Microsoft recently announced that the first Secured-core certified Windows Servers and Microsoft Azure Stack HCI devices are now safe against cyberattacks, including ransomware threats. The tech giant’s Secured-core devices are offered to protect users against the surge of firmware vulnerabilities exploited by threat actors in bypassing Windows devices’ Secure Boot and the deficiency in firmware visibility...Continue Reading
Russia said in the latest news that their country’s largest internet service providers have actively blocked the main website of the Tor Project – torproject(dot)org. Furthermore, the country might also be preparing for an extensive operation of blocking the entire project within their territories. The Tor Project enables users to automatically encrypt and reroute web...Continue Reading
A Russian native and co-founder of two crypto-exchange firms were recently detained at US authorities’ request after aiding the Ryuk ransomware group launder profits acquired from extorting several US-based organisations. The alleged aider, known as Denis Dubnikov, was arrested and detained last week when he tried to spend a vacation in a small town in...Continue Reading
The US federal bank regulatory agencies have recently approved a new policy commanding banks to notify their federal regulators of major cyberattack events within 36 hours. Banks are required only to report significant cyberattacks if they have or will possibly affect their transactions, operation, stability, or delivery of banking products or services. Moreover, bank service...Continue Reading
An Israeli man named Omri Goren Gorochovsky, a Defence Minister’s house cleaner, was arrested after victimising his employer with data leak and sold his details and photographs to Iranian threat group Black Shadow. Goren has worked for Defence Minister Benny Gantz since June 2021 as a personal cleaner for his home. According to reports, Goren...Continue Reading
A couple of weeks after being appointed as the new CEO of a spyware firm NSO Group, Itzik Benbenisti is reported to step down from the position, according to several Israeli news outlets. The decision of the former CEO came from the US Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security to include the NSO Group...Continue Reading
The United States Department of Justice sentenced the Russian’s “King of Fraud” to 10 years of jail after operating a massive digital advertising fraud scheme called ‘Methbot’. This fraud scheme has stolen over $7 million from different companies across the United States. The king of fraud, known by his real name as Aleksandr Zhukov, was...Continue Reading
The last quarter of 2021 could be devastating for the retail industry, according to a 12-month analysis done by security experts. Cybercriminals have been targeting the industry to disrupt operations and perform multiple cyberattacks to take advantage of the ongoing supply chain crisis worldwide. The retail industry has been long prone to increasing cyberattacks, including...Continue Reading
The latest news revealed that Yahoo, a tech giant firm, has discontinued its connection from China due to its operating environment that is becoming more challenging for the firm. From Yahoo’s statement, their suite of services will be inaccessible for mainland China beginning November 1, 2021. Nonetheless, they expressed their commitment to providing users with free and open internet and an avenue to...Continue Reading
China Telecom America, a leading Chinese telecommunications provider that offers its services to more than 100 countries, has recently been revoked to operate within the US, as per a mandate given by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). According to the order, the Chinese telecom provider must cease their services within sixty days in the US. The FCC said...Continue Reading
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