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18 August 2020

Ukraine arrests gang who ran 20 crypto-exchanges and laundered money for ransomware gangs

Gang is believed to have laundered more than $42 million in criminal proceeds.
18 August 2020

IcedID Trojan Rebooted with New Evasive Tactics

IcedID Trojan Rebooted with New Evasive Tactics Juniper identifies phishing campaign targeting business customers with malware using password protection, among other techniques, to avoid detection.
18 August 2020

US Army report says many North Korean hackers operate from abroad

US Army says many North Korean hackers are actually located outside the hermit kingdom, in countries like Belarus, China, India, Malaysia, and Russia.
18 August 2020

World's largest cruise line operator discloses ransomware attack

Carnival Corp says it suffered a ransomware attack on Saturday, August 15, and that hackers stole some of its data.
17 August 2020

Firms Still Struggle to Prioritize Security Vulnerabilities

Security debt continues to pile up, with 42% of organizations attributing remediation backlogs to a breach, a new study shows.
17 August 2020

Advent Completes Forescout Purchase

The purchase by a private equity fund was announced in February and completed today.
17 August 2020

Reported Breach Count for H1 2020 Lowest in Five Years

While reported breach numbers are down, a handful of "mega" breaches resulted in more data records being exposed than ever before, analysis shows.
17 August 2020

Cybersecurity Companies Among Smaller Firms Hit with Brand Spoofing

Researchers find smaller organizations, including some in the cybersecurity space, increasingly targeted with these impersonation attacks.
17 August 2020

‘EmoCrash’ Exploit Stoppered Emotet For 6 Months

‘EmoCrash’ Exploit Stoppered Emotet For 6 Months A researcher developed a killswitch exploiting a buffer overflow in Emotet - preventing the malware from infecting systems for six months.
17 August 2020

Microsoft's Control Flow Guard comes to Rust and LLVM compilers

Clang and rustc compilers can now compile CFG-enabled Windows binaries.
17 August 2020

REvil Ransomware Hits Jack Daniel's Manufacturer

Attackers who targeted US spirits manufacturer Brown-Forman reportedly stole a terabyte of confidential data.
17 August 2020

Should I Segment my IoT Devices Onto Their Own Networks?

Should I Segment my IoT Devices Onto Their Own Networks? Understanding the criticality and importance of the device determines the level of segmentation.
17 August 2020

Jack Daniels, Ritz London Face Cyberattacks

Jack Daniels, Ritz London Face Cyberattacks The REvil ransomware and savvy phone scammers have exposed sensitive information.
17 August 2020

Crypto-mining worm steal AWS credentials

TeamTNT has become the first crypto-minining botnet to include a feature that scans and steal AWS credentials.
17 August 2020

Cyberattacks Hit Thousands of Canadian Tax, Benefit Accounts

Cyberattacks Hit Thousands of Canadian Tax, Benefit Accounts The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) suspended online services after accounts were hit in a third wave of credential stuffing attacks this weekend - giving bad actors access to various government services.
17 August 2020

The IT Backbone of Cybercrime

Like their counterparts who run legitimate businesses, cybercriminals need hosting and cybersecurity protection, too.
17 August 2020

Ritz London suspects data breach, fraudsters pose as staff in credit card data scam

Scammers phoned guests to “confirm” their credit card details for reservations.
17 August 2020

Attack of the Instagram clones

Could your social media account be spoofed, why would anybody do it, and what can you do to avoid having a doppelgänger?

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17 August 2020

Controversial facial recognition tech firm Clearview AI inks deal with ICE

$224,000 has been spent on Clearview licenses by the US immigration and customs department.
17 August 2020