White House kicks off international ransomware meeting amid global barrage

Written by Tim Starks Oct 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A parade of nations recounted grim experiences with ransomware at the start of a two-day White House-led summit on Wednesday, where…

White House set to lead 30 nations in ransomware discussions, sans Russia

Written by Tim Starks Oct 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The White House on Wednesday and Thursday will convene meetings with representatives from more than 30 countries to discuss how to…

Iran-linked hackers hit Israeli, US and EU defense tech firm

Microsoft has warned that hackers linked to Iran are mainly targeting Office 365 clients in defense technology firms. Researchers at Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) and Microsoft Digital Security Unit…

Iran-linked hackers targeted maritime and defense contractors, compromised Office 365 accounts

Written by Tonya Riley Oct 11, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Hackers likely supporting Iranian national interests attempted to compromise U.S. and Israeli defense technology and global maritime companies, Microsoft researchers shared…

Convicted scammer who had starring role in dispute between Russia, Israel unexpectedly deported

A convicted Russian scammer who was the focus of an international standoff was deported to his home country 14 months after receiving a long prison sentence in the U.S., Russian…