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Marriott data breach exposes personal data of 5.2 million guests

Keumars Afifi-Sabet reports: Marriott has informed 5.2 million guests that their personal details were inappropriately accessed in a possible data breach. Contacts details, loyalty account information, company, gender, birthday, partnerships and affiliations and room preferences were among guests’ details accessed between mid-January and February 2020. Read more on ITPro.

REvil Ransomware-as-a-Service – An analysis of a ransomware affiliate operation

From Intel471’s Malware Intelligence Team: REvil aka Sodinokibi, Sodin is a ransomware family operated as a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS). Deployments of REvil first were observed in April 2019, where attackers leveraged a vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic servers tracked as CVE-2019-2725. REvil is highly configurable and allows operators to customize the way it behaves on the...

Kwampirs Malware Employed in Ongoing Cyber Supply Chain Campaign Targeting Global Industries, including Healthcare Sector

The summary from  Private Industry Notification #20200330 by the FBI, issued March 30: Since at least 2016, the FBI has observed an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actor conduct a global network exploitation campaign using the Kwampirs Remote Access Trojan (RAT) and is providing additional, non-technical information in an effort to highlight key objectives of...

Campaign Gaffe: How a Voter Contact App Exposed Credentials and Code

UpGuard reports: UpGuard can now disclose that a code repository including exposed access credentials for Campaign Sidekick, a current voter contact, survey, and canvassing app used by Republican campaigns, has been secured. The code repository was within a “.git” directory which was configured for public access and hosted on Campaign Sidekick’s primary website. The directory...