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Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

North Korean Hacking Infrastructure Tied to Magecart Hits

July 6, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Hackers with apparent ties to North Korea have extended their bag of online attack tricks beyond cryptocurrency mining, online bank heists and ransomware. Now, they’re also hitting e-commerce merchants in the U.S. and Europe to steal payment card data. So […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Mobile, Wireless security

Chinese Companies Huawei and ZTE Declared National Security Threats by FCC

July 1, 2020

Via: Security Week

In response to the announcement, China asked the U.S. to stop “oppressing Chinese companies,” accusing Washington of “abusing state power” and claiming that there was no evidence of wrongdoing. The FCC said the move is part of efforts to protect […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Nation-state actors target Australia, Government warns

June 19, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Australia ‘s prime minister Scott Morrison said that a “state-based actor” is targeting government, public services, and businesses. Warning Australians of “specific risks” and an increased frequency of attacks, The Australian government is working on “specific risks” related to a […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Aerospace, Military Hit in Ongoing Espionage Campaign Linked to North Korea

June 17, 2020

Via: Security Week

Active since September 2019 and still ongoing, Operation In(ter)ception hit companies in Europe and the Middle East through fake accounts on LinkedIn that posted bogus job offers. The attacks appear to have been focused mainly on espionage, but a business […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

COVID-19 Adds to US Election Security Challenges: Report

June 8, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

The global COVID-19 pandemic has created a new series of cybersecurity challenges for election officials across the U.S., including concerns about the security of mail-in ballots and whether attackers will target vulnerable networks for those local election workers still working […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

NATO Condemns Cyberattacks Against COVID-19 Responders

June 5, 2020

Via: Security Week

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic started hitting countries worldwide, cybercriminals and nation-states have been leveraging the crisis to conduct malicious activities, and the number of attacks leveraging COVID-19 themes has increased thousands of times since February. Over the past couple […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Google reveals that foreign hackers are already targeting Trump and Biden campaigns

June 5, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Foreign hackers are targeting campaign staffs for both President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden ahead of the November US election. The news was revealed by Google in a series of tweets published by Google’s threat analysis chief Shane […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Israeli Cyber Chief: Major Attack on Water Systems Thwarted

May 28, 2020

Via: Security Week

Yigal Unna did not mention Iran directly, nor did he comment on the alleged Israeli retaliation two weeks later said to have shut down a key Iranian port, but he said recent developments have ushered in a new era of […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

Hackers Target Oil Producers During COVID-19 Slump

May 19, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Spear-phishing is a rapidly emerging threat. It’s more specific than generic phishing attempts and often targets a single person or company. Recent research shows that the oil industry — already experiencing difficulties due to COVID-19 — must remain abreast of […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

China-linked hackers are attempting to steal COVID-19 Vaccine Research

May 14, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

US authorities warned healthcare and scientific researchers that China-linked hackers were attempting to steal research related to treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. “The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are issuing this announcement to […]