Australia to establish youth advisory council for countering online child exploitation

Australia will create a new panel consisting of Australian youths and young adults that will provide consultation to industry and government about how to approach regulating online platforms. “Young people…

Suspected espionage campaign targets telecoms, IT service firms in Middle East

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 14, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Hackers targeted a string of telecommunication operators and IT service organizations in the Middle East and Asia over the last six…

TAG to Open New Global Headquarters

TAG to Open New Global Headquarters A cybersecurity research and advisory company has announced plans to open a new global headquarters in New York City. TAG Cyber said relocation to the famous spot…

Next-Gen Maldocs & How to Solve the Human Vulnerability

Malicious email attachments with macros are one of the most common ways hackers get in through the door. Huntress security researcher John Hammond discusses how threat hunters can fight back.…

Emotet's comeback is getting a boost from fellow botnet TrickBot

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The resurgence of botnet Emotet after a law enforcement takedown earlier this year is getting a boost from fellow crime group…

Hack-and-leak group Black Shadow keeps targeting Israeli victims

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP In October, a little-watched hacking group called Black Shadow went public with data it appeared to have stolen from an Israeli…

Didi to leave Wall St listing for Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Image: Getty Images Ride hailing app Didi announced it was preparing to leave the New York Stock Exchange in a small note released on Friday. “[Didi Global] today announced that…

No surprise: NSW iVote fails during local council elections

Image: Getty Images New South Wales’ iVote online voting system failed on Saturday during the state’s local government elections, with an unknown number of voters unable to exercise their democratic…

Meta expanding Facebook security program for government officials, journalists, activists

Meta announced on Thursday that it is expanding its Facebook Protect service — which provides specialized security services for certain Facebook accounts being targeted by hackers — to more countries.…

The BABADEDA Crypter – an Emerging Crypter targeting the Crypto, NFT, and DeFi communities

INTRODUCTION The cryptocurrency market is now worth more than $2.5 trillion. Unfortunately, this fact is not lost on threat actors. As well as using cryptocurrency themselves to extract ransoms, cybercriminals…