Hack

SonicWall says it was hacked using zero-days in its own products

Catalin Cimpanu reports: Networking device maker SonicWall said on Friday night that it is investigating a security breach of its internal network after detecting what it described as a “coordinated attack.” In a short statement posted on its knowledgebase portal, the company said that “highly sophisticated threat actors” targeted its internal systems by “exploiting probable zero-day...

Security firm Malwarebytes was infected by same hackers who hit SolarWinds

Dan Goodin reports: Security firm Malwarebytes said it was breached by the same nation-state-sponsored hackers who compromised a dozen or more US government agencies and private companies. The attackers are best known for first hacking into Austin, Texas-based SolarWinds, compromising its software-distribution system and using it to infect the networks of customers who used...

Intel Probes Potential Unauthorized Access to Earnings Report

Ian King reports: Intel Corp. is investigating whether someone gained early access to part of its earnings announcement on Thursday. “We are investigating reports that non-authorized access may have been obtained to one graphic in our earnings material,” the chipmaker said in a statement. Read more on Bloomberg.

User data from decade-old breach of MyFreeCams shows up for sale?

Edvardas Mikalauskas reported: A database that purportedly belongs to MyFreeCams.com, one of the top adult chat and web streaming communities, is being sold on a popular hacker forum. According to the post author, the data was exfiltrated from the company servers in December 2020 by carrying out an SQL injection attack, and includes 2...

PA: Einstein Healthcare Network Notifies Patients August Email Hack

The following is a press release that appears totally silent as to why it took from August, 2020, when the breach was discovered, until January, 2021 to disclose this breach. PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Einstein Healthcare Network (“Einstein”) previously announced that it began mailing letters to patients whose information may have been involved in a...