U.K. and U.S. Sanction 7 Russians for TrickBot, Ryuk, and Conti Ransomware Attacks

In a first-of-its-kind coordinated action, the U.K. and U.S. governments on Thursday levied sanctions against seven Russian nationals for their affiliation to the TrickBot, Ryuk, and Conti cybercrime operation. The individuals designated under sanctions are Vitaly Kovalev (aka Alex Konor, Bentley, or Bergen), Maksim Mikhailov (aka Baget), Valentin Karyagin (aka Globus), Mikhail Iskritskiy (aka Tropa),…

This Microsoft Office for Mac package turns your Mac into a cross-platform powerhouse for under $50

In 1990, the Cincinnati Reds were baseball’s world champions. “Ghost” and “GoodFellas” topped the box office. And a meteor clipped the planet Earth. We were fine, though. Against all that action in October 1990, it would have been easy to overlook the launch of a new home software package called Microsoft Office. Three decades later, the…

Reddit Suffers Security Breach Exposing Internal Documents and Source Code

Feb 10, 2023Ravie LakshmananData Breach / Source Code Popular social news aggregation platform Reddit has disclosed that it was the victim of a security incident that enabled unidentified threat actors to gain unauthorized access to internal documents, code, and some unspecified business systems. The company blamed it on a “sophisticated and highly-targeted phishing attack” that…

Balenciaga Follows Scandal With Children’s Group Partnership

Balenciaga and the Kering Foundation have joined forces with the National Children’s Alliance (NCA) for a three-year program to raise awareness of child abuse. The partnership comes months after Balenciaga faced criticism for controversial ad campaigns featuring children holding toy bears wearing BDSM gear. At the time, Balenciaga and the Kering Foundation responded by removing…