Infosecurity News

  1. Synnovis Attackers Publish NHS Patient Data Online

    Ransomware group Qilin has reportedly published nearly 400GB of data stolen following the attack on NHS provider Synnovis in early June

  2. LockBit Most Prominent Ransomware Actor in May 2024

    The LockBit ransomware group returned the fold to launch 176 attacks in May 2024 following a law enforcement takedown, NCC Group found

  3. French Diplomatic Entities Targeted by Russian-Aligned Nobelium

    The French cybersecurity agency has warned that Russian-aligned threat actor has been targeting public organizations for years

  4. Crypto Firm Kraken Calls the Cops After Researchers Attempt “Extortion”

    A cryptocurrency exchange claims to have been extorted after ‘researchers’ exploited a vulnerability to steal millions

  5. Threat Actor Claims AMD and Apple Breaches

    Notorious threat actor IntelBroker is claiming to have stolen data from Apple and AMD

  6. Quishing Campaign Targets Chinese Citizens via Fake Official Documents

    Cyber threat intelligence provider Cyble observed a new malicious QR code phishing campaign targeting Chinese citizens

  7. Cybersecurity Burnout Costing Firms $700m+ Annually

    Hack The Box research claims employee burnout could be costing hundreds of millions in lost productivity

  8. G7 to Develop Cybersecurity Framework for Energy Sector

    The G7 nations agree to develop a cybersecurity framework for key technologies used to operate electricity, oil and natural gas systems

  9. CIISec Urges Employers to Target Young Talent in Gaming Centers

    The Chartered Institute of Information Security has issued a new guide to help firms recruit more talent

  10. 92% of Organizations Hit by Credential Compromise from Social Engineering Attacks

    A Barracuda report found that 92% of organizations experienced an average of six credential compromises caused by email-based social engineering attacks in 2023

  11. Fake Meeting Software Spreads macOS Infostealer

    Recorded Future has found that Vortax, a purported virtual meeting software, is actually malicious software spreading three information stealers

  12. VMware Discloses Critical Vulnerabilities, Urges Immediate Remediation

    VMware has disclosed critical vulnerabilities impacting its VMware vSphere and VMware Cloud Foundation products, with patches available for customers

  13. Quarter of Firms Suffer an API-Related Breach

    Salt Security study finds 23% of organizations suffered a breach via production APIs in 2023

  14. Report Reveals Record Exploitation Rate For Load Balancers

    Action1 reveals cybercriminals are increasingly targeting NGINX and Citrix load balancers

  15. Los Angeles Public Health Department Discloses Large Data Breach

    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health revealed a data breach impacting more than 200,000 individuals, with personal, medical and financial data potentially stolen

  16. Academics Develop Testing Benchmark for LLMs in Cyber Threat Intelligence

    Researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology introduced a benchmark designed to assess large language models’ performance in cyber threat intelligence applications

  17. Meta Pauses European GenAI Development Over Privacy Concerns

    Meta has delayed plans to train its LLMs using public content shared by adults on Facebook and Instagram following a request by Ireland’s data protection regulator

  18. China Attempted Covert Military Drone Tie-Up With UK University – Report

    New report reveals China’s attempts to access leading AI research for military purposes

  19. London Ransomware Attack Led to 1500 Cancelled Appointments and Operations

    Ransomware attack on an NHS supplier forced the health service to rearrange 1000+ operations and appointments

  20. UK General Election: Tech Policy Expert Calls for Law Overhaul to Combat Deepfakes

    Governments should “police the content rather than the technology used to create it,” Matthew Feeney from the Centre for Policy Studies argued in a new paper

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