North Korean hackers target the South's think tanks through blog posts

A North Korean hacking group has been attacking think tanks in the South through malware-laden blog posts.  In a new campaign, tracked since June 2021, the state-sponsored advanced persistent threat…

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…

Cybercriminals flog access to international shipping, logistics giants

Cybercriminals are offering initial access for networks belonging to key players in global supply chains, researchers warn. On Tuesday, Intel 471 published an analysis of current black market trends online,…

Minecraft Alt Lists Used by Chaos Ransomware

Chaos ransomware is an in-development ransomware builder that is being advertised as the latest iteration of Ryuk on underground hacker forums. Fake Minecraft alt lists published on gaming forums are used…

Shadow IT Alert: Half of Home Workers Buy Potentially Insecure Kit

Shadow IT Alert: Half of Home Workers Buy Potentially Insecure Kit Incidents of shadow IT have snowballed during the pandemic as remote workers bought devices without vetting from the IT…

QuintessenceLabs raises AU$25m to take quantum-based cyber solutions global

Canberra-based quantum cybersecurity solutions firm QuintessenceLabs (QLabs) has completed a AU$25 million series B funding round that will be used to expand the company globally and more than double its…

Countries Ranked According to Online Risks

Countries Ranked According to Online Risks The considerable variation in risks faced by internet users worldwide has been laid bare by a new study by anti-fraud vendor SEON. Combining data from five cybersecurity…

What Is Conti Ransomware?

Conti ransomware is an extremely damaging malicious actor due to the speed with which encrypts data and spreads to other systems. The cyber-crime action is thought to be led by…

450 million cyberattacks attempted on Japan Olympics infrastructure: NTT

The NTT Corporation, which provided wide-ranging telecommunications services and network security for the Olympic & Paralympic Games in Tokyo this summer, said there were more than 450 million attempted cyberattacks…

VPN Exposes Data for 1M Users, Leading to Researcher Questioning

Experts warn that virtual private networks are increasingly vulnerable to leaks and attack. Free virtual private network (VPN) service Quickfox, which provides access to Chinese websites from outside the country,…