Tag: cyber security updates

Jul 20, 2024NewsroomMalware / IT Outage Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, which is facing the heat for causing worldwide IT disruptions by pushing out a flawed update to Windows devices, is now warning that threat actors are exploiting the situation to distribute Remcos RAT to its customers in Latin America under the guise of a providing a…

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Jul 20, 2024NewsroomCybercrime / Data Breach Law enforcement officials in the U.K. have arrested a 17-year-old boy from Walsall who is suspected to be a member of the notorious Scattered Spider cybercrime syndicate. The arrest was made “in connection with a global cyber online crime group which has been targeting large organizations with ransomware and…

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Jul 19, 2024NewsroomRansomware / Cybercrime Two Russian nationals have pleaded guilty in a U.S. court for their participation as affiliates in the LockBit ransomware scheme and helping facilitate ransomware attacks across the world. The defendants include Ruslan Magomedovich Astamirov, 21, of Chechen Republic, and Mikhail Vasiliev, 34, a dual Canadian and Russian national of Bradford,…

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Businesses across the world have been hit by widespread disruptions to their Windows workstations stemming from a faulty update pushed out by cybersecurity company CrowdStrike. “CrowdStrike is actively working with customers impacted by a defect found in a single content update for Windows hosts,” the company’s CEO George Kurtz said in a statement. “Mac and…

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Learn about critical threats that can impact your organization and the bad actors behind them from Cybersixgill’s threat experts. Each story shines a light on underground activities, the threat actors involved, and why you should care, along with what you can do to mitigate risk. In the current cyber threat landscape, the protection of personal…

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Jul 19, 2024The Hacker NewsMalware / Mobile Security A suspected pro-Houthi threat group targeted at least three humanitarian organizations in Yemen with Android spyware designed to harvest sensitive information. These attacks, attributed to an activity cluster codenamed OilAlpha, entail a new set of malicious mobile apps that come with their own supporting infrastructure, Recorded Future’s…

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Jul 19, 2024The Hacker NewsTechnology / Artificial Intelligence Event Overview The “AI Leaders Spill Their Secrets” webinar, hosted by Sigma Computing, featured prominent AI experts sharing their experiences and strategies for success in the AI industry. The panel included Michael Ward from Sardine, Damon Bryan from Hyperfinity, and Stephen Hillian from Astronomer, moderated by Zalak…

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Jul 19, 2024NewsroomVulnerability / Enterprise Security SolarWinds has addressed a set of critical security flaws impacting its Access Rights Manager (ARM) software that could be exploited to access sensitive information or execute arbitrary code. Of the 11 vulnerabilities, seven are rated Critical in severity and carry a CVSS score of 9.6 out of 10.0. The…

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Jul 19, 2024NewsroomCyber Espionage / Threat Intelligence Several organizations operating within global shipping and logistics, media and entertainment, technology, and automotive sectors in Italy, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and the U.K. have become the target of a “sustained campaign” by the prolific China-based APT41 hacking group. “APT41 successfully infiltrated and maintained prolonged, unauthorized access to…

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Jul 19, 2024NewsroomCryptocurrency / Cybercrime Indian cryptocurrency exchange WazirX has confirmed that it was the target of a security breach that led to the theft of $230 million in cryptocurrency assets. “A cyber attack occurred in one of our [multi-signature] wallets involving a loss of funds exceeding $230 million,” the company said in a statement.…

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