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IT Contractor Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Retaliatory Cyber Attack

Deepanshu Kher, an IT contractor who was caught hacking into a Carlsbad companies server was sentenced to two years in prison. He was found guilty of deleting over 1200 of its 1500 Microsoft 0365 user accounts.  He was retaliating for being fired from the IT consulting firm that was assisting an unidentified company with its […]

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Supply chain attack targets internal apps at tech giants

Alex Birsan, an ethical hacker discovered a security vulnerability belonging to several companies, including Tesla, Apple, Netflix, and Microsoft by exploiting open-source repositories that allowed him to run code on their internal systems. The supply chain attack involved uploading malware to open-source repositories including npm, PyPI, and RubyGems that got distributed downstream. The supply chain […]

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cybersecurity

Huge Wave Of Vishing attacks Targeting Teleworkers According to FBI

The FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have issued a joint security advisory that cybercriminals started a vishing campaign specifically targeting employees working from home for US companies in July of 2020. The attackers have been collecting login credentials for corporate networks and then selling the access to corporate resources to other […]