Infosecurity News

  1. Sellafield Pleads Guilty to Historic Cybersecurity Offenses

    UK’s most hazardous nuclear site, Sellafield, has admitted criminal charges related to IT security failings

  2. Chemical Facilities Warned of Possible Data Exfiltration Following CISA Breach

    CISA has informed chemical facilities that its Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT) was infiltrated by a malicious actor, and potentially exfiltrated sensitive data

  3. US Bans Kaspersky Over Alleged Kremlin Links

    Kaspersky “poses an undue or unacceptable risk to national security,” according to the US Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Threat Actor Claims AMD and Apple Breaches

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

  9. 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

  10. Cybersecurity Burnout Costing Firms $700m+ Annually

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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. Quarter of Firms Suffer an API-Related Breach

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

  17. Report Reveals Record Exploitation Rate For Load Balancers

    Action1 reveals cybercriminals are increasingly targeting NGINX and Citrix load balancers

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

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