Google Introduces Enhanced Real-Time URL Protection for Chrome Users

URL protection is an advanced email security service rewrites all links in inbound email and scans the destination website in real-time when clicked by the user to ensure that suspicious websites are blocked, no matter which client or which device is being used. Google recently announced an enhanced version of Safe Browsing to provide real-time, privacy-preserving URL…

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5,000 Donors Affected by Data Leak at Recently Formed German Party

A data leak at the recently formed German political party Sahra Wagenknecht Alliance (BSW) has given unauthorized people access to information on thousands of donors and subscribers to a newsletter. A party spokeswoman confirmed a corresponding report by Der Spiegel news magazine on Thursday. According to the report, up to 35,000 people are affected, including…

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Eye Security Raises $39 Million Led by JPMorgan as EU Ransomware Attacks Jump

Dutch cybersecurity firm Eye Security has reportedly raised $39 million to expand throughout Europe. The company’s funding round was led by JPMorgan Chase’s growth investment arm, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Sunday (March 10), noting that the financing is happening amid a jump in ransomware attacks. The report, citing information from the European Digital SME Alliance, said that such…

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Chinese State Hackers Target Tibetans with Supply Chain, Watering Hole Attacks

The China-linked threat actor known as Evasive Panda orchestrated both watering hole and supply chain attacks targeting Tibetan users at least since September 2023. The end goal of the attacks is to deliver malicious downloaders for Windows and macOS that deploy a known backdoor called MgBot and a previously undocumented Windows implant known as Nightdoor. Key findings:…

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U.S. Court Orders NSO Group to Hand Over Pegasus Spyware Code to WhatsApp

A U.S. judge has ordered NSO Group to hand over its source code for Pegasus and other remote access trojans to Meta as part of the social media giant’s on-going litigation against the Israeli spyware vendor.   The decision marks a major legal victory for Meta, which filed the lawsuit in October 2019 for using its infrastructure to distribute the spyware to approximately…

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President Biden Blocks Mass Transfer of Personal Data to High-Risk Nations

U.S. President Joe Biden has issued an Executive Order that prohibits the mass transfer of citizens’ personal data to countries of concern. Key pointers in The Executive Order: The Executive Order also “provides safeguards around other activities that can give those countries access to Americans’ sensitive data,” the White House said in a statement. This includes sensitive…

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Microsoft says it Caught Hackers from China, Russia & Iran using its AI tools

Hackers  from Russia, China, and Iran have been using tools from Microsoft-backed OpenAI to hone their skills and trick their targets, according to a report published on Wednesday. Microsoft MSFT.O, opens new tab said in its report it had tracked hacking groups affiliated with Russian military intelligence, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, and the Chinese and North…

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Have you Noticed Job’s Adds Roaming Around Facebook; Beaware of Ov3r_Stealer’ Malware

Recently as I was going through my Facebook , I noticed that lot of job advertisement for various position mainly account manager. As I applied they send back queries asking for mobile number and What’s Up messages. Researchers first discovered the stealer in early December. It was being spread via a Facebook job advertisement for…

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Britain & France Gather Diplomats for International Agreement on Spyware

The United Kingdom and France will jointly host a diplomatic conference at Lancaster House in London this week in feb 2024, to launch a new international agreement addressing “the proliferation of commercial cyber intrusion tools.” According to the Foreign Office, 35 nations will be represented at the conference, alongside “big tech leaders, legal experts, and…

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542 Cyber Criminals with the Help of Prakharpan Application Created by CID DG Anurag Gupta

Recently in Jharkhand district,police of 14 districts arrested a total of 542 cyber criminals with the help of Prakharpan app. This arrest took place between November 20, 2023 and February 1, 2024. A total of 118 cases were registered against the arrested criminals. 1913 SIM cards have been recovered from them. Cyber ​​criminals used these…

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