Large-scale cyberattack halts Red Cross work reuniting families, exposes confidential data

Written by Tonya Riley Jan 19, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A cyberattack compromised personal and confidential data on more than half a million people helped by at least 60 Red Cross…

Cyberattacks on Ukrainian websites come into clearer focus as Russia tensions escalate

Written by Tim Starks Jan 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Cybersecurity researchers shed additional light over the weekend on the cyberattacks that disabled Ukrainian government websites, as Kyiv pointed to Russia…

Russia's FSB announces sting against members of REvil cybercrime gang

Written by Joe Warminsky Jan 14, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Russian government said Friday that it raided multiple addresses tied to members of the REvil ransomware gang, making arrests and…

Ukrainian government websites hacked amid rising regional security anxiety

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 14, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A series of Ukrainian government websites were temporarily unavailable Friday in what appeared to be a coordinated cyberattack against the backdrop…

Ukrainian authorities arrest suspected ransomware ringleader

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Police in Ukraine on Thursday said they broke up a ransomware gang allegedly responsible for extorting more than 50 companies across…

Report: Research ties Pegasus spyware on phone Jamal Khashoggi’s wife to UAE agents

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 21, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP United Arab Emirates agents loaded Pegasus spyware on the phone of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s wife months before his death, the Washington…

Intruders leverage Log4j flaw to breach Belgian Defense Department

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 20, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Parts of the Belgian Defense Ministry’s computer networks have been down since Thursday after a cyber incident in which attackers exploited…

DHS issues emergency directive ordering all federal civilian agencies to address Log4j flaw

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 17, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. cyber officials issued an emergency directive Friday giving all federal civilian agencies until Dec. 23 to assess their internet-facing networks…

NSO Group's latest spyware on par with nation-state abilities, researchers say

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 15, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP When Apple announced Nov. 23 that it filed a lawsuit against Israeli spyware firm NSO Group, it claimed that the firm…

Nation-state hackers aim to exploit Log4j software flaw, Microsoft warns

Written by AJ Vicens and Tim Starks Dec 15, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Hackers associated with the governments of China, Iran, North Korea and Turkey have been trying to find ways…