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Maze Ransomware Behind Pensacola Attack, Data Breach Looms

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 10:45
Maze exfiltrates data as well as locks down systems. Officials said they don't know yet whether any residents' personal information has been breached. 

Cyberattack Downs Pensacola’s City Systems

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 13:35
The cyberattack comes days after a shooting at U.S. military base Naval Air Station Pensacola rocked the city.

DHS Rolls Back Facial-Recognition Expansion Plan

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 08:04
Biometric facial scanning won’t be a requirement for all U.S. citizens traveling internationally after all, the department decided.

Romanian Duo Receives Jailtime For Infecting 400,000 With Malware

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 14:36
Since 2007, the two allegedly operated a cybercrime ring called "Bayrob Group."

Reddit Says Influence Campaign is Behind Leaked U.S.-U.K. Trade Documents

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 08:40
The platform has linked documents posted on its site to a vote-manipulation campaign already observed on Facebook earlier this year.

Feds Crack Down on Money Mules, Warn of BEC Scams

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 13:34
Authorities say they have halted over 600 domestic money mules – exceeding the 400 money mules stopped last year.

News Wrap: Authorities Target Evil Corp., Imminent Monitor, Money Mules

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 13:24
In this past week, the authorities have cracked down on various BEC scams and cybercrime gangs.

Feds Offer $5M Reward to Nab ‘Evil Corp’ Dridex Hacker

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 11:55
Authorities cracked down on cybercrime group Evil Corp. with sanctions and charges against its leader, known for his lavish lifestyle.

ThreatList: 1 in 9 SMBs Believe Nation-State Actors Are Targeting Them

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 16:11
Larger SMBs are more likely to feel targeted by APTs.

DHS Plans to Expand Facial Recognition Border Checks

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 16:48
Now all travelers to and from the U.S. - even if they are U.S. citizens - will be subject to facial recognition-based checks, a new filing revealed.

Authorities Break Up Imminent Monitor Spyware Organization

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 13:13
The infrastructure behind a remote access tool (RAT) allowing full remote takeover of a victim machine has been dismantled.

CISA Pushing U.S. Agencies to Adopt Vulnerability Disclosure Policies

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 10:46
A newly proposed CISA directive would require all U.S. agencies to develop and implement vulnerability disclosure processes for their internet connected systems.

Smart TVs: The Cyberthreat Lurking in Your Living Room, Feds Warn

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 09:33
TV takeover, privacy threats, botnet concerns and Wi-Fi network compromise are all big concerns when it comes to connected TVs.

Federal Data Privacy Bill Takes Aim at Tech Giants

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 09:26
The COPRA legislation would provide GDPR-like data protections, and create a new FTC enforcement bureau.

NYPD Fingerprint Database Taken Offline to Thwart Ransomware

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 13:28
The malware was introduced to the police network via a contractor who was installing a digital display.

Senators Demand Amazon Disclose Ring Privacy Policies

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:07
Amazon's Ring data collection policies are in the spotlight.

Americans Concerned, Confused Over Privacy, Survey Reveals

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 16:43
Survey reveals that skepticism towards privacy issues remain at an all-time high.