The Department of Homeland Security has announced a new Cyber Safety Review Board bringing together cybersecurity experts from public and private organizations to “review and assess significant cybersecurity events.”
Attackers abused an Open Graph Navigation Library (OGNL) injection flaw – the same vulnerability type involved in the notorious 2017 Equifax hack – capable of leading to remote code execution (RCE) in Confluence Server and Data Center instances.
Russian internet giant Yandex has been targeted in a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that started last week and it reportedly continues this week. Russian media called the assault the largest in the history of Russian internet.
Gardaí have seized the cyberinfrastructure used by the cyber gang involved in the HSE cyber attack earlier this year. The operation is believed to have prevented more than 750 ransomware attacks, the Irish Times has reported.
The CEO of Egress has warned that COVID passport phishing emails are circulating – and directed users to fake NHS websites. These passes allow people to show their vaccination details or test results, and are considered an official COVID-19 status.
The study, conducted by Mike McGuire a senior lecturer in criminology at the University of Surrey, reveals that the world is coming increasingly close to nation-state retaliating against cyber-attacks with violence.