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Lincoln College Set to Close Permanently after 157 Years, Following Ransomware Attack
Lincoln College Set to Close Permanently after 157 Years, Following Ransomware Attack
Lincoln College, a predominately black college based in Illinois, is closing its doors after 157 years. The institution cited the challenges it faced throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, along with the aftermath of a ransomware at...
Five Eyes Alliance Warns of Hackers Targeting MSPs
Five Eyes Alliance Warns of Hackers Targeting MSPs
Members of the Five Eyes intelligence alliance on Wednesday warned managed service providers (MSPs) and their customers that they’ve been increasingly targeted by supply chain attacks. Multiple cybersecurity and law enforcement ag...
Crypto CEO Faces Up to 45 Years in Prison for $62 Million Fraud Scheme
Crypto CEO Faces Up to 45 Years in Prison for $62 Million Fraud Scheme
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has charged the CEO of Mining Capital Coin (MCC), a self-advertised cryptocurrency mining and investment platform, for allegedly organizing a $62 million global investment fraud scheme. Luiz Capu...
US Offers $10 Million Reward for Info on Conti Ransomware Operators
US Offers $10 Million Reward for Info on Conti Ransomware Operators
The US Department of State announced last week that it’s offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the identification or location of operators for the Conti ransomware gang.  A separate $5 million reward is...
ExpressVPN Unveils New Password Manager Feature, Called ExpressVPN Keys
ExpressVPN Unveils New Password Manager Feature, Called ExpressVPN Keys
Popular VPN provider ExpressVPN has recently unveiled its new password manager feature, known as ExpressVPN Keys. This feature allows users to create unique passwords and store them in a digital vault, before filling out each of t...
California Man Convicted Over $23 Million Phishing Scheme
California Man Convicted Over $23 Million Phishing Scheme
A 40-year-old man from Northridge, CA., was convicted on six counts connected to the theft of over $23 million from the US Department of Defense (DoD) through a phishing scheme. According to court documents, Sercan Oyuntur and sev...
US Charity Exposed Users’ Sensitive Images
US Charity Exposed Users’ Sensitive Images
Intro Breastcancer.org, a world-renowned breast cancer charity, has suffered a data exposure affecting users of the organization’s website. The SafetyDetectives cybersecurity team found an Amazon S3 bucket owned by Breastcancer.or...
SEC Doubles Cyber Unit to Combat Cryptocurrency Fraud
SEC Doubles Cyber Unit to Combat Cryptocurrency Fraud
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced in a press release on Tuesday that it will almost double the Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit in order to combat cryptocurrency fraud and protect investors from “cyber-related...
Lockbit Ransomware Attack Targets German Library Service
Lockbit Ransomware Attack Targets German Library Service
EKZ Bibliotheksservice, one of the largest library services in Germany, was hit by a ransomware attack that left users unable to rent and borrow eBooks, audio books, and electronic magazines. EKZ said in an FAQ on its website on T...
Interview With Boris Gorin – Canonic Security
Interview With Boris Gorin – Canonic Security
With many thanks to Boris Gorin, Canonic Security’s CEO and Co-Founder, Aviva Zacks of Safety Detectives found out why his company focuses on SaaS with its AppTotal. Safety Detectives: What motivated you to start Canonic Security?...