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FIN7 hacking group ‘pen tester’ sentenced to 5 years in prison

Denys Iarmak, a Ukrainian member and a “pen tester for the FIN7 financially-motivated hacking group, was sentenced on Thursday to 5 years in prison for breaching victims’ networks and stealing credit card information for roughly two years, between November 2016 and November 2018. […]


Bearded Barbie hackers catfish high ranking Israeli officials

The Hamas-backed hacking group tracked as ‘APT-C-23’ was found catfishing Israeli officials working in defense, law, enforcement, and government agencies, ultimately leading to the deployment of new malware. […]


Palo Alto Networks firewalls, VPNs vulnerable to OpenSSL bug

American cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks warned customers on Wednesday that some of its firewall, VPN, and XDR products are vulnerable to a high severity OpenSSL infinite loop bug disclosed three weeks ago […]
UK retail chain The Works shuts down stores after cyberattack

British retail chain The Works announced it was forced to shut down several stores due to till issues caused by a cyber-security incident involving unauthorized access to its computer systems. […]
U.S. sanctions crypto-exchange Garantex for aiding Hydra Market

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office has announced sanctions against the cryptocurrency exchange Garantex, which has been linked to illegal transactions for Hydra Market. […]

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