Cybercriminals will often use brute-force attacks, phishing emails, and existing data dumps to break into corporate networks but there is one area that is often ignored to a company's detriment: ghost accounts.
Google said that a North Korean government hacking group has targeted members of the cyber-security community engaging in vulnerability research. The attacks have been spotted by the Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG).
Dutch police have arrested two individuals for allegedly selling data from the health ministry's COVID-19 systems on the criminal underground. The accused had advertised the stolen data on instant messaging apps like Telegram, Snapchat, and Wickr.