NPK: Free tool to crack password hashes with AWS

The NPK tool is an open-source password cracking tool developed by the Coalfire Labs Research and Development team. The initials NPK are inspired by the atomic elements contained within farm…

Court hands Microsoft control of websites linked to spying by Chinese hackers

Written by Tim Starks Dec 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Microsoft obtained a court order to seize websites from a Chinese government-linked espionage group that was using the sites to attack…

Security experts question new DHS/TSA cybersecurity rules for rail companies

On Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released new rules for the US’s freight railroad and passenger rail transit industry. The rules make it mandatory for companies to have…

Global Operations Lead to Arrests of Alleged Members of GandCrab/REvil and Cl0p Cartels

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – A total of 13 suspects believed to be members of two prolific cybercrime rings were arrested as a global coalition across five continents involving…

US and Israel Agree Anti-Ransomware Coalition

US and Israel Agree Anti-Ransomware Coalition The US and Israel yesterday announced a new bilateral partnership designed to tackle ransomware. The move comes as part of the new US-Israeli Task Force…

VA releases new cybersecurity strategy in honor of Veterans Day

The Department of Veterans Affairs released a new cybersecurity strategy ahead of Veteran’s Day as a way to better protect the personal information of US veterans as well as to…

Clop Ransomware’s Members Arrested in ‘Operation Cyclone’

The Clop ransomware gang was the focus of a three-and-a-half-year global law enforcement operation known as ‘Operation Cyclone’. Clop ransomware was detected in early 2019 and has since been linked…

Insurers Tap Cyber “Opportunity” as Rates Continue to Rise

Insurers Tap Cyber “Opportunity” as Rates Continue to Rise Cyber-insurance companies appear to be benefitting from a continued surge in prices, even as the frequency of claims falls due to…

Interpol Hunts for Remaining Clop Ransomware Members

Interpol Hunts for Remaining Clop Ransomware Members INTERPOL is still on the hunt for two suspected members of the Clop ransomware gang after making multiple arrests in the summer following a 30-month…

Cybersecurity firms provide threat intel for Clop ransomware group arrests

[embedded content] Further details have been revealed concerning a 30-month investigation designed to disrupt the operations of the Clop ransomware group.  In June, Ukrainian police arrested six suspects in 20…