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ExCobalt Cyber Gang Targets Russian Sectors with New GoRed Backdoor

2024-06-22 11:28:00 UTC

The Russian sector is under attack by the ExCobalt cyber gang, who have deployed a new backdoor called GoRed. According to researchers at Positive Technologies, ExCobalt is focusing on cyber espionage and consists of members who were possibly part of the well-known Cobalt Gang. The group has been active since at least 2016, targeting Russian organizations with their malicious activities.

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Warning: New Adware Campaign Targets Meta Quest App Seekers

2024-06-22 11:03:00 UTC

A recent adware campaign is targeting users seeking the Meta Quest app, now known as Oculus, for Windows. The campaign tricks users into downloading a new adware family called AdsExhaust. According to cybersecurity firm eSentire, the adware can exfiltrate screenshots from infected devices and interact with browsers using simulated keystrokes. The activity was identified earlier this month.

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A Catastrophic Hospital Hack Ends in a Leak of 300M Patient Records

2024-06-22 10:30:00 UTC

A devastating hospital cyber attack has resulted in the leak of 300 million patient records. In addition, alleged Apple source code has been leaked online, the alleged leader of cybercrime group Scattered Spider has been arrested, and more cyber-related news unfolds.

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Saturday Mac riddles 261

2024-06-22 08:00:00 UTC

This weekend's Mac riddles, numbered 261, are ready to entertain you during a day of family fun and errands. Get ready to solve the first one and challenge your brain.

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A brief history of Disk Utility and First Aid

2024-06-22 07:00:00 UTC

Disk Utility and First Aid, originally two separate apps, were merged in Mac OS X and have remained intact up to Sequoia. Let's take a look back at the key moments in their history.

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U.S. Treasury Sanctions 12 Kaspersky Executives Amid Software Ban

2024-06-22 06:00:00 UTC

The U.S. Treasury has sanctioned 12 executives at Kaspersky Lab following the company's ban by the Commerce Department. The move, intended to protect against malicious cyber activity, comes as part of efforts to safeguard the integrity of the cyber domain and protect American citizens.

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