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Ransomware hits Capitol Hill contractor

A company that provides a user engagement platform for US politicians has suffered a ransomware attack, leaving many lawmakers unable to email their constituents for days.

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FBI and Australian police ran an encrypted chat platform to catch criminal gangs

The FBI and Australian Federal Police ran an encrypted chat platform and intercepted secret messages between criminal gang members from all over the world for more than three years.

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Cybercrime Featured Government

DOJ officials say they recovered most of the Colonial ransomware payment

In a video press conference today, US officials said they recovered the vast majority of the $4.3 million that Colonial Pipeline paid to a ransomware gang last month after the hackers encrypted its IT network in a security incident that disrupted fuel supply for the entire US East Coast.

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Cybercrime Featured Technology

First malware discovered targeting Windows Server containers

Security experts said they’ve discovered the first known malware strain that targets and then escapes Windows Server containers in order to infect a victim’s Kubernetes cluster infrastructure.

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Featured Government Nation-state

Ukraine warns of ‘massive’ Russian spear-phishing campaign

Three Ukrainian cybersecurity agencies have warned last week of a “massive” spear-phishing operation carried out by Russian threat actors against the Ukrainian government and private sector.

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Cybercrime Featured Government

US arrests Latvian woman who worked on Trickbot malware source code

The US Department of Justice has arraigned in court today a Latvian woman who was part of the Trickbot malware crew, where she served as a programmer and wrote code for controlling the malware and deploying ransomware on infected computers.

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Cybercrime Featured

EpsilonRed ransomware group hits one of India’s financial software powerhouses

Nucleus Software Exports, an Indian company that provides lending software to banks and retail stores, has suffered a major ransomware attack that crippled some of its internal networks and encrypted sensitive business information.

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Cybercrime Featured

Dutch pizza chain discloses breach after hacker tries to extort company

New York Pizza, one of the largest pizza restaurant chains in the Netherlands, has disclosed today a security breach after a hacker tried to extort the company over the weekend.

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Featured Technology

Live streams go down across Cox radio & TV stations in apparent ransomware attack

Live streams for radio and TV stations owned by the Cox Media Group, one of the largest media conglomerates in the US, have gone down earlier today in what multiple sources have described as a ransomware attack.

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Featured Technology

Google to warn of Chrome extensions from new or untrusted developers

Google says it will scan the extensions users install in their Chrome browsers and warn users if they are adding an extension from a new or untrusted developer.