Feb 20, 2024NewsroomDark Web / Cybercrime An international law enforcement operation has led to the seizure of multiple darknet domains operated by LockBit, one of the most prolific ransomware groups, marking the latest in a long list of digital takedowns. While the full extent of the effort, codenamed Operation Cronos, is presently unknown, visiting the
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WhatsApp will soon get an important safety feature that will help users in India avoid misinformation, especially those generated by artificial intelligence (AI), and deepfakes. Meta and the Misinformation Combat Alliance (MCA) announced on Monday that they will soon launch a helpline on WhatsApp where users will be able to report all such instances. The
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With breaches making the headlines on an almost weekly basis, the cybersecurity challenges we face are becoming visible not only to large enterprises, who have built security capabilities over the years, but also to small to medium businesses and the broader public. While this is creating greater awareness among smaller businesses of the need to
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Feb 16, 2024NewsroomEndpoint Security / Cryptocurrency Multiple companies operating in the cryptocurrency sector are the target of an ongoing malware campaign that involves a newly discovered Apple macOS backdoor codenamed RustDoor. RustDoor was first documented by Bitdefender last week, describing it as a Rust-based malware capable of harvesting and uploading files, as well as gathering
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Feb 16, 2024NewsroomRansomware / Vulnerability The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Thursday added a now-patched security flaw impacting Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog, following reports that it’s being likely exploited in Akira ransomware attacks. The vulnerability in question is
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Feb 17, 2024NewsroomArtificial Intelligence / Data Protection Google has announced that it’s open-sourcing Magika, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered tool to identify file types, to help defenders accurately detect binary and textual file types. “Magika outperforms conventional file identification methods providing an overall 30% accuracy boost and up to 95% higher precision on traditionally hard to
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Efficient communication is a cornerstone of business success. Internally, making sure your team communicates seamlessly helps you avoid friction losses, misunderstandings, delays, and overlaps. Externally, frustration-free customer communication is directly correlated to a positive customer experience and higher satisfaction. However, business communication channels are also a major target for cybercriminals. In recent years, especially since
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Feb 19, 2024NewsroomMalware / Cyber Espionage The Iranian-origin threat actor known as Charming Kitten has been linked to a new set of attacks aimed at Middle East policy experts with a new backdoor called BASICSTAR by creating a fake webinar portal. Charming Kitten, also called APT35, CharmingCypress, Mint Sandstorm, TA453, and Yellow Garuda, has a
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Feb 19, 2024NewsroomCyber Espionage / Vulnerability Threat actors operating with interests aligned to Belarus and Russia have been linked to a new cyber espionage campaign that likely exploited cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Roundcube webmail servers to target over 80 organizations. These entities are primarily located in Georgia, Poland, and Ukraine, according to Recorded Future,
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Feb 19, 2024NewsroomMalware / Mobile Security The Android banking trojan known as Anatsa has expanded its focus to include Slovakia, Slovenia, and Czechia as part of a new campaign observed in November 2023. “Some of the droppers in the campaign successfully exploited the accessibility service, despite Google Play’s enhanced detection and protection mechanisms,” ThreatFabric said
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Honor launched the Honor Choice Earbuds X5, its latest pair of truly wireless stereo (TWS) earphones, on Thursday. The earphones debuted alongside the Honor X9b smartphone and the Honor Choice Watch at a launch event streamed live on YouTube. The Earbuds X5 follows the in-ear form factor and comes with active noise cancellation (ANC). The
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Apple Vision Pro might soon get stiff competition from Huawei’s rumoured mixed-reality headset, as per a new report. Apple launched its $3,499 (roughly Rs. 2.9 lakh) headset in the market earlier this month, powered by dual M2 and R1 chipsets and featuring 12 different cameras. But now, the Chinese brand’s wearable device, said to be
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Apple is reportedly working on a new category of products – foldable smartphones and/or tablets. This suggests that the Cupertino-based tech giant is gearing up to compete against its Android peers in the segment, which has recently seen increasing competition with newer brands entering the market. Apple has not yet officially announced its entry into
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