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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
1.2 Billion Chinese Records Uploaded By Anonymous Individual
1.2 Billion Chinese Records Uploaded By Anonymous Individual
An anonymous threat actor is compiling data specifically targeting Chinese citizens. Currently, the personal data of over 1.2 billion Chinese citizens is being stored in an online German database, called a COMB (a compilation of m...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on May 15, 2024
UK Conservative Party Email Leak Undermines Security Message
UK Conservative Party Email Leak Undermines Security Message
The United Kingdom’s Conservative Party, known as the Tories, reported itself to the UK information watchdog on May 13 for inadvertently spilling the email addresses of 344 Tory members and journalists. The revelation came on the...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on May 15, 2024
Hacker Claims Massive Data Breach of Dell Customer Records
Hacker Claims Massive Data Breach of Dell Customer Records
A hacker known as Menelik claims to have stolen 49 million records of customer purchases over the last seven years from Dell Technologies, one of the largest technology companies in the US. Menelik is evidently offering the databa...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on May 14, 2024