Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted Russian citizenship to former U.S. security contractor Edward Snowden, according to a decree signed Monday by the Russian leader. read more
The Ukrainian government says it is bracing to deal with “massive cyberattacks” from Russian hackers against critical infrastructure targets in the energy sector. read more
Hackers who crippled a French hospital and stole a trove of data last month have released personal records of patients online, officials have confirmed. The cyberattackers demanded a multimillion dollar ransom from the Corbeil-Essonnes hospital...
The Australian government said on Monday it is considering tougher cybersecurity rules for telecommunications companies and blamed Optus, the nation’s second-largest wireless carrier, for an unprecedented breach of personal data from 9.8 million customers. read more
American Airlines discovered it was breached after receiving reports of employee email accounts being used in phishing attacks. Last week, the airline started informing some of its customers that their personal data was likely compromised in a data breach identified...
The City of London Police announced on Friday that a 17-year-old had been arrested on suspicion of hacking, and there are some reports that the suspect is believed to have been involved in the recent cyberattacks targeting Uber and...
Ukrainian authorities take down cybercrime group that hacked 30 million accounts Ukrainian authorities say they have taken down a pro-Russia hacking group that compromised user accounts and then sold them for profit on dark web portals. read more
Microsoft says it has dismantled a malicious campaign relying on a network of single-tenant OAuth applications for the distribution of spam messages. read more
Hacktivists might not know a lot about industrial control systems (ICS), but they’re well aware of the potential implications of these devices getting compromised. That is why some groups have been targeting these systems — which are often unprotected...
UK-based cybersecurity company Sophos has warned customers that a new zero-day vulnerability affecting some of its firewall products has been exploited in attacks. read more
Endpoint security firm SentinelOne (NYSE: S) this week announced a $100 million venture fund that the publicly-traded company will use to invest other security startups. read more
Microsoft this week released an out-of-band security update for its Endpoint Configuration Manager solution to patch a vulnerability that could be useful to malicious actors for moving around in a targeted organization’s network. read more
Chainguard this week announced Wolfi, a stripped-down Linux OS distribution designed to improve the security of the software supply chain. read more
The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) this week announced the availability of patches for six vulnerabilities in the widely deployed BIND DNS software, all remotely exploitable. read more
As security practitioners are painfully aware, it is not a matter of if but when their organization will come under cyberattack. Given this year’s geopolitical events, the likelihood of falling victim to an attack has exponentially increased. And while...
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Thursday warned of cyberattacks targeting a recently addressed vulnerability in Zoho ManageEngine. read more
Firmware security company Binarly has discovered another round of potentially serious firmware vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to gain persistent access to any of the millions of affected devices. read more
Industry experts foresee further simplification and modernization to occur across endpoint management tools read more
US government agencies have shared a new cybersecurity resource that can help organizations defend critical control systems against threat actors. read more
Portugal’s national airline TAP Air Portugal says hackers obtained the personal data of some of its customers and have published the information on the dark web. read more