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Lazarus Lures Aspiring Crypto Pros With Fake Exchange Job Postings

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Researchers are warning that Lazarus has expanded its campaign using fake jobs with cryptocurrency exchanges to trick macOS users into downloading malware.Just last month, researchers observed Lazarus using Coinbase...

Hacker Behind Optus Breach Releases 10,200 Customer Records in Extortion Scheme

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan The Australian Federal Police (AFP) on Monday disclosed it's working to gather "crucial evidence" and that it's collaborating with overseas law enforcement authorities following the hack of...

North Korea’s Lazarus Hackers Targeting macOS Users Interested in Crypto Jobs

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan The infamous Lazarus Group has continued its pattern of leveraging unsolicited job opportunities to deploy malware targeting Apple's macOS operating system. In the latest variant of the campaign...

Ukraine Says Russia Planning Massive Cyberattacks on its Critical Infrastructures

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan The Ukrainian government on Monday warned of "massive cyberattacks" by Russia targeting critical infrastructure facilities located in the country and that of its allies. The attacks are said...
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Organizations Finding the Need For New Approaches On the Cybersecurity Front, CompTIA Research Reveals

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., September 27, 2022 — Fortifying cybersecurity defenses remains a work in progress for many organizations, who acknowledge their shortcomings but have yet to commit the necessary...
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BlackCat/ALPHV Gang Adds Wiper Functionality as Ransomware Tactic

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Malware wielded by BlackCat/ALPHV is putting a new spin on the ransomware game by deleting and destroying an organization's data rather than merely encrypting it. The development provides a...
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Adversaries Continue Cyberattacks with Greater Precision and Innovative Attack Methods According to NETSCOUT Report

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WESTFORD, Mass., September 27, 2022 — NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT) today announced findings from its 1H2022 DDoS Threat Intelligence Report. The findings demonstrate how sophisticated cybercriminals have become at bypassing defenses...

Cyber sleuth alleges $160M Wintermute hack was an inside job

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A fresh new crypto conspiracy theory is afoot — this time in relation to last week’s $160 million hack on algorithmic market maker Wintermute — which one crypto sleuth...

Ethereum fork token ETHPoW climbs 150% after smart contract hack — A fakeout rally?

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ETHW has logged a significant price rebound despite its blockchain network, ETHPoW, suffering a smart contract hack in the first week after its launch.The short analysis of the attackhttps://t.co/87OVRqaYb2...
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Despite Recession Jitters, M&A Dominates a Robust Cybersecurity Market

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The cybersecurity industry continues to remain largely unaffected by the uncertainty surrounding the rest of the economy. Though funding activity this year is somewhat slower than in 2021 and market...
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