Ex-Canadian government employee admits to being a member of the Russian cybercrime gang NetWalker

A former Canadian government IT worker admitted to being a high-level member of the Russian cybercrime group NetWalker. A former Canadian government employee, Sebastien Vachon-Desjardins, pleaded guilty in the U.S. to charges related to his involvement with the Russian cybercrime group NetWalker. In March, the man was extradited to the United States to face charges […]

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YTStealer info-stealing malware targets YouTube content creators

Researchers detailed a new information-stealing malware, dubbed YTStealer, that targets YouTube content creators. Intezer cybersecurity researchers have detailed a new information-stealing malware, dubbed YTStealer, that was developed to steal authentication cookies from YouTube content creators. The malware is highly likely available as a service on the Dark Web. Upon executing the malware, it performs some environment […]

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Mitre shared 2022 CWE Top 25 most dangerous software weaknesses

The MITRE organization published the 2022 CWE Top 25 most dangerous software weaknesses. The MITRE shared the list of the 2022 top 25 most common and dangerous weaknesses, it could help organizations to assess internal infrastructure and determine their surface of attack. The presence of these vulnerabilities within the infrastructure of an organization could potentially expose it to […]

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NON-STATE ACTORS IN THE CYBERSPACE: AN ATTEMPT TO A TAXONOMIC CLASSIFICATION, ROLE, IMPACT AND RELATIONS WITH A STATE’S SOCIOECONOMIC STRUCTURE

This paper provides a taxonomic classification of non-state actors in the cyberspace, analyzing their role and impact on a state’s socioeconomic structure Cyber Non-State Actors (CNSA) are key figures in our globalized world: their operations could have a significant impact on international affairs, politics, and on the economy, as much as states do. Non-state actors […]

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Latest OpenSSL version is affected by a remote memory corruption flaw

Expert discovered a remote memory-corruption vulnerability affecting the latest version of the OpenSSL library. Security expert Guido Vranken discovered a remote memory-corruption vulnerability in the recently released OpenSSL version 3.0.4. The library was released on June 21, 2022, and affects x64 systems with the AVX-512 instruction set. “OpenSSL version 3.0.4, released on June 21th 2022, is susceptible to […]

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