Apple alerts users in 92 nations to mercenary spyware attacks

Apple sent threat notifications to iPhone users in 92 countries on Wednesday, warning them that may have been targeted by mercenary spyware attacks. The company sent the alerts to individuals in 92 nations at 12pm Pacific Time Wednesday. It did Read More …

Cambodia: Police target growing gambling, cybercrime

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Sokha has called on the National Police forces to intensify efforts in preventing and suppressing local crimes, including human trafficking, cybercrime and gambling. The appeal comes after authorities clamped down on over Read More …

Pakistan: Government establishes National CERT to counter cyber attacks

The federal government announced on Tuesday the formation of a National Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). This initiative aims to fortify the country’s defenses against the growing threat of cyber attacks, providing essential awareness and protection measures to safeguard digital Read More …

Bringing Access Back — Initial Access Brokers Exploit F5 BIG-IP (CVE-2023-46747) and ScreenConnect

During the course of an intrusion investigation in late October 2023, Mandiant observed novel N-day exploitation of CVE-2023-46747 affecting F5 BIG-IP Traffic Management User Interface. Additionally, in February 2024, Mandiant researchers observed exploitation of Connectwise ScreenConnect CVE-2024-1709 by the same Read More …

China’s MSS publicizes typical case to remind public of overseas cyber ransom attacks

China’s national security authorities publicized on Thursday a typical case of cyber ransom attacks to help raise public awareness over online blackmail and attacks from overseas, which not only affects social stability and economic development but also threatens China’s national Read More …

The Updated APT Playbook: Tales from the Kimsuky threat actor group

Rapit7 team recently ran across some interesting activity that they believe is the work of the Kimsuky threat actor group, also known as Black Banshee or Thallium. Originating from North Korea and active since at least 2012, Kimsuky focuses primarily on Read More …

Tech giant Fujitsu says it was hacked, warns of data breach

Multinational technology giant Fujitsu confirmed a cyberattack in a statement Friday, and warned that hackers may have stolen personal data and customer information. “We confirmed the presence of malware on multiple work computers at our company, and as a result Read More …

Southeast Asia’s three-nation partnership to fight cyber threats

From rampant job scams to sophisticated e-commerce attacks, cyber threats in Southeast Asia are skyrocketing. Singapore reportedly had more than 46,000 cybercrime cases in 2023, including job scams and e-commerce scams, the highest since 2016. Things were almost as bad in Read More …

CIA allegedly made fake social media accounts to troll the Chinese government

The CIA allegedly launched a secret operation to troll Chinese officials and turn public opinion against them through leaked intelligence and negative news on social media. Reuters reports the operation began in 2019 and was also aimed at causing paranoia Read More …