cyber attacks

Cyber attacks against organizations increasing as more staff work from home
A developer working from home
cyber security

Cyber attacks against organizations increasing as more staff work from home

Breaches up by a third due to COVID work-from-home requirements
17 May 2021
French insurer AXA suffers ransomware attack in Asia
Visual representation of ransomware by showing encrypted files on a display
ransomware

French insurer AXA suffers ransomware attack in Asia

Cyber criminals claim to have stolen 3TB of data including medical records and passport screenshots
17 May 2021
Government consults on steps to bolster supply chain security
An employee on the phone while his computer screen shows "cyber attack" warning
cyber security

Government consults on steps to bolster supply chain security

Proposals come as the business landscape still reels from high-profile hacks including the SolarWinds Orion Platform attack
17 May 2021
Ransomware operators in turmoil after Colonial Pipeline backlash
A chained lock situated on a laptop displaying a red screen
ransomware

Ransomware operators in turmoil after Colonial Pipeline backlash

US authorities seize DarkSide’s assets while a widely-used cyber crime forum cuts ties with ransomware groups
17 May 2021
What is the Computer Misuse Act?
A computer keyboard with keys highlighted with red underlighting
Policy & legislation

What is the Computer Misuse Act?

If your computer systems are attacked, is the law effective enough to put those criminals behind bars?
14 May 2021
Rapid7 says its source code was accessed after CodeCov hack
Somebody pointing to the CodeCov logo as seen on its website accessed through a web browser
hacking

Rapid7 says its source code was accessed after CodeCov hack

Cyber criminals gained access to code used for internal tooling and its flagship detection and response service
14 May 2021
Toshiba hit by ransomware in suspected DarkSide attack
An image of the Toshiba logo at an event
ransomware

Toshiba hit by ransomware in suspected DarkSide attack

Toshiba Tec Corp hit by the same hackers that targetted the Colonial Pipeline Company
14 May 2021
Irish Health Service hit by ransomware attack
HSE Reception entrance wall sign in English and Irish language
ransomware

Irish Health Service hit by ransomware attack

Friday's outpatient medical appointments have been postponed or cancelled
14 May 2021
HP’s new print solutions support a hybrid workforce
HP logo on a printer with water droplets on it
Hardware

HP’s new print solutions support a hybrid workforce

New printing solutions enable workers to print securely at home or in the office
12 May 2021
Cyber attacks on manufacturing up 300% in a year
A cyber attack depicted in binary code
Security

Cyber attacks on manufacturing up 300% in a year

NTT also found that application-specific and web-application attacks accounted for two-thirds of all cyber crime
11 May 2021
US fuel pipeline hackers reveal their motive
The Colonial Pipeline tanks situated on a green field with clear blue sky in background
ransomware

US fuel pipeline hackers reveal their motive

Colonial Pipeline was forced to suspend 5,500 miles of pipeline between Texas and New York after hackers breached its networks
11 May 2021
Russian hackers are exploiting these 11 flaws to attack businesses
A depiction of a hacker
hacking

Russian hackers are exploiting these 11 flaws to attack businesses

The NCSC and US counterparts urge businesses to patch a handful of previously discovered flaws as soon as possible
10 May 2021
Prevent fraud and phishing attacks with DMARC
Prevent fraud and phishing attacks with DMARC - whitepaper from Mimecastwhitepaper
Whitepaper

Prevent fraud and phishing attacks with DMARC

How to use domain-based message authentication, reporting, and conformance for email security
10 May 2021
Microsoft and Darktrace partner on AI-enhanced cloud security
An employee on the phone while his computer screen shows "cyber attack" warning
artificial intelligence (AI)

Microsoft and Darktrace partner on AI-enhanced cloud security

The collaboration will focus on addressing security challenges in the 'critical areas' of email security
10 May 2021
2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise
2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise - whitepaper from Mimecastwhitepaper
Whitepaper

2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise

Securing the enterprise in the COVID world
10 May 2021
Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection
Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection - whitepaper from Mimecastwhitepaper
Whitepaper

Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection

Why you need an inside-the-perimeter strategy for internal threats
10 May 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Dell, Apple, Qualcomm
Graphic showing a red unlocked padlock surrounded by blue locked padlocks
vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Dell, Apple, Qualcomm

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
6 May 2021
X-Force threat intelligence index
X Force threat intelligence indexwhitepaper
Whitepaper

X-Force threat intelligence index

Understand the threat landscape with fresh intelligence
4 May 2021
Ransomware gang is selling intel to traders to extort victims
Desktop monitor and mobile phone with hand pointing
ransomware

Ransomware gang is selling intel to traders to extort victims

The scheme relies on market traders using information about ransomware attacks to short-sell shares and collapse a victim's stock price
26 Apr 2021
NETSCOUT threat intelligence report
Threat intelligence report - whitepaper from NETSCOUTwhitepaper
Whitepaper

NETSCOUT threat intelligence report

Cyber crime: Exploiting a pandemic
26 Apr 2021
What is hacktivism?
Two masked members of Anonymous demonstrating during the Occupy protest on October 15, 2011 in The Hague
hacking

What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
22 Apr 2021
NCSC offers free training to schools after rise in cyber attacks
Two students using a PC in a classroom
cyber security

NCSC offers free training to schools after rise in cyber attacks

Both universities and school trusts have been hit by a number of devastating cyber attacks in 2021
22 Apr 2021
REvil threatens to release Apple’s hardware schematics
Visual representation of ransomware by showing encrypted files on a display
ransomware

REvil threatens to release Apple’s hardware schematics

The ransomware gang has tied its extortion scheme to the firm’s latest launch event
21 Apr 2021