German police seize DDoSecrets server distributing 'BlueLeaks' files
The move will "temporarily" slow the spread of stolen police files, according to founder Emma Best.
Cyber Command backs 'urgent' patch for F5 security vulnerability
One of the largest providers of enterprise networking equipment in the world, F5, issued a patch for an issue that, if exploited, could lead to “complete system compromise.”
Senate panel advances bill to combat child exploitation, but critics fear it could weaken encryption
Changes to the bill weren't enough to satisfy critics.
European police crack encrypted phone network, arrest hundreds of alleged criminals
“It is as if we were sitting at the conference table with the criminals," a Dutch official boasted.
Facebook reinstates NSO Group employee accounts amid ongoing lawsuit
After a months-long court battle, Facebook has reinstated four accounts of people employed by Israeli software surveillance firm NSO Group.
Ransomware gangs are doing their homework before encrypting corporate data
"They’re snooping around” for balance sheets and other financial data, a DHS official says.
Microsoft issues two emergency security updates impacting Windows 10 and Windows Server
The vulnerabilities could allow attackers to run remote code execution against victims.
Chinese mobile surveillance of Uighurs more pervasive than previously thought, researchers say
The spying tools have been in use for years.
During a pandemic, stalkerware becomes even more sinister
Stalkerware detections have increased, some security researchers say, as the COVID-19 pandemic forces people to possibly quarantine with domestic abusers.
US Cyber Command highlights Palo Alto Networks security patch, citing foreign espionage
The issue ranks as a 10.0 on the severity scale.