Google Acquires Siemplify for $500M to expand it Cyber Security Capacity

Google acquires Siemplify, an Israeli security orchestration, automation and response startup that enables security teams to collect and manage large amounts of data. The startup will be integrated into the company’s Google Cloud Platform. The significant acquisition is part of Google’s broader efforts to expand its security capabilities as attacks become more frequent and sophisticated.

Shutterfly hit by Ransomware attack.

Shutterfly hit by Ransomware attack, the company’s, Snapfish, TinyPrints, and Spoonflower websites are not impacted, but “portions of our Lifetouch and BorrowLenses business, Groovebook, manufacturing and some corporate systems have been experiencing interruptions,” the company said. Shutterfly does not store credit card, financial account information, or the Social Security numbers of, Snapfish, Lifetouch,

Beware : Spider-Man’s – ‘No Way Home’ Pirated Downloads Contain Crypto-Mining Malware

Spider-Man’s – ‘No Way Home’ Pirated Downloads Contain Crypto-Mining Malware.Peter Parker might not be a mastermind cryptocurrency criminal. But the name Spiderman is quickly becoming more associated with the mining landscape. ReasonLabs, a leading provider of cybersecurity prevention and detection software, recently discovered a new form of malware hacking into customer computers in the guise

Microsoft Teams bug allowing phishing unpatched since March

Microsoft Teams bug allowing phishing unpatched since March . Microsoft said it won’t fix or is delaying patches for several security flaws impacting Microsoft Teams’ link preview feature reported since March 2021. German IT security consultancy firm Positive Security’s co-founder Fabian Bräunlein discovered four vulnerabilities leading to Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF), URL preview spoofing, IP

Ransomware Shut Down McMenamins Phone and Credit Card Systems

Ransomware Shut Down McMenamins. Ransomware and malware attacks are hamstringing some major institutions in Oregon , USA. Last week, pub and hotel chain McMenamins suffered a ransomware attack that left its employees’ personal information potentially compromised. (Ransomware is the work of hackers who seize company computer systems and demand payment.) Headquarters today told WW that

New Fileless Malware Uses Windows Registry as Storage to Evade Detection

There is a New Fileless Malware that Uses Windows Registry as Storage to Evade Detection .A new JavaScript-based remote access Trojan (RAT) propagated via a social engineering campaign has been observed employing sneaky “fileless” techniques as part of its detection-evasion methods to elude discovery and analysis. Dubbed DarkWatchman by researchers from Prevailion’s Adversarial Counterintelligence Team

Kronos hit with ransomware, warns of data breach and ‘several weeks’ outage

According to ZDNet HR management platform Kronos has been hit with a ransomware attack, revealing that information from many of its high-profile customers may have been accessed.  UKG, Kronos’ parent company, said the vital service will be out for “several weeks” and urged customers to “evaluate and implement alternative business continuity protocols related to the

Hackers found infecting ‘free’ Windows activators like KMSPico to steal from cryptocurrency wallets

Why it matters: Software piracy isn’t new, but with the proliferation of “activators” for Windows and Office, you also have malicious actors scrambling to take advantage of unsuspecting users who utilize such tools. Their victims do this believing they save on software licensing costs, but at the same time, they expose their systems to sophisticated