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…

US Imprisons Bulletproof Hosting Providers

US Imprisons Bulletproof Hosting Providers Two men from Eastern Europe have been imprisoned in the United States for helping cyber-criminals carry out cyber-attacks against individuals and financial institutions in America. …

U.S. Ban on Sales of Cyberattack Tools Is Anemic, Experts Warn

Meanwhile, Zerodium’s quest to buy VPN exploits is problematic, researchers said. The launch of a standing offer to pay for Windows virtual private network (VPN) software zero-day exploits came to…

US rolls out new rules governing export of hacking, cyberdefense tools

The US Commerce Department has released new rules designed to stop companies from selling hacking tools to China, Russia and other countries that may use them for nefarious purposes. The…

Threat Actors Abusing Discord to Spread Malware

Threat Actors Abusing Discord to Spread Malware Researchers have discovered new multi-function malware abusing the core functions of popular group app platform Discord. Check Point explained in a blog post…

US judge sentences duo for roles in running bulletproof hosting service

A US judge has sentenced two Eastern European men for operating a bulletproof hosting service leveraged by cybercriminals to deploy malware. On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) said…

Best VPN for torrenting 2021

BitTorrent is a complex topic. As a technology, it’s perfectly legal. But what you do with it could be illegal. Before we dive into the legalities of torrenting, let’s do…

Cyber incident impact sits at over $500,000 for half of small to medium APAC businesses

Image: Cisco 51% of Asia Pacific small to medium-sized businesses that were hit with a cyber incident in the past year saw the cost of that incident exceed $500,000, according…

PurpleFox Adds New Backdoor That Uses WebSockets

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – PurpleFox Adds New Backdoor That Uses WebSockets Cyber Threats In September 2021, the Trend Micro Managed XDR (MDR) team looked into suspicious activity related…

How to Use IP Geolocation in Threat Intelligence and Cybersecurity

Hacks, leaks, and phishing scams happen so often that they hardly register as news anymore. Just last week, Google warned of a phishing scam perpetrated by Fancy Bear, a hacking…