Apple Lockdown Mode will protect users against highly targeted cyberattacks

Apple plans to introduce a security feature, called Lockdown Mode, to protect its users against “highly targeted cyberattacks.” The recent wave of sophisticated attacks against Apple users (i.e. Pegasus, DevilsTongue, and Hermit) urged the tech giant to develop a new security feature, called Lockdown Mode, to protect its users against highly targeted cyberattacks. The new feature will be implemented in iOS 16, iPadOS […]

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Charities and NGOs providing support in Ukraine hit by malware

Malware based attacks are targeting charities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) providing support in Ukraine Charities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that in these weeks are providing support in Ukraine are targeted by malware attacks aiming to disrupt their operations. The news was reported by Amazon that associates the attacks with state-sponsored hackers and confirmed that it […]

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Microsoft seized 42 domains used by the China-linked APT15 cyberespionage group

Microsoft seized dozens of malicious domains used by the China-linked APT15 group to target organizations worldwide. Microsoft announced to have obtained a court warrant that allowed it to seize 42 domains used by a China-linked APT15 group (aka Nickel, Ke3chang, Mirage, Vixen Panda, Royal APT and Playful Dragon) in recent operations that targeted organizations in the US and 28 other countries. […]

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Google sent over 50,000 warnings of state-sponsored attacks, +33% from same period in 2020

Google revealed to have sent roughly 50,000 alerts of state-sponsored phishing or hacking attempts to customers since January. Google announced to have sent roughly 50,000 alerts of state-sponsored phishing or hacking attempts to customers during 2021. The data were provided by Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG), which tracks government-backed hacking campaign, which warns of a […]

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