Karakurt: Another Threat Actor Group on the Cyberthreat Landscape

Accenture’s team of researchers has identified a threat actor group dubbed Karakurt, as the group calls itself. The hacking gang was first discovered during the month of June this year.…

Ex-NFL Star Gets Three Years for #COVID19 Fraud

Ex-NFL Star Gets Three Years for #COVID19 Fraud A former NFL player has become the latest in a long line of individuals sent down for defrauding a US government COVID-19…

Best VPNs for small and home-based businesses in 2021

I recently had a friendly discussion with a marketing guy who contended that the term “small business” didn’t apply to home-based businesses because small businesses have between a hundred and…

Aruba rolls out “Microbranch” networking to level up home offices

The HPE-owned company Aruba on Tuesday is rolling out a new networking solution that promises to bring office-level networking capabilities to home offices via a single Wi-Fi access point (AP). …

Sky Slow to Fix Bug in Routers

Sky Slow to Fix Bug in Routers Entertainment company Sky took more than 17 months to fix a security flaw that impacted roughly six million routers belonging to its customers. …

Over 10M Android Users Infected by GriftHorse Trojan

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Over 10M Android Users Infected by GriftHorse Trojan A mobile premium services campaign infected over 10 million Android users with the GriftHorse Trojan. More…

Bowser to Pay Nintendo $4.5M Restitution

Bowser to Pay Nintendo $4.5M Restitution The alleged leader of the hacking group Team-Xecuter has reportedly admitted taking part in a piracy conspiracy against Japanese gaming giant Nintendo. Canadian national Gary Bowser, who…

Best gifts for hackers 2021: Top cybersecurity presents

While hackers are often associated with criminal acts, the difference between white hat and black hat activities is important to remember. These days, with cyberattacks increasing in scope and complexity,…

Here’s how much your personal information is worth to cybercriminals – and what they do with it

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Ravi Sen, Texas A&M University Data breaches have become common, and billions of records are stolen worldwide every year. Most of the media coverage of data…

Engineering a Twitter spearphishing bot from machine learning

The term bot is derived from a web robot. A web robot is a type of software that can perform automated tasks over the internet and it is enhanced with…