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Tor Project appeals Russian court's decision to block access to Tor

US-based Tor Project and Russian digital-rights protection org RosKomSvoboda are appealing a Russian court's decision to block access to public Tor nodes and the project's website.

Hackers say they encrypted Belarusian Railway servers in protest

A group of hackers (known as Belarusian Cyber-Partisans) claim they breached and encrypted servers belonging to the Belarusian Railway, Belarus's national state-owned railway company.

53% of medical devices have a known critical vulnerability

Critical medical device risks in hospital environments continue to leave hospitals and their patients vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Android malware BRATA wipes your device after stealing data

The Android malware known as BRATA has added new and dangerous features to its latest version, including GPS tracking, the capacity to use multiple communication channels, and a function that performs a factory reset on the device to wipe all traces of malicious activity.

Canada's foreign affairs ministry hacked, some services down

The Canadian government department for foreign and consular relations, Global Affairs Canada was hit by a cyberattack last week. While critical services remain accessible, access to some online services is currently not available, as government systems continue to recover from the attack.

Beware of fake tax apps pushing malware

When it comes to fake tax apps, the crooks’ main approach is sleight of hand. Often, bad actors will reverse engineer legitimate apps.

2FA Bypassed in $34.6M Crypto.com Heist

In a display of 2FA's fallibility, unauthorized transactions approved without users' authentication bled 483 accounts of funds.

Pervasive Apple Safari Bug Exposes Web-Browsing Data, Google IDs

The information-disclosure issue, affecting Macs, iPhones and iPads, allows a snooping website to find out information about other tabs a user might have open.

New BHUNT Password Stealer Malware Targeting Cryptocurrency Wallets

A new malware gaining access to cryptocurrency wallets by exfiltrating content, passwords stored in the browser, and passphrases captured from the cli

Facebook Messenger: The battle over end-to-end encryption

The battle-lines have been drawn - but what is end-to-end encryption and why is it controversial?

Google: We need an EU-US data transfer framework as soon as possible

Google has highlighted the urgent need for a robust EU-US data transfer framework in light of the recent ruling against the use of Google Analytics issued by Austrian data protection authorities.

Telegram Increasingly Abused for Selling Stolen Financial Details

The cybercriminals are actively abusing the Telegram messenger for setting up underground channels selling stolen financial details on them and also executing their other illicit activities as well.

DoorLock Bug that Disables iPhones & iPads Running HomeKit on iOS 14.7

On 10th August, a new report was published in which Apple declared that they had released security updates to address a persistent denial of service (DoS) dubbed "DoorLock."

Dark Web's Largest Marketplace for Stolen Credit Cards is Shutting Down

UniCC, the largest dark web marketplace for stolen credit and debit cards, is shutting down after earning $358 million in sales.

Apple macOS Security Bypass Bug Could Allow Access To Private Data

Microsoft researcher discovered the macOS security bypass bug affecting the latest macOS Monterey too. Apple patched it with Monterey 12.1.

Nintendo warns of spoofed sites pushing fake Switch discounts

Nintendo has warned customers of multiple sites impersonating the Japanese video game company's official website and pretending to sell Nintendo Switch consoles at significant discounts.

Multiple Riskware Apps Flood Samsung “Galaxy Store” App Store

The riskware apps may trigger warnings on Google Play Store when downloading, but not on Samsung Galaxy Store.

University loses 77TB of research data due to backup error

The Kyoto University in Japan has lost about 77TB of research data due to an error in the backup system of its Hewlett-Packard supercomputer.

LastPass Master Passwords Seemingly Hacked Through Credential Stuffing

LastPass denied any cyberattack and deemed the exposure of master passwords a result of possible credential stuffing attack.

5 Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2022

Here’s what cybersecurity watchers want infosec pros to know heading into 2022.  

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