Latest Russian espionage activity is broader than SolarWinds-style hacking effort, Microsoft's Tom Burt says

Written by Tim Starks Oct 25, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP An apparent espionage campaign from the same Russian hacking group that breached the U.S. federal contractor SolarWinds in 2020 differed from…

US warns that Chinese government is using 'wide variety' of methods, some illegal, to steal trade secrets

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 22, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Chinese government’s aggressive push to dominate emerging technology such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and biotechnology make Beijing the “primary…

Olympus probes apparent cyberattack, its second in less than a month

Written by Aj Vicens Oct 12, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Japanese technology manufacturer Olympus announced Tuesday that it was investigating “a potential cybersecurity incident” affecting IT systems in the U.S., Canada,…

Stolen Twitch source code, creator payment data revealed in apparent data leak

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Source code underpinning the live streaming service Twitch has reportedly leaked, exposing information about some company plans and payment data from…

Streamline Customer Screening Today. Here’s How.

When it comes to preventing financial crime such as anti-money laundering, organizations need to make use of a customer screening process that takes human errors into account – Let’s dig…

Facebook down with Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp service disruption

Facebook down? Yes, Facebook is down along with Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus VR. You are not alone; the social media giant Facebook along with its subsidiaries including Messenger, Instagram,…

Google pushes emergency update for Chrome zero-days, the latest in a hectic year for vulnerabilities

Written by Tim Starks Oct 1, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Google Chrome has issued emergency updates for two zero-day flaws that attackers are exploiting, the second pair for the browser in…

'Almost every nation' now has cyber vulnerability exploitation program, NSA official says

Written by Tim Starks Sep 29, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Nearly every country on the planet now has a program to exploit digital vulnerabilities, a top National Security Agency cyber official…

NSA, CISA share guidelines for securing VPNs as hacking groups keep busy

Cautioning that foreign government-backed hackers are actively exploiting vulnerabilities in virtual private network devices, the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security’s cyber wing on Tuesday published guidelines…

Choosing a web hosting service that’s right for your business

By Owais Sultan Web hosting problems can have a significant impact on how your business is perceived, even large corporations are subject to such failures. This is a post from…