Russia bans Opera VPN and VyprVPN: Report

Roskomnadzor (RKN), Russia’s telecoms and media regulator, imposed restrictions on the use of VyprVPN and Opera VPN services in the nation on Thursday.   The state agency said in a…

Carnival Cruise discloses data breach

The world’s largest cruise ship operator, Carnival Corporation, has announced a data breach in which threat actors gained access to parts of its IT systems as well as personal, financial,…

Russian cybercriminal arrested in US

In the United States, a Russian cybercriminal was found guilty of running a malware-masking service that assisted hackers in infecting victim computers all over the world with malware, including ransomware.…

Clop ransomware gang arrested by Ukraine police

The Clop ransomware gang cybercriminals were apprehended by Ukrainian law enforcement, and its infrastructure, which has been utilized in attacks targeting victims all over the world since at least 2019,…

REvil ransomware attacks US nuclear weapons contractor

The REvil ransomware gang, which claims to be auctioning data stolen during the attack, targeted US nuclear weapons contractor Sol Oriens with a cyberattack.   Sol Oriens describes itself as…

SEO poisoning used to backdoor targets with malware

Microsoft is investigating a number of cyberattacks that use SEO poisoning to infect targets with a remote access trojan (RAT) capable of stealing sensitive information and backdooring victims’ systems.  …

McDonald’s suffers data breach: Reports

McDonald’s, the world’s largest fast-food company, has announced a data breach after hackers broke into company systems and took data from customers and employees in the United States, South Korea,…

Volkswagen suffers massive data breach: 3.3 million customers impacted

After a vendor exposed unsecured data on the Internet, Audi and Volkswagen suffered a data breach impacting 3.3 million customers.   Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) is the German…

EA data breach: hackers stole game source code

Hackers broke into the network of gaming giant Electronic Arts (EA), stealing 750 GB of data, including game source code and debug tools.   EA is the creator and publisher…

Al Jazeera detected and combated disruptive cyberattacks

Al Jazeera, a Qatari government-funded international Arabic news channel, said that it has successfully prevented a series of cyberattacks aimed at disrupting and stealing sections of its news publishing platform.…