Security giant exposed 3TB of sensitive airport & employees data

The exposed data impacted airports in Colombia, Peru, and probably other countries “or even the rest of the world.” A Sweden-based multinational security and investigation service provider has been found…

Log4j flaw puts hundreds of millions of devices at risk, says US cybersecurity agency

Top US government cybersecurity officials fear advanced hackers will have a field day with the Log4j vulnerability that’s likely present in hundreds of millions of devices.  Security experts are already seeing…

Volvo Hit by Cyber-thieves

Volvo Hit by Cyber-thieves Cyber-thieves hacked into the computer network of Swedish car manufacturer Volvo and exfiltrated research and development secrets. The carmaker posted a notice on its website yesterday stating that it had…

Cybersecurity graduates are doubling, but that's still not going to fix the skills crisis

European Union members have a collective cybersecurity skills shortage that may be partially addressed by a surge in new graduates – but even that potential solution is not without its…

Avast Q3’21 Threat Report

Avast –  Avast –  Latest Avast Q3’21 Threat Report reveals elevated risk for ransomware and RAT attacks, rootkits and exploit kits return. Foreword The threat landscape is a fascinating environment…

Spyware providers are flocking to international arms fairs to sell to NATO foes

Written by Tonya Riley Nov 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP European and Middle Eastern spyware and surveillance firms are marketing intrusion software to adversaries of the U.S., its intelligence allies and…

Ransomware: Suspected REvil ransomware affiliates arrested

Romanian authorities have arrested two individuals suspected of cyber-attacks using the Sodinokibi/REvil ransomware. They are allegedly responsible for 5,000 infections, accounting for €500,000 in ransom payments, according to European law…

Secondary Infektion, a Russian disinformation outfit, impersonated Swedish lawmaker

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 27, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A suspected Russian disinformation campaign used manipulated images and fabricated internet personas to promote false narratives online in an effort to…