This Seemingly Normal Lightning Cable Will Leak Everything You Type

A new version of the OMG Cable is a USB-C to Lightning Cable that hackers can use to steal your passwords or other data.


FTC bars alleged 'stalkerware' executive from the surveillance business

The Federal Trade Commission voted unanimously to ban what it called a "stalkerware app company" and its CEO from the surveillance business, the agency announced Wednesday. This marks the first time the FTC has obtained such a ban, the commission said in a press release touting the proposed settlement.


FBI says Chinese authorities are hacking US-based Uyghurs

The FBI has warned that the Chinese government is using both in-person and digital techniques to intimidate, silence and harass U.S.-based Uyghur Muslims. The Chinese government has long been accused of human rights abuses over its treatment of the Uyghur population and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups in China's Xinjiang region.


In space, no one can hear cyber security professionals scream

"Space is an invaluable domain, but it is also increasingly crowded and particularly susceptible to a range of cyber vulnerabilities and threats." That's not an overblown sci-fi movie strapline, but rather the chilling words of Gina Galasso, managing director of The Aerospace Corporation UK, a member of the international collaborative organisation, Space ISAC (the Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center.)


"FudCo" Spam Empire Tied to Pakistani Software Firm

In May 2015, KrebsOnSecurity briefly profiled " The Manipulaters," the name chosen by a prolific cybercrime group based in Pakistan that was very publicly selling spam tools and a range of services for crafting, hosting and deploying malicious email.


Her Leaks Exposed Global Financial Corruption. Now She Is In Prison.

Former Treasury Department official Natalie "May" Edwards said she is a whistleblower who sent suspicious activity reports to BuzzFeed News after trying in vain to work through lawful channels. Her actions became the basis for the global FinCEN Files investigation.

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US farm loses $9 million in the aftermath of a ransomware attack

A US farm lost a whopping $9 million due to a temporary shutdown of its farming operations following a ransomware attack earlier this year, the FBI said this week.

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Germany complains to Moscow over pre-election phishing attacks on politicians

BERLIN - The German government called on Moscow on Monday to cease "illegal cyber-activities" immediately amid an increase in phishing attacks on politicians in the lead-up to pivotal parliamentary elections later this month. German officials raised concerns with their Russian counterparts last week after members of the federal and local parliaments were targeted, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Andrea Sasse told reporters Monday.

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