Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2021-10-21

Cybercrime gang sets up fake company to hire security experts to aid in ransomware attacks therecord.media/cybercrime-gang-sets-up-fake-company-to-hire-security-experts-to-aid-in-ransomware-attacks/ A cybercrime group known as FIN7 has created a fake security firm earlier this year, used it to hire security researchers, and then trick them into participating in ransomware attacks. Named Bastion Secure, the company claims to provide penetration […]

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[TheRecord] FTC Chair: Agency’s new ISP privacy report shows the FCC should have jurisdiction

Major Internet Services Providers (ISPs) use personal data in ways consumers may not expect—maintaining vast hordes of extremely granular information or identifying information and in some cases sharing it in ways that could harm consumers, a special report prepared by Federal Trade Commission (FTC) staff and released by the agency Thursday found.  But the issues […]

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