A threat actor linked to Babuk and Groove ransomware gangs leaked login credentials of 500,000 Fortinet VPN accounts to promote a new underground hacking forum.
The mass shift to working from home precipitated by the Covid-19 pandemic created massive security challenges. A full 30% of remote workers under the age of 24 say that they circumvent or ignore security policies when they get in the way of getting work done.
House Democrats are looking to put reins on Big Tech through legislative means. A proposed $1 billion addition to the $3.5 trillion economic package would go to the FTC for the purposes of establishing a digital division.
Yandex warded off the largest DDoS attack in history recorded at 22 million requests per second and attributed to a new botnet Meris that exploits MikroTik devices.
UN data breach appears to stem from an employee login that was sold on the dark web. The attackers used this entry point to move farther into the organization's networks and conducted reconnaissance between April and August.
UK Home Secretary is offering grants of up to $117,000 to firms that can figure out how to bypass the end-to-end encryption used by the Facebook and WhatsApp messaging systems.
iOS 15 is adding several new privacy features to build on what Apple began with iOS 14. The centerpiece is that Apple is now holding itself to a higher standard when it comes to personalized ads.
Ransomware gangs regularly add new tactics and twists to their playbooks to increase pressure on victims. The latest development comes from the Ragnar Locker group, who are now threatening to publish sensitive information if the victim even makes contact with authorities.
In mid-July the REvil ransomware group, linked to the Kaseya and JBS incidents among other attacks, appeared to go out of business. It turns out they may have just been taking a refreshing summer break.
An investigative report conducted by two of Germany's biggest newspapers and two of its public radio broadcasting stations has found that the country's government secretly purchased the controversial Pegasus spyware in late 2020.