ASIC says financial market cyber resiliency remained steady but fell short of target

Firms in Australia’s financial market have continued to be resilient against cyber threats, with improvement rates in cyber resiliency remaining steady, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) reported on…

Malvertising attack distributes malicious Chrome extensions, backdoors

Researchers believe that the campaign has been active since 2018, and since then, the malware has been under development constantly. Cisco Talos researchers have identified malvertising campaigns using fake installers…

Ex Ubiquiti Developer Arrested for Data Theft

Ex Ubiquiti Developer Arrested for Data Theft A man from Oregon has been charged with stealing confidential data from his employer and secretly extorting the company for a $2m ransom while purporting…

Sensitive information of 30k Florida healthcare workers exposed in unprotected database

More than 30,000 US healthcare workers’ personal information was recently exposed due to a non-password protected database, according to security researcher Jeremiah Fowler and a team of ethical hackers with…

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…

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…

Compromise assessment or threat hunting? What do organizations need?

Organizations worldwide are undergoing rapid digitization to keep up with the fast-paced world we live in today. While it is a good initiative, cloud computing and remote work setup have…

There's been a big jump in crooks selling access to hacked networks. Ransomware gangs are their best customers

There’s been a surge in cyber criminals selling access to compromised corporate networks as hackers look to cash in on the demand for vulnerable networks from gangs looking to initiate ransomware…