Cybersecurity Firm CEO Arrested on Suspicion of High Treason

Group-IB originated in Russia but relocated its headquarters to Singapore. Since 2015, they’ve provided information, knowledge, and statistical data to law enforcement agencies (Europol and Interpol) to aid in the…

Hackers posed as Amnesty International, promising anti-spyware tool that actually collects passwords

Written by Tonya Riley Sep 30, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Fraudsters are posing as human rights group Amnesty International to trick individuals into downloading malicious software, researchers at Cisco’s threat intelligence…

The Top Ransomware Threats Aren’t Who You Think

Move over REvil, Ragnar Locker, BlackMatter, Conti et al: Three lesser-known gangs account for the vast majority of ransomware attacks in the U.S. and globally. While there seem to be…

Thousands of University Wi-Fi Networks Expose Log-In Credentials

Certificate misconfigurations of the EAP protocol in Eduroam (and likely other networks globally) threaten Android and Windows users. Multiple configuration flaws in a free Wi-Fi network used by numerous universities…

Apple Pay with VISA Allows Malicious Actors to Force Payments on Locked iPhone Devices

The researchers from the University of Birmingham and the University of Surrey discovered the fact that iPhone devices are able to confirm transactions under certain conditions. Unfortunately, it can be…

Forward Air Corporation Recently Disclosed Data Theft Following a Ransomware Attack

The Tennessee-based company Forward Air has revealed a data breach following a ransomware incident that occurred last year. During the attack, cybercriminals managed to access and steal confidential information belonging…

North Korea targeted cybersecurity researchers using a blend of hacking and espionage

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  North Korea has a long history of hacking targets in the U.S. Chris Price/Flickr, CC BY-ND Paulo Shakarian, Arizona State University North Korean hackers have staged…

Hackers could shut down satellites – or turn them into weapons

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Two CubeSats, part of a constellation built and operated by Planet Labs Inc. to take images of Earth, were launched from the International Space Station on…

A cyberattack could wreak destruction comparable to a nuclear weapon

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Digital attacks can cause havoc in different places all at the same time. Pushish Images/Shutterstock.com Jeremy Straub, North Dakota State University People around the world may…

Domain name fraud: is the global Internet in danger?

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  A spider’s web is secure, and ours? Robert Anasch/Unsplash, CC BY Hervé Debar, Télécom SudParis – Institut Mines-Télécom In late February 2019, the Internet Corporation for Assigned…