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  • Investigation of Russian Hack on London Hospitals May Take Weeks Amid Worries Over Online Data Dump

    June 23, 2024 at 09:21PM The Russian group Qilin’s ransomware attack on London hospitals has caused ongoing cancellations of operations and appointments, impacting patient services. It is reported that patient data including names, dates of birth, and test descriptions have been published online. This attack also compromised records covering 300 million patient interactions. The National…

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  • Microsoft Photos update brings requested features to Windows 11

    June 23, 2024 at 03:08PM Microsoft’s updated Photos app for Windows 11 is now available in the Windows Insider Program, featuring a new interface and improved image quality. Notable changes include visible support for actions like “Share” and “Start slideshow,” along with the migration to Windows App SDK. Additionally, the app now integrates OneDrive’s image…

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  • Facebook PrestaShop module exploited to steal credit cards

    June 23, 2024 at 03:08PM Hackers are exploiting a flaw in the pkfacebook module for PrestaShop to deploy a card skimmer and steal credit card details from vulnerable e-commerce sites. The flaw, tracked as CVE-2024-36680, allows for SQL injection vulnerabilities. Promokit claims the flaw was fixed, but Friends-Of-Presta warns of active exploitation and recommends specific…

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  • Risk of getting malicious extension from Chrome store way worse than Google’s letting on, study suggests

    June 23, 2024 at 06:45AM Google claims to effectively vet Chrome extensions to catch most malicious code, though researchers argue that the risk is more substantial. There has been considerable installation of risky extensions, representing a significant problem. The authors emphasize the critical need for stronger oversight by Google to address these issues. After reviewing…

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  • CDK Global outage caused by BlackSuit ransomware attack

    June 22, 2024 at 03:14PM The BlackSuit ransomware gang caused a massive IT outage at CDK Global, affecting North American car dealerships. CDK is negotiating with BlackSuit for a decryptor and to prevent data leaks. The outage led to manual operation of car dealerships. Major companies like Penske Automotive Group and Sonic Automotive were also…

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