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Pierluigi Paganini June 06, 2023
Hackers stole around $35 million in Atomic Wallet security breach

Threat actors have stolen more than $35 million from the decentralized cryptocurrency wallet platform Atomic Wallet. Atomic Wallet is a multi-currency cryptocurrency wallet that allows users to securely store, manage, and exchange various digital assets in a single application. It is designed to provide a user-friendly interface and a comprehensive set of features for managing […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 14, 2023
The latest variant of the RapperBot botnet adds cryptojacking capabilities

FortiGuard Labs Researchers spotted new samples of the RapperBot botnet that support cryptojacking capabilities. FortiGuard Labs researchers have discovered new samples of the RapperBot bot that added cryptojacking capabilities. Researchers from FortiGuard Labs first discovered the previously undetected RapperBot IoT botnet in August, and reported that it is active since mid-June 2022. The bot borrows […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 02, 2023
FBI and Ukrainian police seized 9 crypto exchanges used by cybercriminals

A joint operation conducted by the FBI and Ukrainian police seized 9 crypto exchanges used by cybercriminal groups for money laundering. The Cyber ​​Police Department together with the Main Investigative Department of the National Police, the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine and in cooperation with the FBI conducted an international operation that seized […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 28, 2023
Europol warns of criminal use of ChatGPT

Europol warns of cybercriminal organizations can take advantage of systems based on artificial intelligence like ChatGPT. EU police body Europol warned about the potential abuse of systems based on artificial intelligence, such as the popular chatbot ChatGPT, for cybercriminal activities. Cybercriminal groups can use chatbot like ChatGPT in social engineering attacks, disinformation campaigns, and other […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 21, 2023
Crooks stole more than $1.5M worth of Bitcoin from General Bytes ATMs

Cryptocurrency ATM maker General Bytes suffered a security breach over the weekend, the hackers stole $1.5M worth of cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency ATM manufacturers General Bytes suffered a security incident that resulted in the theft of $1.5M worth of cryptocurrency. GENERAL BYTES is the world’s largest Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrency ATM manufacturer. The company revealed that the threat […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 23, 2023
The European Commission has banned its staff from using TikTok over security concerns

The European Commission has banned its employees from using the Chinese social media app TikTok over security concerns. The European Union has banned the popular Chinese video-sharing app TikTok from the mobile devices of its employees over security concerns. The app developed by the Chinese firm ByteDance has over 1 billion active users worldwide, it […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 09, 2023
Twitter restricted in Turkey after the earthquake amid disinformation fear

Global internet monitor NetBlocks reported that Twitter has been restricted in Turkey in the aftermath of the earthquake. Global internet monitor NetBlocks reported that network data confirm that Twitter has been restricted in Turkey in the aftermath of the earthquake. The data show that multiple internet providers in Turkey blocked the popular platform as of […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 24, 2023
FBI confirms that North Korea-linked Lazarus APT is behind Harmony Horizon Bridge $100 million cyber heist

The U.S. FBI attributes the $100 million cyber heist against Harmony Horizon Bridge to North Korea-linked Lazarus APT. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) this week confirmed that in June 2022 the North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group and APT38 stole $100 million worth of cryptocurrency assets from the Blockchain company Harmony Horizon Bridge. “The FBI continues […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 24, 2023
Meta Platforms expands features for EE2E on Messenger App

Meta Platforms announced the implementation of more features into its end-to-end encrypted Messanger App. Meta Platforms started gradually expanding testing default end-to-end encryption for Messenger. The company announced that over the next few months, its users will continue to see some of their chats gradually being upgraded with end-to-end encryption.  “We will notify people in […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 21, 2023
The Irish DPC fined WhatsApp €5.5M for violating GDPR

The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) fined Meta’s WhatsApp €5.5 million for violating data protection laws. The popular messaging app WhatsApp has been fined €5.5m by the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The DPC has given six months to the Meta-owned company to bring its data processing […]