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Santander Flags Data Breach Hitting Some Clients, All Staff

Banco Santander SA said data managed by an external party was accessed without authorization, affecting information of clients and staff. “We recently became aware of an unauthorized access to a Santander database hosted by a third-party provider,” the Spanish lender …

What Is GPS Jamming and Why Is It an Aviation Problem?

Estonia has accused neighboring Russia of jamming GPS navigation devices in airspace above the Baltic states, echoing concerns from airlines that say they have been contending with such interference for months. Estonian Foreign Minister Margus Tsahkna’s accusation, for which he …

Dutch Chipmaker Nexperia Hacked by Cyber Criminals

Dutch-headquartered chipmaker Nexperia was victim of a hacking attack by cyber criminals last month, the Chinese-owned company said on Friday, and was investigating the incident with the help of outside specialists. “Nexperia has become aware that an unauthorized third party …

Apple Warns of ‘Mercenary Spyware Attack’ on Users in India, 91 Other Countries

Apple Inc has warned its users in India and ninety-one other countries that they were possible victims of a “mercenary spyware attack,” according to a threat notification email that was sent to targeted users. The company discovered that attackers tried …

North Korea Broke Into South Korean Chip Equipment Firms: Seoul’s Spy Agency

North Korea’s hacking groups have broken into at least two South Korean manufacturers of chipmaking equipment, as the country looks to evade sanctions and turn out its own semiconductors for weapons programs, South Korea’s spy agency said on Monday. The …

Lockbit Cybercrime Gang Says It Is Back Online Following Global Police Bust

Lockbit, the cybercrime gang that was knocked offline by a comprehensive international police operation earlier this month, says it has restored its servers and is back in business. The group, notorious on the internet’s criminal underground for using malicious software …

Cyberattack Hits Georgia County Where Trump Is Charged

A cyberattack disrupted the court systems in Fulton County, Georgia, where former President Donald Trump faces a criminal case for allegedly interfering with the 2020 election results. Officials earlier this week were working to restore normal operations after the attack …

Russia Behind Spike in European GPS Jamming, Baltic General Says

Russia is likely behind an increase in instances of jamming satellite signals used by airlines, smartphones and weapons systems in eastern Europe, according to a senior Baltic military commander. Martin Herem, the commander of the Estonian Defense Forces, pointed the …

Aviation Sector Sees No Quick Tech Solution to GPS ‘Spoofing’ Interference Problem

Global regulators, aviation security specialists and manufacturers failed to reach an agreement on a quick technical fix to the problem of GPS spoofing near war zones at a meeting on Thursday [Jan. 25], instead calling for better training of pilots …

Several Ukrainian State-Run Bodies Report ‘Large-Scale’ Cyber Attacks

Several major Ukrainian state organizations on Thursday reported cyber attacks on their systems, in the latest wave that a source close to the government blamed on Russian intelligence. Ukraine’s state-run energy company Naftogaz said one of the data centers had …