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S3 Ep28: Pwn2Own hacks, dark web hitmen and COVID-19 privacy [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin We look at the big-money hacks from the 2021 Pwn2Own competition. We investigate the difficulties of hiring an assassin via the dark web. We wrestle with some of the privacy issues relating to COVID-19 infection tracking apps. With Kimberly Truong, Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro and . . . Read more

RansomExx Ransomware Gang Dumps Stolen Embraer Data: Report

The group published files stolen from the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer in a ransomware attack last month. Hackers have dumped sensitive company data that was stolen during a ransomware attack last month on aircraft manufacturer Embraer. The compromised data appeared on a new dark web site created to publish leaked information, . . . Read more

Cybercrime Moves to the Cloud to Accelerate Attacks Amid Data Glut

A report on the underground economy finds that malicious actors are offering cloud-based troves of stolen data, accessible with handy tools to slice and dice what’s on offer. Cybercriminals are embracing cloud-based services and technologies in order to accelerate their attacks on organizations and better monetize their wares, researchers have . . . Read more

Digging into the Dark Web: How Security Researchers Learn to Think Like the Bad Guys

Hacker forums are a rich source of threat intelligence. The Dark Web/Darknet continues to be an environment for bad actors to share stolen credentials and discuss successful attacks. In fact, in recent weeks, personal information from places ranging from education organizations to voter databases in the U.S. have been found . . . Read more

34M Records from 17 Companies Up for Sale in Cybercrime Forum

A diverse set of companies, including an adaptive-learning platform in Brazil, an online grocery service in Singapore and a cold-brew coffee-maker company, are caught up in the large data trove. A whopping 34 million user records have materialized on an underground sales forum, which cybercriminals claim are gleaned from 17 . . . Read more