String of attacks on French telecom infrastructure preceded April attack on fiber optic cables

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 10, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP French authorities believe the fiber optic cable cuts that disrupted Internet service across large swaths of France in April were likely…

NATO, G-7 leaders promise bulwark against retaliatory Russian cyberattacks

Written by Tim Starks Mar 24, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Western leaders committed Thursday to ratcheting up defenses against Russian cyberattacks on Ukraine and other allies, vowing to improve threat information…

Cyber Security Incident Pushes Ubisoft to Issue Internal Password Reset

It is unclear what type of “Cyber Security Incident” Ubisoft suffered but on Telegram LAPSUS$ hacking group responded to the news with smirking face emoji suggesting their alleged involvement. The…

Kids luxury clothing store Melijoe exposed 200GB of customers’ data

A Paris, France-based popular online luxury clothing e-Commerce website for kids was caught exposing the personal and sensitive data of its customers worldwide, especially children. The company in discussion is…

Firefox: Ad blockers are 2021's most popular browser extensions

Multiple ad blockers topped Firefox’s list of the most popular and innovative add-on browser extensions of 2021.  Firefox determines which add-ons are “most popular” by calculating their average daily users…

France Orders Clearview AI to Delete Data

France Orders Clearview AI to Delete Data France's data protection regulator has ordered American facial recognition software firm Clearview AI to stop illegally processing images. In a statement released today, the CNIL said…

Cyber-attack on Financial Apps

Cyber-attack on Financial Apps Hundreds of financial applications are being targeted by a threat campaign featuring a new strain of the Anubis Android banking trojan malware. The malicious campaign was detected by researchers at…

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…