Reflections on Failure, Part TwoStumbling 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.…

Tracking Flaw May Have Exposed Customer Data

DPDgroup is a package delivery business that operates on a global scale. DPD is an abbreviation for Dynamic Parcel Distribution, which comprises trademarks such as DPD, Colissimo, Chronopost, Seur, and…

Puma Suffers Data Breach Due to Kronos Ransomware Attack

Workforce management solutions provider Kronos was hit by a ransomware attack back in December 2021 that disrupted many of their cloud-based solutions for weeks. Kronos is a human resources and workforce management…

#SaferInternetDay: Porn Sites Face Legal Duty to Verify Age of UK Users

#SaferInternetDay: Porn Sites Face Legal Duty to Verify Age of UK Users Pornographic websites will be legally obliged to introduce robust checks to verify the age of users under new…

Palestinian hacking group evolving with new malware, researchers say

Written by AJ Vicens Feb 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A Palestinian-aligned hacking group has targeted Middle Eastern governments, foreign policy think tanks and a state-affiliated airline with a new malware…

Pay to play PrivateLoader spreads Smokeloader, Redline, Vidar malware

An examination of a pay-per-install loader has highlighted its place in the deployment of popular malware strains including Smokeloader and Vidar. On Tuesday, Intel 471 published a report into PrivateLoader…

Microsoft Takes Aim at Malicious Office Macros

Microsoft Takes Aim at Malicious Office Macros Microsoft has finally taken action against a common threat vector, blocking by default Office macros downloaded from the internet. A vast range of…

Chinese telecom Hytera charged for allegedly recruiting Motorola employees to steal trade secrets

A Chinese telecommunications firm has been indicted over an alleged insider operation aimed at stealing trade secrets belonging to Motorola.  The US Department of Justice (DoJ) said on Monday that…

A Quarter of New Online Accounts Are Fake – Report

A Quarter of New Online Accounts Are Fake – Report There was an 85% year-on-year increase in attacks targeting logins or account creation in 2021 as bot-driven fraud attempts soared,…

Russia Arrests Third Cybercrime Group

Six individuals are accused of involvement in card fraud