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EU To Establish a Rapid Response Cybersecurity Team

The "Joint Cyber Unit" is an action plan aimed at countries affected by cyberattacks to get help from the EU and other governments. The new taskforce will be responsible for rapid responses to cyberattacks and fight hackers in real time, according to a draft seen by Politico.  The initiative also calls for the establishment of a platform for cybercrime...

U.S. Seizes Iranian State-linked News Websites

The Justice Department announced Tuesday the seizure of several Iran's state-linked news website domains accusing them of propagating disinformation. This action appears to be a broad crackdown on Iranian media amid heightened tensions between the two countries, says CBS News.  Iran's state news agency IRNA reported the seizures by the U.S. government...

iPhone Wi-Fi Temporarly Bricked by Weird Network

An experiment has shown that when an iPhone connects to a Wi-Fi that has a strange SSID name, it disables wireless until network settings reset, according to Threat Post.  A reverse engineer stumbled upon an oddly named personal wireless network and revealed that he had permanently wrecked his iPhone's Wi-Fi. This finding is causing unease among...

New Batch of Stolen Data Published Following Cl0p Gang Arrest

Cl0p has uploaded a new batch of sensitive data a week after Ukrainian authorities detained individuals linked with the famed Cl0p ransomware ring, according to Ars Technica.   It is not yet known which company suffered the data hack. The data appears to contain sensitive information, such as employment records for credit applications and documents...

Data Stolen from Ohio Medicare Provider

Medicaid's Ohio Department warned that an unknown individual accessed data in Maximus' care without authorization for two days in May. The organization apparently suffered a security incident that may have led to the theft of personal information, according to Info Security Magazine.  Counting about 30,000 people worldwide, including about 10,000...

Customer Information Stolen from Wegmans

Following the data breach, Wegmans announces in a press release that two of its internal databases  were open to outside access due to an undetected configuration issue, according to Security Magazine.  The incident was first reported around April 19, 2021 by an outside security researcher. The leaked data includes the following types of customer...

NVIDIA’s Jetson Chipset Comes with Exploitable Bugs

New vulnerabilities have been found in NVIDIA's Jetson SoC framework that affects millions of graphics cards. These vulnerabilities may allow hackers to perform denial-of-service attacks and data theft, according to Threat Post.   The chipmaker is patching 9 high-level vulnerabilities related to the manufacturing process of low-level encryption methods....

Ragnar Locker Published Half of ADATA's Stolen Information

The hackers behind Ragnar Locker managed to steal more than 1.5TB from ADATA and published more than 700GB of it online. The data was uploaded in the form of 13 password-protected archives, says Security Affairs.  The cybercriminal gang says the 1.5TB stolen data contains sensitive information such as confidentiality agreements, financial documents,...

NATO's Cloud Platform has been Hacked

NATO uses the SOA & IdM platform and classified it as secret while it was used to handle several essential functions within the Polaris program. Part of NATO's IT modernization program, Polaris employs the SOA & IdM platform and was created to provide centralized security, integration, and hosting information management. As it handles several...

8 New Android Apps Found Infected with Joker Malware

For the past three years, Google Play Store has been home to the infamous "Joker" spyware. A recent analysis from Quick Heal Security Labs shows that the malware has now been detected in 8 new applications, says Indian Express.   Joker is a spyware that makes its way silently into your phone and collects information without you even knowing. There...

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