Earlier this week, authorities reported charging 13 individuals suspected to be involved with cyber-crime website known as The Infraud Organization. The dark web service deals with stolen financial credentials used for fraud and identity theft. The arrested suspects came from the US, France, Pakistan, Canada, Russia, Egypt, Italy, Macedonia, and Italy....

Last Thursday, Russian communications regulator Roskomnadzor said that it will be auditing Facebook’s compliance with Russian legislation in the second half of the year. It was reported that Roskomnadzor chief Alexander Zharov had met with Facebook executives in Moscow earlier this week to discuss the social media giant’s compliance with the...

Researchers from cyber security firm AppRiver recently warned that they have observed a spike in conversation-hijacking attacks where hackers use highly personalized phishing emails to trick recipients that they are conversing with a trusted party. The hackers are said to be using the technique to spread the Gozi banking trojan which...

Security researcher Yago Jesus from SecurityByDefault recently said that he was able to bypass Microsoft’s “Controlled Folder Access” feature which is being touted as a reliable anti-ransomware measure. CFA allows the user to block changes to files in user-designated directories via a prompt. However, Jesus found that all Office apps were...

Apple recently revealed that it had previously banned messaging app Telegram from its Apps Stode because some users were apparently using it to share child abuse pictures. According to App Store manager Phil Schiller, they were able to confirm that illegal content was being shared on the platform, which is why...

Twitter recently said that it had banned pornographic “deepfake” videos as it goes against the platform’s policies. Deepfakes are clips where in the faces of celebrities and personalities are superimposed onto the face of actresses in pornographic videos. Even though Twitter allows adult content on its platform, the company says...