NortonLifeLock warns that hackers breached Password Manager accounts

Gen Digital, formerly Symantec Corporation and NortonLifeLock, is sending data breach notifications to customers, informing them that hackers have successfully breached Norton Password Manager accounts in credential-stuffing attacks. According to a letter sample shared with the Office of the Vermont Read More …

Royal Mail cyber attack carried out by Russian-linked ransomware gang

A ransomware gang linked to Russia carried out the Royal Mail cyber attack that suspended international postal deliveries. It is understood that Royal Mail’s investigation found the gang, named Lockbit, infected machines that print customs labels for parcels being sent Read More …

Hackers exploit Control Web Panel flaw to open reverse shells

Hackers are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability patched recently in Control Web Panel (CWP), a tool for managing servers formerly known as CentOS Web Panel. The security issue is identified as CVE-2022-44877 and received a critical severity score of 9.8 Read More …

The US government is building an AI sandbox to tackle cybercrime

A joint effort between the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) – housed within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), an AI sandbox will be designed for researchers to collaborate and test Read More …

A UN committee is struggling to define what cybercrime is in upcoming treaty

A United Nations committee – whose members include delegates from the U.S., China and Russia — is meeting throughout this week and next to continue negotiations for a new international cybercrime treaty. Why it matters: The finished UN cybercrime treaty Read More …

Iowa’s largest city cancels classes due to cyber attack

Iowa’s largest school district cancelled classes for Tuesday after determining there was a cyber attack on its technology network. Des Moines Public Schools announced Monday that classes would be cancelled for its 33,000 students after being “alerted to a cyber Read More …