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…

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,…

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…

FOI Request Reveals Scale of Data Breaches at UK Councils

FOI Request Reveals Scale of Data Breaches at UK Councils UK councils have been hit by a staggering 33,645 data breaches caused by human error in the past five years,…

Cisco SD-WAN Security Bug Allows Root Code Execution

The high-severity bug, tracked as CVE-2021-1529, is an OS command-injection flaw. Cisco SD-WAN implementations are vulnerable to a high-severity privilege-escalation vulnerability in the IOS IE operating system that could allow…

Pentesters Wanted for Ransomware Attacks!

The Russian Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group FIN7 is trying to break into the lucrative ransomware market by creating bogus cybersecurity organizations that perform network attacks under the pretense of…