CISA awards $2 million to cybersecurity programs for rural, diverse communities

CISA has announced awards of $2 million to two organizations training underserved communities in cybersecurity.  The funding will go to NPower and CyberWarrior, two programs helping to train veterans, military…

Google details cookie stealer malware campaign targeting YouTubers

Google attributed the malware campaign to a group of attackers recruited via a Russian-language hacker forum. Google has disclosed details of a new campaign involving phishing attacks launched against YouTube…

US warns that Chinese government is using 'wide variety' of methods, some illegal, to steal trade secrets

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 22, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Chinese government’s aggressive push to dominate emerging technology such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and biotechnology make Beijing the “primary…

US Secret Service Announces Cyber Games Winner

US Secret Service Announces Cyber Games Winner A team of law enforcement officials from South Carolina has seized first place in a nationwide cybersecurity contest. More than 200 teams from…

WinRAR vulnerability allowed attackers to remotely hijack systems

The vulnerability in WinRAR trialware could be abused by a remote attacker for executing arbitrary code on any system thus, getting an opportunity to launch a range of attacks. According…

Cisco SD-WAN Security Bug Allows Root Code Execution

The high-severity bug, tracked as CVE-2021-1529, is an OS command-injection flaw. Cisco SD-WAN implementations are vulnerable to a high-severity privilege-escalation vulnerability in the IOS IE operating system that could allow…

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…

Illinois candy giant hit with ransomware weeks before Halloween

Ferrara Candy — the candy giant behind Nerds, Laffy Taffy, Now and Laters, SweetTarts, Jaw Busters, Nips, Runts and Gobstoppers — announced that it was hit with a ransomware attack…

This monster of a phishing campaign is after your passwords

Microsoft has detailed an unusual phishing campaign aimed at stealing passwords that uses a phishing kit built using pieces of code copied from other hackers’ work. A “phishing kit” is…

Macaw Locker, Evil Corp’s Latest Version Makes New Victims

In order to avoid US sanctions that avert victims from paying ransom demands, Evil Corp threat actor has released a new ransomware dubbed Macaw Locker. About Evil Corp Also known as the…