[HackerNews] 3 Former U.S. Intelligence Officers Admit to Hacking for UAE Company

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on Tuesday disclosed it fined three intelligence community and military personnel $1.68 million in penalties for their role as cyber-mercenaries working on behalf of a U.A.E.-based cybersecurity company.
The trio in question — Marc Baier, 49, Ryan Adams, 34, and Daniel Gericke, 40 — are accused of “knowingly and willfully combine, conspire, confederate, and

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[SecurityWeek] CISA Releases Analysis of 2020 Risk and Vulnerability Assessments

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The United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has published the results of the Risk and Vulnerability Assessments (RVAs) it conducted in fiscal year 2020, revealing some of the security weaknesses that impact government and critical infrastructure organizations. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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[BleepingComputer] You can post LinkedIn jobs as ANY employer — so can attackers

Anyone can create a job listing on the leading recruitment platform LinkedIn on behalf of any employer—no verification needed. Now, that might be nothing new, the feature and lax verification on career websites pave the ways for attackers to post bogus listings for malicious purposes. […] Source: Read More (BleepingComputer)

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Ransomware: These four rising gangs could be your next major cybersecurity threat www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-these-four-rising-threats-could-be-the-next-major-cybersecurity-risk-facing-your-business/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Cybersecurity researchers have warned of four emerging families of ransomware that could pose a significant cybersecurity threat to businesses. . Ransomware remains one of the key cybersecurity threats facing businesses around the world as cyber criminals try to compromise networks and encrypt […]

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