cyber attacks

The 4 most notorious hackers
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hacking

The 4 most notorious hackers

From Snowden to Mitnick, we trace the lives of those who hack
12 Oct 2021
NCSC CEO warns ransomware presents "most immediate danger" to the UK
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ransomware

NCSC CEO warns ransomware presents "most immediate danger" to the UK

Lindy Cameron named Russia as the main culprit behind the UK’s ransomware woes
12 Oct 2021
Microsoft mitigated 'largest ever' 2.4Tbps DDoS attack
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

Microsoft mitigated 'largest ever' 2.4Tbps DDoS attack

The record-breaking attack targeted one of the company's European Azure customers in August
12 Oct 2021
Singapore launches new cyber security framework
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Careers & training

Singapore launches new cyber security framework

The country is aiming to create a foundation to attract and develop talent in its operational technology cyber security sector
11 Oct 2021
SolarWinds hackers stole US sanctions policy data, Microsoft confirms
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cyber attacks

SolarWinds hackers stole US sanctions policy data, Microsoft confirms

Unconfirmed reports also suggest data on threat hunting techniques, assessments of Russian threat actors, and source codes were also accessed
8 Oct 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Behind the scenes of the SolarWinds hack
The IT Pro Podcast: Behind the scenes of the Solarwinds hack
cyber attacks

The IT Pro Podcast: Behind the scenes of the SolarWinds hack

We speak to the company’s top execs to find out what really happened
8 Oct 2021
Maverick fast-attack ransomware group FIN12 is quickly expanding
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ransomware

Maverick fast-attack ransomware group FIN12 is quickly expanding

FIN12 hits hospitals even during pandemic
7 Oct 2021
Justice Department unveils civil cyber fraud initiative to battle online crime
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cyber attacks

Justice Department unveils civil cyber fraud initiative to battle online crime

New proposal will respond to cyber security breaches and cryptocurrency use in undertaking cyber fraud
7 Oct 2021
Why is the energy sector so vulnerable to hacking?
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cyber attacks

Why is the energy sector so vulnerable to hacking?

Highly-targeted energy companies often struggle to attract the right cyber security skills and rely on dated systems
7 Oct 2021
Only a third of businesses have taken out insurance against ransomware attacks
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ransomware

Only a third of businesses have taken out insurance against ransomware attacks

Almost one in six also reported having no disaster recovery plan in place
7 Oct 2021
Identity Automation launches credential breach monitoring service
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phishing

Identity Automation launches credential breach monitoring service

New monitoring solution adds to the firm’s flagship RapidIdentity platform
5 Oct 2021
US plans 30-nation meeting to address growing cyber crime threat
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cyber security

US plans 30-nation meeting to address growing cyber crime threat

Biden says the meeting will focus on the use of illicit cryptocurrency and securing supply chains
4 Oct 2021
What is hacktivism?
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hacking

What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
1 Oct 2021
Prevent fraud and phishing attacks with DMARC
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Whitepaper

Prevent fraud and phishing attacks with DMARC

How to use domain-based message authentication, reporting, and conformance for email security
1 Oct 2021
2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise
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Whitepaper

2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise

Securing the enterprise in the COVID world
1 Oct 2021
The worst hacks of all time
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hacking

The worst hacks of all time

Yahoo, LinkedIn, Facebook, here is a quick guide to some of the biggest data breaches in history
30 Sep 2021
Account takeovers rise nearly threefold during pandemic
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cyber attacks

Account takeovers rise nearly threefold during pandemic

Financial services hit hardest by account hijackers, says Sift report
30 Sep 2021
Telegram bots are out to steal your one-time passwords
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hacking

Telegram bots are out to steal your one-time passwords

New scam lets cyber criminals steal money from victims
30 Sep 2021
NSA and CISA offer new security guidance for VPNs
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virtual private network (VPN)

NSA and CISA offer new security guidance for VPNs

Multiple nation-state threat actors using known flaws to access systems
29 Sep 2021
Two-thirds of organizations have fallen victim to ransomware
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ransomware

Two-thirds of organizations have fallen victim to ransomware

New report finds ransomware attacks grew by over 1,000%
29 Sep 2021
SolarWinds hackers are targeting Microsoft AD servers
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Server & storage

SolarWinds hackers are targeting Microsoft AD servers

The “passive and highly targeted" FoggyWeb backdoor has been around since at least April 2021
29 Sep 2021
Hackers spoof Zix in credential phishing attack
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phishing

Hackers spoof Zix in credential phishing attack

The attack has impacted around 75,000 Office 365, Google Workspace and Exchange users
28 Sep 2021
100 million IoT devices affected by zero-day flaw
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Internet of Things (IoT)

100 million IoT devices affected by zero-day flaw

Vulnerability could affect car, fire detection, and patient data sensors
24 Sep 2021
Malware developers create malformed code signatures to avoid detection
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malware

Malware developers create malformed code signatures to avoid detection

Google researchers uncovers technique used to push dodgy software onto unsuspecting victims
24 Sep 2021