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Mastermind of Botnet Ring Arrested, Assets Seized
Mastermind of Botnet Ring Arrested, Assets Seized
Singaporean authorities have arrested Wang YunHe, the accused administrator of the world’s largest criminal botnet — a network of 19 million infected computers in 200 countries used to carry out cybercrimes. The US Federal Bureau...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on June 6, 2024
Ticketmaster Data Breach May Be Tip of the Iceberg
Ticketmaster Data Breach May Be Tip of the Iceberg
On May 31, LiveNation, the parent company of Ticketmaster, filed a report with the US Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) acknowledging that its customer databases had been breached. On May 28, cybercriminal group ShinyHunters...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on June 4, 2024
500,000 Customers User Data Exposed In Breach of Taiwanese Company
500,000 Customers User Data Exposed In Breach of Taiwanese Company
Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer, Cooler Master, faced a massive data breach that affected more than 500,000 individuals. A hacker, named Ghostr, bragged to investigators with Bleeping Computer that he hacked Cooler Master...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on June 4, 2024
Poland Faces Massive Cyber Attack, Aims To Strengthen Cybersecurity
Poland Faces Massive Cyber Attack, Aims To Strengthen Cybersecurity
Poland will strengthen its national cybersecurity after facing a large data breach. On May 19, the Polish national news company, PAP, faced a cyberattack from what researchers believe was a Russian-backed hacking group. The attack...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on June 4, 2024
EU Adopts New Cybersecurity Rules to Protect Electricity Sector Amid Increasing Threats
EU Adopts New Cybersecurity Rules to Protect Electricity Sector Amid Increasing Threats
The energy sector is enduring a tumultuous decade. The COVID pandemic saw oil prices plummet, and in 2021, a ransomware attack forced one of the US’s most significant oil pipelines to shut down for five days, causing a state of em...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on June 1, 2024
BBC Data Breach Exposes Information of Over 25,000 Employees
BBC Data Breach Exposes Information of Over 25,000 Employees
A data breach at BBC has exposed information belonging to more than 25,000 employees. The UK media giant said it detected a “data security incident” involving files containing information on BBC Pension Scheme members. The perpetr...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on June 1, 2024
EU Politicians' Data Leaked on Dark Web
EU Politicians' Data Leaked on Dark Web
The personal data of almost a little over 900 EU politicians has surfaced on the dark web, according to new research. A study by Proton, in collaboration with Constella Intelligence, discovered that British MPs, members of the Eur...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on June 1, 2024
Hackers Claim to Have Stolen Data of 560 Million Ticketmaster Customers
Hackers Claim to Have Stolen Data of 560 Million Ticketmaster Customers
On May 29, Australian authorities announced they were investigating a claim by cybercriminal group ShinyHunters that it had stolen personal data and order information from Ticketmaster customers. ShinyHunters reportedly has demand...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on May 31, 2024
US Resident Sentenced For 10 Years For Email Scams
US Resident Sentenced For 10 Years For Email Scams
Malachi Mullings, a 30-year-old US citizen, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for money laundering using social engineering phishing schemes. He pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering and seven coun...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on May 31, 2024
OpenAI Prevents Foreign Entities From Abusing Its AI
OpenAI Prevents Foreign Entities From Abusing Its AI
OpenAI reported that it stopped five covert influence operations designed to misuse its AI programs to engage in deceptive activity, such as spreading mass misinformation. OpenAI shut down operations in Russia, China, Iran, and Is...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on May 31, 2024