Accused U.S. government hacker Gary McKinnon is a step closer to extradition after British prosecutors said they will not charge him, despite his admission of lawbreaking. In speaking to CNN, prosecutors said their evidence did not reflect the criminality alleged by the United States, including nearly $1 million in damages to defense system computers. McKinnon's last recourse: A case review by the British Home Secretary. — CAM
Vulnerable Apache NiFi implementations are being targeted in new attacks deploying the Kinsing cryptomining malware, as indicated by the significant increase in HTTP requests for "/nifi" on May 19, according to The Hacker News.
Numerous fraudulent websites masquerading as legitimate software, including ChatGPT, Gimp, AstraChat, and Go To Meeting, have been used in a new RomCom malware campaign by Cuba ransomware affiliate Void Rabisu, also known as Tropical Scorpius, from December 2022 to April 2023, which was mostly targeted at Eastern Europe, according to BleepingComputer.
Scandinavian Airlines has been demanded to pay $3 million by the Anonymous Sudan threat operation to put an end to distributed denial-of-service attacks against the airline's websites that began in February, reports The Record, a news site by cybersecurity firm Recorded Future.