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Phishing scam issues fake court summons

Plus, two massive ransomware attacks hit Spain, the healthcare industry leads the pack in data breaches, and phishing scams are abusing Google Analytics

8 November 2019 min read

A look inside the hack of a nuclear reactor’s computer network

perex__ The threat analyst who alerted Indian government officials about a highly publicized threat discusses being at the center of a confusing viral news cycle

The threat analyst who alerted Indian government officials about a highly publicized threat discusses being at the center of a confusing viral news cycle

2 November 2019 min read

Facebook removes Russian propaganda networks

perex__ Plus, Android users are hit with unremovable malware, Magecart attacks the American Cancer Society, and 21M login credentials to Fortune 500 accounts are for sale on the dark web

Plus, Android users are hit with unremovable malware, Magecart attacks the American Cancer Society, and 21M login credentials to Fortune 500 accounts are for sale on the dark web

1 November 2019 min read

MedusaLocker ransomware freezes files around the world

perex__ Plus, authorities bust a €10M BEC scam, hackers prove that Alexa and Google Home are vulnerable, and a cybercrook who compromised the Superior Court system gets sentenced.

Plus, authorities bust a €10M BEC scam, hackers prove that Alexa and Google Home are vulnerable, and a cybercrook who compromised the Superior Court system gets sentenced.

25 October 2019 min read

Fake iPhone jailbreaking scam sends users to click-fraud site

perex__ {value=Plus, a botnet could use your PC for sextortion scams, malware is found in audio files, and a cryptojacking worm has burrowed through 2,000 systems and counting.}

Plus, a botnet could use your PC for sextortion scams, malware is found in audio files, and a cryptojacking worm has burrowed through 2,000 systems and counting.

18 October 2019 min read

The good, the bad, and the ugly of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

perex__ {value=New awareness, crimefighting, and tools meet new threats and bizarre IoT devices in this overview}

New awareness, crimefighting, and tools meet new threats and bizarre IoT devices in this overview

12 October 2019 min read

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German ransomware victim hacks back

perex__ Plus, the FBI cautions some cyberattacks can bypass MFA; 37,000 Canadian TransUnion customers may be compromised; and French experts warn of multiple cyber-espionage incidents

Plus, the FBI cautions some cyberattacks can bypass MFA; 37,000 Canadian TransUnion customers may be compromised; and French experts warn of multiple cyber-espionage incidents

11 October 2019 min read

Some medical devices could be hacked, FDA warns

perex__ Plus, the dark web sells disinformation campaigns, enterprises are hit by malicious fake browser updates, and an ex-Yahoo employee pleads guilty to hacking user emails

Plus, the dark web sells disinformation campaigns, enterprises are hit by malicious fake browser updates, and an ex-Yahoo employee pleads guilty to hacking user emails

4 October 2019 min read

Russian hacker pleads guilty in ‘massive’ stock market cyberattack

perex__ Financial institutions and a news agency were used to artificially inflate the value of a stock

Financial institutions and a news agency were used to artificially inflate the value of a stock

28 September 2019 min read

Iranian hackers host malicious ‘Hire Military Heroes’ site

perex__ Plus, attackers target Tibetan leadership with spyware, a phishing scam snaps up your Instagram credentials, and YouTube is hit with a massive wave of account hijacks

Plus, attackers target Tibetan leadership with spyware, a phishing scam snaps up your Instagram credentials, and YouTube is hit with a massive wave of account hijacks

27 September 2019 min read

24 million medical records exposed

perex__ Plus, a FIN7 hacker pleads guilty to cybercrime, the Brazilian IT sector is up in arms over government plans, and ethical hackers will get a crack at an orbiting satellite

Plus, a FIN7 hacker pleads guilty to cybercrime, the Brazilian IT sector is up in arms over government plans, and ethical hackers will get a crack at an orbiting satellite

20 September 2019 min read

U.S. sanctions North Korean hackers behind WannaCry

perex__ Can threats to freeze assets be effective against groups backed by a foreign government?

Can threats to freeze assets be effective against groups backed by a foreign government?

14 September 2019 min read