Microsoft disrupts activity of Chinese hackers by seizing 42 websites

Dubbed Nickel by Microsoft; the group of Chinese hackers was actively using the now seized websites for intelligence gathering from thanks tanks, human rights organizations, and government agencies. The Microsoft…

Microsoft seizes domains used to attack 29 governments across Latin America, Caribbean, Europe

Microsoft has announced the seizure of dozens of domains used in attacks by the China-based APT group Nickel on governments and NGOs across Europe, the Americas and the Caribbean.  In…

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…

Cybersecurity: Why this beautiful city of spires could be the next tech innovation hub

Some 4,000 ICT graduates are thought to enter the Czech Republic’s tech industry each year. Image: Getty / Joe Daniel Price ZDNet Recommends Each year, around 4,000 ICT graduates in…

Senior Officials Join the U.S. in an Anti-Ransomware Initiative

Following the last week’s White House National Security Council’s virtual meetings on the Counter-Ransomware Initiative event, senior officials from the U.E. and 31 countries have issued a joint statement where…

More than 30 countries outline efforts to stop ransomware after White House virtual summit

The countries involved in the two-day ransomware summit led by the US have released a joint statement pledging to make systems more resilient against attack and outlining measures that will…

White House kicks off international ransomware meeting amid global barrage

Written by Tim Starks Oct 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A parade of nations recounted grim experiences with ransomware at the start of a two-day White House-led summit on Wednesday, where…

White House set to lead 30 nations in ransomware discussions, sans Russia

Written by Tim Starks Oct 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The White House on Wednesday and Thursday will convene meetings with representatives from more than 30 countries to discuss how to…