Security, remote work support top concerns amongst firms

Increasing adoption of hybrid work practices has pushed the need to enable and secure remote workers as a top challenge for IT managers. Security threats also have evolved amidst this…

Chinese VPN app Quickfox caught exposing 1 million users’ data

The Quickfox VPN is mainly used by Chinese citizens living abroad who need to access Chinese websites as most of these sites are geo-restricted. Wizcase’s team of ethical researchers, led…

Feds Warn BlackMatter Ransomware Gang is Poised to Strike

An advisory by the CISA, FBI and NSA reveals hallmark tactics of and shares defense tips against the cybercriminal group that’s picked up where its predecessor DarkSide left off. Federal…

VPN Provider's Misconfiguration Exposes One Million Users

VPN Provider's Misconfiguration Exposes One Million Users At least one million users of a Chinese-run VPN service have had their personally identifiable information (PII) exposed due to a misconfigured Elasticsearch…

Senior Officials Join the U.S. in an Anti-Ransomware Initiative

Following the last week’s White House National Security Council’s virtual meetings on the Counter-Ransomware Initiative event, senior officials from the U.E. and 31 countries have issued a joint statement where…

Olympus Investigates Potential Cyber-attack

Olympus Investigates Potential Cyber-attack Olympus has launched an investigation after detecting a potential cybersecurity incident in part of its IT system.  The Japanese manufacturer of optics and reprography products said that…

More than 30 countries outline efforts to stop ransomware after White House virtual summit

The countries involved in the two-day ransomware summit led by the US have released a joint statement pledging to make systems more resilient against attack and outlining measures that will…

The White House is having a big meeting about fighting ransomware. It didn't invite Russia

The White House has held a meeting with ministers and officials from 30 nations and the European Union to discuss how to combat ransomware and other cyber threats.  The two-day…

Romance scammers exploit Apple's developer program to spread fake cryptocurrency apps

Written by Tonya Riley Oct 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Fraudsters are using the promise of love to lure victims into downloading fake cryptocurrency trading apps and then stealing their funds,…

White House set to lead 30 nations in ransomware discussions, sans Russia

Written by Tim Starks Oct 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The White House on Wednesday and Thursday will convene meetings with representatives from more than 30 countries to discuss how to…