Cyber Competition And Nonstate Actors In A Data-Rich World

Last year I got a parking ticket for lingering too long in a limited zone. Parking tickets are not sufficient reason to declare war on a city’s thinly veiled vehicular taxation scheme for the absentminded. And yet I wanted to. Read More …

Hackers leak details of 1,000 high-ranking Belarus police officers

A group of hackers has leaked on Saturday the names and personal details of more than 1,000 high-ranking Belarusian police officers in response to violent police crackdowns against anti-government demonstrations. The leaked data included names, dates of birth, and the Read More …

Boosting Impact for Profit: Evolving Ransomware Techniques for Targeted Attacks

While more enterprises have adjusted to the new normal, so have cybercriminals who take advantage of the ever-changing work, home, and security landscape. As described in our 2020 Midyear Roundup, the numbers pertaining to ransomware no longer tell the story Read More …

FBI issues second alert about ProLock ransomware stealing data

The FBI issued a second warning this week to alert US companies of ProLock ransomware operators stealing data from compromised networks before encrypting their victims’ systems. The 20200901-001 Private Industry Notification seen by BleepingComputer on September 1st comes after the Read More …

Former Uber CSO charged for 2016 hack cover-up

Uber’s former chief security officer was charged on Thursday for covering up the company’s 2016 security breach, during which hackers stole the personal details of 57 million Uber customers and the details of 600,000 Uber drivers. Prosecutors in Northern California Read More …

Canon hit by Maze Ransomware attack, 10TB data allegedly stolen

Canon has suffered a ransomware attack that impacts numerous services, including Canon’s email, Microsoft Teams, USA website, and other internal applications. BleepingComputer has been tracking a suspicious outage on Canon’s image.canon cloud photo and video storage service resulting in the Read More …