Sep 16, 2019

Wolcott School District was Targeted Twice in only Four Months

On September 11, the media reports, the Walcott School District in Connecticut, USA, became the victim of a ransomware attack for the second time in only four months. Teachers and students were unable to access the internal email system. Read the rest of this post »

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan on September 16, 2019 2:01 am

Sep 11, 2019

Russia Accuses Google and Facebook of Interfering in Elections

On September 8, 85 districts of the Russian Federation held local council elections or direct elections by governors and mayors on September 8. The Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Communications said on the 8th that when it supervised the Russian local election vote, it found that Google, Facebook and YouTube used network resources to disseminate political advertisements related to the election, which was suspected of interfering with Russian sovereignty. Read the rest of this post »

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan on September 11, 2019 2:08 am and last modified on September 12, 2019 2:46 am.

Sep 6, 2019

U.S. officials Huddle with Facebook, Google and other Tech Giants to Talk about the 2020 Election

Federal law enforcement officials met with Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter on Wednesday to further strengthen strategic cooperation on the security of US state, federal and presidential elections in 2020 based on previous discussions.

It is reported that the meeting was held at Facebook’s headquarters in Monroe Park, California. The institutions attending include the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of the Director of the National Intelligence Agency. Read the rest of this post »

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan on September 6, 2019 7:25 am and last modified on September 6, 2019 7:25 am.

Sep 5, 2019

Cosmetic Giant Yves Rocher Hit by Data Leak Exposing 2.5 Million Customers

Yves Rocher hit by wider breach. It is reported researchers at security research firm vpnMentor discovered access to a private Aliznet database containing 2.5 million Canadian Yves Rocher customers on an unprotected Elasticsearch server. The leaked data includes customer name, phone number, email, date of birth, and postal code. The researchers also found more than 6 million customer orders in the database, including transaction amounts, currency used, delivery dates, and store locations. Each order is associated with a unique customer ID. Read the rest of this post »

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan on September 5, 2019 6:27 am and last modified on September 6, 2019 2:53 am.

Sep 4, 2019

Juniper Networks Pays SEC $11.7 Million to Settle FCPA Violations

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that it has reached a settlement with Juniper Networks on the overseas bribery case, and Juniper agreed to pay more than $11.7 million in settlement payments. Read the rest of this post »

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan on September 4, 2019 2:09 am

Sep 2, 2019

504 New Threats Populated in Cyber Space Every Minute


According to a report from McAfee, a network security company, in the first quarter of 2019, there were 504 new cyber threats per minute globally, and the number of ransomware samples increased by 118% year-on-year. Read the rest of this post »

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan on September 2, 2019 2:43 am and last modified on September 2, 2019 2:43 am.

Aug 30, 2019

Magecart Compromises over 80 Major eCommerce Sites

On August 28, more than 80 global e-commerce sites were reported to be attacked by the Magecart Group. Magecart is a loose attack organization that launched payment card attacks against companies such as Ticketmaster, Forbes, British Airways, and Newegg. The organization typically inserts a virtual credit card splitter (also known as formjacking) in a web application (usually a shopping cart) and then steals credit card information for sale on the black market. Read the rest of this post »

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan on August 30, 2019 7:14 am

Aug 28, 2019

Apple Releases iOS 12.4.1 to Fix iPhone Jailbreak

Apple released a patch to fix a dangerous bug on Monday.

Apple released the patch after a flaw in the latest iPhone allowed hackers to easily jailbreak through previous versions of iOS. In July, apple released iOS 12.4, an update that re-exposed a previously fixed bug. Last week, iPhone jailbreakers discovered apple’s mistake and used it to jailbreak the latest iPhone. This is the first time in recent years that hackers have managed to jailbreak the latest version of iOS. Read the rest of this post »

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan on August 28, 2019 7:24 am and last modified on September 3, 2019 3:29 am.

Aug 26, 2019

Apple, Silicon Valley chip stocks hammered after Trump’s ‘shot across the bow’

The U.S.-China trade war has escalated. After China imposed tariffs on 75 billion US goods on the 23rd, US President Trump immediately retaliated, not only raising tariffs on Chinese imports more than $550 billion, but also “ordering” US companies. Withdraw from China! Read the rest of this post »

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan on August 26, 2019 2:32 am and last modified on September 3, 2019 3:30 am.

Aug 23, 2019

New Bluetooth Vulnerability Allows Attackers to Intercept Traffic

A group of researchers recently discovered a critical vulnerability in Bluetooth connectivity that could expose a large number of Bluetooth devices to attack attacks.

The Bluetooth SIG, an organization that oversees the Bluetooth technology standard, has now issued a security notice for the above situation. The notice pointed out that a new attack method called Key Negotiation of Bluetooth (KNOB, Bluetooth Key Negotiation) is emerging. Read the rest of this post »

Published by Emerson L. Sullivan on August 23, 2019 6:30 am and last modified on August 23, 2019 9:17 am.

Problems with your PC, Mac or mobile device?

Live Chat Now

Thanks for using YooCare Services!

Here're some of the support team members who are passionate about their works and support our customers 24/7.

As Seen On