6/10/2021

U.S. Launches Task Force to Open Government Data for AI Research

Bipartisan Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Small Businesses From Cyberattacks

State Department Urges Nigeria to Reverse Twitter Ban

When Ransomware Strikes, DigitalMint Helps Victims Make Bitcoin Payments

Hacking Bitcoin Wallets With Quantum Computers Could Happen – Cryptographers Hope to Stop

Slilpp, the Largest Stolen Logins Market, Seized by Law Enforcement

The Workforce Shortage in Cybersecurity Is a Myth

Texas to Publish Data Breach Notifications

Amazon Faces Possible $425 Million EU Privacy Fine
Hackers Breach Electronic Arts (EA), Stealing Game Source Code and Tools

Foodservice Supplier Edward Don Hit by a Ransomware Attack

Skinners’ Kent Academy and Skinners’ Kent Primary School Hit With Ransomware

Internal Data From Breach Circulating Online -CD Projekt

Steam Gaming Platform Hosting Malware

New APT ‘BackdoorDiplomacy’ Targets African, Middle East Diplomats

‘Fancy Lazarus’ Cyberattackers Ramp up Ransom DDoS Efforts

Hackers Can Exploit Bugs in Samsung Pre-Installed Apps to Spy on Users

6/9/2021

JBS Paid $11 Million to Resolve Ransomware Attack

DarkSide Pwned Colonial With Old VPN Password

Crowdstrike CEO on the Evolution of Ransomware: ‘It’s Become Big Game Hunting’

Ransomware Is Now A National Security Risk

Biden Revokes and Replaces Trump Executive Orders That Banned TikTok & WeChat

Huawei Flings Open the Doors of Its Third Privacy and Security Transparency Centre

Italy to Set Up Cybersecurity Agency Ahead of National Cloud Plan – Draft

FBI Warns of BEC Scammers Impersonating Construction Companies

What Hackers Can Learn About You From Your Social-Media Profile
Spain’s Ministry of Labor and Social Economy Hit by Cyberattack

Russian Spear Phishing Campaign Hits Ukraine

Union Community Schooks (IA) Investigating Cyber Attack, Unauthorized Access to Data

Stealthy Gelsemium Cyberspies Linked to NoxPlayer Supply-Chain Attack

New TLS Attack ‘ALPACA’ Lets Attackers Launch Cross-Protocol Attacks Against Secure Sites

Crypto-Mining Attacks Targeting Kubernetes Clusters via Kubeflow Instances

Google Fixes Sixth Chrome Zero-Day Exploited in the Wild This Year

GitHub Now Scans for Accidentally-Exposed PyPI, RubyGems Secrets

6/8/2021

Social Media, News Sites Including CNN, New York Times Hit by Outage

What Is Fastly and Why Did It Just Take a Bunch of Major Websites Offline?

The FBI Secretly Ran the Anom Messaging Platform, Yielding Hundreds of Arrests in Global Sting

Trojan Shield: How the FBI Secretly Ran a Phone Network for Criminals

FBI Sold Phones to Organized Crime and Read 27 Million “Encrypted” Messages

Colonial Pipeline Boss ‘Deeply Sorry’ for Cyber Attack

European Energy Sector Prepares for New Cybersecurity Rules

Krebs: Justice Dept. Claws Back $2.3M Paid by Colonial Pipeline to Ransomware Gang

The FBI Likely Exploited Sloppy Password Storage to Seize Colonial Pipeline Bitcoin Ransom

IRS Is Investigating Release of Tax Information of Wealthy Americans

Five Key Parts of the Senate’s Sweeping China Competitiveness Bill

Apple’s New Privacy Feature, Designed to Mask Users’ Internet Browsing, Won’t Be Available In China
Computer Memory Maker ADATA Hit by Ragnar Locker Ransomware

