UK: Four men are arrested in joint operation in East London and Leicestershire by anti-terror police

Armed police have stormed an east London property with a chainsaw – as four men were arrested for plotting a terror attack. Dramatic video shows a squad of gun-toting officers bursting into a house on Ilfracombe Gardens in Goodmayes, Redbridge, Read More …

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen says explosive boats destroyed in Red Sea

The Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthi group in Yemen destroyed two explosive-laden boats in the Red Sea on Thursday, its spokesman said. The two remotely controlled boats belonged to Houthi forces and were threatening navigation, his statement carried Read More …

DOJ indict Fxmsp hacker for selling access to hacked orgs, AV firms

The US Department of Justice has indicted a hacker known as ‘Fxmsp’ for hacking into and selling access to over three hundred organizations worldwide. In an indictment unsealed today, the DOJ is charging a citizen of Kazakhstan named Andrey Turchin, Read More …

First-Ever Russian BEC Gang, Cosmic Lynx, Uncovered

Researchers say they have discovered the first-ever reported Russian business email compromise (BEC) cybercriminal ring, showing that sophisticated attackers beyond the usual Nigerian scammers are setting their sights on the email-based attack vector. The BEC gang is called Cosmic Lynx, and has been associated Read More …

This is how EKANS ransomware is targeting industrial control systems

New samples of the EKANS ransomware have revealed how today’s cyberattackers are using a variety of methods to compromise key industrial companies. In a research report published on Wednesday, FortiGuard Labs researchers Ben Hunter and Fred Gutierrez said that malware designed to Read More …

NSA releases guidance on securing IPsec Virtual Private Networks

The US National Security Agency (NSA) has published guidance on how to properly secure IP Security (IPsec) Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) against potential attacks. Besides providing organizations with recommendations on how to secure IPsec tunnels, NSA’s VPN guidance also highlights the importance Read More …

US Federal Reserve shares tips on mitigating synthetic identity fraud

The U.S. Federal Reserve today issued guidance on how financial organizations from the United States can mitigate payment fraud attempts scammers carry out with the help of synthetic identity accounts. The white paper published today by the Federal Reserve on mitigating synthetic identity payments fraud comes Read More …

Lithuania: Explosion in Vilnius was planned during daytime with people around

The bomb placed at the building housing international company in Vilnius last October did not go off but it could have caused major damage to the building and injured many people, Rolandas Kiskis, chief of Lithuania’s criminal police, says. The Read More …