Cyber-hackers target UK nuclear waste company RWM

Hackers have targeted the company behind a £50bn project to build a vast underground nuclear waste store in Britain, its developer has said. Radioactive Waste Management, the company behind the Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) project, has said that hackers unsuccessfully Read More …

EasyPark data breach may affect millions of customers

EasyPark has confirmed it was hit in a cyberattack that saw customer data breached and revealed online. The company, which runs apps to help people find parking spots, said in an alert to customers that it discovered the breach on Read More …

India: Forensic investigation reveals repeated use of Pegasus spyware to target high-profile journalists

Amnesty International, in partnership with The Washington Post, has unearthed shocking new details about the continued use of NSO Group’s highly invasive spyware Pegasus to target prominent journalists in India, including one who had previously been a victim of an Read More …

Another top US mortgage firm reveals a major data breach, over a million customers affected

LoanCare suffered a data breach last month, which resulted in the theft of sensitive customer data, the insurance service company has confirmed. Roughly 1.3 million people were affected by the breach, the company further explained, as hackers stole people’s full Read More …

Pakistan: Separate agency set up to tackle cybercrime challenge

The government has established a separate agency, National Cyber Crime Investigation Agency, equipped with all the required equipment and skills with which Pakistan’s cyberspace, data of public and private institutions, business transactions, and online activities of citizens can be secured, Read More …

Financially motivated threat actors misusing App Installer

Since mid-November 2023, Microsoft Threat Intelligence has observed threat actors, including financially motivated actors like Storm-0569, Storm-1113, Sangria Tempest, and Storm-1674, utilizing the ms-appinstaller URI scheme (App Installer) to distribute malware. In addition to ensuring that customers are protected from Read More …

Yakult Australia targeted in cyber attack, employee files published on dark web

Iconic probiotic company Yakult Australia has been hit by a significant cyber attack that has seen its company records and sensitive employee documents, such as passports, published on the dark web. Yakult Australia confirmed its Australian and New Zealand IT Read More …

A cyberattack targets Albanian Parliament, cellphone provider and air flight company

Albania’s Parliament said on Tuesday that it had suffered a cyberattack with hackers trying to get into its data system, resulting in a temporary halt in its services. A statement said Monday’s cyberattack had not “touched the data of the Read More …