[TheRecord] Cyber-attack on Iranian railway was a wiper incident, not ransomware

The cyber-attack that paralyzed Iran’s national railway system at the start of the month was caused by a disk-wiping malware strain named Meteor and not by a ransomware attack, according to research published by security firms Amnpardaz and SentinelOne, which managed to obtain a copy of the malware. The post Cyber-attack on Iranian railway was […]

Read More

[TheRecord] Belarusian nationals arrested over ATM black-box attacks

Polish police officers have arrested this week two Belarusian nationals for stealing cash from ATMs using a technique known as a black-box attack. The post Belarusian nationals arrested over ATM black-box attacks appeared first on The Record by Recorded Future. Source: Read More (The Record by Recorded Future)

Read More

[TheRecord] Black Hat will require (and provide) masks for in-person attendees

Black Hat will require masks for all in-person attendees, in compliance with new local mask mandates imposed in response to the surge of the highly transmissible Delta variant of the Covid-19 virus in Las Vegas and other parts of Nevada. The post Black Hat will require (and provide) masks for in-person attendees appeared first on […]

Read More

[TheRecord] Rubio seeks additional details from ODNI on Tucker Carlson accusations

The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee says he intends to press the nation’s spy chief for more details about Tucker Carlson’s accusations that the NSA targeted his communications. The post Rubio seeks additional details from ODNI on Tucker Carlson accusations appeared first on The Record by Recorded Future. Source: Read More (The Record […]

Read More

[TheRecord] Estonia says a hacker downloaded 286,000 ID photos from government database

Estonian officials said they arrested last week a local suspect who used a vulnerability to gain access to a government database and download government ID photos for 286,438 Estonians. The post Estonia says a hacker downloaded 286,000 ID photos from government database appeared first on The Record by Recorded Future. Source: Read More (The Record […]

Read More

[TheRecord] Spyware features found in Chinese state benefits app

Spyware-like features have been discovered inside an app named “Beijing One Pass” that foreign companies operating in China are forced to install on their systems in order to access a digital platform to manage employee state benefits. The post Spyware features found in Chinese state benefits app appeared first on The Record by Recorded Future. […]

Read More

[TheRecord] Python packages caught attempting to steal Discord tokens, credit card numbers

The operators of the Python Package Index (PyPI), the official repository for Python components, have removed eight libraries this week that contained malicious code. The post Python packages caught attempting to steal Discord tokens, credit card numbers appeared first on The Record by Recorded Future. Source: Read More (The Record by Recorded Future)

Read More