German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profiles

Germany’s intelligence service has published the details of social network profiles which it says are fronts faked by Chinese intelligence to gather personal information about German officials and politicians. The BfV domestic intelligence service took the unusual step of naming Read More …

Bad Rabbit: New Ransomware Attack Rapidly Spreading Across Europe

A new widespread ransomware attack is spreading like wildfire around Europe and has already affected over 200 major organisations, primarily in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Germany, in the past few hours. Dubbed “Bad Rabbit,” is reportedly a new Petya-like targeted Read More …

Experts Unveil Cyber Espionage Attacks by CopyKittens Hackers

Security researchers have discovered a new, massive cyber espionage campaign that mainly targets people working in government, defence and academic organisations in various countries. The campaign is being conducted by an Iran-linked threat group, whose activities, attack methods, and targets Read More …

After years of warnings, mobile network hackers exploit SS7 flaws to drain bank accounts

Experts have been warning for years about security blunders in the Signaling System 7 protocol – the magic glue used by cellphone networks to communicate with each other. These shortcomings can be potentially abused to, for example, redirect people’s calls Read More …

Kaspersky Lab to provide insurance policy holders with it forensics in cyber attacks

Kaspersky Lab will provide IT forensics and incident response services to Allianz Global Corporate Specialty SE (AGCS) cyber insurance customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In a cyber crisis, businesses can now benefit from Kaspersky Lab’s expertise, helping them to Read More …