Bill proposes suspension of instant payments in Brazilian state as crime surges

As crime increases in Brazil, a new bill is proposing the suspension of instant payments system Pix in the state of São Paulo. If signed into law, the proposals put…

DHS: Cybersecurity coordinators and vulnerability assessments mandatory for rail companies

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced two new cybersecurity directives handed down by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Thursday designed to better protect freight railroads and passenger rail transit…

The 7 Biggest Digital Threats of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Cyber crime is causing more chaos than ever, and looms large for small business owners as Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach and pose an enormous challenge to their online…

Proposed Bill Would Require Public Disclosure of Ransomware Payments

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Proposed Bill Would Require Public Disclosure of Ransomware Payments Two U.S. congresswomen introduced a bill that would require ransomware victims to publicly disclose ransom…

Incident reporting, ransomware payment legislation faces trouble in Senate

Written by Tim Starks Nov 24, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Legislation requiring critical infrastructure owners to report major cyber incidents to the federal government, and mandating that ransomware victims disclose when…

Iranians Charged in Cyberattacks Against U.S. 2020 Election

The State Department has offered a $10M reward for tips on the two Iran-based threat actors accused of voter intimidation and disinformation. The U.S. Department of Justice has unsealed charges…

US Charges Two Iranians with Cyber-based Electoral Interference

US Charges Two Iranians with Cyber-based Electoral Interference The United States has charged two Iranian computer hackers in connection with a cyber-campaign intended to influence the outcome of America’s 2020…

Two Iranian hackers charged in sprawling effort to interfere in 2020 U.S. election

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 18, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Two Iranian nationals engaged in a sprawling effort to interfere in the 2020 U.S. elections — including by gaining access to…

FBI Email Hoaxer ID’ed by the Guy He Allegedly Loves to Torment

Vinny Troia, the cybersecurity researcher mentioned in a fake alert gushed out of the FBI’s email system, says it’s just one of a string of jabs from a childish but…

VP Harris announces US support for international cybersecurity partnership in Paris

US Vice President Kamala Harris said the US will be joining the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace — a voluntary agreement between more than 80 countries, local…