Researchers from cybersecurity firm Mandiant say they've discovered a network of inauthentic news sites transmitting Chinese propaganda apparently all under the control of Shanghai Haixun Technology Co., a Chinese PR firm that advertises "positive energy packages."
The Australian Federal Police have charged a 24-year-old Melbourne man for allegedly creating global spyware purchased by over 14,500 individuals across 128 countries. Priced at $25, once it is installed on a victim's computer, it can be used to steal personal information or spy on individuals.
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A proposed $350 million settlement of a consolidated class action lawsuit against T-Mobile, after a 2021 data breach that affected nearly 77 million people, includes breach victims and related legal costs. The settlement requires T-Mobile to invest $150 million to bolster data security.
The basic foundation of designing a reliable and dynamic cyber resilience program is to have an elaborate incident response plan that can take into account different cyberthreat scenarios and outcomes, says Singapore-based Christophe Barel, who is managing director for Asia-Pacific at FS-ISAC.
Ransomware operators, crypto miners and initial access brokers are increasingly targeting the same networks for compromise, creating a new set of challenges for defenders. Sophos has brought together three teams of cybersecurity experts to help businesses defend against changing threats.
A cybersecurity incident at popular Indian online travel website Cleartrip may have put at risk customer PII, including names, email addresses and phone numbers. Cleartrip is part of Walmart-controlled e-commerce firm Flipkart. "Appropriate legal action and recourse are being evaluated," it says
The Identity Theft Resource Center's data breach report for the first half of 2022 says approximately 40% of data breach notices do not list the root cause of the compromise. "Unknown" is the top cause of data breaches for the first time since the ITRC began tracking their causes.
The cybercriminals behind BlackCat ransomware have upgraded their arsenal by adding Brute Ratel, a pen-testing tool with remote access features that are used by attackers. The group targets large corporations in different industry segments across the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Threat actors carried out smishing attacks on nearly 10,000 Australian students enrolled at Deakin University and downloaded PII of about 47,000 students. Hackers compromised an employee's credentials to access the university's third-party SMS solutions provider to execute the attack.
The role of cyberattacks in Russia's war against Ukraine continues to evolve as the conflict persists, but one notable takeaway so far is the precision of the military's online attacks, which is likely an attempt to avoid spillover that would anger NATO, says Ian Thornton-Trump, CISO of Cyjax.
Crema Finance has published its compensation and recovery plans following last week's $8.8 million hack on the Solana blockchain-powered concentrated liquidity protocol. The hacker has returned the stolen funds in exchange for a bounty offered by the company.
A "coordinated and professional malware attack" against SHI left the company without email or public websites for days while the hack was investigated. SHI took its public websites and email offline after being hit during the July Fourth holiday weekend to assess the integrity of those systems.
A misconfigured Alibaba private cloud server has led to the leak of around 1 billion Chinese nationals' personal details. An unknown hacker, identified as "ChinaDan," posted an advertisement on a hacker forum selling 23 terabytes of data for 10 bitcoins, equivalent to about $200,000.
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