Microsoft: These hackers are targeting emergency response and security organizations in Ukraine

Microsoft has detailed recent hacking activity of cyber actors, most likely aligned with the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), who have targeted Ukraine government, security agencies and aid organizations.  Microsoft…

Modified AirTags pose major privacy concerns, especially for Android users

Apple AirTags are great. Attach one to an item you want to keep track of, and that’s then one less thing to worry about. I love AirTags. But they can…

Key Security Considerations for CISOs in 2022

As CISOs (chief information security officers) and other cyber security leaders prepare for another year of defending against the threats and vulnerabilities their organizations face, it’s worth considering some of…

New Backdoor Deployed by Chinese Hackers Targets Taiwanese Financial Institutions

A new report has been recently published where researchers state that Chinese threat actors have been targeting Taiwanese financial institutions for a period of 18 months. APT Group Targets Taiwan’s…

ALPHV Ransomware Connected to BlackMatter and DarkSide

BlackCat (alternatively referred to as ALPHV) is a relatively recent ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) operation that was discovered in December 2021 and that is set apart by a variety of unique qualities…

Reflections on Failure, Part OneStumbling toward the doors of progress

This post first appeared on January 17, 2022 and is republished with permission from the author. Disclaimer: The ideas below are my own and may not reflect those of OffSec.…

Ransomware Gangs Rethink Their Strategies

Ransomware gangs have been forced to reduce their targeting scope and increase the productivity of their attacks as a result of the last year’s many law enforcement operations that resulted…

UK Adds New Offenses to Online Safety Bill

UK Adds New Offenses to Online Safety Bill The UK government has unveiled plans to strengthen its Online Safety Bill, which includes the creation of new criminal offenses. The legislation,…

European Police Flag 500+ Pieces of Terrorist Content

European Police Flag 500+ Pieces of Terrorist Content European police have found and referred 563 pieces of terrorist content to service providers in the region, as a UK man was…

Swissport Ransomware Attack Delayed Flights

Swissport Ransomware Attack Delayed Flights Airport services giant Swissport is restoring its IT systems after a ransomware attack struck late last week, delaying flights. The Zurich-headquartered firm operates everything from…