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Microsoft Patches VPN Issue In Latest Update
Microsoft Patches VPN Issue In Latest Update
Microsoft announced on Tuesday that its latest Windows update has resolved a previous issue that was interfering with the proper functioning of VPNs. Microsoft’s most recent update for May, identified as KB5037771 or OS builds 226...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on May 20, 2024
Private Internet Access (PIA) Responds to "TunnelVision" Exploit Report, Emphasizes Kill Switch Protection
Private Internet Access (PIA) Responds to "TunnelVision" Exploit Report, Emphasizes Kill Switch Protection
Security researchers in Seattle, Washington, have published a report detailing a new exploit named “TunnelVision,” which impacts VPN users by rerouting and intercepting traffic before it reaches the encrypted VPN tunnel. The explo...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 20, 2024
Flutterwave Hit by Major Security Breach, Billions Diverted to Multiple Bank Accounts
Flutterwave Hit by Major Security Breach, Billions Diverted to Multiple Bank Accounts
In a significant setback for Nigerian fintech company Flutterwave, a major security breach in April 2024 allowed unknown individuals to divert billions of naira to several bank accounts. This incident follows closely on the heels...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 20, 2024
Singapore Strengthens Cybersecurity Laws to Tackle Growing Threats and Cloud Challenges
Singapore Strengthens Cybersecurity Laws to Tackle Growing Threats and Cloud Challenges
Lawmakers in Singapore updated the nation’s cybersecurity regulations on May 7, significantly enhancing the authority of the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) and broadening the definition of critical infrastructure to include cloud ser...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 20, 2024
Surfshark Dramatically Expands ID Alert Service to More Countries
Surfshark Dramatically Expands ID Alert Service to More Countries
Surfshark announced on May 14 that it’s making its Alert service available in 90+ countries, dramatically expanding the current number from just three — the United States, Lithuania, and Bulgaria. “This means that more of our user...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Updated on May 17, 2024
Chinese Using Malware to Spy on Commercial Shipping
Chinese Using Malware to Spy on Commercial Shipping
For the first time, a China-linked cyber threat group is using malware to gain access to commercial shipping companies and even some of the cargo ships themselves, according to a new report released by the cybersecurity firm ESET...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on May 17, 2024
Proton Mail Optional Recovery Email Leads to Activist's Arrest
Proton Mail Optional Recovery Email Leads to Activist's Arrest
Police were able to track down and arrest a pro-Catalan activist because he provided a recovery email for his Proton Mail account, which Proton doesn’t mandate. Proton Mail is widely considered the preferred email service for thos...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on May 16, 2024
Ascension Health System Hit by Ransomware Attack, Disrupting Care Nationwide
Ascension Health System Hit by Ransomware Attack, Disrupting Care Nationwide
Ascension Health System is working to restore its IT systems following a ransomware attack that has severely disrupted care at its network of hospitals across the United States. The attack, which impacted electronic health records...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 15, 2024
Korean Cybersecurity Expert Sentenced to Prison for Hacking 400,000 Household Cameras
Korean Cybersecurity Expert Sentenced to Prison for Hacking 400,000 Household Cameras
A Korean cybersecurity expert has been sentenced to four years in prison for illegally accessing and distributing private videos from “wallpad” cameras in 400,000 private households across South Korea. The man offered to sell vide...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 15, 2024
Russian Gang Designs Propaganda Machine Using AI
Russian Gang Designs Propaganda Machine Using AI
A Russian-linked cyber gang was found using an advanced AI model to transmit global propaganda. The group created a fake influencer outlet titled CopyCat and filled it with fake and misleading articles being generated by an automa...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on May 15, 2024