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MGM Hackers Launch New Campaign Targeting Financial Sector

Aggressive hackers behind hacks on Las Vegas MGM and Caesars casinos launch new campaign as FBI says it is moving…

5 days ago

Notorious Finnish Hacker Jailed Over Patient Records Hack

Finnish hacker Julius Kivimäki jailed for six years after blackmail attempts on 21,000 patients using stolen psychotherapy records

2 weeks ago

Open Source Groups Warn Of Ongoing Attacks

Open source groups warn of sophisticated social engineering attacks targeting JavaScript and other critical projects

1 month ago

US, UK Impose Sanctions On China Over Spying, Infrastructure Hacks

US, UK impose sanctions on China over campaign to target critical infrastructure and place officials under surveillance

2 months ago

Russian Hackers Lure German Politicians With Fake Dinner Party Invite

Russian state-based hackers targeted German politicians with email posing as CDU dinner party invitation as spy activity intensifies

2 months ago

Two Arrested In LockBit Ransomware Gang Takedown

Two LockBit actors arrested in Poland and Ukraine as UK NCA-led Operation Cronos takes down international ransomware infrastructure

3 months ago

US Mounts Operation Against Chinese Hacking Network

US government reportedly launched operation late last year against Chinese hacking network, including remotely disabling elements of botnet

4 months ago

SEC Admits Multi-Factor Security Disabled Before Fake Bitcoin Post

US SEC says multi-factor authentication disabled for six months on official X account before fake post that cause Bitcoin price…

4 months ago

Ransomware Attacks Rose 128 Percent In 2023, Report Finds

Cybernews researchers finds ransomware attacks rose to record numbers in 2023, with a 128.2 percent rise in victims

4 months ago

TikTok Removes Russian Propaganda Networks

TikTok removes hundreds of thousands of fake accounts spreading Russian propaganda and seeking to weaken Western support for Ukraine

5 months ago

Report Says Sellafield ‘Hacked’ By Russia, China

Nuclear regulator takes Sellafield to task over cyber-failings as site operator denies being hacked by groups linked to Russia, China

6 months ago

British Library Says Staff Data Stolen In Ransomware Attack

British Library confirms weeks-long outage due to ransomware attack as Rhysida group begins auction for stolen staff data

6 months ago

FBI ‘Knows Identities’ Of MGM, Caesars Hacking Gang

FBI knows identities of at least a dozen members of gang behind attacks on MGM Resorts, Casesars, but reportdly struggling…

6 months ago

Australian Port Operator Resumes Operations After Cyber-Attack

Major Australian port operator resumes operations on Monday morning after cyber-attack closed four ports over the weekend

6 months ago

BT Clocks 530 Cyberattacks Every Second

Alarming. New data from UK telecoms giant BT has revealed the scale of cyberattacks being launched on a daily basis

7 months ago

Five Eyes Intelligence Heads Warn Of Chinese Cyber Espionage

Heads of Five Eyes intelligence agencies come together to accuse China of intellectual property theft and using AI for hacking

7 months ago

Chinese Hackers Stole 60,000 US State Department Emails

US State Department acknowledges Microsoft hack linked to China earlier this year resulted in theft of about 60,000 emails from…

8 months ago

Las Vegas Slot Machines Shut Down By MGM Resorts Hack

MGM Resorts International hit by major cyber-attack that causes it to shut down booking systems, websites and even slot machines

8 months ago

North Korea ‘Hacked Russian Missile Firm’

Two distinct North Korean hacking groups compromised elite Russian missile engineering firm NPO Mash, say security researchers

9 months ago

US Programmer Admits To $4.5bn Bitfinex Hack

Russia-born Ilya Lichtenstein admits to 2016 Bitfinex hack as he and wife Heather Morgan plead guilty to laundering stolen funds

10 months ago

Cyber-Attacks Disrupt Kenyan Government Systems

Kenya promises visas on arrival after series of DDoS attacks disrupts online government, mobile payment and other systems

10 months ago

Ofcom Hit By MOVEit Extortion Hack

Ofcom, accountancy firm EY and Transport for London confirm data stolen by Clop gang after mass hack on MOVEit transfer…

11 months ago

BBC, Boots, British Airways Hit By Mass Hack

BBC, Boots, British Airways on growing list of companies affected by hack last week of US data-transfer software used around…

12 months ago

Pension Funds Warn Members Over Capita Breach

Pension funds now warning hundreds of thousands of members over potential loss of personal data from Capita breach earlier this…

12 months ago

Microsoft, Five Eyes Warn Of Chinese Spying On US Critical Infrastructure

State-sponsored Chinese hacking group known as 'Volt Typhoon' has been spying on critical infrastructure in the US

12 months ago

North Korea ‘Stole $721m’ In Crypto From Japan

Study estimates North Korean hackers have stolen $721m in crypto from Japan since 2017, one-third of global total

1 year ago

Criminal Website Genesis ‘Still Online’ After Takedown

Hacking website Genesis Market continues to operate on dark web a month after international operation took down mainstream site

1 year ago

Silicon UK Pulse: Your Tech News Update: Episode 2

Welcome to Silicon UK Pulse – your roundup of the latest tech news and developments impacting your business for the…

1 year ago

US Sanctions Two For Aiding North Korean Crypto Thieves

US sanctions two China-based cryptocurrency traders for allegedly helping launder funds stolen by North Korean hacking gang Lazarus Group

1 year ago

Ransomware Hackers Steal Sensitive Charity Data

Londonderry-based IT firm Evide says personal data from charity clients stolen following ransomware attack as organisations warn of fraud risk

1 year ago