishing Scam Targets Healthcare and Crypto Sectors in US
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by Ashish Khaitan
1d ago
A new ConnectWise phishing campaign has been discovered directed at both the healthcare and cryptocurrency communities in the United States. These campaigns, orchestrated by threat actors on the dark web, have utilized deceptive tactics to distribute malicious software, particularly leveraging the ScreenConnect vulnerability. ConnectWise ScreenConnect, a legitimate remote support tool widely used by IT professionals and Managed Service Providers (MSPs), has become the focal point of these cyberattacks. By exploiting ScreenConnect vulnerabilities, threat actors have gained unauthorized access t ..read more
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Mogilevich Ransomware Group Claims Cyberattack on Bazaarvoice, Data on Sale
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by Samiksha Jain
1d ago
The Mogilevich ransomware group has claimed responsibility for a cyberattack on Bazaarvoice, a leading platform connecting brands and retailers with their customers. The group boasted of successfully infiltrating Bazaarvoice’s systems and flaunted the organization’s revenue, totaling a staggering $350.2 million. According to the ransomware group’s message, they have compromised a trove of sensitive data, including first names, last names, company names, business emails, and passwords. The size of the compromised data is reported to be a substantial 30GB. The message posted by the ransomware gr ..read more
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RansomHouse Adds Webber International University, GCA Nederland to Victim List
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by Ashish Khaitan
1d ago
The notorious RansomHouse ransomware group has struck again, targeting two new victims and adding them to their dark web portal. Among the entities allegedly compromised in this RansomHouse ransomware cyberattack are Webber International University and GCA Nederland. The claims were added last week where the threat actors have shared the dates of the intrusion. According to its post, the GCA Nederland cyberattack was initiated on February 12, 2024. The Webber International University cyberattack on the other hand was added on January 20, 2024.  RansomHouse Ransomware Cyberattack: Two New ..read more
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