June 11, 2021

The Avaddon ransomware gang has shut down its operations and released the decryption keys to allow victims to recover their files for free. Good news for the victims of the Avaddon ransomware gang, the cybercrime group has shut down its operations and provided the decryption keys to BleepingComputer website. The group has also shut down […]

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The current era, where all data is digital, the threats of fraud, breach and data sprawl are more of a reality than ever. In these times, organizations not only take a hit because of the breached data and cyber threats, but also are heavily fined under global privacy regulations. These privacy regulations are in place […]

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Italy announced the creation of the national cybersecurity agency, a move aimed at increase the level of cyber security of its infrastructure The Italian government has announced the creation of a new agency focused on cybersecurity, Prime Minister Mario Draghi provided its strong commitment to the creation of the agency that is tasked to protect […]

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This episode reports on arrests made after the Slilpp criminal marketplace seized, and a report on how fast crooks work with stolen credentials

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Experts spotted a new mysterious malware that was used to collect a huge amount of data, including sensitive files, credentials, and cookies. Researchers from NordLocker have discovered an unsecured database containing 1.2-terabyte of stolen data. Threat actors used custom malware to steal data from 3.2 million Windows systems between 2018 and 2020. The database includes […]

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For three years, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Australian Federal Police owned and operated a commercial encrypted phone app, called AN0M, that was used by organized crime around the world. Of course, the police were able to read everything — I don’t even know if this qualifies as a backdoor. This week, the world’s police organizations announced 800 arrests based on text messages sent over the app. We’ve seen law enforcement take over encrypted apps before: for example, EncroChat. This operation, code-named Trojan Shield, is the first time law enforcement managed an app from the beginning…

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Qatari government-funded international Arabic news channel Al Jazeera announced to have blocked a series of disruptive cyberattacks aimed at its news publishing platform. Qatari government-funded international Arabic news channel Al Jazeera announced to have blocked this week a series of cyberattacks that attempted to disrupt and take over some components of its news publishing platform. […]

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Report finds Facebook rampant with sex trafficking, an antitrust law that could reshape Big Tech, and Fastly releases a statement

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The US Department of Justice seized the servers and domains of the popular cybercrime marketplace SlilPP. The US Department of Justice announced to have seized the infrastructure of SlilPP, a popular marketplace used by cybercriminals to buy and sell stolen login credentials. The seizure is the result of a multinational operation involving law enforcement agencies in the […]

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Lots of stuff going on this week, beginning with me losing my mind try to get local control of IoT devices. I’m writing up a much more extensive blog post on this, suffice to say it’s a complete mess and all of the suggestions I’ve had have been well-intentioned, but

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