Saturday, May 20, 2023

The notorious cybercrime group known as FIN7 has been observed deploying Cl0p (aka Clop) ransomware, marking the threat actor's first ransomware campaign since late 2021.

Microsoft, which detected the activity in April 2023, is tracking the financially motivated actor under its new taxonomy Sangria Tempest.

Thursday, May 18, 2023

A cybercrime enterprise known as Lemon Group is leveraging millions of pre-infected Android smartphones worldwide to carry out their malicious operations, posing significant supply chain risks.

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

A Russian national has been charged and indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) for launching ransomware attacks against "thousands of victims" in the country and across the world.

Friday, May 12, 2023

Congratulations to Center for Information and Cyber Security (CICS) member Aditya Paul who will be pursuing his graduate studies in electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Campbell L. Searle Fellow and a NSF Graduate Research Fellow! He will be working to engineer the next generation of quantum technologies at one of the world's top research institutes.

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

We want to congratulate both faculty/staff and students who recently received awards from the CSE Department!

Faculty/Staff Awards:

  • Cihan Tunc: CSE Junior Faculty Research Award

Student Awards:

  • Syed Badruddoja (Outstanding PhD Student)

  • Kritagya Upadhyay (Outstanding PhD Student)

  • Tyler Parks (Outstanding Master's Student, MSCS)

  • Thomas McCullough (Outstanding Undergraduate in Computer Science)

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Hunting Russian Intelligence “Snake” Malware

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Amazon Prime Video team throws AWS Serverless under a bus

Amazon Prime Video has dumped its AWS distributed serverless architecture and moved to what it describes as a “monolith” for its video quality analysis team in a move that it said has cut its cloud infrastructure costs 90%.

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Tuesday released an Industrial Control Systems (ICS) advisory about a critical flaw affecting ME RTU remote terminal units.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

The Chinese nation-state group dubbed Alloy Taurus is using a Linux variant of a backdoor called PingPull as well as a new undocumented tool codenamed Sword2033.

Saturday, April 22, 2023
Apple thwarts NSO’s spyware, the rise of a GPT-4 black market, Russia targets Starlink internet connections, and more.