Hackers Backdoored Courtroom Video Recording Software With System Hijacking Malware

Hackers Backdoored Courtroom Video Recording Software With System Hijacking Malware Courtroom software hijacked discovered by researchers of Rapid7 A vulnerability (CVE-2024-4978) has been identified in JAVS Viewer v8.3.7, a critical component for managing digital recordings in legal and government environments.  The installer for this version is backdoored, allowing attackers to remotely seize control of infected…

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El Salvador Suffered a Massive leak of Biometric Data.

 Virtually the entire population of a country has been affected by a compromise of biometric data. A threat actor leaked the personally identifiable information (PII) of over five million citizens from El Salvador on the Dark Web, impacting more than 80% of the country’s population. The threat actor, going by the alias ‘CiberinteligenciaSV,’ posted the 144 GB data dump…

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UK & Allies Sanction Prolific Cyber Hacker; Leader of LockBit

The UK, US and Australia have sanctioned the Russian leader of cyber-crime gang LockBit. UK, US and Australia sanction Russian leader of cyber-crime gang LockBit LockBit were one of the most prolific ransomware groups in recent years, responsible for attacks on over 200 UK businesses and major public service providers UK and Allies crack down…

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Misinformation and Hacktivist Campaigns Target The Philippines Amidst Rising Tensions With China

Amidst rising tensions with China in the South China Sea, Resecurity has observed a significant spike in malicious cyber activity targeting the Philippines in Q1 2024, increasing nearly 325% compared to the same period last year. The number of cyberattacks involving hacktivist groups and foreign misinformation campaigns has nearly tripled. In Q2 2024, this growth trajectory continues, with Resecurity observing multiple cyberattacks staged by previously unknown threat actors. These attacks are characterized by the…

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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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Triveni Singh Joins PWC India, as a part of their Cyber crime Team

Triveni Singh, a 2011 batch state cadre IPS officer who is known as the ‘cybercop’, held the position of superintendent of police (SP) cybercrime since August 2020, retired from his services. He retired at least two years before his scheduled superannuation in November 2025. Initially appointed as a provincial police services (PPS) officer in 1994,…

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Escrow Accounts of a Company Hacked,25 crores Siphoned off by Cybercriminals

Hackers infiltrated into escrow bank accounts of a Thane based company, posing as bank executive In a major cybercrime incident that has sent shockwaves through the city, unidentified hackers successfully infiltrated the escrow bank account of a Thane-based company, resulting in a staggering loss of approximately Rs 25 crore. Escrow accounts are majorly held by…

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