Twitter removes another 3,000 state-backed accounts linked to six countries

Image: Nikolas Kokovlis/NurPhoto via Getty Images Twitter has removed another 3,465 state-backed accounts as part of efforts to limit the influence of information manipulation campaigns on the web. The social…

Swire Pacific Offshore Operations hit by Cl0p ransomware gang

As seen by Hackread.com, the Cl0p ransomware gang has leaked partial SPO data including names, email addresses, passport scans, and more. Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) has confirmed becoming a victim…

#BHEU: How to Create a Safe and Democratic Digital Infrastructure

#BHEU: How to Create a Safe and Democratic Digital Infrastructure Liberal nations must act now to ensure the digital ecosystem operates in a way that is conducive to democratic values.…

Hundreds of Twitter accounts aimed to suppress vote weeks before Honduran presidential election

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 10, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Hundreds of fake Twitter accounts targeted opposition candidates and urged citizens not to vote in an upcoming Honduran presidential election, according…

Interpol Hunts for Remaining Clop Ransomware Members

Interpol Hunts for Remaining Clop Ransomware Members INTERPOL is still on the hunt for two suspected members of the Clop ransomware gang after making multiple arrests in the summer following a 30-month…

Cybersecurity firms provide threat intel for Clop ransomware group arrests

[embedded content] Further details have been revealed concerning a 30-month investigation designed to disrupt the operations of the Clop ransomware group.  In June, Ukrainian police arrested six suspects in 20…

Election officials don't need to report cyber incidents to the feds. That could soon change.

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 28, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Security personnel charged with the challenging and high-stakes work of protecting election systems from digital threats might soon have another task…

South Korea Wants Help to Arrest Alleged Cyber-Criminals

South Korea Wants Help to Arrest Alleged Cyber-Criminals South Korea is seeking assistance from the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to arrest two foreign nationals suspected of being cyber-criminal gang…

A former top US election official urges sweeping security improvements, warning 'democracy is in trouble'

Written by Tim Starks Oct 14, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s former lead election security official is recommending comprehensive changes to protect the ballot in future…