Capitol Hill Vendor Hit by Ransomware Attack

County of Lambton (ON) Restoring It Systems Following Cyber Attack

Lewd Phishing Lures Aimed at Business Explode

U.S. Brokerage Firms Warned of Ongoing Phishing With Penalty Threats

Why the Hybrid Workplace Is a Cybersecurity Nightmare

Windows 10 Targeted by PuzzleMaker Hackers Using Chrome Zero-Days

Microsoft Office MSGraph Vulnerability Could Lead to Code Execution

Google Patches Critical Android RCE Bug

Intel Fixes 73 Vulnerabilities in June 2021 Platform Update

Adobe Issues Security Updates for 41 Vulnerabilities in 10 Products

Krebs: Microsoft Patches Six Zero-Day Security Holes

6/7/2021

Krebs: Adventures in Contacting the Russian FSB

Biden to Discuss Crypto’s Role in Ransomware Attacks at G-7, Says National Security Adviser

U.S. Recovers Millions in Cryptocurrency Paid to Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Hackers

Colonial Pipeline Contacted Local FBI Offices, Prosecutors After Attack -Company

Hackers Stole $650,000 From Nonprofit and Got Away, Showing Limits to Law Enforcement’s Reach

With Cyberattacks on the Rise, Organizations Are Already Bracing for Devastating Quantum Hacks

Facebook Starts End-to-End Encrypted Audio, Video Calling Trials in Secret Conversations
U.S. Truck Maker Navistar Says Aware Of IT Breach

NYC Law Dept. Hacked, Raising Problems With Legal Docs, Personal Info for Thousands

Hacker Group Gunning for Musk

Novel ‘Victory’ Backdoor Spotted in Chinese APT Campaign

Windows Container Malware ‘Siloscape’ Targets Kubernetes Clusters

Bad Apple: App Store Rife with Fraud, Fleeceware

Hands on With Norton Antivirus Ethereum Mining: The Good and the Bad

Google to Pay $270 Million to Settle Antitrust Charges in France

6/4-6/2021

U.S. Officials up Pressure on Firms, Foreign Adversaries over Cyberattacks

Ex-CIA Chief Panetta: Russian Hackers Behind Cyberattacks Are ‘Terrorists’

Senate Sergeant at Arms Says Cyberattack More Worrisome Than Repeat of Jan. 6 Insurrection

Warner: Debate on Making It Illegal to Pay Ransoms ‘Worth Having’

U.S. Looks Into Cryptocurrency’s Role in Ransomware Hacks

Book Looks at the History of Money and Explains Our Obsession With Cryptocurrency

REvil Ransomware Gang Spill Details on US Attacks

How to Protect Your Files From Ransomware

Phishing Uses Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Lures to Infect Victims

These Online Casino Emails Never Pay What They Promise

The Rise of Cybersecurity Debt

Biden Expands Trump’s Investment Ban on Chinese Firms

Facebook Suspends Donald Trump for at Least Two Years

Facebook Hit With New Antitrust Probes in the UK and EU

Amazon to Share Your Internet With Neighbors on Tuesday – How to Opt Out

More U.S. Kids Warned About Internet Than Unsafe Sex

U.S. Charges Latvian For Helping Develop the Trickbot Malware
Cox Media Group TV News Stations Become Apparent Target in Next Cyberattack

Tokyo Olympic Games Organizers Latest to Be Hit by Data Breach, Info Leak

Cybersecurity Issues Close Des Moines Area Community College

Most Of Sierra College (CA) Systems Back Online After Ransomware Attack

Apache Pizza Warns Customers It Has Suffered Data Breach

Fujifilm Confirms Ransomware Attack Disrupted Business Operations

New Evil Corp Ransomware Mimics PayloadBin Gang to Evade U.S. Sanctions

FreakOut Malware Worms Its Way Into Vulnerable VMware Servers

Attackers Are Scanning for Vulnerable VMware Servers

TikTok Quietly Updated Its Privacy Policy to Collect Users’ Biometric Data

Signal App Safety Numbers Do Not Always Change — Here’s Why

GitHub Updates Policy to Remove Exploit Code When Used in Active Attacks

Google to Let Android Users Opt-Out to Stop Ads From Tracking Them

Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla Work Together on Better Browser Extensions

