What Is Pegasus And How Does It Hack Phones?
Pegasus is a remote access tool (RAT) with spyware capabilities. It is developed by the Israeli cyberarms firm NSO Group that can infiltrate Android devices and certain versions of Apple’s iOS.
Intel CEO Says Chip Shortage Could Stretch Into 2023
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger has said that the massive chip shortage will continue for at least two more years before the industry is able to completely catch up with the demand.
Chinese Hackers Breached Over A Dozen US Pipeline Operators
The U.S. Government identified and tracked 23 U.S. natural gas pipeline operators targeted from 2011 to 2013 in this spearphishing and intrusion campaign. Of the known targeted entities, 13 were confirmed compromises, 3 were near misses, and 7 had an unknown depth of intrusion.
Microsoft Seized 17 Domains Used To Scam Office 365 Users
Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) has seized 17 malicious domains used by scammers in a business email compromise (BEC) campaign targeting the company’s customers.
Critical SQL Injection Vulnerability Patched In WooCommerce
A critical SQL injection vulnerability was discovered in WooCommerce, the most popular e-Commerce plugin used by over 5 million WordPress sites.
US State Department Offering $10 Million Rewards For State-Backed Hackers
The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) program is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the identification or location of any person who, while acting at the direction or under the control of a foreign government, participates in malicious cyber activities against U.S. critical infrastructure in violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).
SonicWall Issued ‘Urgent Security Notice’ About Ransomware Targeting EOL SMA 100 VPN Appliances
SonicWall has issued an “urgent security notice” warning customers of ransomware attacks targeting unpatched end-of-life (EoL) Secure Mobile Access (SMA) 100 series and Secure Remote Access (SRA) products.
France Fines Google €500 Million Euros Over Copyright Row
France’s antitrust watchdog fined 500 million euros on Google for failing to comply with the regulator’s orders on how to conduct talks with the country’s news publishers in a row over copyright.
Kaseya Patches VSA Vulnerabilities Used In REvil Ransomware Attack
Kaseya has released a security update for the VSA zero-day vulnerabilities used by the REvil ransomware gang to attack MSPs and their customers.
Iran’s Transport Ministry Hit By A Cyberattack
Computer systems of the staff of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development were the subject of the attack which resulted in the ministry’s portal and sub-portal sites becoming unavailable, the TV channel reported.
TikTok To Automatically Remove Content That Violates Policy
TikTok, a video-sharing social networking service owned by Chinese company ByteDance said on Friday it will use more automation to remove videos from its platform that violate its community guidelines.
Microsoft Patched PrintNightmare Vulnerability On All Version Of Windows
Tech giant Microsoft has released the KB5004948 emergency security update to address the Windows Print Spooler PrintNightmare vulnerability on all editions of Windows 10 1607 and Windows Server 2016.
Microsoft Issues Emergency Windows Patch To Fix Critical ‘PrintNightmare’ Vulnerability
Tech giant Microsoft has released the KB5004945 emergency security update to fix the actively exploited PrintNightmare zero-day vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler service impacting all Windows versions.
REvil Ransomware Group Is Increasing Ransom For Kaseya Ransomware Attack Victims
Last week, a massive REvil ransomware attack affects multiple managed service providers and their clients through a reported Kaseya supply-chain attack and now the ransomware gang is increasing the ransom demands.
Coop Supermarket Closes 500 Stores After Kaseya Ransomware Attack
Swedish supermarket chain Coop has shut down approximately 500 stores after they were affected by an REvil ransomware attack targeting managed service providers through a supply-chain attack.
Kaseya Urges Customers To Immediately Shut Down VSA Servers After REvil Ransomware Hits 200 Companies
A massive REvil ransomware attack affects multiple managed service providers and their clients through a reported Kaseya supply-chain attack.
An Irish Court Ordered VirusTotal To Reveal Private Info Of Stolen HSE Data Downloaders
An Irish court has ordered VirusTotal to provide the information of subscribers who downloaded or uploaded confidential data stolen from Ireland’s national health care service during a ransomware attack.
Security Keys Is Now The Only Form Of 2FA On Twitter
Starting today, people on Twitter have the option to use security keys as their only form of two-factor authentication (2FA).
Tesorion Releases A Free Decryptor For The Lorenz Ransomware
The Lorenz ransomware uses a combination of RSA and AES-128 in CBC mode to encrypt files on an infected system. A password is generated at random for each file, and an encryption key is then derived using the CryptDeriveKey function.