Report: Ransomware gangs, fraudsters laundered $540 million through RenBridge platform

Hackers and cryptocurrency thieves are turning to so-called cross-chain platforms to launder money and avoid attempts by law enforcement to…

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FTC moves to create data security and privacy rules

Long the de facto privacy watchdog, the agency is exploring creating rules for its role.

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Cisco releases advisories for bug affecting more than 1 million security devices

Cisco on Thursday released three advisories for vulnerabilities discovered by cybersecurity firm Rapid7 in its Adaptive Security Software (ASA) and…

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Pro-Kremlin hackers target Latvia’s parliament after declaring Russia a sponsor of terrorism

The pro-Russian hacker gang known as Killnet took down the website of Latvia’s parliament on Thursday after lawmakers there designated…

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Cisco confirms May attack by Yanluowang ransomware group

Cisco confirmed on Wednesday that it was attack by the Yanluowang ransomware group in May, but said the hackers were…

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CISA should split from DHS or made part of broader ‘Digital Agency’: Fmr Director Chris Krebs

Former Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) director Chris Krebs called for significant adjustments to the U.S. government's approach to…

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Sierra Leone internet cut amid anti-government protests

The West African nation of Sierra Leone experienced a near-total internet blackout on Wednesday, in the midst of anti-government protests…

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CISA releases toolkit to improve cyberdefenses ahead of elections

Toolkit is part of a continued campaign to improve cyberdefenses ahead of midterm elections.

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Ransomware tracker: the latest figures [August 2022]

The number of ransomware attacks targeting several key sectors dipped in May, but one group — LockBit — saw an…

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Microsoft confirms ‘DogWalk’ zero-day vulnerability has been exploited

Microsoft has published a fix for a zero-day bug discovered in 2019 that it originally did not consider a vulnerability.…

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Malicious code exploiting recent VMware bug publicly available, company warns

VMware updated an advisory on Tuesday warning that malicious code exploiting CVE-2022-31656 and CVE-2022-31659 is now publicly available.  The Cybersecurity…

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Dragos: 125 ransomware attacks on industrial systems in Q2 after Conti shutdown

Ransomware attacks on industrial systems continued unabated in the second quarter of the year according to data collected by security…

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Why experts have hope in the federal privacy bill – even if it doesn’t pass

The American Data Privacy and Protection Act has bipartisan support that could transcend this year.

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China-linked group targeted government agencies, defense firms in Eastern Europe

More than a dozen organizations in Eastern Europe and Afghanistan, including industrial plants, research institutes and government agencies, were targeted…

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Exclusive: North Korea’s monster fake out

On March 24, exactly one month after Russia invaded Ukraine, North Korea put itself back on the world’s center stage…

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U.S. sanctions Tornado Cash cryptocurrency mixer

The U.S. blacklisted Tornado Cash Monday, adding the virtual currency mixer to a sanctions list for allegedly helping launder the…

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How Anton Gerashchenko is waging an ‘information war’ against Russia

Over the last several months, Anton Gerashchenko has been on a mission to expose people living in Russia to the…

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Twitter confirms January breach, urges pseudonymous accounts to not add email or phone number

Twitter officially confirmed that a January breach led to the leak of information connected to 5.4 million accounts.  Two weeks…

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Cisco warns of critical vulnerabilities in routers

Cisco this week urged customers to patch three vulnerabilities discovered in a handful of its routers. The company said the…

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‘Massive’ cyberattack hits German Chambers of Industry and Commerce

The email and website of the German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) – an organization representing millions of businesses…

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FEMA issues warning to emergency alert system managers that devices could be hacked

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a warning this week to participants in the emergency alert system (EAS) that…

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U.S. and Australian security agencies release list of 2021’s ‘top’ malware strains

The most commonly seen malware strains in 2021 include Agent Tesla, Qakbot, TrickBot, GootLoader and several others, according to a…

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Taiwan Defense Ministry says DDoS incident briefly took down network after Pelosi visit

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense said its network was taken offline by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) incident for about two…

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Sen. Wyden to chief justice: Americans’ sensitive data exposed by courts

Senator Ron Wyden urged Court Chief Justice John Roberts to take action in a Thursday letter. 

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Pro-China information campaign used fake websites to spread propaganda: Mandiant

Dozens of news websites operating in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and elsewhere that claim to be independent are part of…

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