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Ukrainian hacker from the REvil ransomware team received a sentence of 13 years in prison and a $16 million fine

On October 8, 2021, an Ukrainian, Yaroslav Vasinsky, was arrested at the border of Poland with Ukraine, accused of hacking the Kaseya business software provider in Florida. In March 2022, Vasinsky was extradited to Dallas, Texas. After investigation...

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The workings of AI models can easily be distorted by buying $60 domains or editing Wikipedia - study

A group of artificial intelligence researchers recently discovered that for just $60, a malicious actor can interfere with the datasets generated by artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT. Chatbots or image generators can give complex responses...

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Hackers exploited a vulnerability in the WordPress plugin Popup Builder to infect 3,300 websites

Hackers are hacking WordPress sites using a vulnerability in outdated versions of the Popup Builder plugin, infecting more than 3300 sites with malicious code. The vulnerability exploited in the attacks is tracked as CVE-2023-6000 - a cross-site scr...

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Hackers hacked into one of Kalashnikov Concern's divisions and published missile data

Hackers from Head Mare group have breached the servers of the Russian military company NPO "Precision Systems and Technologies", part of the Kalashnikov concern, and have posted a lot of documentation online. Among them are descriptions of two types ...

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DPRK hackers hacked a record number of crypto platforms and stole more than $1 billion last year

Attack more, steal less - this is the tendency of activity of crypto-hackers from North Korea as traced in Chainalysis report. In 2023, hackers related to North Korea hacked a total of 20 crypto-platforms - a record level of activity in the last 7 y...

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Framework accountant inadvertently 'leaked' customer data - with names, email addresses and debt information - to hackers

Malefactors sent a letter to the accountant on behalf of the general director of Framework - requesting to send information about customer debt. The company Framework, an American manufacturer of modular laptops, confirmed that hackers gained access...

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North Korean hackers stole $200 million worth of cryptocurrencies - likely to fund nuclear programs

From January to August 2023, hackers linked to North Korea stole $200 million in cryptocurrencies - about 20% of the total amount of cryptocurrencies stolen this year, according to blockchain analysis firm TRM Labs. According to the study, the stole...

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