CISA warns of trojanized versions of JavaScript library’s NPM package

The warning comes days after three rogue packages, okhsa, klow, and klown discovered by DevSecOps firm Sonatype, were removed from the NPM repository. On Friday, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure…

CISA awards $2 million to cybersecurity programs for rural, diverse communities

CISA has announced awards of $2 million to two organizations training underserved communities in cybersecurity.  The funding will go to NPower and CyberWarrior, two programs helping to train veterans, military…

UpdateAgent malware variant impersonates legitimate macOS software

The new variant of UpdateAgent malware is also capable of dropping adware against macOS. The IT security researchers at Microsoft Security Intelligence have discovered a new variant of  UpdateAgent (aka…

Nebraska Issues First Federal Cyber-stalking Sentence

Nebraska Issues First Federal Cyber-stalking Sentence The first ever person to be convicted of cyber-stalking in the District of Nebraska has been sentenced to federal prison. Dennis Sryniawski, a 48-year-old…

FIN7 Lures Unwitting Security Pros to Carry Out Ransomware Attacks

The infamous Carbanak operator is moving is looking to juice its ransomware game by recruiting IT staff to its fake Bastion Secure ‘pen-testing’ company. The financially motivated cybercrime gang behind…

New Cybersecurity World Record Set

New Cybersecurity World Record Set A new Guinness World Record in cybersecurity training has been set by a cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) provider, a security awareness training platform,…

Google details cookie stealer malware campaign targeting YouTubers

Google attributed the malware campaign to a group of attackers recruited via a Russian-language hacker forum. Google has disclosed details of a new campaign involving phishing attacks launched against YouTube…

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…

REvil Servers Shoved Offline by Governments – But They’ll Be Back, Researchers Say

A multi-country effort has given ransomware gang REvil a taste of its own medicine by pwning its backups and pushing its leak site and Tor payment site offline. The REvil…

US Secret Service Announces Cyber Games Winner

US Secret Service Announces Cyber Games Winner A team of law enforcement officials from South Carolina has seized first place in a nationwide cybersecurity contest. More than 200 teams from…