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Cuba ransomware claims cyberattack on Philadelphia Inquirer

  • The Cuba ransomware gang has claimed responsibility for this month's cyberattack on The Philadelphia Inquirer, which temporarily disrupted the newspaper's distribution and disrupted some business operations.

  • Google

Google launches bug bounty program for its Android applications

  • Google has launched the Mobile Vulnerability Rewards Program (Mobile VRP), a new bug bounty program that will pay security researchers for flaws found in the company's Android applications.

  • Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 hit by new outage causing connectivity issues

  • Microsoft is investigating service issues preventing users from accessing their Microsoft 365 ccounts and blocking access to installed apps.

  • Hacker Puzzle Mystery

Malicious Windows kernel drivers used in BlackCat ransomware attacks

  • The ALPHV ransomware group (aka BlackCat) was observed employing signed malicious Windows kernel drivers to evade detection by security software during attacks.

  • Pentagon

Pentagon explosion hoax goes viral after verified Twitter accounts push

  • Highly realistic AI-generated images depicting an explosion near the Pentagon that went viral on Twitter caused the stock market to dip briefly earlier today.

  • Cryptocurrency

Crypto phishing service Inferno Drainer defrauds thousands of victims

  • A cryptocurrency phishing and scam service called 'Inferno Drainer' has reportedly stolen over $5.9 million worth of crypto from 4,888 victims.

  • CISA

CISA orders govt agencies to patch iPhone bugs exploited in attacks

  • Today, the U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) ordered federal agencies to address three recently patched zero-day flaws affecting iPhones, Macs, and iPads known to be exploited in attacks.

  • Facebook

EU slaps Meta with $1.3 billion fine for moving data to US servers

  • The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has announced a $1.3 billion fine on Facebook after claiming that the company violated Article 46(1) of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).

  • Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is getting 'Edge for Gamers' mode

  • Microsoft is doubling its efforts to court the gaming community with a new feature, "Edge for Gamers" mode, which promises to elevate the user experience inside and outside gaming sessions.

  • Google

Google will delete accounts inactive for more than 2 years

  • Google has updated its policy for personal accounts across its services to allow a maximum period of inactivity of two years.

  • Android

Android phones are vulnerable to fingerprint brute-force attacks

  • Researchers at Tencent Labs and Zhejiang University have presented a new attack called 'BrutePrint,' which brute-forces fingerprints on modern smartphones to bypass user authentication and take control of the device.

  • pypi python

PyPI temporarily pauses new users, projects amid high volume of malware

  • PyPI, the official third-party registry of open source Python packages has temporarily suspended new users from signing up, and new projects from being uploaded to the platform until further notice. The unexpected move comes amid the registry's struggle to upkeep with a large influx of malicious users and packages

  • CapCut

Cloned CapCut websites push information stealing malware

  • A new malware distribution campaign is underway impersonating the CapCut video editing tool to push various malware strains to unsuspecting victims.

  • HP Printer logo

HP rushes to fix bricked printers after faulty firmware update

  • HP is working to address a bad firmware update that has been bricking HP Office Jet printers worldwide since it was released earlier this month.

  • NPM

npm packages caught serving TurkoRAT binaries that mimic NodeJS

  • Researchers have discovered multiple npm packages named after NodeJS libraries that even pack a Windows executable that resembles NodeJS but instead drops a sinister trojan.



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