‘Tropic Trooper’ Reemerges to Target Transportation Outfits

Analysts warn that the attack group, now known as ‘Earth Centaur,’ is honing its attacks to go after transportation and government agencies. They’ve been an active threat group since 2011,…

Digital ID age verification trials for online alcohol purchases in Australia underway

The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has been carrying out digital identity age verification trials for online alcohol purchases with selected providers in Australia since September, according to a Freedom of…

US Senate passes $768 billion defense bill without cyber incident reporting provisions

The US Senate passed the The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Wednesday, approving the $768 billion annual defense spending bill that was packed with cybersecurity provisions. The bill now heads…

After theft of $77.7 million, crypto platform AscendEX to reimburse customers

Crypto platform AscendEX has pledged to reimburse their customers, who lost a total of $77.7 million in a hack on December 11. In a series of Tweets, the company said…

UK's New Cyber Strategy Designed to Boost Position as 'Global Cyber Power'

UK's New Cyber Strategy Designed to Boost Position as 'Global Cyber Power' The UK government has published a new national cyber strategy to bolster the nation’s defensive and offensive capabilities…

Singapore-South Korea digital economy deal to sync up on data, payments

Singapore has finalised negotiations with South Korea on a digital economy agreement that will see both nations collaborate across several areas, including cross-border online payments, data flows, cryptography, and artificial…

Khonsari ransomware, Iranian group Nemesis Kitten seen exploiting Log4j vulnerability

Security researchers have found evidence that the group behind the Khonsari ransomware is exploiting the Log4j vulnerability to deliver it. Other state-sponsored groups are also looking into the vulnerability, according…

Tax identity theft: How to protect your credit and finances

Tax-related identity theft is a persistent problem in the US. In fact, the IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division reported that it identified $2.3 billion in tax fraud in fiscal year 2020,…

LastPass to Become Standalone Company

LastPass to Become Standalone Company Cloud-based password manager LastPass is going to emerge from under the wing of LogMeIn and become a standalone business once again. Plans to set up LastPass as an independent…

LogMeIn announces plan to spin off LastPass into its own company

LogMeIn announced on Tuesday that it is spinning off password manager LastPass into its own company. LogMeIn explained that the move would allow LastPass to invest heavily in “customer experience,…