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FBI Seized $500,000 in Crypto Assets from Maui Ransomware Attacks
FBI Seized $500,000 in Crypto Assets from Maui Ransomware Attacks
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last week the seizure of $500,000 worth of Bitcoin tokens last week from members of a North Korean Maui ransomware operation. The confiscated crypto assets were either paid as ransom to...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 27, 2022
Construction Company Knauf Hit with Ransomware Attack
Construction Company Knauf Hit with Ransomware Attack
Knauf Gips KG, one of the world’s largest producers of building materials and systems, issued an announcement to customers and partners this week after falling victim to a ransomware attack. Knauf is a family-owned company based i...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 22, 2022
Neopets Data Breach Exposes Personal Information of 69 Million Users
Neopets Data Breach Exposes Personal Information of 69 Million Users
Neopets, the popular website where users own and care for virtual pets, has fallen victim to a data breach. It has exposed the personal information of 69 million users around the globe. News of the data breach first arose on Tuesd...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 22, 2022
RememBear Password Manager has been Discontinued
RememBear Password Manager has been Discontinued
The popular password manager RememBear has been officially discontinued. The company announced on Tuesday that the service will still be available to download and use for existing users until July 18, 2023, but it will no longer b...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 21, 2022
Apple Sued in the US Over Apple Pay
Apple Sued in the US Over Apple Pay
Apple has been hit with a lawsuit in the US over its Apple Pay payment system. The tech company is accused of using its market power in the mobile phone industry to mitigate competition from other payment card issuers. The class-a...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 20, 2022
NFT Platform PREMINT Hacked, Lost $375,000 Worth of Assets
NFT Platform PREMINT Hacked, Lost $375,000 Worth of Assets
Threat actors have hacked the official website of popular non-fungible token (NFT) platform PREMINT and stole $375,000 worth of assets in one of the biggest NFT heists ever recorded. The hackers injected malicious JavaScript code...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 19, 2022
Dutch University Recovers Bitcoin Paid in 2019 Ransomware Attack
Dutch University Recovers Bitcoin Paid in 2019 Ransomware Attack
Dutch university Maastricht University (UM) announced earlier this month that it was able to recover the Bitcoin it paid to ransomware operators in 2019 after police successfully traced the cryptocurrency.  UM staff fell for a phi...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 15, 2022
Hospital Websites Found Sending Health Data to Facebook
Hospital Websites Found Sending Health Data to Facebook
A significant number of hospitals were found using a tracking tool to collect and send private patient data to Facebook. According to an investigation last month by The Markup, 33 out of 100 hospitals used the Meta Pixel tracker t...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 15, 2022
Private Internet Access Now Offers 50 Servers in 50 US States
Private Internet Access Now Offers 50 Servers in 50 US States
Private Internet Access (PIA), which is one of the top VPNs on the market, has recently launched its 50 Servers in 50 States campaign in an effort “to provide increased convenience and online privacy to citizens” across the countr...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 14, 2022
Interview With Moshe Zioni – Apiiro
Interview With Moshe Zioni – Apiiro
Aviva Zacks of Safety Detectives recently interviewed Moshe Zioni, VP of security research of Apiiro. She asked him about how his company is leading the way in software development lifecycle security. Safety Detective: Can you tel...
Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks Published on July 13, 2022