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Mon Dieu! Suspected French ShinyHunters gang member in the dock

Man seized in Morocco is now presumably sleepless in Seattle A French citizen was scheduled to appear before a US court on Friday on a nine-count indictment related to his alleged involvement in the ShinyHunters cybercrime gang that trafficked in identity and corporate data theft and sometimes extortion.…

Microsoft to enterprises: Patch your Exchange servers

If you want to keep the miscreants out, put the updates in, Redmond says Microsoft is urging organizations to protect their Exchange servers from cyberattacks by keeping them updated and hardened, since online criminals are still going after valuable data in the email system.…

Uncle Sam slaps $10m bounty on Hive while Russia ban-hammers FBI, CIA

New meaning to sweetening the pot Uncle Sam has put up a $10 million reward for intel on Hive ransomware criminals' identities and whereabouts, while Russia has blocked the FBI and CIA websites, along with the Rewards for Justice site offering the bounty.…

FBI catches up with infosec and crypto communities, blames Lazarus Group for $100 million heist

Well played, feds. What's next? Ransomware is rampant? Strong passwords are important? The FBI has confirmed what cybersecurity researchers have been saying for months: the North Korean-sponsored Lazarus Group was behind the theft last year of $100 million in crypto assets from blockchain startup Harmony.…

FBI smokes ransomware Hive after secretly buzzing around gang's network for months

Uncle Sam doles out decryption keys to 300+ victims amid sting op The FBI said it has shut down the Hive's ransomware network, seizing control of the notorious gang's servers and websites, and thwarting the pesky criminals' ability to sting future victims.…

Savvy cybersecurity pros benefit from host of free resources to step up fight against hackers and cyber threats

Sign up to SANS Institute to keep up to speed with all aspects of the fast-evolving infosec sector Sponsored Post  They say there's no such thing as a free lunch, but in fact there's a veritable feast of valuable resources online for infosec professionals which won't cost you anything.…

UK Cyber Security Centre's scary new story: One phish, two phish, Russia phish, Iran phish

Nice people on LinkedIn want to harvest logins from politicians, boffins, and defense types The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned of two similar spear-phishing campaigns, one originating from Russia, the other from Iran.…

Google slays thousands of fake news vids posted by pro-China group Dragonbridge

If you yell 'death to America' and no one watches the video, does it make a sound? Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has burned more than 50,000 spammy fake news stories and other content posted by the pro-China 'Dragonbridge' gang.…

Bloke allegedly stole, sold private info belonging to 'tens of millions' globally

If true, was it worth the $500k and prison jumpsuit? A man suspected of stealing personal data belonging to tens of millions of people worldwide and selling that info on cybercrime forums has been arrested by Dutch police.…

Months after NSA disclosed Microsoft cert bug, datacenters remain unpatched

You know when we all said quit using MD5? We really meant it Most Windows-powered datacenter systems and applications remain vulnerable to a spoofing bug in CryptoAPI that was disclosed by the NSA and the UK National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) and patched by Microsoft last year, according to Akamai's researchers.…

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