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Mon Dieu! Suspected French ShinyHunters gang member in the dock

The Register - Anti-Virus - 28 Leden, 2023 - 09:50
Man seized in Morocco is now presumably sleepless in Seattle

A French citizen was scheduled to appear before a US court on Friday on a nine-count indictment related to his alleged involvement in the ShinyHunters cybercrime gang that trafficked in identity and corporate data theft and sometimes extortion.…

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Microsoft to enterprises: Patch your Exchange servers

The Register - Anti-Virus - 28 Leden, 2023 - 02:03
If you want to keep the miscreants out, put the updates in, Redmond says

Microsoft is urging organizations to protect their Exchange servers from cyberattacks by keeping them updated and hardened, since online criminals are still going after valuable data in the email system.…

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Uncle Sam slaps $10m bounty on Hive while Russia ban-hammers FBI, CIA

The Register - Anti-Virus - 28 Leden, 2023 - 00:59
New meaning to sweetening the pot

Uncle Sam has put up a $10 million reward for intel on Hive ransomware criminals' identities and whereabouts, while Russia has blocked the FBI and CIA websites, along with the Rewards for Justice site offering the bounty.…

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Hive ransomware servers shut down at last, says FBI

Sophos Naked Security - 27 Leden, 2023 - 18:58
Unfortunately, you've probably already heard the cliche that "cybercrime abhors a vacuum"...

Savvy cybersecurity pros benefit from host of free resources to step up fight against hackers and cyber threats

The Register - Anti-Virus - 27 Leden, 2023 - 09:57
Sign up to SANS Institute to keep up to speed with all aspects of the fast-evolving infosec sector

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UK Cyber Security Centre's scary new story: One phish, two phish, Russia phish, Iran phish

The Register - Anti-Virus - 27 Leden, 2023 - 06:32
Nice people on LinkedIn want to harvest logins from politicians, boffins, and defense types

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned of two similar spear-phishing campaigns, one originating from Russia, the other from Iran.…

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Google slays thousands of fake news vids posted by pro-China group Dragonbridge

The Register - Anti-Virus - 27 Leden, 2023 - 03:58
If you yell 'death to America' and no one watches the video, does it make a sound?

Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has burned more than 50,000 spammy fake news stories and other content posted by the pro-China 'Dragonbridge' gang.…

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Dutch suspect locked up for alleged personal data megathefts

Sophos Naked Security - 26 Leden, 2023 - 23:02
Undercover Austrian "controlled data buy" leads to Amsterdam arrest and ongoing investigation. Suspect is said to steal and sell all sorts of data, including medical records.

FBI smokes ransomware Hive after secretly buzzing around gang's network for months

The Register - Anti-Virus - 26 Leden, 2023 - 21:30
Uncle Sam doles out decryption keys to 300+ victims amid sting op

The FBI said it has shut down the Hive's ransomware network, seizing control of the notorious gang's servers and websites, and thwarting the pesky criminals' ability to sting future victims.…

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S3 Ep119: Breaches, patches, leaks and tweaks! [Audio + Text]

Sophos Naked Security - 26 Leden, 2023 - 20:57
Lastest episode - listen now! (Or read the transcript.)

Bloke allegedly stole, sold private info belonging to 'tens of millions' globally

The Register - Anti-Virus - 26 Leden, 2023 - 08:34
If true, was it worth the $500k and prison jumpsuit?

A man suspected of stealing personal data belonging to tens of millions of people worldwide and selling that info on cybercrime forums has been arrested by Dutch police.…

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Months after NSA disclosed Microsoft cert bug, datacenters remain unpatched

The Register - Anti-Virus - 26 Leden, 2023 - 03:07
You know when we all said quit using MD5? We really meant it

Most Windows-powered datacenter systems and applications remain vulnerable to a spoofing bug in CryptoAPI that was disclosed by the NSA and the UK National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) and patched by Microsoft last year, according to Akamai's researchers.…

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Microsoft closes another door to attackers by blocking Excel XLL files from the internet

The Register - Anti-Virus - 25 Leden, 2023 - 22:59
More of them used by baddies since Redmond blocked VBA macros

Microsoft in March will start blocking Excel XLL add-ins from the internet to shut down an increasingly popular attack vector for miscreants.…

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GoTo admits: Customer cloud backups stolen together with decryption key

Sophos Naked Security - 25 Leden, 2023 - 20:37
We were going to write, "Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more"... but it seems to go without saying these days.

Strengthening the human element

The Register - Anti-Virus - 25 Leden, 2023 - 13:28
How to locate cybersecurity risks in remote working

Webinar  The implementation of lockdowns during the maelstrom of the Coronavirus pandemic led to fast track changes to traditional work practices. To meet the challenges of operating in a global emergency, businesses and organizations of every kind had to urgently find a way to keep operating.…

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Cybersecurity professionals upskill in Brazil and Mexico

The Register - Anti-Virus - 25 Leden, 2023 - 09:53
SANS Institute meets fast-growing demand for cyber security training in Latin America

Sponsored Post  The scale of cybersecurity threats facing Latin America was brought into focus by recently when it published details of NICKEL, a "China-based threat actor". The malware was used to attack global organisations with "a large amount of activity" targeting Central and South America, including Mexico and Brazil.…

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Go to security school, GoTo – theft of encryption keys shows you need it

The Register - Anti-Virus - 25 Leden, 2023 - 09:28
Ongoing probe into cloud storage attack finds customer data exfiltrated

Remote access outfit GoTo has admitted that a threat actor exfiltrated an encryption key that allowed access to "a portion" of encrypted backup files.…

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Logfile management is no fun. Now it's a nightmare thanks to critical-rated VMware flaws

The Register - Anti-Virus - 25 Leden, 2023 - 03:45
You know the drill: patch before criminals use these bugs in vRealize to sniff your systems

VMware has issued fixes for four vulnerabilities, including two critical 9.8-rated remote code execution bugs, in its vRealize Log Insight software. …

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FBI catches up with infosec and crypto communities, blames Lazarus Group for $100 million heist

The Register - Anti-Virus - 25 Leden, 2023 - 02:45
Well played, feds. What's next? Ransomware is rampant? Strong passwords are important?

The FBI has confirmed what cybersecurity researchers have been saying for months: the North Korean-sponsored Lazarus Group was behind the theft last year of $100 million in crypto assets from blockchain startup Harmony.…

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Apple emits emergency patch for older iPhones after snoops pounce on WebKit hole

The Register - Anti-Virus - 24 Leden, 2023 - 21:45
Also: Yay for Data Privacy Day!

Apple has issued an emergency patch for older kit to fix a WebKit security flaw that Cupertino warns is under active attack.…

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