Germany: Use of non-secure line behind Taurus talk leak to Russia

The Ministry of Defence blamed an unnamed individual’s improper use of a “non-secure data line” for the recent leak of a German army conversation about the Taurus weapon system to Russia. The mistake was made by the participant who took Read More …

Lockbit cybercrime gang says it is back online following global police bust

Lockbit, the cybercrime gang that was knocked offline by a comprehensive international police operation earlier this month, says it has restored its servers and is back in business. The group, notorious on the internet’s criminal underground for using malicious software Read More …

Law enforcement disrupt world’s biggest ransomware operation

In a significant breakthrough in the fight against cybercrime, law enforcement from 10 countries have disrupted the criminal operation of the LockBit ransomware group at every level, severely damaging their capability and credibility. LockBit is widely recognised as the world’s Read More …

Dead Man’s Fingers maker cuts over 500 jobs and enters the red after cyber attack hits sales

The maker of Crabbie’s Ginger Beer and Dead Man’s Fingers spiced rum shed more than 500 jobs and entered the red after its sales were hit by a cyber attack, it has been revealed. Halewood Artisanal Spirts, whose brands also Read More …

Ukraine says 2,000 computers of state firm were impacted in cyber attack

Ukraine’s state computer emergency response team CERT-UA said on Thursday around 2,000 computers had been affected in the recent cyber attack on an unnamed state-run company. “As part of the detailed study of the cyber threat, the obtained malware samples Read More …

Ex-Google CEO’s secret startup to build Ukraine AI-powered $400 kamikaze drones

In a groundbreaking venture that was under wraps until the beginning of this month, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has created White Stork, a startup set to revolutionize warfare with its development of low-cost kamikaze drones. Although Storks are normally Read More …

Ukrainian activists launch devastating cyber attack on Russian Space Hydrometeorology Center

Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense claims that pro-Ukrainian hacktivists breached the Russian Center for Space Hydrometeorology, known as “planeta” (планета), and wiped 2 petabytes of data. Planeta is a state research center that uses space satellite data and ground sources such Read More …

Russian hackers attack Ukraine MoD resources

Cyber attacks by Russian government-funded groups on the resources run by the Ministry of Defense using phishing, distribution of remote code execution malware, and blocking of access to web resources have been recorded. “Last day, attacks on Ukraine’s government and Read More …

Denmark allocates €12 million for cyber security in Ukraine’s Armed Forces and Defence Ministry within IT coalition

Denmark has announced assistance worth more than €12 million to develop the cyber resilience of the systems of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine. As part of the new Ramstein-format meeting on 23 January, Read More …

Ukrainian hackers steal construction plans for 500 Russian military sites

Hackers from the group Blackjack, purportedly affiliated with Ukraine’s SBU security service, have breached a Russian state enterprise involved in construction work for the Russian military, and downloaded over 1.2 TB of data, a Ukrainian law enforcement source told NV Read More …