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 […]
Clearview AI Leaves Internal Data Exposed Including 70,000 Videos Of Residential Building – Expert Insight
Clearview AI, the facial recognition startup, has left a misconfigured server exposed, which included data of the company’s internal files, apps and source code left open for anyone on the internet to access and run the apps from scratch. In addition to this, 70,000 videos from a residential building security camera were also left in one […]
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 […]
£2m Lost To COVID-19 Fraud And Google Blocking 18m COVID-19 Related Phishing Attempts – Experts Insight
Following the announcement today that £2m has already been lost to coronavirus related fraud and Google’s blocking of 18 million phishing emails, please find below some expert comment on these stories from cybersecurity firm FireEye.
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 […]
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.
Based on research from Check Point published Thursday, Chris Rothe, co-founder and chief product officer at threat detection & response firm Red Canary commented below.
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 […]