WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 142

WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 142


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WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 142 – Free Phishing simulation

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1- Marriott Hotels fined £18.4m for data breach that hit millions

The UK’s data privacy watchdog has fined the Marriott Hotels chain £18.4m for a major data breach that may have affected up to 339 million guests. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said names, contact information, and passport details may all have been compromised in a cyber-attack. The breach included seven million guest records for people in the UK. The ICO said the company failed to put appropriate safeguards in place but acknowledged it had improved.

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2- Alibaba-owned Lazada suffers data breach

Southeast Asian e-commerce firm Lazada said last week it detected a data breach that exposed the personal details of many users in Singapore.
Lazada’s cybersecurity team discovered on Oct. 29 illegal access to a customer database for RedMart, the online grocery delivery service in the city-state. But the company said that the information contained in the database was “more than 18 months out of date.” It was reported that as many as 1.1 million accounts on RedMart were compromised and personal information linked to those accounts were illegally accessed.

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3- ‘Royal Ripper Multi-Stage Phishing Attack’ targeting financial institutions

Recently, an attack called ‘Royal Ripper Multi-Stage Phishing Attack’ targeting financial institutions and their customers by acting as a government agency or telecom has been on the agenda. The attack is named after the hacker called Royal Ripper, who is responsible for the attack. The hacker starts by capturing the personal information and bank code of the target person. After obtaining the bank code, it uses this information to redirect its target to a second phishing site that appears to be the bank’s site

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4- Phishing scam targets Ledger wallet users—again

Cyber criminals have once again launched a phishing attack targeting users of the Ledger hardware wallet. Several users took to social media to detail the phishing attempts which they described as “very convincing.” The attackers allegedly sent an email to Ledger users telling them that their wallets had been compromised in a security breach affecting thousands of users. They claimed that the attack happened on October 24 and that the Ledger security team isn’t able to assess the level of damage to the users.

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