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Europol and Ukrainian Cyber Police Shut Down Investment Fraud Scheme
Europol and Ukrainian Cyber Police Shut Down Investment Fraud Scheme
Ukraine’s Cyber Police and Europol arrested five people in Kyiv and Ivano-Frankivsk who were allegedly involved in an investment scheme that defrauded people of more than €200 million (over $206 million) per year. In this scheme,...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on November 15, 2022
Kaspersky to Discontinue Its VPN Service in Russia
Kaspersky to Discontinue Its VPN Service in Russia
Kaspersky decided to discontinue the operation and sale of its VPN product, Kaspersky Secure Connection, in Russia. The free version is expected to be suspended as early as next week. According to the Moscow-based company’s blog o...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on November 11, 2022
Hackers Compromise Nearly 15,000 Websites in Black Hat SEO Campaign
Hackers Compromise Nearly 15,000 Websites in Black Hat SEO Campaign
Around 15,000 websites were compromised recently in a black hat search engine optimization (SEO) campaign. The threat actors edited thousands of websites to redirect users to fraudulent Q&A discussion forums. The SEO campaign was...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on November 11, 2022
Medibank Warns Customers That Ransomware Gang Leaked Their Data
Medibank Warns Customers That Ransomware Gang Leaked Their Data
Australian health insurance company Medibank warned customers on Wednesday that the ransomware group behind last month’s breach had leaked data stolen from its systems. Medibank is one of the largest private health insurers in Aus...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on November 10, 2022
Canadian Packaged Meats Giant Falls Victim to Cyberattack
Canadian Packaged Meats Giant Falls Victim to Cyberattack
Canadian packaged meats giant Maple Leaf Foods fell victim to a cyberattack on Sunday, which prompted multiple system outages on operation disruptions at multiple facilities. Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s largest prepared meats and...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on November 9, 2022
Denmark's Train Network Stalled From Cyberattack on Subcontractor
Denmark's Train Network Stalled From Cyberattack on Subcontractor
Denmark’s train network stalled late last month due to a cyberattack on a subcontractor, which national rail company DSB called an ‘economic’ crime. DSB is an abbreviation for Danske Statsbaner (Danish State Railways), which is th...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on November 8, 2022
ALMA Observatory in Chile Halts Operations Following Cyberattack
ALMA Observatory in Chile Halts Operations Following Cyberattack
The Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) Observatory in Chile suspended all astronomical observation operations and took its public website offline following a cyberattack last week. The observatory’s email services are also curr...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on November 4, 2022
Updated TikTok Policy Allows Employees to Access EU and UK User Data
Updated TikTok Policy Allows Employees to Access EU and UK User Data
Popular video-sharing platform TikTok recently updated its privacy policy, allowing its employees from across the world to access the data of European users. ByteDance, the China-based company that owns TikTok, claimed the policy...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on November 4, 2022
Discord Disabled More Than 500,000 Accounts due to Child Safety Concerns
Discord Disabled More Than 500,000 Accounts due to Child Safety Concerns
Social platform Discord said last week that it disabled 767,363 accounts for policy violations between April and June 2022. According to the company’s quarterly safety report, 69% of all the disabled accounts posed Child Safety co...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on November 3, 2022
OpenSSL Patches Two High-Severity Security Vulnerabilities
OpenSSL Patches Two High-Severity Security Vulnerabilities
The OpenSSL Project recently patched two high-severity security flaws in its open-source cryptographic library used to encrypt communication channels and HTTPS connections. These vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-3602 and CVE-2022-3786) i...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on November 2, 2022