Russia’s second-largest bank VTB Bank under DDoS attack

Russia’s second-largest bank VTB Bank reveals it is facing the largest DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack in its history. State-owned VTB Bank, the second-largest financial institution in Russia, says it is facing the largest DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack in its history. The pro-Ukraine collective IT Army of Ukraine has claimed responsibility for […]

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A flaw in the connected vehicle service SiriusXM allows remote car hacking

Researchers discovered a security flaw in the connected vehicle service SiriusXM that exposes multiple car models to remote attacks. Cybersecurity researchers discovered a security vulnerability in the connected vehicle service provided by SiriusXM that can allow threat actors to remotely attack vehicles from multiple carmakers, including Honda, Nissan, Infiniti, and Acura. Researcher Sam Curry shared […]

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Ransomware Toolkit Cryptonite turning into an accidental wiper

Researchers spotted a version of the open-source ransomware toolkit Cryptonite that doesn’t support decryption capabilities. Fortinet researchers discovered a sample of malware generated with the publicly available open-source ransomware toolkit Cryptonite that never offers the decryption window, turning it as a wiper. The experts also reported an increase in ransomware intentionally turned into wiper malware, these […]

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French hospital cancels operations after a ransomware attack

A French hospital near Paris canceled operations and transfer some patients due to a cyber attack suffered over the weekend. France’s health ministry announced that the Hospital Centre of Versailles was hit by a cyber attack over the weekend. Hospital Centre of Versailles, which includes Andre-Mignot Hospital, Richaud Hospital and the Despagne Retirement Home, canceled […]

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Exclusive: The largest mobile malware marketplace identified by Resecurity in the Dark Web

Resecurity has identified a new underground marketplace in the Dark Web oriented towards mobile malware developers and operators. “In the Box” dark web marketplace is leveraged by cybercriminals to attack over 300 financial institutions (FIs), payment systems, social media and online-retailers in 43 countries Resecurity, the California-based cybersecurity company protecting major Fortune 500 companies, has identified a new underground marketplace in […]

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Law enforcement agencies can extract data from thousands of cars’ infotainment systems

Law enforcement agencies can extract data from the infotainment systems of thousands of different car models. Data managed by infotainment systems in modern vehicles are a valuable source of information for the investigation of law enforcement agencies. Modern vehicles come with sophisticated infotainment systems that are connected online and that could represent an entry point […]

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US DHS Cyber Safety Board will review Lapsus$ gang’s operations

US DHS Cyber Safety Review Board will review attacks linked to the Lapsus$ extortion gang that hit multiple high-profile companies. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cyber Safety Review Board announced that it will review cyberattacks linked to the extortion gang Lapsus$, the gang breached multiple high-profile companies in recent years. “Today, the U.S. Department […]

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