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22 September, 2023
 

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1. Meta encryption shields child abusers in shadows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meta-encryption-shields-child-abusers-in-shadows

Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to roll out encrypted messaging on his platforms will let child abusers “hide in the dark”, according to a government campaign urging the tech billionaire to halt the move....

2. Tesla Model X resurrects in Ukraine after totaling in the U.S.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tesla-model-x-resurrects-in-ukraine-after-totaling-in-the-u-s

A Tesla Model X totaled in the U.S. late last year suddenly came back online and started sending notifications to the phone of its former owner, CNBC Executive Editor Jay Yarow, months later....

3. Major banks hit by large-scale cyberattack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/major-banks-hit-by-large-scale-cyberattack

The banks Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, and ING are among the dozens of companies that have suffered a large-scale cyberattack....

4. Schools vulnerable to ransomware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-vulnerable-to-ransomware

The confidential documents stolen from schools and dumped online by ransomware gangs are raw, intimate, and graphic. They describe student sexual assaults, psychiatric hospitalizations, abusive parents, truancy — even suicide attempts....

5. Lawmaker insists secret funds were paid to hackers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmaker-insists-secret-funds-were-paid-to-hackers

Recently hacked data from Cyprus’ land registry and the state’s flagship university were back in the news this week, after a lawmaker said he had been told that millions of secret money was paid to cyber attackers, an allegation denied by officials...

6. Uncle says Little Hacker was scouting for burial sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uncle-says-little-hacker-was-scouting-for-burial-sites

The disappearance of a Limassol man feared murdered has become more complicated after the uncle of the main suspect, known as Little Hacker, offered to point investigators to possible burial sites claiming they were picked by his nephew...

7. More details and questions emerge in disappearance case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-details-and-questions-emerge-in-disappearance-case

New developments and more questions emerged on Tuesday in the disappearance of a Limassol man after police re-arrested the main suspect hours before his remand expired, with reports saying the judge heard about new incriminating statements from other jailed suspects...

8. Police build disappearance case but no breakthrough

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-build-disappearance-case-but-no-breakthrough

The disappearance of a Limassol man said to be implicated in a convoluted cryptocurrency case continues to baffle Cypriot authorities, following additional arrests and search parties expected to continue after an unsuccessful holiday weekend...

9. Disappearance less clear after cops nab hacker’s pal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disappearance-less-clear-after-cops-nab-hacker-s-pal

A man said to be an acquaintance of Little Hacker, the detained suspect in a disappearance case possibly linked to cryptocurrency theft, has also been nabbed by police after investigators became suspicious over partial statements he had made, but charges still remained unclear...

10. Police suspect foul play in cryptic disappearance case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-suspect-foul-play-in-cryptic-disappearance-case

A local man who did time in a US prison and is also being accused of bitcoin theft in Cyprus has turned himself in, but he is reportedly not answering questions about the disappearance of a man whose torched vehicle was found in rural Nicosia last week...

11. Hackers leak Open University data after ransom demand not met

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hackers-leak-open-university-data-after-ransom-demand-not-met

The Open University of Cyprus failed to meet the deadline set by the "Medusa" group of hackers to pay a ransom in exchange for not releasing sensitive personal data....

12. Deadline looms for hackers' threat to release Open University data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/deadline-looms-for-hackers-threat-to-release-open-university-data

The clock is ticking for the Open University as the deadline looms for a group of hackers called 'Medusa' to release personal data that they intercepted. ...

13. Cyber gang badgers Cypriot university to cough up $100K

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyber-gang-badgers-cypriot-university-to-cough-up-$100k

The notorious Medusa ransomware gang is asking for $100,000 from Open University of Cyprus following a cyberattack on the institution’s digital platforms, with data samples already leaked online to prove they are not kidding...

14. FBI warns against using free mobile charging stations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-warns-against-using-free-mobile-charging-stations

The FBI is warning people to steer clear of free cell phone charging stations....

15. Chaos and flight cancellations: A cable caused Lufthansa's system to crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chaos-and-flight-cancellations-a-cable-caused-lufthansa-s-system-to-crash

The disruption of Lufthansa's IT system, which resulted in chaos at German airports and flight cancellations and delays for the airline worldwide, appears to have been caused by an excavator damaging a cable during railroad construction....

