The long-delayed evidentiary hearing in the extradition case of imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange returns to the courtroom this Monday.
Cybersecurity threats have increased as “bad actors” have taken advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to IBM Philippines.
Three major types of Covid offerings have emerged on darknet markets since late February: protective gear, medications and services that help people commit fraud. Underground markets that sell illegal commodities like drugs, counterfeit currency and fake documentation tend to flourish in times of crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. The online underground economy has responded to the current crisis by exploiting demand for COVID-19-related commodities.
Argentina's official immigration agency, Dirección Nacional de Migraciones, suffered a Netwalker ransomware attack that temporarily halted border crossing into and out of the country. While ransomware attacks against cities and local agencies have become all too common, this may be a first known attack against a federal agency that has interrupted a country's operations.
Cygilant, a threat detection cybersecurity company, has confirmed a ransomware attack. Christina Lattuca, Cygilant’s chief financial officer, said in a statement that the company was “aware of a ransomware attack impacting a portion of Cygilant’s technology environment.”