WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 170
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1- Popular Mobile Game Leaks 6M Gamer Profiles
A server holding personal data of 6 million players of the popular mobile game Battle for the Galaxy was discovered insecure and containing over 1 terabyte of unencrypted data, meaning anyone with a link could access data stored on the repository.
2- White House Urges Private Sector to Enhance Their Ransomware Defenses
In light of the ransomware attacks hitting high-profile targets such as the Colonial Pipeline and JBS, the White House has issued an open letter to private sector companies, urging them to do their part to stymie the threat and sharing best practices against ransomware threat.
3- Fujifilm Confirms Ransomware Attack on Systems in Japan
Fujifilm Corporation confirmed on Friday that the unauthorized access it became aware of in the late evening on June 1 was in fact a ransomware attack.
4- Cryptocurrency Hacks Wanted! $100,000 Prize Fund Offered in Cybercrime Forum Contest
Cybercriminals are running an online competition offering big prizes to anyone who believes they have found an unusual way to help crooks steal cryptocurrency. A prize fund of $100,000 was announced for those who win.