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DOJ Dismantles Major Russian Botnet Responsible for Hacking Millions of Connected Devices

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) seized a Russian-controlled proxy server known as RSOCKS. In a statement released on Thursday, the DOJ stated that the infrastructure of the large-sized botnet RSOCKS had been completely dismantled. The Russian-operated botnet is responsible for hacking millions of computers and other connected electronic devices. A messa
Publish At:2022-06-23 11:37 | Read:373 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Hackers security USA hack botnet

Critical infrastructure organizations in the USA on high alert for cyber attacks

Government agencies released a warning about possible upcoming threats to US critical infrastructure. High-profile security organizations, including the FBI and NSA, are warning that there is an ongoing advanced persistent threat coming from cybercriminals. Bad actors can gain complete system access to critical infrastructure elements such as industrial cont
Publish At:2022-04-25 08:20 | Read:1900 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Social Media Cybercrime security USA cyber

Multiple Local TV Stations in the USA Stop Working Due to A Cyber Attack

A ransomware attack on Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG) last week crippled tens of TV stations across America. SBG, one of the largest TV stations operators in the USA, released a statement confirming that the cyberattack is disrupting office and operational networks. In addition, investors were told that the cyber security incident has caused and may continue
Publish At:2021-10-28 06:05 | Read:3340 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Security cyber attack USA cyber

TikTok is being discouraged and the app may be banned

In recent news retail giant Amazon sent a memo to employees telling them to delete the popular social media app TikTok from their phones. In the memo it stated that the app would pose a security risk without going into details. Later the memo was withdrawn without an explanation except that it was sent in error. Are we curious yet, my dear Watson? What is
Publish At:2020-07-28 16:08 | Read:2508 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy amazon Australia ban bytedance china india privacy r

Weaponized NSA-Grade Malware Brings Down Industry Verticals, But Not Bromium’s Customers

Weaponized NSA Grade Malware catastrophically brought down enterprises worldwide May 12, 2017 Patches have been available for months. U.S. Presidential Executive Order issued May 11, 2017 asserted that the greatest threat to U.S. Cyber integrity are “Known attacks” WannaCry could have been prevented by applying the right cyber security architecture WannaCry
Publish At:2017-05-13 12:35 | Read:7013 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Government Canada government hacker Malware NS

Analyzing CIA Director BRENNAN’s talk at Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

We bring to the attention of the Security Affairs readers the interesting speech and interview dated 29/06/2016 of CIA Director John O. BRENNAN at the CFR We bring to the attention of the Security Affairs readers the interesting speech and interview dated 29/06/2016 of CIA Director John O. BRENNAN at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). The main themes ad
Publish At:2016-08-05 03:25 | Read:4739 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security BRENNAN CIA cyber security USA

Former TVA manager admits China paid him for nuclear secrets

A Tennessee Valley Authority senior manager, with access to sensitive information about nuclear development and production admits China paid him for secrets The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been conducting military and commercial espionage for quite some time against the United States, as well as other countries, in an attempt to capture sensitive in
Publish At:2016-05-03 11:50 | Read:9477 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Security China Espionage Nuclear

Watch out, IRS Tax Fraud activities on the rise

Security experts and government agencies confirm that IRS Tax Fraud And Phishing campaigns are increasing thanks to new techniques and tools. Internal Revenue Service tax fraud has reached a peak in the last year, crooks are intensifying their activity adopting new techniques to monetize their efforts. According to security experts that are monitoring the p
Publish At:2016-03-28 08:45 | Read:6605 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime financial crimes IRS phishing Tax

Some facts that probably you still ignore on the Stuxnet attack

A collection of interesting info about the Stuxnet attack published years ago by The New York Times, a must-read for experts. The popular cyber security expert Mikko Hypponen has retwitted an old blog post on the Stuxnet malware, a good opportunity to summarize the events and understand what is happened behind the scene. In 2
Publish At:2016-01-18 23:25 | Read:6800 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware Information Warfare Iran

Sunset for section 215, but is the world better now?

Section 215 of the US Patriot Act has been in the headlines a lot lately. This controversial section was used by the US intelligence agencies to scoop up large quantities of US phone records, among other things. The section had a sunset clause and needed to be renewed periodically, with the latest deadline at midnight May 31st 2015. The renewal has previousl
Publish At:2015-06-04 09:05 | Read:5249 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy Security anti-terrorism CIA FBI FISA Freedom act law

Interview with Steven Fox: Privacy and Its Challenges for the Future

We at Tripwire are very excited that RSA Conference 2015 is finally upon us. Not only are we looking forward to all of the attendees who will join us at Booth 3301 over the course of RSA, but we are also eager to hear all of the keynote speakers. Acknowledging this excitement, we decided to sit down with Steven Fox, one of the conference’s keynote speakers,
Publish At:2015-04-21 19:25 | Read:7126 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Security Awareness EU Law Privacy RSA USA

US health insurer Premera Hacked, 11 Million customers affected

US health insurer Premera Blue Cross announced its network had been hacked, potentially exposing data from 11 million individuals. A few weeks after the disclosure of the data breach suffered by from Anthem Blue Cross, which exposed 80 million customer records, another US health insurer was victim of a major attack that is aff
Publish At:2015-03-18 17:40 | Read:5523 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Security Anthem Cybercrime

Law enforcement using Range-R devices to see through walls

At least 50 US law enforcement agencies quietly deployed Range-R radars that let them effectively see inside homes seeing through walls. Edward Snowden has confirmed our suspicions about the massive surveillance programs of the US government, but the news that we are going to comment together is very disturbing. At least 50 U.
Publish At:2015-01-25 08:35 | Read:5925 | Comments:0 | Tags:Laws and regulations crime FBI law enforcement Range-R Terro

Executive Cyber Intelligence Report: November 21, 2014

This report was prepared by The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) and The Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI) to create better cyber situational awareness (Cyber SA) of the nature and scope of threats and hazards to national security worldwide in the domains of cyberspace and open source intelligence. It is provided to Federal, State, Local,
Publish At:2014-11-21 19:35 | Read:5583 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Government #OpSaveAlAqsa ASEAN Cellcom CSF

Executive Cyber Intelligence Report: October 15, 2014

This report was prepared by The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) and The Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI) to create better cyber situational awareness (Cyber SA) of the nature and scope of threats and hazards to national security worldwide in the domains of cyberspace and open source intelligence. It is provided to Federal, State, Local,
Publish At:2014-10-21 07:45 | Read:4824 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Government Africa Apple Danaher Estonia FA

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