According to NBC News and Reuters, the United States Secret Service confirmed that hackers from APT41, a criminal cyber-hacking group linked to the Chinese Communist Party, stole “at least $20 million in U.S. Covid Relief benefits, including Small Business Administration loans and unemployment insurance funds in over a dozen states.”

According to the report

The Health Care Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (IC3) recently released an Analyst’s Note to health care organizations providing information on a new variant of ransomware called Venus (also known as GOODGAME).

According to IC3, the threat actors “are known to target publicly exposed Remote Desktop Services to encrypt Windows devices.” The ransomware then “will attempt

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, the FBI and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services released a Joint Advisory last week warning organizations, particularly those in the health care and public health (HPH) sectors, of the ransomware and data extortion operations by the Daixin Team.

The Advisory is designed to provide information to

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently issued an Alert outlining the top Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) that have been used by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) state-sponsored cyber actors since 2020.

According to the Alert, these threat actors “continue to exploit known vulnerabilities to actively target U.S. and allied networks as

Microsoft recently issued mitigation steps for vulnerabilities that are being actively exploited by threat actors. Microsoft stated that it is aware that two vulnerabilities are being actively exploited to access users’ systems.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an advisory following Microsoft’s release of the mitigation steps, encouraging “users and administrators to review

Killnet, a Russian-speaking hacking group that emerged shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine, took responsibility last week for deploying a denial-of-service attack that temporarily took several U.S. states’ websites offline.

Although reported as unsophisticated, the attacks managed to affect the websites of Colorado, Connecticut, Kentucky, and Mississippi. The group’s goal is reportedly to disrupt U.S. state

It’s a cold, hard fact that hackers don’t really care about their victims or their victims’ data or business. They are greedy, evil human beings that just want the money.

The newest trend for hackers is to develop and launch cyber-attacks that deploy destructive malware. This means that when a threat actor infiltrates a business’

The FBI issued a Private Industry Notification targeted to the health care sector on September 12, 2022, warning that it has “identified an increasing number of vulnerabilities posed by unpatched medical devices that run on outdated software and devices that lack adequate security features.”

The potential threats identified include outdated software that is unable to

Password manager LastPass, reportedly used by more than 33 million users, recently announced that it was hacked, and although it reports that no passwords of users were compromised in the incident, unfortunately, its source code was stolen.

 According to LastPass

“We have determined that an unauthorized party gained access to portions of the LastPass development