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Russian hacker is set to face trial for the hack of a local power grid

ICYMI: Russian hacker is set to face trial for the hack of a local power grid Pierluigi Paganini February 24, 2024 A Russian national (49) was charged with a cyberattack on a local power plant that caused a widespread blackout. The news agency TASS reported that a Russian national (49) is set to face trial…
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Yelp: It’s gotten worse since Google made changes to comply with EU rules

ICYMI: Users are even more likely to stick with Google due to one change, says Yelp. The post Yelp: It’s gotten worse since Google made changes to comply with EU rules appeared first on DanTechServices, Inc.http://dlvr.it/T3YD8H

Security Affairs newsletter Round 461 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION

Security Affairs newsletter Round 461 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION  |  U.S. Judge ordered NSO Group to hand over the Pegasus spyware code to WhatsApp  |  U.S. authorities charged an Iranian national for long-running hacking campaign  |  US cyber and law enforcement agencies warn of Phobos ransomware attacks  |  Police seized Crimemarket, the largest…
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How melting Arctic ice leads to European drought and heatwaves

Fresh, cold water from Greenland ice melting upsets North Atlantic currents. The post How melting Arctic ice leads to European drought and heatwaves appeared first on DanTechServices, Inc.http://dlvr.it/T3YCz6

India’s plan to let 1998 digital trade deal expire may worsen chip shortage

ICYMI: Taxing exports of digital movies and games may not be worth sowing discord. The post India’s plan to let 1998 digital trade deal expire may worsen chip shortage appeared first on DanTechServices, Inc.http://dlvr.it/T3X7jD

Rocket Report: Starliner launch preps; Indian rocket engine human-rated

ICYMI: The Bahamian government and SpaceX signed an agreement for Falcon 9 booster landings. The post Rocket Report: Starliner launch preps; Indian rocket engine human-rated appeared first on DanTechServices, Inc.http://dlvr.it/T3WdRs

Who is LockBitSupp? Police Delay Promise to Reveal Identity

ICYMI: Officials Reschedule Big Reveal of LockBit Ransomware Group Leadership’s IdentityWho is LockBitSupp? On Friday morning, when law enforcement promised to reveal the identity of the public mouthpiece of the LockBit ransomware-as-a-service operation they infiltrated and disrupted earlier this week, authorities instead announced a delay. The post Who is LockBitSupp? Police Delay Promise to Reveal…
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FTC charged Avast with selling users’ browsing data to advertising companies

ICYMI: FTC charged Avast with selling users’ browsing data to advertising companies Pierluigi Paganini February 22, 2024 US FTC charged cyber security firm Avast with harvesting consumer web browsing data through its browser extension and antivirus and sold it. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed charges against cybersecurity firm Avast, accusing it of…
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Annual Report to Congress on Breaches of Unsecured Protected Health Information

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights provided a report to Congress on health information breaches from September 2009 through 2010, as required under the HITECH Act. Nearly 7.9 million Americans were affected by almost 30,800 health information breaches, according to the report. The post Annual Report to Congress on Breaches…
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Stages of LockBit Grief: Anger, Denial, Faking Resurrection?

ICYMI: Is LockBit a Kremlin Sock Puppet? Is Moscow using the Russian-speaking LockBit ransomware group as a tool to disrupt critical infrastructure and democracy in the West? While no publicly available evidence reveals direct ties, what are the chances that the prolific, trash-talking group has escaped authorities’ attention – or demands?http://dlvr.it/T3TzYf