Europol makes 95 arrests in 28 countries over organised online fraud

It has been reported that, in a joint operation between the banking industryEuropol and police forces in 28 countries, a total of 95 arrests have been made for online fraud from June 4th-15th. Suspects are to be interrogated over 20,000 fraudulent transactions using compromised credit cards, with an estimated value exceeding EUR 8 million (£7 million). The suspects arrested during the operation are believed to be responsible for more than 20,000 fraudulent transactions using compromised credit cards.

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2018/19 FORMULA E CAR TO TAKE TO THE TRACK AT CARFEST

CARFEST DELIVERS AN EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW OF NEXT SEASON’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SEASON 5 GENERATION 2 FORMULA E CAR

 

  • Next season’s Mahindra Racing Gen2 Formula E car will take on the CarFest South track this summer
  • This is the first opportunity for UK fans to see the futuristic, eye-catching, new-look car in action, supplied by Mahindra Racing, which establishes a new era for Formula E
  • CarFest North: 27th– 29th July 2018 and CarFest South: 24th – 26th August 2018

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62% of Enterprises Exposed to Sensitive Data Loss via Firebase Vulnerability

HelpNet Security is today reporting findings by Appthority security researchers on a new vulnerability that leads to data exposures, not due to any code in the app, but to the app developers’ failure to properly secure backend data stores (hence the name of the vuln, HospitalGown). The news story 3,000+ mobile apps leaking PII data from unsecured Firebase databases notes that the newly-discovered Firebase variant of this vuln exposes large amounts of mobile app-related data stored in unsecured Google cloud-hosted databases.

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Fake, malicious Fortnite for Android links found on YouTube

It has been reported that hackers have started to take advantage of Fortnite fever by tricking people into downloading fake versions of the game for Android — one of the few platforms that does not yet support the game. These “how to get this” videos on YouTube promise an early download of the game, but as you try to download it you’re pushed to other apps and no matter how many apps you download, the game never unlocks—because it never existed within the malicious app in first place.

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Popular Flight Tracker Flightradar24 suffers security breach

It has been reported today that one of the world’s most popular flight tracking services Flightradar24, which shows real-time aircraft flight information on a map, has suffered a massive data breach that may have compromised email addresses and hashed passwords for more than 230,000 customers. Without revealing any information about the breach publicaly via their blog or social media accounts, Flightradar24 started sending out emails earlier this week with a password reset link, asking them to change their passwords. The Swedish-based company confirmed that the security breach was limited to only one of its servers, which has been shut down immediately after the intrusion was detected late last week.

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