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Upstox – 111,002 breached accounts

In April 2021, Indian brokerage firm Upstox suffered a data breach. The incident exposed extensive personal information on over 100k customers including names, genders, dates of birth, physical addresses, banking information and passwords stored as bcrypt hashes. Extensive “know your customer” information was also exposed including scans of bank statements, cheques and identity documents complete […]


Cybercriminals Actively Target VMware vSphere with Cryptominers

Organizations running sophisticated virtual networks with VMware’s vSphere service are actively being targeted by cryptojackers, who have figured out how to inject the XMRig commercial cryptominer into the environment, undetected. Uptycs’ Siddharth Sharma has released research showing threat actors are using malicious shell scripts to make modifications and run the cryptominer on vSphere virtual networks. […]


Critical ManageEngine Desktop Server Bug Opens Orgs to Malware

A critical security vulnerability in the Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central and Desktop Central MSP platforms could allow authentication bypass, the company has warned. The bug (CVE-2021-44757) could allow a remote user to “perform unauthorized actions in the server,” according to the company’s Monday security advisory. “If exploited, this vulnerability may allow an attacker to read […]