Cyber Security News


  • NVIDIA DLSS source code leaked as part of cyberattack

    March 2, 2022

    The attack on NVIDIA continues, this time with an alleged leak of the source code for the company’s DLSS tech. A ransomware group known as Lapsus has allegedly shared NVIDIA’s DLSS source code as part of a cyberattack. The group has demanded that NVIDIA remove mining limitations from RTX 30-series graphics cards. The leaked DLSS source code ...

  • Conti ransomware group’s source code leaked

    March 2, 2022

    Infamous ransomware group Conti is now the target of cyberattacks in the wake of its announcement late last week that it fully supports Russia’s ongoing invasion of neighboring Ukraine, with the latest hit being the leaking of its source code for the public to see. This disclosure comes just days after an archive leaked containing more ...

  • US Senate passes cybersecurity act forcing orgs to report cyberattacks, ransom payments

    March 2, 2022

    The US Senate approved new cybersecurity legislation that will force critical infrastructure organizations to report cyberattacks to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within 72 hours and ransomware payments within 24 hours. The Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act passed by unanimous consent on Tuesday after being introduced on February 8 by Senators Rob Portman and Gary ...

  • Russian space agency says hacking satellites is an act of war

    March 2, 2022

    Russia will consider any cyberattacks targeting Russian satellite infrastructure an act of war, as the country’s space agency director said in a TV interview. Dmitry Rogozin, the current head of the Russian Roscosmos State Space Corporation, added that such attempts would also be considered crimes and investigated by Russia’s law enforcement agencies. “Because disabling the satellite group ...

  • SMS PVA Part 3: Countries Most Impacted by Service

    March 2, 2022

    Part two of our blog entry discussed the impacts and implications of SMS PVA services. The article also explored how these services work by using Carousell as an example. Moreover, it discussed the “benefits” of SMS PVA services to cybercriminals. In the final installation of our series, we’ll discuss relevant statistics and recommendations to mitigate the ...

  • DHS: Secretary Mayorkas Designates Ukraine for Temporary Protected Status for 18 Months

    March 2, 2022

    WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the designation of Ukraine for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. “Russia’s premeditated and unprovoked attack on Ukraine has resulted in an ongoing war, senseless violence, and Ukrainians forced to seek refuge in other countries,” said Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas. “In these extraordinary times, we will ...

  • NATO Cyber Security Centre experiments with secure network capable of withstanding attack by quantum computers

    March 2, 2022

    Scientists have predicted that quantum computers will one day be able to break some commonly used encryption methods. That’s why NATO and Allies are already testing post-quantum solutions. The NATO Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has successfully tested secure communication flows in a post-quantum world using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) provided by the United Kingdom-based company Post-Quantum. ...

  • TeaBot Android Banking Trojan continues its global conquest with new upgrades

    March 2, 2022

    The TeaBot Remote Access Trojan (RAT) has been upgraded, leading to a huge increase in both targets and spread worldwide. On March 1, the Cleafy research team said TeaBot now targets over 400 applications, pivoting from an earlier focus on “smishing” to more advanced tactics. Smishing attacks are used to compromise mobile handsets via spam text messages ...

  • DDoS attackers have found this new trick to knock over websites

    March 2, 2022

    Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attackers are using a new technique to knock websites offline by targeting vulnerable ‘middleboxes’, such as firewalls, to amplify junk traffic attacks. Amplification attacks are nothing new and have helped attackers knock over servers with short busts of traffic as high as 3.47 Tbps. Microsoft last year mitigated attacks on this ...

  • Hackers Become the Hacked: Anonymous’ Site Taken Down Following Declaration of ‘Cyberwar’ on Russia

    March 1, 2022

    The Anonymous hacker collective began attacking the Russian segment of the internet Friday in connection with the situation in Ukraine, targeting websites of Russian businesses, media, the military and various government agencies. A hacking group called Killnet claims to have brought down a key website affiliated with Anonymous, as well as the neo-Nazi Ukrainian Right Sector ...