Hackers Exploit IT Monitoring Tool Centreon to Target Several French Entities

Russia-linked state-sponsored threat actor known as Sandworm has been linked to a three-year-long stealthy operation to hack targets by exploiting an IT monitoring tool called Centreon. The intrusion campaign — which breached "several French entities" — is said to have started in late 2017 and lasted until 2020, with the attacks particularly impacting web-hosting providers, … Continue reading Hackers Exploit IT Monitoring Tool Centreon to Target Several French Entities

North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity: AppleJeus

CISA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of the Treasury have released a Joint Cybersecurity Advisory and seven Malware Analysis Reports (MARs) on the North Korean government’s dissemination of malware that facilitates the theft of cryptocurrency—referred to by the U.S. Government as “AppleJeus.” The U.S. Government refers to malicious cyber activity by the … Continue reading North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity: AppleJeus

How Neurodiversity Can Strengthen Cybersecurity Defense

Team members from different backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, and neurological abilities are best equipped to tackle today's security challenges. The cybersecurity skills shortage and workforce gap continue to be of concern to organizations. As they seek to protect digital assets by finding professionals with the right skills, demand remains higher than supply. With recent surveys suggesting … Continue reading How Neurodiversity Can Strengthen Cybersecurity Defense

Pro-India hackers use Android spyware to spy on Pakistani military

This week a report has revealed details on two Android spyware strains leveraged by state-sponsored threat actors during the India-Pakistan conflict. The malware strains named Hornbill and SunBird have been delivered as fake Android apps (APKs) by the Confucius advanced persistent threat group (APT), a pro-India state-sponsored operation known to spy on Pakistani and South … Continue reading Pro-India hackers use Android spyware to spy on Pakistani military

Leading Canadian rental car company hit by DarkSide ransomware

Canadian Discount Car and Truck Rentals has been hit with a DarkSide ransomware attack where the hackers claim to have stolen 120GB of data. Discount Car and Truck Rentals is a leading Canadian car and truck rental company with 300 locations throughout Canada. Enterprise Holdings’ Canadian subsidiary acquired the company in 2020. This month, the … Continue reading Leading Canadian rental car company hit by DarkSide ransomware