Infosecurity News

  1. Chainalysis Launches Public-Private Plans to Crack Down on Crypto Scams

    Crypto accounts tied to scammers associated with $162m in crypto losses have been closed as part of Operation Spincaster

  2. Nearly 13 Million Australians Affected by MediSecure Attack

    MediSecure revealed that the personal and health data of approximately 12.9 million Australians has been affected by the May 2024 attack

  3. US Data Breach Victim Numbers Surge 1170% Annually

    New figures reveal a massive 1170% increase in people impacted by data breaches in Q2 2024 versus a year ago

  4. UK Government Set to Introduce New Cyber Security and Resilience Bill

    A new UK Cyber Security and Resilience Bill will update the NIS Regulations

  5. Qilin Ransomware’s Sophisticated Tactics Unveiled By Experts

    Qilin’s attack on Synnovis severely impacted key NHS hospitals in London earlier this month

  6. ICO Reprimands London Council for Mass Data Breach

    The ICO said a lack of security controls led to a large-scale data breach at the London Borough of Hackney Council

  7. Understanding NullBulge, the New AI-Fighting 'Hacktivist' Group

    The threat actor who claimed the recent Disney hack previously targeted AI-centric games and applications with commodity malware and ransomware

  8. Paris 2024 Olympics Face Escalating Cyber-Threats

    Fortinet observed an 80-90% increase in darknet activity targeting the Olympics between 2023 and 2024

  9. Sensitive Data Sharing Risks Heightened as GenAI Surges

    Netskope found that 96% of organizations use generative AI applications, with sensitive data frequently shared with these tools

  10. Global Police Swoop on Black Axe Cybercrime Syndicate

    Interpol claims hundreds of arrests were made as police disrupted the West African Black Axe cybercrime gang

  11. CISA: Patch Critical GeoServer GeoTools Bug Now

    CISA has told federal agencies to patch a critical GeoServer GeoTools vulnerability under active exploitation

  12. MHTML Exploited By APT Group Void Banshee

    Void Banshee targeted North American, European and Southeast Asian regions with the Atlantida stealer

  13. Iranian MuddyWater Upgrades Arsenal With New Custom Backdoor

    The Iranian APT group has shifted away from using legitimate remote monitoring tools to compromise its victims

  14. Hacktivists Claim Leak Over 1 Terabyte of Disney Data

    Disney unreleased projects and internal data are part of a data leak claimed by hacktivist group ‘NullBulge’

  15. Hacktivist Groups Target Romania Amid Geopolitical Tensions

    CyberDragon and Cyber Army of Russia, among others, have claimed responsibility for the attacks

  16. Half of SMEs Unprepared for Cyber-Threats

    JumpCloud found that half of SME IT teams believe they lack the resources and staffing to defend their organization against cyber-threats

  17. Kaspersky to Quit US Following Commerce Department Ban

    Russian AV-maker Kaspersky is set to shutter its US operations from Saturday

  18. Two-Fifths of Senior Citizens Suffer Frequent Fraud Attempts

    A Portsmouth University study finds that large numbers of elderly citizens are being harassed by phone fraudsters

  19. CRYSTALRAY Cyber-Attacks Grow Tenfold Using OSS Tools

    Sysdig said CRYSTALRAY used a variety of open source security tools to scan for vulnerabilities

  20. WP Time Capsule Plugin Update Urged After Critical Security Flaw

    The WordPress plugin has over 20,000 active installations and is used for site backups and update management

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