Instagram Retained Deleted User Data Despite GDPR Rules

Posted on 16-08-2020
https://threatpost.com/instagram-retained-deleted-user-data-despite-gdpr-rules/158366/

The photo-sharing app retained people’s photos and private direct messages on its servers even after users removed them. Instagram kept copies of deleted pictures and private direct messa...

Mac Users Targeted by Spyware Spreading via Xcode Projects

Posted on 16-08-2020
https://threatpost.com/mac-spyware-xcode-projects/158388/

The XCSSET suite of malware also hijacks browsers, has a ransomware module and more — and uses a pair of zero-day exploits. A campaign aimed at Mac users is spreading the XCSSET suite of ...

Medical Debt Collection Firm R1 RCM Hit in Ransomware Attack

Posted on 15-08-2020
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/08/medical-debt-collection-firm-r1-rcm-hit-in-ransomware-attack/?web_view=true

Formerly known as Accretive Health Inc., Chicago-based R1 RCM brought in revenues of $1.18 billion in 2019. The company has more than 19,000 employees and contracts with at least 750 healthcare o...

Critical Flaws in WordPress Quiz Plugin Allow Site Takeover

Posted on 15-08-2020
https://threatpost.com/critical-flaws-wordpress-quiz-plugin-site-takeover/158379/?web_view=true

The recently patched flaws could be abused by an unauthenticated, remote attackers to take over vulnerable websites. A plugin that is designed to add quizzes and surveys to WordPress websi...

FBI says an Iranian hacking group is attacking F5 networking devices

Posted on 10-08-2020
https://www.zdnet.com/article/fbi-says-an-iranian-hacking-group-is-attacking-f5-networking-devices/?&web_view=true

A group of elite hackers associated with the Iranian government has been detected attacking the US private and government sector, according to a security alert sent by the FBI last week. While the al...