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Free BlackByte decryptor released, after researchers say they found flaw in ransomware code

Security experts have released a free decryption tool that can be used by BlackByte ransomware victims to decrypt and recover their files. That's right - you don't need to pay the ransom. Predictably, the ransomware gang isn't happy.

Acer hacked (for the second time this year)

Hardware and electronics giant Acer has suffered a data breach, with hackers claiming they have stolen 60GB worth of files from the company's Indian servers.

Disrupt adversaries and prevent identity fraud with Recorded Future Identity Intelligence

Graham Cluley Security News is sponsored this week by the folks at Recorded Future. Thanks to the great team there for their support! Strong identity authentication is more important than ever as organizations face an unprecedented level of attacks targeting their dynamic and remote ecosystem of employees, partners, and customers. An intelligence-driven...

Analysis of 80 million ransomware samples reveals a world under attack

VirusTotal's first Ransomware Activity Report reveals that it received ransomware submissions from 140 different countries around the world, and discovered at least 130 different ransomware families had been active since January 2020. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

Smashing Security podcast #247: Rickrolling submarine secrets

A married couple are accused of selling nuclear sub secrets, Facebook continues to make young lives a misery, and a school hacker lets loose one heck of a prank. All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined...

Bank of America employee indicted for email scam that targeted businesses

A 30-year-old man employed at Bank of America and TD Mark is alleged to have exploited his position to defraud five businesses out of more than $1.1 million in a Business Email Compromise plot. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Google gives away 10,000 free security keys to high-risk users

10,000 high-risk users are being provided with free hardware security keys by Google, with the aim of better protecting their accounts from hackers. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Man charged with hack which shared COVID-19 test details in protest against vaccine pass

Police in France have arrested and charged a 22-year-old man with hacking into a "secure" file-sharing systems used by a Parisian hospital trust, and stealing the COVID-19 test details for 1.4 million people.

An appearance on the IntoSecurity Chats podcast

Eleanor Dallaway, the editor of InfoSecurity Magazine, was kind enough to invite me onto her podcast "IntoSecurity Chats" this week. In it we discuss infosecurity rockstars, podcasts, how I would feel if I was stranded on a beautiful tropical island, and some other surprising subjects...

Ransom disclosure law would give firms 48 hours to disclose payments to ransomware gangs

Organisations who find their networks hit by a ransomware attack may soon have to disclose within 48 hours any payments to their extortionists. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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