Omicron Phishing Scam Already Spotted in UK

Omicron COVID-19 variant anxiety inspires new phishing scam offering fake NHS tests to steal data. The global pandemic has provided cover for all sorts of phishing scams over the past…

Bill proposes suspension of instant payments in Brazilian state as crime surges

As crime increases in Brazil, a new bill is proposing the suspension of instant payments system Pix in the state of São Paulo. If signed into law, the proposals put…

NSO Group tech reportedly used to hack US officials' iPhones

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 3, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Nearly a dozen iPhones associated with U.S. State Department employees were hacked using spyware developed by Israel-based NSO Group, Reuters first…

UK Government Fined Over Honors List Data Breach

UK Government Fined Over Honors List Data Breach The UK’s data watchdog has slapped the British government with a hefty fine for exposing the addresses of individuals chosen to receive honors.  The…

Hackers steal $120m from Badger Defi and $30m from MonoX

MonoX security breach was caused by a bug in smart contracts meanwhile Badger is still investigating the incident. Two DeFi projects BadgerDAO and MonoX are the latest victims of security…

US Issues Cybersecurity Directive for Airlines and Railroads

US Issues Cybersecurity Directive for Airlines and Railroads Nearly all railroads and airlines in the United States have been ordered to report cybersecurity breaches to the federal government.  Under the…

What Are Your Top Cloud Security Challenges? Threatpost Poll

We want to know what your biggest cloud security concerns and challenges are, and how your company is dealing with them. Weigh in with our exclusive poll! There are myriad…

The Justice Department is ramping up its crackdown on money mules

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 3, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. law enforcement recovered nearly $3.7 million in fraud proceeds and charged more than 30 individuals for their alleged involvement in…

Phishing Actors Are Already Exploiting the Omicron COVID-19 Variant

As you might already know a new covid variant called Omicron has recently started spreading. On 26 November 2021, WHO designated the variant B.1.1.529 a variant of concern, named Omicron, on…

Bitdefender Named a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Protection Platforms in North America

The Bitdefender team is excited to share that we have been named a ‘Customers’ Choice’ for North America in the 2021 Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Endpoint Protection Platforms…