Bradley Barth

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Stantinko botnet's monetisation strategy shifts to cryptomining

Stantinko botnet's monetisation strategy shifts to cryptomining

Stantinko botnet, which has been targeting former Soviet nations since at least 2012, adds a Monero cryptomining module to its arsenal.

Finland agency launches smart device infosec certification programme

Finland agency launches smart device infosec certification programme

Smart device certification programme informs consumers if certain products meet basic information security standards

Skimming operation creates fake 3rd-party payment processing page to phish victims

Skimming operation creates fake 3rd-party payment processing page to phish victims

Cyber-criminals devise card-skimming scheme that involves creating a phishing page that impersonates a retailer's third-party payment service platform

Ransomware attack on nursing homes' services provider threatens lives

Ransomware attack on nursing homes' services provider threatens lives

Cyber-criminals demand £11 million ransom to unlock computers of Virtual Care Provider, which caters to to roughly 110 nursing homes around the US

Cyber-attackers taking auto industry for a ride, US's FBI warns

Cyber-attackers taking auto industry for a ride, US's FBI warns

The FBI in the US issues private bulletin to a select group of automobile companies that bad actors are trying to access and infiltrate their networks

Data breach compromises T-Mobile prepaid accounts

Data breach compromises T-Mobile prepaid accounts

T-Mobile discloses a data breach incident that impacts certain customers with prepaid service accounts.

Leaky Gekko Group database exposes info on hotel brands, travelers

Leaky Gekko Group database exposes info on hotel brands, travelers

European hotel booking platform provider Gekko Group mistakenly stores over 1 terabyte of information on a publicly configured server

Report: GitHub repository exposes WeWork customer contracts

Report: GitHub repository exposes WeWork customer contracts

WeWork client data left exposed and accessible to the public via GitHub; web portal leak information on prospective customers

Leave.EU chairman's Twitter account hacked, private messages leaked

Leave.EU chairman's Twitter account hacked, private messages leaked

Twitter account of Arron Banks, chairman of the pro-Brexit UK political campaign organisation Leave.EU, was hacked, his private message history leaked online

US senators press government to fund information centres, national 5G strategy

US senators press government to fund information centres, national 5G strategy

Key US lawmakers call for increased funding of the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Centre and Election Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Centre