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Europol and Eurojust support Czech and Ukrainian police in taking down multi-million euro vishing gang

With the support of Europol and Eurojust, the Czech and Ukrainian police have disrupted a prolific phishing gang believed to have defrauded victims across Europe of tens of millions of euros. In Czechia alone, the damage caused by this criminal group is estimated at over €8 million (CZK 195,000,000). As a result of this investigation, […]

Cyber attack causes delays to house sales and purchases across the UK

It has been announced that a cyberattack on CTS, a legal sector specialist infrastructure service provider, is causing delays to house sales and purchases across the UK. The company made a statement on its website which read: ‘We are experiencing a service outage which has impacted a portion of the services we deliver to some of […]

Idaho National Laboratory reportedly experiences massive data breach

It has been reported that the Idaho National Laboratory, part of the U.S. Department of Energy and one of the country’s foremost advanced nuclear energy testing labs, experienced a massive data breach on the night of Sunday November 26, leading to the leak of employee addresses, Social Security numbers, bank account information and much more. INL […]

NCSC warns of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea state-linked supply chain attacks

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and Republic of Korea have issued a warning of state-linked cyber threats attacking software supply chain from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The NCSC and the Republic of Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) have issued a joint advisory on advanced methods to attack global organisations, using highly […]

The British Library has suffered a major outage after experiencing a cyberattack

The British Library has experienced ‘a major technology outage as a result of a cyber incident’, according to its X (Twitter) account. The organisation said in a statement that it is investigating the incident, which has affected its website and online systems, with NCSC and other specialists. Spencer Starkey, VP EMEA at SonicWall, stresses the […]

UK Government launches cyber-resiliency inquiry

The government has opened an inquiry into the UK’s critical national infrastructure (CNI) to assess its cyber-resiliency as the UK is highlighted to be the third most targeted globally for cyberattacks, following the US and Ukraine. Overseen by the Science, Innovation and Technology committee, the inquiry will explore the progress of the UK CNI towards […]

DarkGate attacks linked to Vietnam-based cybercriminals

WithSecure researchers have tracked attacks using DarkGate malware to an active cluster of cybercriminals operating out of Vietnam. DarkGate is a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that has been used in attacks since at least 2018 and is currently available to cybercriminals as Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS). It has a diverse user base and a variety of capabilities. […]

Pizza Hut Australia suffers data breach

It has been reported that Pizza Hut Australia has been hit by a cyberattack, the company has revealed, with customer data including delivery addresses and order details stolen in the hack. Javvad Malik, Lead Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, commented on the news: “Pizza Hut Australia’s swift response in engaging forensic and cybersecurity specialists is […]

Contents of Piilopuoti web server seized by Finnish Customs, resulting in major breakthrough

Finnish Customs has seized the ‘Piilopuoti’ web server in cooperation with foreign authorities and seized the contents of the server. The web server was operational in the Tor network since 2022. The Finnish-language website that sold narcotics opened on May 18, 2022. The site operated as a hidden service in the encrypted Tor network. The […]

MGM Resorts announces it has been victim of a cyberattack

MGM Resorts recently announced it has been the victim of a malicious cyberattack. The organisation published a statement on its website: ‘MGM Resorts recently identified a cybersecurity issue affecting certain of the company’s systems. Promptly after detecting the issue, we began an investigation with assistance from leading external cybersecurity experts. We also notified law enforcement […]

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