Hacker Faces Over 20 Years in Jail for Creating Fake Rideshare and Delivery Service Accounts

A 36-year-old man admitted he was using stolen personally identifiable information (PII) purchased from dark web marketplaces to fraudulently create rideshare and delivery service accounts. According to BleepingComputer, Flavio Candido…

Apache's new security update for HTTP Server fixes two flaws

The Apache Software Foundation has released an update to address a critical flaw in its hugely popular web server that allows remote attackers to take control of a vulnerable system. …

Consumers Warned of Surging Delivery Text Scams Ahead of Christmas

Consumers Warned of Surging Delivery Text Scams Ahead of Christmas Consumers have been warned to stay vigilant of delivery scam texts while online shopping for Christmas and during the Boxing…

This new ransomware has simple but very clever tricks to evade PC defenses

AvosLocker, a newcomer to the ransomware service scene, is ramping up attacks while using some new techniques to try and evade security software. Security firm Sophos warns that AvosLocker, a…

Alibaba Suffers Government Crackdown Over Log4j

Alibaba Suffers Government Crackdown Over Log4j Chinese tech giant Alibaba has reportedly been shunned by China’s top tech regulator for failing to report the infamous Log4j vulnerability quickly enough. Local…

CISA Releases Free Scanner to Spot Log4j Exposure

CISA Releases Free Scanner to Spot Log4j Exposure The US government’s top security agency has published a new scanning tool to help organizations find unpatched Log4j instances in their IT…

Up to 120,000 Cops May Have Legal Claim Over 2019 Breach

Up to 120,000 Cops May Have Legal Claim Over 2019 Breach Lawyers are seeking a “group litigation order” against the Police Federation (PFEW) over a 2019 ransomware breach which they…

Examining Log4j Vulnerabilities in Connected Cars and Charging Stations

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – Evidence of attacks using the Log4j vulnerability was also shown in a test that triggered a bug on a Tesla car. For this case,…

Chinese regulators suspend Alibaba Cloud over failure to report Log4j vulnerability

Chinese media outlets have reported that Alibaba Cloud is facing backlash from government regulators after they reported the Log4J vulnerability to Apache before the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology…

Cyber-Attack on Belgium’s Military

Cyber-Attack on Belgium’s Military Threat actors have exploited a vulnerability in Log4j software to wage a cyber-attack on Belgium's Defense Ministry. The attack began on December 16 and was confirmed by Belgium's Ministry of…