The NCSC’s weekly threat report is drawn from recent open source reporting.
Authorities Shut Down VPN That Supported Illegal Operations
The FBI, Europol and other law enforcement agencies shut down a virtual private network Tuesday that was providing a “bulletproof hosting service” that allowed cybercriminals to conduct illegal operations, including ransomware attacks, while remaining hidden from police.
Microsoft, Google, Cisco and VMware File a Brief in Spyware Case
Several tech giants, including Microsoft, Google, Cisco and VMware, have filed a brief backing Facebook’s lawsuit against Israel-based spyware firm NSO Group, which has been accused of hacking into Facebook-owned WhatsApp’s instant messaging app to enable spying by the company’s clients.
Trump administration is behind the times: used old name for Chinese company Hutchison sold ages ago
The CK Hutchison Group, the Hong-Kong-based conglomerate that operates the “3” mobile brand and maintains plenty of other telecoms investments, wants to clear its name after it appeared on a new list of companies the USA designates as military end users to which US companies cannot export.…
Adversaries that successfully execute attack can achieve persistent anytime, anywhere access to a victim network, security researchers say.
A roundup of Microsoft’s recent security news and updates that focus on protecting identity.
Cybercriminals are preparing to use computing performance innovations to launch new types of attacks.
Rule number one of sausage club: never ask what goes into the sausage
Bork!Bork!Bork! ATMs are like sausages. Everyone likes them, but nobody wants to know what lurks inside. Come take a peak with another edition of The Register‘s look at computers behaving badly.…