Mixed results for Russia's aggressive Ukraine information war, experts say

Written by Suzanne Smalley Jun 16, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A top Ukrainian cybersecurity official said this week that the Russian campaign to wrest control over internet and phone networks in…

Global advertising giant Omnicom suffers 'suspicious' IT incident

Written by Tonya Riley Apr 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Omnicom, one of the world’s largest marketing and advertising agencies, took some of its IT systems offline over the “past week”…

Ukrainian authorities arrest suspected ransomware ringleader

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Police in Ukraine on Thursday said they broke up a ransomware gang allegedly responsible for extorting more than 50 companies across…

Ransomware in 2022: We're all screwed

Ransomware is now a primary threat for businesses, and with the past year or so considered the “golden era” for operators, cybersecurity experts believe this criminal enterprise will reach new…

8 tips to protect company data sent via home internet connections

The U.S. is on track to break the single-year data breach record in 2021, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). That’s not even the whole story. For every…

FBI: FatPipe VPN Zero-Day Exploited by APT for 6 Months

The bureau’s flash alert said an APT has been exploiting the flaw to compromise FatPipe router clustering and load balancer products to breach targets’ networks. A threat actor has been…

Cloud security in 2021: A business guide to essential tools and best practices

Cloud computing services have become a vital tool for most businesses. It’s a trend that has accelerated recently, with cloud-based services such as Zoom, Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace and many others…

U.S. Ban on Sales of Cyberattack Tools Is Anemic, Experts Warn

Meanwhile, Zerodium’s quest to buy VPN exploits is problematic, researchers said. The launch of a standing offer to pay for Windows virtual private network (VPN) software zero-day exploits came to…

VPN Exposes Data for 1M Users, Leading to Researcher Questioning

Experts warn that virtual private networks are increasingly vulnerable to leaks and attack. Free virtual private network (VPN) service Quickfox, which provides access to Chinese websites from outside the country,…

State-sponsored Iranian hackers uploaded fake VPN app to Google's Play store, posed as university officials

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 14, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Suspected government-backed hackers from Iran have used an array of techniques, from password theft to uploading a fake app to a…