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‘Operation Cookie Monster’: International Police Action Seizes Dark Web Market

International law enforcement agencies have seized a sprawling dark web marketplace popular with cybercriminals, Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Wednesday, in a multinational crackdown dubbed “Operation Cookie Monster.” A banner plastered across Genesis Market’s site late on Tuesday said domains belonging to the organisation had been seized by the FBI. Logos of other […]

U.S Says It Cannot Confirm China Collected Real-Time Data From Spy Balloon

 U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration said on Monday it could not confirm reports that China was able to collect real-time data from a spy balloon as it flew over sensitive military sites earlier this year, saying analysis was still ongoing. NBC News on Monday reported that the Chinese balloon was able to transmit data back […]

Will TikTok Ever Move Out of the Gun Sights of Governments?

TikTok has been making headlines ever since it debuted and went viral. Is “viral” even the right word to describe the cultural reset it triggered? Unfortunately, most of these headlines are not in the app’s favor, including adding to the mental health crisis among U.S. teens AND United Arab Emirates (UAE) teens and spreading misinformation […]

How to Avoid Telecom Frauds

Telecom fraud is becoming increasingly common in today’s world, and as technology advances, so do the methods used by fraudsters. These types of frauds in telecom can be costly and devastating for both individuals and businesses. However, there are several ways you can protect yourself from telecom fraud. In this article, we will delve deeper into this issue, shed […]

TikTok Would Be Tough to Ban in the US Without a New Law, Experts Say

The Biden administration is under pressure to ban popular Chinese-owned social media app TikTok, but any such move likely hinges on passage of a new law that bolsters the government’s authority to regulate speech, experts said. Pressure is mounting from lawmakers and national security hawks to ban TikTok, which is owned by China’s ByteDance, over […]

Cybersecurity During the Fifa World Cup 2022

With billions of worldwide Fifa World Cup viewers, it is a gold mine for hackers and malicious actors to exploit. Football fans aren’t the only ones tuned in to see some of the world’s top players fight for the title of 2022 champions. These eye-catching events also pique the interest of cyber threat actors with […]

Cyber Officials from 37 Countries, 13 Companies to Meet on Ransomware in Washington

The White House will host officials from 37 countries and 13 global companies in Washington this week to address the growing threat of ransomware and other cybercrime, including the illicit use of cryptocurrencies, a senior U.S. official said. The in-person meeting follows last year’s virtual inaugural meeting of the informal Counter-Ransomware Initiative, adding seven more […]