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Sprawling cyber-espionage campaign linked to Chinese military unit

Cybersecurity experts have uncovered evidence that interconnects several multi-year and sprawling cyber-espionage campaigns to a Chinese military unit operating out of the city of Ürümqi in China’s western province of Xianjing.

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Cybercrime Featured Technology

NFT creators tricked into installing malware in highly targeted attack

Multiple digital artists and creators of non-fungible tokens (NFT) were at the center of a highly targeted malware campaign last week during which a threat actor tried to swipe their hard-earned profits.

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Featured Privacy Technology

Google open-sources Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) toolkit

Google has open-sourced a collection of C++ libraries for implementing Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) in modern applications.

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Cybercrime Featured

Source code for Paradise ransomware leaked on hacking forums

The source code of the Paradise ransomware has been leaked on hacking forums over the weekend, Tom Malka, a threat intelligence analyst for security firm Security Joes, has told The Record today.

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Featured Technology

Apple patches two iOS zero-days in old-gen devices

Apple has released today security updates to address two zero-day vulnerabilities that were exploited in the wild to hack older generation iPhones and iPads.

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Featured Government

NSA leaker Reality Winner released early for good behavior

Reality Winner, a former NSA intelligence contractor who leaked a classified hacking report to the press in 2017, was released today from prison for good behavior, her attorney announced on Twitter.

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Cybercrime Featured Government

G7 calls on Russia to crack down on ransomware gangs

In light of the recent wave of high-profile ransomware attacks that have caused havoc in the US and Europe, the member states of the G7 group have called on Russia and other countries to crack down on ransomware gangs operating within their borders.

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Featured Privacy Technology

Volkswagen discloses data breach impacting 3.3 million Audi drivers

Volkswagen America said that a data breach at a third-party vendor it was using for sales and marketing purposes exposed the personal details of more than 3.3 million of its customers, most of which were Audi car owners.

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Cybercrime Featured

Avaddon ransomware operation shuts down and releases decryption keys

The criminal group behind the Avaddon ransomware has shut down its operation today and released decryption keys for past victims.

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Cybercrime Featured

Phishing sites reached all-time high in January 2021

The number of active phishing sites hit a record number earlier this year in January, according to an industry report published this week by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).