London Police Arrested 17-Year-Old Hacker Suspected of Uber and GTA 6 Breaches

London Police Arrested 17-Year-Old Hacker Suspected of Uber and GTA 6 Breaches

The City of London Police on Friday revealed that he has arrested a 17-year-old teenager from Oxfordshire on suspicion of hacking. “On the evening of Thursday 22 September 2022, the City of London Police arrested a 17-year-old in Oxfordshire on suspicion of hacking,” the agency saidadding “he remains in police custody.” The department said the … Read more

Microsoft Links Raspberry Robin USB Worm to Russian Evil Corp Hackers

Microsoft Links Raspberry Robin USB Worm to Russian Evil Corp Hackers

Microsoft on Friday disclosed a potential connection between the Raspberry Robin USB-based worm and an infamous Russian cybercrime group tracked as Evil Corp. The tech giant said it observed the FakeUpdates (aka SocGholish) malware being delivered via existing Raspberry Robin infections on July 26, 2022. Raspberry Robin, also called QNAP Worm, is known to spread … Read more

Researchers Warn of Raspberry Robin’s Worm Targeting Windows Users

Researchers Warn of Raspberry Robin’s Worm Targeting Windows Users

Cybersecurity researchers are drawing attention to an ongoing wave of attacks linked to a threat cluster tracked as Raspberry Robin that’s behind a Windows malware with worm-like capabilities. Describing it as a “persistent” and “spreading” threat, Cybereason said it observed a number of victims in Europe. The infections involve a worm that propagates over removable … Read more

North Korean government hackers hit health services with ransomware, US agencies warn

North Korean government hackers hit health services with ransomware, US agencies warn

CNN — North Korean government-backed hackers have in the last year targeted multiple health organizations with ransomware, in some cases disrupting health services for “prolonged periods,” the FBI and other US agencies warned on Wednesday. The North Koreans have used the ransomware — a type of malicious computer code that locks computer files — to … Read more

Russian hackers allegedly target Ukraine’s biggest private energy firm

Russian hackers allegedly target Ukraine’s biggest private energy firm

CNN — Russian hackers carried out a “cyberattack” on Ukraine’s biggest private energy conglomerate in retaliation for its owner’s opposition to Russia’s war in Ukraine, the firm said Friday. DTEK Group, which owns coal and thermal power plants in various parts of Ukraine, said the goal of the hack was to “destabilize the technological processes” … Read more

Microsoft says Russia has stepped up cyber espionage against the US and Ukraine allies

Microsoft says Russia has stepped up cyber espionage against the US and Ukraine allies

Washington CNN — Russian intelligence agencies have increased their efforts to hack US and allied government computer networks to gather intelligence since the war in Ukraine began, Microsoft said in new findings published Wednesday. American organizations were the top target of the Russian hacking attempts outside of Ukraine, according to Microsoft, but the alleged Russian … Read more

Putin lambasts the West and declares the end of ‘the era of the unipolar world’

Putin lambasts the West and declares the end of ‘the era of the unipolar world’

CNN — Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared the end of “the era of the unipolar world” in a combative speech that lambasted Western countries at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday. “When they won the Cold War, the US declared themselves God’s own representatives on earth, people who have no responsibilities – … Read more

Google Releases First Developer Preview of Privacy Sandbox on Android 13

Google Releases First Developer Preview of Privacy Sandbox on Android 13

Google has officially released the first developer preview for the Privacy Sandbox on Android 13, offering an “early look” at the SDK Runtime and Topics API to boost users’ privacy online. “The Privacy Sandbox on Android Developer Preview program will run over the course of 2022, with a beta release planned by the end of … Read more