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Cybercriminals Use Deepfakes to Apply for Remote Work Positions
Cybercriminals Use Deepfakes to Apply for Remote Work Positions
The FBI had announced that cybercriminals are using deepfake technology and stolen data to apply for remote work positions in order to compromise unsuspecting employers. The FBI’s cyber division had issued a public service announc...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on June 30, 2022
Brazilian Retail Giant Hit by Extortion Attack
Brazilian Retail Giant Hit by Extortion Attack
One of Brazil’s largest retailers, Fast Shop, confirmed that it was hit by a cyberattack that disrupted much of its internal network. The incident was reported last week when the retailer was forced to shut down its online store t...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on June 29, 2022
FTC Warns LGBTQ+ Community of Scammers Exploiting Dating Apps
FTC Warns LGBTQ+ Community of Scammers Exploiting Dating Apps
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warned this week of extortion scammers targeting the LGBTQ+ community by exploiting online dating apps like Grindr and Feeld. According to the FTC, the cybercriminals pose as potential roman...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on June 28, 2022
Interview With Alex Fleiss – Rebellion Research
Interview With Alex Fleiss – Rebellion Research
Aviva Zacks of Safety Detectives recently interviewed Alex Fleiss, CEO and Co-Founder of Rebellion. She asked him how his company is providing research for cybersecurity. Safety Detectives: What was your motivation for starting Re...
Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks Published on June 22, 2022
President Biden Signs Cybersecurity Bills Into Law
President Biden Signs Cybersecurity Bills Into Law
President Biden signed two bipartisan bills into law on Tuesday aimed at enhancing federal, state, and local governments’ cybersecurity measures. The passage of the bills comes following an increased rate of cyber incidents over t...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on June 24, 2022
Automotive Hose Maker Nichirin Falls Victim to Ransomware Attack
Automotive Hose Maker Nichirin Falls Victim to Ransomware Attack
Nichirin-Flex U.S.A, a subsidiary of the Japanese car and motorcycle hose maker Nichirin, has been hit by a ransomware attack that caused the company to take its network offline. The attack occurred on June 14 causing the company...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on June 24, 2022
Capital One Hacker Faces Up to 20 Years in Prison for Wire Fraud
Capital One Hacker Faces Up to 20 Years in Prison for Wire Fraud
A jury in the US District Court in Seattle convicted 36-year-old former Seattle tech worker Paige Thompson (online nickname “erratic”) of wire fraud and computer intrusions for her role in the 2019 Capital One data breach. The bre...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on June 23, 2022
Flagstar Bank Discloses Data Breach to 1.5 Million Customers
Flagstar Bank Discloses Data Breach to 1.5 Million Customers
Michigan-based Flagstar Bank notified over 1.5 million customers of a data breach that took place during a cyberattack at the end of 2021. According to its letter to impacted customers, Flagstar’s corporate network was compromised...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on June 22, 2022
More Than $13,000 Worth of Fuel Stolen from Virginia Gas Station
More Than $13,000 Worth of Fuel Stolen from Virginia Gas Station
Virginia Beach Police (VBPD) is investigating an incident last week where suspects reportedly hacked into a CITGO gas station pump and stole more than $13,600 worth of gas. Two men have been charged in connection with the crime. O...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on June 22, 2022
Interview With Jim Barkdoll – Axiomatics
Interview With Jim Barkdoll – Axiomatics
After sitting down with Jim Barkdoll, CEO of Axiomatics, Aviva Zacks of Safety Detectives learned about his company’s Orchestrated Authorization strategy. Safety Detectives: Tell me about your company’s services. Jim Barkdoll: Axi...
Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks Published on June 21, 2022