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Ukrainian police arrest father and son in suspected LockBit affiliate double act

The Register - Anti-Virus - 1 hodina 38 min zpět
If they did it, it gives new meaning to quality family time. Meanwhile, key LockBit leaders remain at large

Today's edition of the week-long LockBit leaks reveals a father-son duo was apprehended in Ukraine as part of the series of takedown-related arrests this week.…

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Giant leak reveals Chinese infosec vendor I-Soon is one of Beijing's cyber-attackers for hire

The Register - Anti-Virus - 10 hodin 37 min zpět
Trove reveals RATs that can pop major OSes, campaigns against offshore and local targets

A cache of stolen documents posted to GitHub appears to reveal how a Chinese infosec vendor named I-Soon offers rent-a-hacker services for Beijing.…

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Biden asks Coast Guard to create an infosec port in a stormy sea of cyber threats

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2024 - 23:10
Oh hear us when we cry to thee for those in peril on the sea

President Biden has empowered the US Coast Guard (USCG) to get a tighter grip on cybersecurity at American ports – including authorizing yet another incident reporting rule.…

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Apple promises to protect iMessage chats from quantum computers

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2024 - 22:09
Easy to defend against stuff that may never actually work – oh there we go again, being all cynical like

Apple says it's going to upgrade the cryptographic protocol used by iMessage to hopefully prevent the decryption of conversations by quantum computers, should those machines ever exist in a meaningful way.…

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Duo face 20 years in prison over counterfeit iPhone scam

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2024 - 19:30
Sent 5,000+ fake handsets to Apple for repair in hope of getting real ones back

Two Chinese nationals are facing a maximum of 20 years in prison after being convicted of mailing thousands of fake iPhones to Apple for repair in the hope they'd be replaced with new handsets.…

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Exploiting the latest max-severity ConnectWise bug is 'embarrassingly easy'

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2024 - 18:45
Urgent patching advised to protect attacks against setup wizards

Infosec researchers say urgent patching of the latest remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in ConnectWise's ScreenConnect is required given its maximum severity score.…

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LockBit leaks expose nearly 200 affiliates and bespoke data-stealing malware

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2024 - 15:07
Operation Cronos's 'partners' continue to trickle the criminal empire's secrets

The latest revelation from law enforcement authorities in relation to this week's LockBit leaks is that the ransomware group had registered nearly 200 "affiliates" over the past two years.…

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Harness the power of security automation

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2024 - 14:56
How to ensure policy management keep up with the risks to data integrity presented by the cloud

Webinar  The complexity facing businesses as they make the necessary transition to cloud-native applications and multi-cloud architectures keeps cloud teams firmly on the frontline when it comes to implementing security policies.…

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A common goal for European cyber security

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2024 - 09:21
Complying with the EU’s NIS2 Directive

Webinar  It was growing threat levels and an increase in reported cybersecurity attacks since digitalization which pushed the European Union to introduce the original Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive in 2016.…

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Orgs are having a major identity crisis while crims reap the rewards

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2024 - 09:15
Hacking your way in is so 2022 – logging in is much easier

Identity-related threats pose an increasing risk to those protecting networks because attackers – ranging from financially motivated crime gangs and nation-state backed crews – increasingly prefer to log in using stolen credentials instead of exploiting vulnerabilities or social engineering.…

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Europe's data protection laws cut data storage by making information-wrangling pricier

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2024 - 08:29
GDPR also slashed processing costs by over a quarter

Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has led European firms to store and process less data, recent economic research suggests, because the privacy rules are making data more costly to manage.…

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China could be doing better at censorship, think tank finds

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2024 - 05:31
Complex overlapping bureaucracy sometimes lacks the funds and skills to do it right

China's censorship regime remains pervasive and far reaching, but the bureaucratic apparatus implementing it is unevenly developed and is not always well funded, according to a report released on Tuesday.…

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Singapore's monetary authority advises banks to get busy protecting against quantum decryption

The Register - Anti-Virus - 21 Únor, 2024 - 01:59
No time like the present, says central bank

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) advised on Monday that financial institutions need to stay agile enough to adopt post-quantum cryptography (PQC) and quantum key distribution (QKD) technology, without significantly impacting systems as part of cyber security measures.…

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Cops turn LockBit ransomware gang's countdown timers against them

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Únor, 2024 - 17:00
Authorities dismantle cybercrime royalty by making mockery of their leak site

In seizing and dismantling LockBit's infrastructure, Western cops are now making a mockery of the ransomware criminals by promising a long, drawn-out disclosure of the gang's secrets.…

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Wyze admits 13,000 users could have viewed strangers' camera feeds

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Únor, 2024 - 16:15
Customers report feeling violated following the security snafu

Smart home security camera slinger Wyze is telling customers that a cybersecurity "incident" allowed thousands of users to see other people's camera feeds.…

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Insider steals 79,000 email addresses at work to promote own business

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Únor, 2024 - 12:01
After saying they're very sorry, they escape with a slap on the wrist

A former council staff member in the district where William Shakespeare was born ransacked databases filled with residents' information to help drum up new business for their outside venture.…

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Two days into the Digital Services Act, EU wields it to deepen TikTok probe

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Únor, 2024 - 09:26
Bloc isn't happy with made-in-China network's efforts to protect kids and data

Two days after its Digital Services Act (DSA) came into effect, the European Union used it to open an investigation into made-in-China social network TikTok.…

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Vietnam to collect biometrics - even DNA - for new ID cards

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Únor, 2024 - 05:58
Iris scan, voice samples and blood type to be included in database

The Vietnamese government will begin collecting biometric information from its citizens for identification purposes beginning in July this year.…

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LockBit ransomware gang disrupted by global operation

The Register - Anti-Virus - 20 Únor, 2024 - 02:17
Website has been seized and replaced with law enforcement logos from eleven nations

Updated  Notorious ransomware gang LockBit's website has been taken over by law enforcement authorities, who claim they have disrupted the group's operations and will soon reveal the extent of an operation against the group.…

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ALPHV gang claims it's the attacker that broke into Prudential Financial, LoanDepot

The Register - Anti-Virus - 19 Únor, 2024 - 15:02
Ransomware group continues to exploit US regulatory requirements to its advantage

The ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware group is claiming responsibility for attacks on both Prudential Financial and LoanDepot, making a series of follow-on allegations against them.…

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