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Darkworldhacker Daily Cybersecurity Roundup, March 08, 2022

Updated: Mar 10, 2022

Cybersecurity News

In the last 24 hours, a Japanese online retailer and an Argentinian e-commerce technology firm disclosed cyber incidents concerning customer data. In another streak, a Romanian gas station network and an online publishing platform also experienced network intrusions. That’s not it. There are a couple of FBI alerts you wouldn’t want to skip. On that note, let’s check out what’s more in today's roundup.

  1. Acro said the details of over 100,000 payment cards of customers were affected in a breach impacting two of its four beauty product websites. The firm suspects the leak of some credentials as well.

  2. The source code and data of nearly 300,000 online users of Mercado Libre were allegedly accessed by the Lapsus$ ransomware group.

  3. The networks of Romania's Rompetrol gas stations suffered a Hive ransomware attack that crippled a large part of its IT services.

  4. The systems of PressReader, a digital platform used for thousands of newspapers and magazines, were choked by a cyberattack. The full scope of the incident is yet unknown.

  5. Security researchers at Armis reported that roughly 80% of companies using the UPS products made by Schneider Electric, a subsidiary of APC, are exposed to TLStorm attacks.

  6. Researchers at CyberMDX and Vedere Labs uncovered Access:7, a set of seven critical vulnerabilities, in Parametric Technology Corporation’s Axeda agent. Abusing these can lead to data breaches, denial of service, or even remote code execution attacks.

  7. The FBI issued an alert about the RagnarLocker ransomware group, which is capable of malware execution in a virtual machine. So far, it has claimed 52 entities as victims across 10 critical infrastructure sectors.

  8. In another alert, the FBI warned against scammers attempting to extort individuals and steal their personal information by impersonating government officials or law enforcement agencies.

  9. In a new update, Google’s TAG exposed Russian GRU-backed FancyBear and Belarusian Ghostwriter’s attack campaigns targeting Ukrainian media, as well as Polish and Ukrainian government and military organizations.

  10. Axonius, a cybersecurity asset management startup, raised $200 million in its Series E round led by Accel, with participation from Silver Lake Waterman, Owl Rock, Alta Park Capital, and others

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