Another Week Another Hack

Twilio Data Breach and Massive Lay Offs

AWAH-Twilio On this installment of “Another Week, Another Hack” we’re talking about Twilio.  More importantly, we’re talking about the Twilio data breach and massive lay offs that transpired this week. Twilio, for those of you who don’t know, is an engagement platform that partners with multiple big named corporate entities.  Unfortunately, the communications giant announces…

Elden Ring Publisher Faces A Major Data Breach

Today’s edition of “Another Week, Another Hack” is for the gamers out there. Fans of popular video games such as Ace Combat, Dragon Ball Z, and Dark Souls be aware, your information may be public now. That’s right, we’re talking about Bandai Namco, the Elden Ring publisher, faces a major data breach by ransomware group,…

Lenovo Vulnerabilities Affecting Millions

It’s about that time again, for another week, another hack. This week we are going over the multiple Lenovo Vulnerabilities affecting millions of users. Hopefully if you are a Lenovo user, you haven’t been ignoring your updates. Here’s what’s happening.  ESET, a trusted European cybersecurity company, has publicly announced the identification of multiple vulnerabilities within…

Ransomware Shuts Down School for Good

You read the title correctly. Ransomware shuts down school for good. This week we’re talking about a school who had to close its doors after 157 years of education because of ransomware attacks. Let’s get into it. Lincoln College, for those of you who don’t know, is an Illinois private college that opened in 1865….

Chipmaking Giant Nvidia Suffers from Cyberattack

Another Week, Another Hack: Nvidia This week, do we have another hack for you! Let’s get into the recent cyberattack on the chipmaking giant that is Nvidia. For those of you who are somehow unaware of Nvidia, they are a leading manufacturer of high-end graphics processing units (GPUs). To put it plainly, they make the…

AWAH- Kellogg’s HR System Flooded

Another Week, Another Hack : The Internet Snaps back! This week’s hack takes the shape of a rebellion. A hack to a major job application system. When a bunch of reddit users stand in solidarity with 1,400 striking workers, Kellogg’s HR System did not stand a chance.    Let’s dive in. —– Just this past…

OKTA System Compromise by Lapsus$

Potential Okta system compromise by Lapsus$ group came out this week. Okta, a leading provider of authentication services and Identity and access management (IAM) solutions, has announced that it is investigating data breach suspicions. On Tuesday, the data extortion group Lapsus$ shared screenshots of what it claims is access to Okta’s backend administrative terminals and…

Supply Chain Attack on WordPress

Welcome to the latest edition of Another Week, Another Hack.  Today, let’s discuss a recent Supply Chain Attack that has back-doored over 90 WordPress themes and plugins.  Ouch, and the hits just keep on coming. What is a back-doored server? When a server is back-doored through an attack, it refers to an attempt by unauthorized…