cyber attacks

Hackers publish Bombardier data in wide-reaching FTA cyber attack
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cyber attacks

Hackers publish Bombardier data in wide-reaching FTA cyber attack

Hackers compromise the data of 25 firms as part of an attack against Accellion's legacy FTA application
24 Feb 2021
Experts blast SMBs' “head in the sand” approach to cyber security
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cyber security

Experts blast SMBs' “head in the sand” approach to cyber security

From failing to patch exposed VPNs to meeting ransom demands, businesses are playing a role in fuelling the threat landscape
23 Feb 2021
Mysterious Silver Sparrow malware hits 30,000 macOS devices
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Mysterious Silver Sparrow malware hits 30,000 macOS devices

The cluster is among the first to spread malware affecting devices fitted with Apple’s new M1 chip
22 Feb 2021
Weekly threat roundup: SolarWinds-style hack, macOS Big Sur, Telegram
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Weekly threat roundup: SolarWinds-style hack, macOS Big Sur, Telegram

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
18 Feb 2021
US charges three North Koreans for Sony Pictures, WannaCry attacks
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US charges three North Koreans for Sony Pictures, WannaCry attacks

The men are said to have been responsible for a $1.3 billion hacking spree
18 Feb 2021
What is network forensics?
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cyber attacks

What is network forensics?

Taking a closer look at how cyber threats are investigated at a network level
17 Feb 2021
Sontiq's Intelligent Identity Security platform will combat online fraud
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Security

Sontiq's Intelligent Identity Security platform will combat online fraud

Sontiq’s resolution specialists team will deliver ‘white glove’ security resolutions
16 Feb 2021
France uncovers SolarWinds-esque cyber attack targeting Centreon
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France uncovers SolarWinds-esque cyber attack targeting Centreon

Hackers infiltrated the systems of several organisations in 2017 by compromising the enterprise IT platform
16 Feb 2021
Microsoft: ‘More than 1,000 engineers’ executed SolarWinds attack
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Microsoft: ‘More than 1,000 engineers’ executed SolarWinds attack

The company's president Brad Smith says the ongoing hack is the 'largest and most sophisticated the world has ever seen'
15 Feb 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Zero-days in Windows, Adobe, Google Chrome
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vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Zero-days in Windows, Adobe, Google Chrome

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
11 Feb 2021
Microsoft patches actively exploited Windows zero-day flaw
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Microsoft patches actively exploited Windows zero-day flaw

The threat has been fixed alongside 55 other bugs in the latest Patch Tuesday round of fixes
10 Feb 2021
Eight Brits arrested over SIM swapping attacks on US celebs
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Eight Brits arrested over SIM swapping attacks on US celebs

International effort between UK and US law enforcement agencies takes down network of English and Scottish cyber criminals
10 Feb 2021
HelloKitty ransomware gang behind CD Projekt hack
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ransomware

HelloKitty ransomware gang behind CD Projekt hack

Emsisoft CTO tells IT Pro that the sensitive data obtained by the attackers 'will most likely be leaked'
10 Feb 2021
Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt hit by ransomware attack
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ransomware

Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt hit by ransomware attack

Hackers claim to have accessed unreleased Witcher 3 source code and threaten to leak it unless a payment is made
9 Feb 2021
SolarWinds bolsters its security response capabilities following hack
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cyber attacks

SolarWinds bolsters its security response capabilities following hack

The company is in the process of 'creating a new, highly-secure environment based upon the latest practices'
5 Feb 2021
What is WannaCry?
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WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
4 Feb 2021
The business guide to ransomware
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The business guide to ransomware

Everything you need to know to keep your company afloat
4 Feb 2021
Hackers target gamers with a supply-chain attack
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Hackers target gamers with a supply-chain attack

Cyber criminals have compromised an Android emulator and used it to infect gamers’ devices with malware
1 Feb 2021
Outsourcing giant Serco hit by ransomware attack
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ransomware

Outsourcing giant Serco hit by ransomware attack

Cyber criminals deployed the Babuk ransomware to encrypt more than 1TB of data belonging to the firm behind NHS Test and Trace
1 Feb 2021
UKRI services taken offline after ransomware attack
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UKRI services taken offline after ransomware attack

The cyber attack affected a number of UKRI's web assets, with hackers encrypting some data
1 Feb 2021
Hackers attempt to exploit SonicWall zero-day vulnerability
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Hackers attempt to exploit SonicWall zero-day vulnerability

The flaw is believed to be the same vulnerability used in a security incident confirmed by the company late last month
1 Feb 2021
Security researchers targeted by North Korean hackers
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Security researchers targeted by North Korean hackers

The social engineering campaign involves establishing a social media presence as well as a fake research blog
26 Jan 2021
Russian spy agencies warn of US cyber retaliation
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Russian spy agencies warn of US cyber retaliation

Moscow denies involvement in the SolarWinds attack but still fears US payback
25 Jan 2021