US Senate passes Bill to ban goods produced from Uyghur forced labour

The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a Bill banning the import of all goods, including technology, produced in the Chinese region of Xinjiang to penalise the Chinese government for…

Meta takes down 7 hacking-for-hire operations that targeted 50,000 users

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 16, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Meta removed seven “surveillance-for-hire” organizations that used Facebook to target at least 50,000 individuals across 100 countries for surveillance operations, some…

NSO Group's latest spyware on par with nation-state abilities, researchers say

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 15, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP When Apple announced Nov. 23 that it filed a lawsuit against Israeli spyware firm NSO Group, it claimed that the firm…

Tax identity theft: How to protect your credit and finances

Tax-related identity theft is a persistent problem in the US. In fact, the IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division reported that it identified $2.3 billion in tax fraud in fiscal year 2020,…

Experts Meet to Share Info on Crypto Crimes

Experts Meet to Share Info on Crypto Crimes Around 2000 public and private sector experts joined forces this week at a virtual conference designed to promote information sharing in the…

SolarWinds hackers kept busy in the year since the seminal hack, Mandiant finds

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Hackers associated with the SolarWinds supply chain compromise have been busy in the year since that attack was revealed, compromising multiple…

Brace yourself for these five top data breach trends in 2022, Experian warns

In its latest annual Data Breach Industry Forecast released Monday, credit bureau and information services company Experian said that it has identified five areas it believes cybercriminals will find opportunities…

Nine State Department Phones Hijacked by Spyware

Nine State Department Phones Hijacked by Spyware Nine US State Department officials had their iPhones remotely hacked by spyware from controversial firm NSO Group, according to reports. Four people familiar…

Treasury Crypto Security Sanction Blocks Exchange Favored by Ransomware Actors

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Treasury Crypto Security Sanction Blocks Exchange Favored by Ransomware Actors The U.S. government sanctioned the cryptocurrency exchange SUEX for moving money for ransomware actors.…