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Octo Tempest emerges as a top financial hacking threat, warns Microsoft

Octo Tempest's evolution: from SIM swaps to ransomware attacks. More
News Security   October 30, 2023  

Seiko disclosed "60k items" of personal data were breached after BlackCat ransomware attack

Various personal details, including customer names and addresses, leaked after a ransomware attack at Seiko. More
News Security   October 26, 2023  

Stolen credentials used in Okta support system breach

Breach details and impact. In a recent security incident, Okta, a leading identity and access management company, has confirmed that attackers breached its support system using stolen credentials.More
News Security   October 23, 2023  

Millions of 23andMe data records published on hacking forums

The data breach. In a series of escalating events, the genetic testing company, 23andMe, has witnessed the unauthorized dissemination of millions of its users' genetic profiles on hacking forums.More
News Security   October 19, 2023  

Steam fights malware with SMS verification for game updates

Valve takes action against malware in Steam updates. On Steam, the well-known gaming platform, a worrying trend has recently alarmed the gaming community.More
News Security   October 16, 2023  

Microsoft's October 2023 Patch Tuesday: over 100 fixes and 3 critical Zero-Days

Over a hundred fixes to prevent exploits. Microsoft's 2023 Patch Tuesday came about on 10 October 2023.More
News Security   October 12, 2023  

Reward announced for uncovering the origins of the NIST Elliptic Curves Algorithm

Cracking the NIST Elliptic Curves Seeds. In a stunning turn of events, the release of an alluring challenge has the global cryptographic community buzzing.More
News   October 09, 2023  

US border authorities detain security researcher investigating crypto scam

Unexpected detention. Sam Curry, a security researcher, returned to the United States and, in an unexpected turn of events, was held by border authorities.More
News   October 02, 2023  

Google patches another zero-day vulnerability in Chrome

The fifth exploited vulnerability in Google Chrome this year. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   September 28, 2023  

Government-targeted cyber attacks employ stealthy and modular Deadglyph malware

A state-sponsored cyber espionage weapon. A brand-new and extremely clever backdoor spyware known as "Deadglyph" has emerged as a significant danger in the constantly changing field of cyber warfare.More
News Security   September 25, 2023  

Signal enhances encryption with quantum-resistant protocol

Signal's quantum-resistant encryption enhances security of its end-to-end communication. More
News Security   September 21, 2023  

Fake Elon Musk cryptocurrency giveaways swarm TikTok

The rising tide of TikTok crypto scams. The creativity of con artists attempting to take advantage of TikTok's enormous user base grows along with the platform's popularity.More
News Security   September 18, 2023  

Cyberattack at MGM Resorts disrupts systems across hotels and casinos worldwide

Outage continues into fourth day, investigation ongoing. MGM Resorts, a global hotel and entertainment conglomerate, has been hit with a major cyberattack, causing widespread disruption across its vast network of hotels and casinos worldwide.More
News Security   September 14, 2023  

North Korean cybercriminals exploit zero-day vulnerability to target cybersecurity researchers

Forging trust on social media platforms. In recent weeks, North Korean threat actors have intensified their attacks on the cybersecurity industry, making use of a zero-day vulnerability in unreleased software to hack researchers' computers.More
News Security   September 11, 2023  

Crypto gambling site loses 41 million to a hack

Users could not withdraw any funds soon after the hack. Online cryptocurrency casino, which has swiftly grown into one of the world’s largest crypto gaming platforms, recently became the target of a massive cyberattack.More
News   September 07, 2023