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Brazilian gang defrauds Uber, Lyft, DoorDash using GPS spoofing and stolen IDs

US authorities have charged a gang of Brazilian nationals for a scheme that defrauded the customers of services like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and two other unidentified food delivery services.

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Darkside ransomware gang says it lost control of its servers & money a day after Biden threat

A day after US President Joe Biden said the US plans to disrupt the hackers behind the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack, the operator of the Darkside ransomware said the group lost control of its web servers and some of the funds it made from ransom payments.

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Irish health system hit by ‘significant’ ransomware attack

Ireland’s national health service, the Health Service Executive (HSE), temporarily shut down its IT systems today after suffering a ransomware attack overnight.

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Popular hacking forum bans ransomware ads

One of the most popular hacking forums on the internet today announced that it would ban ransomware ads. The XSS forum, previously known as DaMaGeLab, has been one of the two major places where ransomware gangs have advertised their services and hired partners to carry out attacks.

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Security firm Rapid7 says Codecov hackers accessed some of its source code

Boston-based security firm Rapid7 disclosed today that a threat actor accessed some of its source code after a hack at software supplier Codecov earlier this year.

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Price of IPv4 addresses, one of the Internet’s hottest commodities, reaches all-time high

Companies that own or manage IPv4 address blocks should be on the lookout for an increased risk of hijacking attempts in the coming months as the price for an IPv4 address has reached an all-time high, which might encourage threat actors to go after unused or unsecured IPv4 inventory.

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Operator of WeLeakInfo database marketplace sentenced to two years in prison

One of the three operators of WeLeakInfo, a website that sold access to hacked databases, was sentenced today in the Netherlands to two years in prison, with one year suspended.

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FBI warns of cybercriminals abusing search ads to promote phishing sites

The Federal Bureau of Investigation says that cybercrime gangs are using search results and search engine ads to lure victims on phishing sites for financial institutions in order to collect their login credentials.

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Agents raid home of Kansas man seeking info on botnet that infected DOD network

US military investigators have raided the home of a Kansas man looking for information about a crypto-mining botnet that has infected US Air Force servers.

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WiFi devices going back to 1997 vulnerable to new Frag Attacks

A Belgian security researcher has discovered a series of vulnerabilities that impact the WiFi standard, with some bugs dating back as far back as 1997 and affecting devices sold for the past 24 years.