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Saturday, February 27, 2021

Information and Network Security

    Vietnamese Hackers Attack Dissidents And Private Sector Targets

    Vietnamese state-supported hackers “Ocean Lotus” (APT32) have reportedly targeted journalists, human rights activists, and freedom of speech advocates from 2018-2020. Amnesty International's Security Lab disclosed...

    Chinese Hackers Cloned And Reused NSA’s Hacking Software

    Investigations into malware attacks by Chinese hackers have revealed that the software used in the attacks was originally developed by the US National Security...

    Almost 30,000 Mac Computers Infected with Mysterious Silver Sparrow Malware

    A mysterious strain of malware dubbed Silver Sparrow has found its way on to nearly 30,000 Mac computers. The virus was discovered by Wes Hurd...

    Kia Motors Hit With $20M Ransomware Attack

    Kia Motors America has reportedly been hit by a ransomware attack with hackers demanding a payment of $20 million to prevent the leak of...

    Canada Revenue Agency Locks out Users from Platform amid Hacking Investigation

    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) was forced to lock out the accounts of more than 100,000 users of its online service after user information...

    North Korea Accused of Cyber Espionage to Acquire Vaccines from Phizer

    South Korea's intelligence agency (NIS) reported that North Korea has tried to steal information on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments by hacking Pfizer."There were attempts...

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