Large-scale cyberattack halts Red Cross work reuniting families, exposes confidential data

Written by Tonya Riley Jan 19, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A cyberattack compromised personal and confidential data on more than half a million people helped by at least 60 Red Cross…

Ukrainian government websites hacked amid rising regional security anxiety

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 14, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A series of Ukrainian government websites were temporarily unavailable Friday in what appeared to be a coordinated cyberattack against the backdrop…

New research analyzes industrial cybersecurity maturity

Written by CyberScoop Staff Jan 11, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP As the frequency and severity of cyberattacks on industrial organizations increase, defenders struggle to keep ahead of threats. Security leaders know…

CISA, White House urge organizations to get ready for holiday cyberattacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the White House have released warnings to companies and organizations across the country, urging them to be on alert for cyberattacks ahead of…

Brazil investigates use of staff credentials in cyberattacks against government bodies

Following major cyberattacks against central government bodies in Brazil, initial investigations have found that malicious actors have used civil servant credentials to access systems. The finding is among a series…

Comprehensive Phishing Study Shows Who Is More Prone to Fall Victim to Phishing Attacks

Researchers from ETH Zurich conducted a study to investigate who is more prone to fall victim to phishing cyberattacks in a corporate context. The study involved 14,733 participants and was…

US Senate passes $768 billion defense bill without cyber incident reporting provisions

The US Senate passed the The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Wednesday, approving the $768 billion annual defense spending bill that was packed with cybersecurity provisions. The bill now heads…

NSO Group's latest spyware on par with nation-state abilities, researchers say

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 15, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP When Apple announced Nov. 23 that it filed a lawsuit against Israeli spyware firm NSO Group, it claimed that the firm…

After theft of $77.7 million, crypto platform AscendEX to reimburse customers

Crypto platform AscendEX has pledged to reimburse their customers, who lost a total of $77.7 million in a hack on December 11. In a series of Tweets, the company said…

Malicious Exchange Server Module Hoovers Up Outlook Credentials

“Owowa” stealthily lurks on IIS servers, waiting to harvest successful logins when an Outlook Web Access (OWA) authentication request is made. Researchers have uncovered a previously unknown malicious IIS module,…