03 May 2022

Mobile health apps leak sensitive data through APIs, report finds

Knight Ink recently partnered with mobile security company Approov to hack 30 different mobile health apps to analyze whether they pose a threat to valuable health information belonging to users. Cybersecurity researcher Alissa Knight notes how lucrative health information is to cyberattacks, stating that a single PHI record goes for

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02 May 2022

Massive New Security Update For 3.2 Billion Chrome Users Confirmed

Google Chrome security has experienced a busy past few weeks and there is no sign of slowing down. Just days after two emergency fixes for vulnerabilities being exploited in the wild and a record number of Chromium zero-days across 2021 was announced, Google has released another massive security update that

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02 May 2022

Directorate of Enforcement seizes $725 million from Xiaomi India

The Directorate of Enforcement (ED), India’s anti-money laundering agency, has reportedly seized roughly $725 million in assets from Xiaomi India after the ED found that the company broke foreign exchange laws. According to the ED, the company began operations in India in 2014 and commenced illegal activity in 2015. The

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29 Apr 2022

American Dental Association confirms cyberattack after ransomware group claims credit

On Wednesday, the American Dental Association (ADA) confirmed that it suffered from a cyberattack on April 21 of this year. the ADA is a professional association for dentists and boasts more than 160,000 members. The organization is currently investigating whether the incident exposed personally identifiable data by collaborating with third-party

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29 Apr 2022

Chickens Baked Alive Due to Computer Glitch

A poultry farm in northern England was subject to a horrific tragedy after a computer glitch caused tens of thousands of chickens to overheat and die. Hose Lodge Farm in Colston Bassett, Nottinghamshire, is being fined for the security error. According to the farm, there were roughly 50,000 chickens inside

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28 Apr 2022

Cryptocurrency heists are getting more ambitious — and costlier to investors

While 2022 has been a typically roller-coaster year for cryptocurrency buyers, it’s shaping up to be exceptional for one group of virtual money enthusiasts: thieves. Criminals have already stolen more than $1 billion in crypto this year. Attacks on Crypto.com in January, Wormhole in February and Ronin Network last month each

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27 Apr 2022

Iran’s Internet Protection Bill Part of Larger Strategy for Cyber Sovereignty

There is every indication that Iran’s government will pass “The Cyberspace Users’ Rights Protection Bill,” a piece of legislation that would introduce alarming changes to how the government can monitor and control Internet use.  Iran asserts that the bill is designed to enhance the security of Internet users, particularly during

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27 Apr 2022

US Offers $10m for Russian NotPetya Sandworm Team

US authorities are offering $10 million for anyone with information that could help locate or identify six members of a Russian state hacking group responsible for the NotPetya attacks. The award was recently released, and the Department of State’s Rewards for Justice has pledged to financially compensate those with information

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27 Apr 2022

Bronze President spies on Russian targets as Ukraine invasion continues

Bronze President, also known as RedDelta and Mustang Panda, has shifted its focus from Asia to Russia as the conflict in Ukraine continues. The group has been active since at least 2018 and conducts cyberespionage, seeking to gather intelligence from NGOs, research institutes, and internet server providers. The group is

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26 Apr 2022

French Hospitals Cut Internet Connection After Data Raid

A French hospital has been forced to shut down its internet connectivity in two of its locations due to a cyberattack that launched an attempted extortion campaign. The hospital chain, GHT Coeur Grand Est revealed the news of the cyberattack yesterday, claiming that the cyber incident occurred last Tuesday. The

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