Last Wednesday, Cisco Talos security researchers discovered a new DNS Messenger attack which hosts malware on government servers. The highly targeted attack is able to compromise systems by appearing as the SEC Electronic Data Gathering Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR) system in phishing emails. The malicious attachment in the emails, which are...

Virtual currency exchange Coinbase recently announced that its users can now purchase cryptocurrency without waiting time, and fund it using a US bank account. Prior to this, users had to wait 3-5 days for purchases to complete, to the frustration of users due to the volatility of cryptocurrency, especially Bitcoin. Only...

Right after statements from the Russian Central Bank which threatened to ban cryptocurrency in the country, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov now says authorities have agreed to its regulation. Siluanov, who was present last Tuesday in a meeting where Putin highlighted the risks of cryptocurrency, said that the agreement dictates that...

Sydney, Australia - The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) revealed yesterday that a hacker dubbed "Alf" was able to get access to around 30 GB worth of information on the country’s military capabilities. The foreign intelligence collection agency said that while the stolen data wasn’t “top secret”, it did include sensitive, non-public...

A group of cybercriminals had reportedly been able to steal around $40 million from Eastern European banks by using a sophisticated string of techniques comparable to last year’s SWIFT hacks. A report by Trustwave SpiderLabs includes an in-depth breakdown of the techniques used by hackers, which is believed to be part...

News agency Reuters recently discovered that Russian and Crimean state organizations were able to acquire Microsoft products, despite sanctions prohibiting US businesses from dealing with them. Sources involved in the transactions revealed that the products were sold by third parties, and there is no evidence that would show Microsoft’s direct participation...

South Korea’s Yonhap news agency recently reported that North Korean hackers have stolen sensitive military data from South Korea, as claimed by parliament member Rhee Cheol-hee. Rhee, a member of the parliamentary defense committee, revealed that the hackers were able to breach the Defense Integrated Data Center and obtain information on...