cybersecurity

North Korean Hacking Group Upgrades ‘Apple Jeus’ Cyber-Theft macOS Malware

A hacking group believed to be from North Korea is reportedly stepping up its game to continue its cryptocurrency stealing campaigns. Dubbed Operation AppleJeus, the cyber-theft campaign has been in operation since at least 2018 and has been linked to the Lazarus Group, a state-sponsored hacking operation working on behalf of Pyongyang. According to a new report from The...

New Data Shows Cybercriminals Increasingly Targeting Apple’s Ecosystem: Kaspersky

New data shows that ill-intentioned hackers are increasingly targeting Apple's ecosystem. While macOS is often touted as "safer" on the cybersecurity front compared to Windows-based systems, cybercriminals are in fact increasingly targeting Apple’s ecosystem, reads a new report from Kaspersky released yesterday. According to data outlined in the report, the number of attacks on macOS...

Security Researchers Uncover Flaws Found in 40 Major Windows Kernel Drivers

More than 40 Windows device drivers contain vulnerabilities that could be exploited to perpetrate elevation of privilege attacks on PCs and servers. According to a new report from ZDNet, security researchers from cybersecurity firm Eclypsium claim that the faulty drivers are responsible for powering devices by some of the world's biggest electronics companies and BIOS...

Australian Law Would Force Tech Giants to Decrypt Messages

The Australian government has proposed a new legislation Friday which could give law enforcement agencies access to encrypted messages sent by suspected terrorists and criminals, reads a report from ABC News. In a press conference on Friday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the law would impose an obligation on technology companies to be able to provide...

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Speak at White House Cybersecurity Summit

According to event information obtained by The Hill, Apple CEO Tim Cook will speak at the White House cybersecurity summit. The summit will take place on Friday at Stanford University, and the main topic will be: encryption. The White House is expected to reveal its next executive action on cybersecurity at the summit, which will...