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…

Saudi human rights activist files lawsuit against former US intelligence operatives for hacking scandal

Saudi human rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has filed a lawsuit against spyware maker DarkMatter Group and three former US intelligence operatives for their role in helping the United Arab Emirates…

Are You Guilty of These 8 Network-Security Bad Practices?

Tony Lauro, director of Security Technology & Strategy at Akamai, discusses VPNs, RDP, flat networks, BYOD and other network-security bugbears. They say the first step in addressing a serious issue…

What is Endpoint Security?

A significant portion of cyberattacks target endpoints, either individually or as gateways to the larger company network. Unfortunately, this is not a singular threat, but a layered issue: hackers exploit…

Iranian Cybercriminals on the Lookout for Data Stolen from US Companies, FBI Says

Earlier this week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a warning for private business partners about an Iranian cybercriminal’s attempt to purchase stolen data belonging to the US and…

DOJ charges and sanctions REvil leaders behind Kaseya attack, seizes $6 million in ransoms

US officials from the Justice Department, Treasury and FBI announced a slate of actions taken against some of the leaders of the REvil ransomware group as well as sanctions against…

FBI: Ransomware groups tying attacks to 'significant financial events'

The FBI has released a new report saying ransomware groups are increasingly using “significant financial events” as leverage during their attacks. According to the FBI, ransomware groups are using events…

Ransomware Dubbed Ranzy Locker Has Affected No Less Than 30 US Companies in 2021, FBI Reports

A flash alert was published on Monday by the Federal Bureau of Investigation emphasizing the effects Ranzy Locker ransomware has had over this year on US companies. According to the…