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The WeChat Scams Sweeping Asia

Popular Chinese messaging and social media app, WeChat, is a hotspot for scammers looking to exploit victims out of money. There are different types of scams perpetrated on the WeChat platform such as romance scams, job scams, and even a scam that results in physical mugging. About WeChat WeChat is a Chinese messaging and social media app that…
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Massive Data Breach of Panama Citizens

An unprotected Elasticsearch server was left exposed to the internet and has leaked the personal information of approximately 85% of Panama's citizens. The Elasticsearch server was connected to the internet, with no password or firewall and was hosted on Amazon AWS. The server was discovered by Security Discovery researcher Bob Diachenko who…
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SIM Swapping Hackers Indicted By US DOJ

In a press release dated on Thursday 9  May, the US Department of Justice announced charges against 9 people for stealing approximately $2.5 million in cryptocurrency through sim swapping hacks. Of the nine individuals, six of them (five Americans and one Irish national) are members of a hacking group called "The Community". The other three…
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Emotet Accounts for 80% of Healthcare Malware

Emotet trojans are the most common trojan in the healthcare industry and trojans account for close to 80% of malware affecting healthcare computer systems. The Emotet banking trojan was first identified in 2014 by cybersecurity researchers. The malware is designed to steal sensitive information from computer systems and can often evade…
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