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Apple’s NSO Group Lawsuit Amps Up Pressure on Pegasus Spyware-Maker

Just weeks after a judge ruled that NSO Group did not have immunity in a suit brought by Facebook subsidiary WhatsApp, Apple is adding significant weight to the company’s...

3 Top Tools for Defending Against Phishing Attacks

Phishing emails are now skating past traditional defenses. Justin Jett, director of audit and compliance at Plixer, discusses what to do about it. Even with the most sophisticated email scanning...

Ransomware Phishing Emails Sneak Through SEGs

The MICROP ransomware spreads via Google Drive and locally stored passwords. Secure email gateway (SEG) protections aren’t necessarily enough to stop phishing emails from delivering ransomware to employees, especially if...

Spear-Phishing Campaign Exploits Glitch Platform to Steal Credentials

Threat actors are targeting Middle-East-based employees of major corporations in a scam that uses a specific ‘ephemeral’ aspect of the project-management tool to link to SharePoint phishing pages. A long-term...

MosesStaff Locks Up Targets, with No Ransom Demand, No Decryption

A politically motivated group is paralyzing Israeli entities with no financial goal – and no intention of handing over decryption keys. The MosesStaff hacking group is aiming politically motivated, destructive...

Rooting Malware Is Back for Mobile. Here’s What to Look Out For.

Hank Schless, senior manager of security solutions at Lookout, discusses AbstractEmu, mobile malware found on Google Play, Amazon Appstore and the Samsung Galaxy Store. Over the last several years, as...

Emotet Resurfaces on the Back of TrickBot After Nearly a Year

Researchers observed what looks like the Emotet botnet – the “world’s most dangerous malware” – reborn and distributed by the trojan it used to deliver. Emotet, one of the most...

FBI Says Its System Was Exploited to Email Fake Cyberattack Alert

The alert was mumbo jumbo, but it was indeed sent from the bureau’s email system, from the agency’s own internet address. The FBI admitted on Monday morning that an attacker...

Cybercriminals Target Alibaba Cloud for Cryptomining, Malware

Malicious groups disable features in Alibaba Cloud ECS instances for Monero cryptojacking, according to Trend Micro researchers. Cybercriminals are targeting Alibaba Elastic Computing Service (ECS) instances, disabling certain security features...

Threat from Organized Cybercrime Syndicates Is Rising

Europol reports that criminal groups are undermining the EU’s economy and its society, offering everything from murder-for-hire to kidnapping, torture and mutilation. From encrypting communications to fencing ill-gotten gains...
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