More Maze Team victims are revealed

A few developments concerning ransomware attacks by Maze Team: Crossroads Technologies notifies a covered entity about ransomware attack I think I finally have some information on the Crossroads attack claimed by Maze Team on their site.  So far, no one — not Crossroads Technologies and not CrossroadsNet have answered my repeated inquiries, despite the...

Lawsuit in India Seeks to Shut Down Access to U.S. Journalism Website

Naomi Gilens of EFF writes: Computer security researchers and journalists play a critical role in uncovering flaws in software and information systems. Their research and reporting allows users to protect themselves, and vendors to repair their products before attackers can exploit security flaws. But all too often, corporations and governments try to silence reporters,...

Winnti Group targeting universities in Hong Kong

Mathieu Tartare  writes: In November 2019, we discovered a new campaign run by the Winnti Group against two Hong Kong universities. We found a new variant of the ShadowPad backdoor, the group’s flagship backdoor, deployed using a new launcher and embedding numerous modules. The Winnti malware was also found at these universities a few...

FL: Clinic worker pleads guilty to identity theft

Austin L. Miller reports: A 49-year-old Leesburg woman pleaded guilty in the federal courthouse in Ocala Thursday to charges of aggravated identity theft and wire fraud. Stacey Lavette Hendricks faces up to 20 years behind bars on the wire fraud charge, followed by a mandatory two-year term for identity theft, according to federal authorities....