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Biggest Single Crypto Theft: Teen Charged with $36M SIM-Swap Heist

Biggest Single Crypto Theft: Teen Charged with $36M SIM-Swap Heist

A Canadian has been charged with stealing C$46 million of imaginary money, via SIM swapping ...
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BlastWave ransomware blast radius cyberattack

BlastWave Aims to Simplify Securing Edge Computing

BlastWave today launched a BlastShield offering that combines a software-defined perimeter (SDP) with microsegmentation and passwordless multifactor authentication (MFA) to make it easier to enforce identity-based zero-trust security policies on edge computing ...
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Rowhammer Redux: ‘Blacksmith’ Fuzzing—Panic Now?

Rowhammer Redux: ‘Blacksmith’ Fuzzing—Panic Now?

Researchers have cast serious doubt on claims that modern DRAM is safe against Rowhammer bit-flip attacks ...
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Palo Alto Networks Qualys cloud

Palo Alto Networks Extends Cloud Security Portfolio

At its online Ignite ’21 conference, Palo Alto Networks today unfurled the Prisma Cloud 3.0 security platform that adds tools for securing cloud infrastructure along with an agentless option for securing applications ...
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FBI Email—‘Threat Actor in Systems’—is Spam

FBI Email—‘Threat Actor in Systems’—is Spam

Mountains of email spam, from a legit FBI address, were sent to victims by a pseudonymous hacker, Pompompurin ...
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Ransomware

US Treasury Again Threatens to Sanction Ransomware Victims

On September 21, 2021, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) published an updated advisory to advise those who pay ransom to unknown threat actors who have stolen or ...
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Lacework Zerologon Malware Complacency

Lacework Acquires Soluble to Improve Cloud Security

Lacework this week revealed it has acquired Soluble, a provider of a platform for remediating code that was created to provision infrastructure. At the same time, Lacework has added an inline vulnerability ...
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Who is ‘Andrew’—the US Spy who Hacked Booking.com?

Who is ‘Andrew’—the US Spy who Hacked Booking.com?

Huge hotel reservations site Booking.com was breached.com. And the perp was the NSA, or one of the U.S. intelligence agencies—so says a new book ...
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Barracuda Season Uptick in Spam and Phishing

Barracuda Networks Report Shows Spike in Bait Attacks

A report published by Barracuda Networks this week finds 35% of 10,500 organizations analyzed were targeted by at least one bait attack in September 2021, with an average of three distinct mailboxes ...
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BlackBerry Zebra2014 start threat hunting

Zebra2014 Broker Shares Ransomware Resources

A newly discovered initial access broker (IAB), dubbed Zebra2104, has been enabling threat actors to share the resources of powerful ransomware groups StrongPity, Phobos and MountLocker and pose even greater danger to ...
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