Carly Page

Carly Page

Reporter, Cybersecurity

Carly Page covers the cybersecurity beat for TechCrunch. She is a freelance technology journalist with more than a decade of experience in the industry, and served as editor of The INQUIRER from 2012 to 2019. You can reach her at

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Lyca Mobile blames cyberattack for network disruption

U.K.-based mobile virtual network provider giant Lyca Mobile has confirmed a cyberattack that caused service disruption for millions of its customers. Lyca Mobile claims to be the world’s largest in

Motel One says ransomware gang stole customer credit card data

Motel One, one of Europe’s largest hotel chains, has confirmed it was the target of a ransomware attack that saw hackers access customer data. Motel One is a low-budget German hotel chain that opera

Progress, the company behind MOVEit, patches new actively exploited security flaws

Progress Software, the company behind the recently hacked MOVEit file-transfer software, has released fixes for two more critical-rated vulnerabilities that are being exploited by attackers. In an adv

Google patches zero-day exploited by commercial spyware vendor

Google has rushed to patch a zero-day vulnerability in Chrome that was exploited by a commercial spyware vendor. The vulnerability was reported to the Chrome team by Clement Lecigne of Google’s Thre

Why the public sector is an easy target for ransomware

We’re on track for 2023 to be a record-breaking year for ransomware attacks targeting the U.S. public sector. These attacks, which include both traditional encrypt-and-extort and newer data thef

Yes, you have to update your Apple devices again, because spyware is bad

Apple has released urgent security updates for iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watch, and Safari users to block two active spyware campaigns.

Google’s Parisa Tabriz on how the company stays ahead of hackers

Google is constantly under attack. But while hackers have compromised gaming giants, casinos and other technology giants in recent months, Google has so far remained largely unscathed. Parisa Tabriz,

Kindo aims to take the security stress out of AI workflows

Ron Williams, co-founder and CEO of Kindo, knows a thing or two about cybersecurity, having previously led security teams at League of Legends developer Riot Games, shared scooter startup Bird and Alp

International Criminal Court says hackers accessed its systems

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has said it experienced a cyberattack last week after hackers accessed its internal systems. The ICC, headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, is the only perman

UK police officers’ data stolen in cyberattack on ID supplier

The personal details of thousands of U.K. police officers have been stolen after a suspected ransomware attack on a third-party supplier. Greater Manchester Police, one of the largest police departmen

Microsoft AI researchers accidentally exposed terabytes of internal sensitive data

Microsoft AI researchers accidentally exposed tens of terabytes of sensitive data, including private keys and passwords, while publishing a storage bucket of open source training data on GitHub. In re

Hackers claim MGM cyberattack as outage drags into fourth day

Hotel and entertainment giant MGM Resorts continues to battle a widespread outage after a cyberattack forced it to shut down systems across its properties. MGM, which operates a number of hotels and c

MGM Resorts blames ‘cybersecurity issue’ for ongoing outage

Hotel and casino giant MGM Resorts has confirmed a “cybersecurity issue” is to blame for an ongoing outage affecting systems at the company’s Las Vegas properties. “MGM Resorts recently id

Square says it has resolved daylong outage

Fintech giant Square says its services are coming back online after a daylong outage left small business owners unable to process payments. The Block-owned company had, up until Friday morning on the

Traderie, a marketplace for in-game items, alerts users to data breach

In-game trading marketplace Traderie has alerted users to a data breach impacting their personal information, TechCrunch has learned. Traderie, owned by U.S.-based company Akrew, is a website that all

US, UK authorities sanction more alleged Trickbot gang members

U.S. and U.K. authorities have sanctioned more alleged members of the notorious Russia-based Trickbot cybercrime gang. The U.S. Treasury and U.K.’s Foreign Office announced on Thursday fresh sanctio

See Tickets says hackers accessed customers’ payment data — again

Global ticketing giant See Tickets has disclosed a data breach affecting customers’ credit card information for the second time in the past 12 months. See Tickets, owned by Vivendi Ticketing, confir

Chipmaker NXP confirms data breach involving customers’ information

Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors has alerted customers to a data breach involving their personal information. The data breach was first flagged by Troy Hunt, the owner of Have I Been Pwned, who twee

Lidl recalls Paw Patrol snacks after website on packaging displayed porn

Supermarket giant Lidl has issued a recall of Paw Patrol snacks after the website listed on the products’ packaging began displaying explicit content unsuitable for children. Lidl, which operate

How the FBI took down the notorious Qakbot botnet

A global law enforcement operation this week took down and dismantled the notorious Qakbot botnet, touted as the largest U.S.-led financial and technical disruption of a botnet infrastructure. Qakbot
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