[SecurityWeek] Banks Informed U.S. Treasury of $590 Million in Ransomware Payments

The United States Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has identified a total of 177 cryptocurrency wallets associated with the top 10 most commonly reported ransomware variants during the first half of the year.

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[SecurityWeek] Chinese Hackers Started Covering Tracks Days Before Public Exposure of Operations

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2020-11-20

Inside the Cit0Day Breach Collection www.troyhunt.com/inside-the-cit0day-breach-collection/ It’s increasingly hard to know what to do with data like that from Cit0Day. If that’s an unfamiliar name to you, start with Catalin Cimpanu’s story on the demise of the service followed by the subsequent leaking of the data. . I was curious as to how much of […]

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[HackerNews] Google Releases Urgent Chrome Update to Patch 2 Actively Exploited 0-Day Bugs

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Google on Thursday rolled out an emergency update for its Chrome web browser, including fixes for two zero-day vulnerabilities that it says are being actively exploited in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2021-38000 and CVE-2021-38003, the weaknesses relate to insufficient validation of untrusted input in a feature called Intents as well as a case of inappropriate implementation in V8 […]

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