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Premint NFT platform users became victims last weejend of one of the biggest NFT attacks ever. The company says an open-source vulnerability led to the compromise of its website, resulting in its users losing about $500,000 worth of blockchain assets.
Hackers used a vulnerability in NFT collection platform Premint to steal more than 300 blockchain entries, netting more than $421,000 in stolen proceeds, all has been deposited into Torando Cash. The incident is among the largest NFT thefts this year. Some Premint users also saw a Rickroll.
Thieves behind a phishing campaign targeting investors into a cryptocurrency exchange got away with at least $8 million. The attack took advantage of human credibility, not a cybersecurity exploit in the Uniswap protocol, experts say. The stolen funds are being laundered in a cryptocurrency mixer.
The "deliberate actions" of a now-fired senior engineer at Customer.io put at risk email addresses of six client companies, including NFT marketplace OpenSea. The email delivery vendor did not specify how many individuals are now at elevated risk of phishing attacks.
Milind Mungale of Protean eGov Technologies has led the security strategies for the company for two decades. He discusses the changing cybersecurity landscape and building security operations from the ground up for a company that handles sensitive government and citizen information.
The United Kingdom has announced two proposed pieces of legislation - the Financial Services and Markets Bill and the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill - to regulate the digital assets industry and curb the use of virtual currency in illicit activity.
Two teenage boys arrested and charged by the City of London Police in connection with its investigation into the Lapsus$ hacking group have been released on bail for an undisclosed sum. They are due to appear in Southwark Crown Court on April 29.
Days after the recent Okta data breach, parts of a security report, allegedly created by Mandiant, were leaked, giving the breach timeline and how the threat group gained access to Okta's environment. Security experts, including an Okta customer, discuss the report, supply chain risks and redress.
Okta says it should have notified customers of a breach earlier and that Lapsus$ compromised a laptop belonging to Sitel, a third-party customer support firm, via remote desktop protocol, enabling it to infiltrate Okta's network. Cybersecurity experts discuss the impact of the breach and offer mitigation advice.
Identity management company Okta and Microsoft have confirmed breaches by the Lapsus$ group, which has been on a high-profile hacking spree. Okta is facing increasing pressure to more fully describe the impact of its incident, as Okta's identity systems are widely used across enterprises.
Ts. Saiful Bakhtiar Osman is the head of IT - APAC at The Ascent Group. In this interview, he discusses how to make cloud security effective, interweave IT disaster recovery with business continuity plans, move to a Zero Trust environment and improve authentication and access management controls.
The new U.K cyber strategy calls for a balanced partnership across the public, private and third sectors. The government is to provide a 2.6 billion-pound investment in a more proactive approach to fostering and protecting the U.K.’s competitive advantage critical cyber technologies.
In 2021, the supply of cybersecurity professionals increased across the globe, with the exception of the Asia-Pacific region and some parts of Europe, says (ISC)² CEO Clar Rosso. She discusses factors behind the workforce gap and how a diverse team can improve resolution of cybersecurity problems.
In a report published earlier this week, (ISC)² - the international non-profit association that certifies cybersecurity professionals - says minority security practitioners, including people of color and women, are underrepresented in the field and offers practical steps to address the issues.