Cybersecurity researchers at Elastic Security Labs have discovered a new macOS malware named REF7001, supposedly linked to North Korea and specifically targeting cryptocurrency exchange blockchain engineers. Hackers persuaded an individual to download a ZIP file containing a malicious payload from a Discord channel. Staged attack stages in the malware exploit custom and open-source tools, aligned with tactics typically deployed by North Korea’s notorious Lazarus Group. Experts emphasise the importance of proactive security measures and vigilance in the cryptocurrency and blockchain fields.
Experian Health has acquired Wave HDC, a healthcare data automation company. It uses AI to determine insurance benefits coverage and critical patient demographics data. The