Hackers targeted the US Census Bureau network, DHS report warns

The US DHS’s Homeland Threat Assessment (HTA) report revealed that threat actors have targeted the US Census network during the last year. The US Department of Homeland Security revealed that unknown threat actors have targeted the network of the US Census Bureau during the last year. The attacks were reported in the first Homeland Threat … Continue reading Hackers targeted the US Census Bureau network, DHS report warns

MosaicRegressor: Second-ever UEFI rootkit found in the wild

The second-ever UEFI rootkit used in the wild was found by security researchers during investigations surrounding attacks from 2019 against two non-governmental organizations (NGOs). UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) firmware allows for highly persistent malware given that it's installed within SPI flash storage soldered to a computer's motherboard making it impossible to get rid of … Continue reading MosaicRegressor: Second-ever UEFI rootkit found in the wild

The No Good, Very Bad Week for Irans Nation-State Hacking Ops

A look at the state of Iran's cyber operations as the US puts the squeeze on it with a pile of indictments and sanctions. The US government hit the Iran state hacking machine hard earlier this month: In a 72-hour period, it unsealed three separate indictments of seven Iran-based individuals with a total of 22 … Continue reading The No Good, Very Bad Week for Irans Nation-State Hacking Ops

Chinese Antivirus Firm Was Part of APT41 ‘Supply Chain’ Attack

The U.S. Justice Department this week indicted seven Chinese nationals for a decade-long hacking spree that targeted more than 100 high-tech and online gaming companies. The government alleges the men used malware-laced phishing emails and “supply chain” attacks to steal data from companies and their customers. One of the alleged hackers was first profiled here … Continue reading Chinese Antivirus Firm Was Part of APT41 ‘Supply Chain’ Attack

Hackers stole more than $150 million from KuCoin cryptocurrency exchange

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin disclosed a security breach, hackers stole $150 million from its hot wallets. Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin disclosed a major security incident, the hackers breached its hot wallets and stole all the funds, around $150 million. It seems #Kucoin got hacked. Usually, after being hacked, the $BTC outflow increases rapidly and then … Continue reading Hackers stole more than $150 million from KuCoin cryptocurrency exchange