Members of the hacker group, also known as Sodinokibi, have been charged with crimes in Russia, and its infrastructure has “been liquidated,” the public relations arm of Moscow’s FSB security agency told Russia’s Interfax news agency. The special operation, conducted by Russian authorities, was reportedly at the request of the United States. “The FSB of…

The State Auditor’s Office reassured 60,000 state employees on Monday that their pay would be deposited on Friday, WSAZ-TV reported. State officials learned two weeks ago that the attack took West Virginia’s payroll time and leave accounting system off line. Since then, the auditor’s staff has worked with payroll administrators in affected state agencies to…

The attacks targeted 35,000 devices in 195 countries between January and November 2021, including devices housed by high-profile organizations. Roughly seven percent of the targets were ICS, with the engineering and building automation sectors being most impacted. Attacks were also aimed at military industrial enterprises and research laboratories. In many cases, the attackers targeted engineering…

The so-called cyberbunker in southwestern Germany had allegedly been used to operate darknet networks such as “Wall Street Market” and “Fraudsters”, which have since been shut down. A court in Trier sentenced the main defendant, a Dutchman, to five years and nine months in jail. Six other defendants were sentenced to prison terms ranging from…

Tracked as CVE-2021-36260 and affecting over 70 cameras and NVRs from Hikvision, the critical-severity bug can be exploited to gain root access and completely take over vulnerable devices, without any form of user interaction. Hikvision released patches for the vulnerability on September 18 and, shortly after, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) alerted…

The Taiwan-based company, which is well known for its NAS and professional network video recorder (NVR) solutions, on Tuesday urged users to take immediate action to keep their devices protected against the new threat. QNAP says it is currently investigating reports where attackers infect NAS appliances with a Bitcoin miner that can be identified by…