6/3/2021

Meatpacker JBS Says All Facilities Operating After Weekend Cyberattack

White House Pushes for Companies to Take Ransomware More Seriously After High-Profile Cyberattacks

U.S. To Give Ransomware Hacks Similar Priority as Terrorism, Official Says

Hackers Are Making Americans’ Lives Worse, at an Awkward Time for Biden

Ex-SEC Internet Enforcement Chief Says Crypto Investors Are ‘Enabling’ Ransomware Attacks

Online Fraud Attempts Are up 25% In the U.S.—Here’s Why

Biden Steps up Pressure on Russia to Go After Cyber Criminals

New SkinnyBoy Malware Used by Russian Hackers to Breach Sensitive Orgs

Chinese Threat Actors Hacked NYC MTA Using Pulse Secure Zero-Day

Biden Needs to Stick With Huawei Maximum Pressure Campaign

Supreme Court Narrows Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: Misusing Access Not the Same As Breaking In
UF Health Florida Hospitals Back to Pen and Paper After Cyberattack

Scottish Tourism Website Vandalized with X-Rated Ads

Websites Offline After Ransomware Group Claims to Have Hacked St. Clair County (IL)

Google PPC Ads Used to Deliver Infostealers

Necro Python Malware Upgrades With New Exploits and Crypto Mining Capabilities

Researchers Warn of Critical Bugs Affecting Realtek Wi-Fi Module

ARIN Will Take Down Its RPKI for 30 Minutes to Test Your BGP Routes

WordPress Force Installs Jetpack Security Update on 5 Million Sites

Google Chrome Now Warns You of Extensions From Untrusted Devs

Microsoft Teams Calls Are Getting End-to-End Encryption in July

6/2/2021

White House Reviewing Ransomware Threat, Biden to Discuss With Putin

Hacks Force Biden Into More Aggressive Stance on Russia

REvil Ransomware Ground Down JBS: Sources

Ransomware Scourge Continues as Essential Services Are Hit

Hacker Group DarkSide Operates in a Similar Way to a Franchise

Rise in Ransomware Requires Strong Government Response, Executives Say

Top Cybersecurity Official Warns of More Ransomware Attacks

Breached Companies Facing Higher Interest Rates and Steeper Collateral Requirements

FireEye Selling Its Products Business and Name for $1.2 Billion
Ransomware Attack Will Impact Massachusetts Steamship Authority Into Thursday

NY’s M.T.A. Is Breached by Hackers as Cyberattacks Surge

FujiFilm Shuts Down Network After Suspected Ransomware Attack

Battle for the Galaxy: 6 Million Gamers Hit by Data Leak

Mobile County (AL) Hit by Cyber Attack

Scripps Health Begins Notifying More Than 147,000 People of Ransomware Records Breach

Huawei Finally Patches USB LTE Stick Flaw

Kali Linux 2021.2 Released With New Tools, Improvements, and Themes

Norton 360 Antivirus Now Lets You Mine Ethereum Cryptocurrency

Cybercriminals Hold $115,000-Prize Contest to Find New Cryptocurrency Hacks

6/1/2021

White House Says Cyberattack on Meat Producer JBS Likely From Russia

Five Facts About Ransomware Attacks

Cyber-Insurance Fuels Ransomware Payment Surge

DOJ Seizes Domains Used by to Launch Malicious Emails Posing as USAID

APT 29

Rhode Islander Charged with Phishing Political Candidates

U.S. Convicts “King of Fraud” Aleksandr Zhukov

Cybersecurity Startup Exabeam Raises $200M, Valued at $2.4B
Report: Danish Secret Service Helped NSA Spy On European Politicians

Ransomware Hack Puts Sensitive Azusa (CA) Police Department Documents Online

Malware Can Use This Trick to Bypass Ransomware Defense in Antivirus Solutions

Critical WordPress Plugin Zero-Day Under Active Exploitation

Windows 10’s Package Manager Flooded With Duplicate, Malformed Apps

Microsoft Adds Automatic HTTPS in Edge for Secure Browsing

Firefox Now Blocks Cross-Site Tracking by Default in Private Browsing