16. Chinese spy balloon contained surveillance equipment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-spy-balloon-contained-surveillance-equipment

The Chinese spy balloon that the U.S. shot down over the Atlantic Ocean last weekend carried high-tech equipment capable of collecting communications signals and other sensitive information, the U.S. government said Thursday....

17. Abduction of Cyprus’ Little Hacker points to bizarre case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abduction-of-cyprus-little-hacker-points-to-bizarre-case

Cyprus Police have landed on a tortuous case after it was revealed that a recent abduction of the island’s infamous 'Little Hacker' allegedly came to expose a fake arrest in the buffer zone and a real plot against a prominent businessman who has been in the crosshairs of law enforcement for years...

18. Elon Musk's Starlink helping Ukraine's elite drone unit destroy Russian tanks and trucks in the night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elon-musk-s-starlink-helping-ukraine-s-elite-drone-unit-destroy-russian-tanks-and-trucks-in-the-night

Elon Musk's Starlink satellite system is helping an elite Ukrainian drone unit destroy Russian weaponry, according to The Times of London....

19. 'Anonymous' group takes down three Russian news websites after attacking Kremlin-backed channel RT

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anonymous-group-takes-down-three-russian-news-websites-after-attacking-kremlin-backed-channel-rt

Anonymous collective have taken down three Russian news agency websites after attacking Kremlin-backed channel RT....

20. Cypriot video game designer denies links to malware found before Russian invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-video-game-designer-denies-links-to-malware-found-before-russian-invasion

A 24-year-old videogame designer who runs his small business out of a home next to an old Cypriot church in a quiet suburb of Nicosia now finds himself entangled in a global crisis following the Russian invasion of Ukraine....

21. Official says hackers targeted vax website

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-says-hackers-targeted-vax-website

The Cypriot government says it believes hackers were behind a cyber attack against the state’s website for vaccine appointment registration, after users said they were having technical problems using the site...

22. Reported House website hack was false alarm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reported-house-website-hack-was-false-alarm

The website of the House of Representatives in the Republic of Cyprus suffered a technical glitch on Monday, the innovation commissioner says, following reports in Greek Cypriot media that a foreign hacker had targeted the website...

23. Turkish hacker targets Cyprus Parliament website

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-hacker-targets-cyprus-parliament-website

The Cyprus Parliament’s website was on Monday facing attacks by a Turkish hacker, an announcement by the House of Representatives said....

24. Defence ministry targeted by hackers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-ministry-says-it-was-targeted-by-hackers

Reports suggest the defence ministry of the Republic of Cyprus thwarted a cyber attack last week, around the same time a major hacking incident was reported by British defence, with both countries pointing the finger to foreign hackers...

25. Gloves are off in EU-China relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-in-eu-china-relations

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden...

26. Cypriot hacker pleads guilty in Atlanta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hacker-pleads-guilty-in-atlanta

A Filipino-Cypriot young man who was extradited to the United States last year on cyber crime charges has pleaded guilty after reaching a plea agreement with federal prosecutors...

27. AstraZeneca hitches ride with Russia's Sputnik in vaccine race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-hitches-ride-with-russia-s-sputnik-in-vaccine-race

AstraZeneca will start clinical trials to test a combination of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine with Russia's Sputnik V shot aimed at boosting the efficacy of the British drugmaker's vaccine, Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Friday....

28. FBI offers deal to 'Cypriot hacker'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-offers-deal-to-cypriot-hacker

A young man known as the “Cypriot hacker” who was flown to the United States last summer to face trial, may have a deal after all, with reports saying Joshua Polloso Epifaniou is ready to enter a plea but it is unclear if he would need to do jail time halfway around the world...

29. Woman loses 20 grand in bitcoin scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-loses-20-grand-in-bitcoin-scam

A woman in Limassol says she lost over €20,000 after an unknown person convinced her to invest real money in cryptocurrency...

30. Two extradited from Cyprus to face US justice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-extradited-from-cyprus-to-face-us-justice

The Republic of Cyprus has extradited two alleged cyber criminals to the United States, including a young man who is the first Cypriot national to be extradited under an extradition treaty with the US...

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