‘T-Mobile admits second data breach since the start of 2023’
The US subsidiary of the German telecoms giant has suffered its second hack of the year - and the year is not even half over yet.
This week T-Mobile (US) admitted that it had suffered its second data breach of 2023. BleepingComputer has reported the breach after seeing a copy of the data breach ... Read more
Hackers use Windows error reporting tool to attack devices
Hackers are abusing the Windows Problem Reporting tool (WerFault.exe) to compromise systems, according to a report in BleepingComputer.
The attackers exploit WerFault.exe to load malware into a compromised system's memory using a DLL sideloading technique. The legitimate Windows executable allo... Read more
MEPs accuse several member states of spyware usage
The MEP in charge of the probe is highly critical of some of the bloc's members.
The lead lawmaker investigating the use of spyware in Europe is calling out several powerful European politicians, according to a report in POLITICO.
The investigation is headed by Sophie in ’t Veld, a Dutch M... Read more
Hacked reseller may have caused data breach at Vodafone Italy
One of the telco's partners suffered a cyberattack, endangering the organization's data.
Vodafone Italia has warned customers of a possible data breach that may compromise their personal data. The notice was issued after the company confirmed a cyberattack on one of its resellers.
FourB, an ... Read more
Hacking campaign uses infected James Webb Telescope image
Investigators discovered a new malware campaign that uses gigapixel images from the James Web Project to distribute malware on target computers.
The James Web Telescope (JWST) was launched after more than two decades of planning and development. It's a turning point for astronomy, but sadly also... Read more
French data regulator investigates Twitter’s “egregious” data security
The authority will investigate allegations made by Twitter’s former head of security.
France's data protection watchdog CNIL is investigating a whistleblower's claims that Twitter made "egregious" misrepresentations to international regulators about its data security measures, according to a r... Read more
‘Dutch bill proposes to expand wiretapping by intelligence agencies’
Dutch intelligence agencies hope to expand their hacking and wiretapping capabilities in response to the Ukraine crisis.
The Volkskrant, a reputable Dutch newspaper, claims to have seen a private bill that proposes to expand the hacking and interception capabilities of intelligence agencies in t... Read more
ESA is looking for a few good hackers to test its cybersecurity
The agency will host a hack-a-thon to test the security of its satellite system
The European Space Agency (ESA) is inviting people to hack a satellite in the name of cybersecurity. Applications are open through Feb. 18 to submit ideas on how someone would go about hacking the OPS-SAT satellite's... Read more
France warns of Chinese threat to home and office routers
A group of hackers backed by the Chinese government may be expanding from state based targets to go after the private sector.
French cyber-security agency ANSSI warned of an ongoing cyberespionage campaign aimed at French organizations carried out by China-linked APT31 group.
APT31 (aka Zirco... Read more