$25 Million Worth Of Cryptocurrency Stolen By Hackers – Expert Insight

Hostage by Hackers

Hackers have stolen more than $25 million in cryptocurrency from the Uniswap exchange and the Lendf.me lending platform. With both attacks taking place over the weekend – on Saturday and Sunday respectively – they are believed to be related, most likely carried out by the same group or individual. The ongoing investigation suggests that the […]

UK Government To Launch Virtual Parliament – Cybersecurity Expert Reaction

As reported by BBC News, plans to allow MPs to take part in some parliamentary business virtually have been approved by the body responsible for administration in the Commons. The House of Commons Commission said ministers will be quizzed via Zoom for the first time in the House’s 700-year history. This “unprecedented step” will “keep democracy […]

Malvertising Campaign Targeting Internet Explorer Users

According to researchers, cybercriminals are adjusting their malvertising campaigns to adapt their malicious ads making them relevant to the COVID-19 crisis, including using website names appearing to host information related to the coronavirus. The campaign hosts an exploit kit called Fallout, which attempts to exploit vulnerabilities in older versions of Internet Explorer. They’re doing this without […]

Security Experts On GitHub Accts Stolen In Phishing Attacks

In response to the news that GitHub users’ accounts are being stolen in an ongoing series of phishing attacks (link to GitHub alert: https://github.blog/2020-04-14-sawfish-phishing-campaign-targets-github-users/), Security experts offer perspective.

Expert Insight On Critical ‘Starbleed’ Vulnerability Found In FPGA Chips

badlock vulnerability

It has been reported that, in a joint research project, scientists from the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and from Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy have discovered a critical vulnerability is hidden in FPGAs’. Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) are flexibly programmable computer chips that are considered to be […]