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Chad’s government stated that its security forces stopped an attempt by a group of army officers to destabilize the country and undermine constitutional order. The plan was created by 11 officers and was led by the president of the Chadian Human Rights Organization. Security forces arrested those responsible after December
In the UK, the National Health Service topped the list of the government organizations most frequently impersonated in email scams, according to a recent report released by the National Cyber Security Centre. The report uses findings from the popular Suspicious Email Reporting Service, which received 6.4 million reports last year.
In Bolivia, violent protests have broken out across the nation in the wake of the arrest of a powerful opposition politician, Luis Fernando Camacho. Camacho is the right-wing governor of the Santa Cruz province and was detained by armed police during an investigation that resembled a kidnapping, according to his
The Department of Justice announced that US authorities have charged six individuals in connection with offering and conducting DDoS for hire services that resulted in attacks on millions of targets. Four defendants were charged in Los Angeles in connection with the services, which were named RoyalStresser.com. An additional two people
The Swiss government has recently made efforts to deem it mandatory for critical infrastructure providers to report cyberattacks to the National Cyber Security Centre. The efforts have resulted in proposed amendments to the Information Security Act. The Swiss Parliament has been tasked with amending the act, which aims to provide
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) have released a report offering joint guidance on how to secure the software supply chain. The guidance was created by a group that is primarily focused on mitigating
Imran Khan, Pakistan’s former prime minister, was shot and wounded in the leg during an attack on his protest in Wazirabad, Pakistan. It remains unclear whether Khan was deliberately targeted or if he was the victim of stray or indiscriminate gunfire. Members of Khan’s PTI party confirmed that four other
The Tigray People’s Liberation Front and the Ethiopian government have agreed to permanently end hostilities. This is a significant step towards ending the wr that has killed thousands and displaced millions. In a join statement, the two sides announced on Wednesday that they would end the two years of conflict.
Security firm Lookout has detailed a slew of mobile-based credential theft attacks that have been targeting federal government employees. The attacks have increased by 47% between 2020 and 2021, the security researchers state. This exposes agencies to a serious risk of breaches as it only takes one employee to fall