Final defendant in multimillion-dollar SIM hijacking scheme sentenced to prison

The sentencing comes two years after six members of the group and their accomplices within mobile phone providers were indicted.

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Ransomware gang targeting schools, hospitals reinvents itself to avoid scrutiny

by Tonya Riley • 1 day ago

Sabbath appears to be a rebrand of Arcane.

Education sees the highest ransomware recovery cost compared to other sectors

by CyberScoop Staff • 1 day ago

Security advisor John Shier shares findings from a security report that show wide gaps in security preparedness to defend against ransomware threats across the education sector.

Apple alerts journalists, activists about state-sponsored hacking attempts after NSO Group suit

by AJ Vicens • 6 days ago

The notice validates, yet again, accusations that NSO Group's spyware is used to target journalists and political targets.

Incident reporting, ransomware payment legislation faces trouble in Senate

by Tim Starks • 6 days ago

Aides continue to negotiate in a bid to overcome the dispute.

'Shiba Inu' token scams surge with the virtual currency's popularity

by Tonya Riley • 1 week ago

CyberScoop found giveaway scams raking in tens of thousands of views.

Apple sues NSO Group, spyware vendor known for helping governments hack critics

by AJ Vicens • 1 week ago

The suit creates even more problems for the notorious spyware firm facing global scrutiny for its practices and clientele.

Industry group sounds alarm over 'Tardigrade' malware targeting biomanufacturing sector

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

The malware shows a "significant level of autonomous decision-making ability."

Up to 1.2 million GoDaddy customers' data exposed in breach

by AJ Vicens • 1 week ago

Active account holders had file transfer database usernames and passwords exposed and, for some, SSL keys as well.

Wind turbine giant Vestas says data was compromised in security incident

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

The company says it's getting its systems back online.

Two alleged Iranian hackers charged in sprawling effort to interfere in 2020 US election

by AJ Vicens • 2 weeks ago

The unsealed indictment provides details about Iranian attempts to interfere in the 2020 U.S. election.