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US Treasury Sanctions Cryptocurrency Exchange Suex

Cryptocurrency exchange Suex hit with sanctions by US Treasury Department for alleged role in laundering ransomware payments

5 days ago

US Sanctions ‘Aim To Cut Off Hackers’ Access’ To Cryptocurrency

US Treasury Department reportedly planning sanctions against cryptocurrency platforms that facilitate ransomware payments in latest anti-hacking move

7 days ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Schneider Electric

In this week’s podcast we focus on the recently published report: Digital Economy and Climate Impact from Scheider Electric. We…

7 days ago

US Mulls Sanctions Use In War Against Hacker Cryptocurrency Payments

White House is reportedly preparing to take a number of actions, including the use of sanctions, against ransomware crypto payments

1 week ago

Microsoft Looks Beyond Password Protection For Accounts

Future is 'passwordless' says Microsoft, as it gives users option to delete account passwords and login via authenticator app

1 week ago

AUKUS Security Alliance Will Include Cybersecurity, AI, Quantum

In addition to the US and UK sharing their nuclear propulsion technology with Australia, cyber security is to be included

2 weeks ago

Apple Issues Urgent Security Update For iPhones, iPads and Macs

Discovery of 'zero-click' spyware allegedly from NSO Group, sees Apple issuing emergency update to iPhone, iPad and Mac users

2 weeks ago

How to Build a Better Workplace

The workplace has changed. Post-pandemic, what will work look like? As enterprises look past the pandemic to reshape their workforces,…

2 weeks ago

US Financial Regulator ‘Carrying Out Massive SolarWinds Probe’

Many US companies are reportedly concerned they could be exposed to liability after Securities and Exchange Commission requests breach data

2 weeks ago

New Zealand Banks, Post Offices Downed By DDoS Attack

Websites belonging to the national postal service and banks in New Zealand, have been knocked offline on Wednesday in an…

3 weeks ago

Apple Delays Plans To Scan iPhone Images

Apple delays plans to roll out image-scanning technology on iPhones to search for child-abuse images before material is uploaded to…

3 weeks ago

US States Set To Roll Out Apple’s Digital ID System

Eight US states set to offer and accept digital IDs via Wallet app on Apple iPhones, as civil liberties advocates…

3 weeks ago

Home Addresses Of Gun Owners Leaked By Activist

Animal rights activist effectively publishes a map that reportedly shows the home addresses of thousands of UK gun owners

4 weeks ago

Bangkok Airways Hit By LockBit Ransomware Attack

Passenger data collected by Bangkok Airways published after Thai airline reportedly declines to pay the criminal's ransom demand

4 weeks ago

Microsoft Warns Cloud Customers Of Potential Breach

Leaky cloud storage bucket. Thousands of Microsoft Azure customers are warned of data exposure risk in Redmond's Cosmos database

1 month ago

Tech Giants Make Cybersecurity Pledges After White House Meeting

Tech giants pledge to spend billions of dollars improving cybersecurity after meeting with President Biden in White House

1 month ago

Poly Network Hacker Returns All Stolen Tokens, Offered Job

Hacker who stole $610m worth of digital tokens has returned it all, and has been offered a job as 'Chief…

1 month ago

Apple, Amazon, Microsoft CEOs To Discuss Cybersecurity At White House

The heads of major technology firms in the United States are to meet President Joe Biden at the White House…

1 month ago

Microsoft Power Apps Data Leak Impacts 38 Million People

Check default settings. Names, phone and social security numbers made public to organisations using Microsoft’s Power Apps platform

1 month ago

FCC To Investigate T-Mobile Data Breach

Data breach that impacted more than 40 million former, prospective, and current customers will be investigated by US regulator

1 month ago

US Agencies Urge Patch To Tackle BlackBerry QNX Flaw

Cars and medical devices at risk from a serious vulnerability in the BlackBerry QNX operating system, US federal agencies warn

1 month ago

T-Mobile Hackers Stole Personal Data Of 7.8 Million Customers

Hackers stole data of 7.8 million current T-Mobile customers, as well as 40 million records of former or prospective customers

1 month ago

T-Mobile Confirms Data Breach Of ‘Some Data’

US mobile operator T-Mobile confirms “unauthorised access” to its systems after customer data appeared for sale on forum

1 month ago

Colonial Pipeline Admits Ransomware Attack Stole Personal Data

US pipeline operator confirms devastating ransomware attack in May, also resulted in theft of personal information of nearly 6,000 people

1 month ago

US Lawmakers Express Concern Over Amazon One Palm Scanner

US senators query Amazon over security of biometric data from Amazon One palm-scanning system, and how company plans to use…

1 month ago

Criminals Use ‘Antinalysis’ To Evade Bitcoin Tracking

Cyber-criminals increasingly using blockchain analytics tools to evaluate how well Bitcoin-laundering techniques are working, study finds

1 month ago

Poly Network Hacker Offered $500,000 To Return Stolen Tokens

Poly Network confirms it offered 'white hat hacker' who stole $611m in digital tokens, a $500,000 bug bounty to return…

1 month ago

Apple Drops Corellium Lawsuit

Apple has dropped its copyright lawsuit against Corellium at the last minute, before the two sides were due to go…

2 months ago

Poly Network Hackers Return $258m, After Huge Cryptocurrency Heist

That still leaves $353m unaccounted for. Hackers return $258m to Poly Network, after stealing $611m worth of digital tokens

2 months ago

Hackers Steal $600m In Cryptocurrency Heist – Report

Crypto heist. Blockchain site Poly Network urges hackers to return stolen digital tokens after they exploited a vulnerability

2 months ago