Category: Krebson

Alleged Boss of ‘Scattered Spider’ Hacking Group Arrested – Krebs on Security
16
Jun
2024

Alleged Boss of ‘Scattered Spider’ Hacking Group Arrested – Krebs on Security

A 22-year-old man from the United Kingdom arrested this week in Spain is allegedly the ringleader of Scattered Spider, a…

Patch Tuesday, June 2024 “Recall” Edition – Krebs on Security
12
Jun
2024

Patch Tuesday, June 2024 “Recall” Edition – Krebs on Security

Microsoft today released updates to fix more than 50 security vulnerabilities in Windows and related software, a relatively light Patch…

‘Operation Endgame’ Hits Malware Delivery Platforms – Krebs on Security
30
May
2024

‘Operation Endgame’ Hits Malware Delivery Platforms – Krebs on Security

Law enforcement agencies in the United States and Europe today announced Operation Endgame, a coordinated action against some of the…

Is Your Computer Part of ‘The Largest Botnet Ever?’ – Krebs on Security
29
May
2024

Is Your Computer Part of ‘The Largest Botnet Ever?’ – Krebs on Security

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today said they arrested the alleged operator of 911 S5, a ten-year-old online anonymity…

Treasury Sanctions Creators of 911 S5 Proxy Botnet – Krebs on Security
29
May
2024

Treasury Sanctions Creators of 911 S5 Proxy Botnet – Krebs on Security

The U.S. Department of the Treasury today unveiled sanctions against three Chinese nationals for allegedly operating 911 S5, an online…

Why Your Wi-Fi Router Doubles as an Apple AirTag – Krebs on Security
21
May
2024

Why Your Wi-Fi Router Doubles as an Apple AirTag – Krebs on Security

Image: Shutterstock. Apple and the satellite-based broadband service Starlink each recently took steps to address new research into the potential…

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, May 2023 Edition – Krebs on Security
15
May
2024

Patch Tuesday, May 2024 Edition – Krebs on Security

Microsoft today released updates to fix more than 60 security holes in Windows computers and supported software, including two “zero-day”…

U.S. Charges Russian Man as Boss of LockBit Ransomware Group – Krebs on Security
07
May
2024

U.S. Charges Russian Man as Boss of LockBit Ransomware Group – Krebs on Security

The United States joined the United Kingdom and Australia today in sanctioning 31-year-old Russian national Dmitry Yuryevich Khoroshev as the…

Why Your VPN May Not Be As Secure As It Claims – Krebs on Security
06
May
2024

Why Your VPN May Not Be As Secure As It Claims – Krebs on Security

Virtual private networking (VPN) companies market their services as a way to prevent anyone from snooping on your Internet usage….

Alleged Extortioner of Psychotherapy Patients Faces Trial – Krebs on Security
30
Apr
2024

Man Who Mass-Extorted Psychotherapy Patients Gets Six Years – Krebs on Security

A 26-year-old Finnish man was sentenced to more than six years in prison today after being convicted of hacking into…

FCC Fines Major U.S. Wireless Carriers for Selling Customer Location Data – Krebs on Security
30
Apr
2024

FCC Fines Major U.S. Wireless Carriers for Selling Customer Location Data – Krebs on Security

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today levied fines totaling nearly $200 million against the four major carriers — including…

Russian FSB Counterintelligence Chief Gets 9 Years in Cybercrime Bribery Scheme – Krebs on Security
23
Apr
2024

Russian FSB Counterintelligence Chief Gets 9 Years in Cybercrime Bribery Scheme – Krebs on Security

The head of counterintelligence for a division of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) was sentenced last week to nine…