Police shut down 48 DDoS-for-hire services, arrest 7 alleged administrators

  • 16th December 2022
International police shut down dozens of popular websites that allowed paying users to launch distributed denial-of-service attacks and arrested seven alleged administrators of the sites, Europol announced Thursday. The announcement came one day after the U.S. Department of Justice said six defendants in the U.S. had been charged with overseeing ...
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Cincinnati State College one of several schools added to ransomware leak sites on Thanksgiving

  • 29th November 2022
Cincinnati State College was one of several small U.S. colleges added to the leak sites of ransomware groups over the Thanksgiving holiday, continuing a trend of educational institutions being targeted by hackers.  On Tuesday, the school said it is still investigating a cybersecurity incident that occurred in early November and that it is making ...
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Android users targeted with spyware posing as fake VPN apps

  • 28th November 2022
Android users in the Middle East and South Asia are being targeted by a government-linked group with spyware posing as VPN websites, according to a new report from ESET Researchers determined the campaign has been running since January, and attributed it to the notorious Bahamut advanced persistent threat (APT) group. The organization did not ...
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Scammers, bots dominate threat landscape ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

  • 24th November 2022
As Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach, cybersecurity experts and the U.S. government are warning consumers to beware of scams, and retailers are being informed of bots scooping up troves of inventory. On Wednesday, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said the holiday shopping season is a “prime opportunity” for ...
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