Cincinnati State College one of several schools added to ransomware leak sites on Thanksgiving

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 ... Read More »

29th Nov 2022
Android users targeted with spyware posing as fake VPN apps

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 ... Read More »

28th Nov 2022
Scammers, bots dominate threat landscape ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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 ... Read More »

24th Nov 2022
Microsoft accuses China of abusing vulnerability disclosure requirements

Microsoft on Friday accused state-backed hackers in China of abusing the country’s vulnerability disclosure requirements in an effort to discover and develop zero-day exploits.  In July 2021, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) issued stricter rules around disclosing vulnerabilities for companies operating within its ... Read More »

7th Nov 2022
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