Attackers are mailing USB sticks to drop ransomware on victims’ computers

We look at an FBI alert warning businesses to be wary of too-good-to-be-true USB sticks sent their way, bundled with malware.

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FBI traces and grabs back $150 million theft that was turned into bitcoins

Think your stolen money is safe on the blockchain? Think again.

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Police forces pipe 225 million pwned passwords into ‘Have I Been Pwned?’

Law enforcement agencies like the FBI and NCA have injected hundreds of millions of unique passwords into Have I Been Pwned.

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Here’s what data the FBI can get from WhatsApp, iMessage, Signal, Telegram, and more

A disclosed FBI training document reveals what information the FBI can potentially retrieve about your usage of an end to end encrypted instant messaging app.

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A week in security (Nov 15 – Nov 21)

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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Patch now! FatPipe VPN zero-day actively exploited

The FBI has revealed that APT actors have been abusing a zero-day in FatPipe’s MPVPN, WARP, and IPVPN products since May.

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FBI server hijacked to send up to 100,000 bogus attack mails

We look at a bogus FBI mail sent via a site error to as many as 100,000 recipients, and explain why you shouldn’t worry if you received one.

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Protect yourself from BlackMatter ransomware: Advice issued

Due to an increased activity of the BlackMatter ransomware group against US-based entities, the FBI, CISA, and NSA offer advice to better protect against these attacks.

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Police take a piece out of a ransomware gang, but won’t say which one

One of the world’s ransomware groups appears to be a couple of members short today, but nobody’s saying which one.

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Freedom Hosting operator gets 27 years for hosting Dark Web child abuse sites

Eric Eoin Marques’ service hosted hundreds of sites containing more than eight million images of child sexual abuse.

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