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Montenegro hit by ‘Cuba’ malware attack

Montenegro hit by ‘Cuba’ malware attack

The small Balkan country is reaching out to its NATO partners for help. Montenegro is getting support from US and other allies in fending off cyberattacks against its information systems and electronic services, according to a report in Bloomberg News. The attack comes at a time of political tur... Read more

date25 days ago
‘Chinese cyberattacks on the rise’

‘Chinese cyberattacks on the rise’

Every twelve hours, the FBI launches an investigations into cyber espionage by Chinese government agencies. Britain's MI5 investigates suspicious Chinese activity seven times more often than in 2018. The intelligence agencies warn of a growing cyber threat from China. The directors of the FBI an... Read more

date3 months ago
UK National Crime Agency finds 225 million stolen passwords

UK National Crime Agency finds 225 million stolen passwords

The agency donated the passwords to an anti-hacking public service site This week, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) recovered a database of 225 million login credentials from cyber-criminals. They had stolen this data from real users' email addresses and passwords. The NCA then donated ... Read more

date9 months ago
FBI hacks into Exchange servers to protect them

FBI hacks into Exchange servers to protect them

The FBI has shared information about an operation in which it hacks into leaky Exchange servers. The intelligence service removes any web shells that attackers have placed to create a backdoor. In the announcement of the operation, the FBI said that many owners of infected systems had already su... Read more

date1 year ago
FBI: Fortinet FortiOS vulnerabilities are actively exploited

FBI: Fortinet FortiOS vulnerabilities are actively exploited

US agencies warn that advanced persistent threat groups are exploiting Fortinet FortiOS vulnerabilities to compromise government and commercial organizations that use it. Last week, the FBI and the US Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warned in a PDF that cybercriminals are scanni... Read more

date1 year ago
NSA and  FBI: Russia was behind SolarWinds hack

NSA and FBI: Russia was behind SolarWinds hack

Several American security instances agree that Russia was behind the hack on SolarWinds' software. In doing so, they counter President Trump's claims that China is behind the hack. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Office of the D... Read more

date2 years ago
Collection of thousands of hacked databases leaks

Collection of thousands of hacked databases leaks

A collection of more than 23,000 hacked databases has temporarily appeared on a forum. The collection came from the hacker website Cit0day, which recently went offline. Cit0day was a website where cybercriminals could buy access to the hacked databases and then abuse the stolen personal data. Th... Read more

date2 years ago
New variant Android ransomware claims to be from the FBI

New variant Android ransomware claims to be from the FBI

A modified version of the Black Rose Lucy malware has surfaced on Android devices with the hackers impersonating the FBI. When affected users pay a fine, they supposedly could regain access to their encrypted files. At the end of 2018, Check Point's security researchers identified a new variant ... Read more

date2 years ago
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