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cyber crime

Marsh McLennan reveals its cyber risk analytics center
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risk management

Marsh McLennan reveals its cyber risk analytics center

The center combines the expertise of Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman
15 Oct 2021
MirrorBlast phishing campaign targets financial companies
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phishing

MirrorBlast phishing campaign targets financial companies

The attack has been linked to a long-standing Russian cyber crime group
15 Oct 2021
30 countries announce crackdown on ransomware payments
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ransomware

30 countries announce crackdown on ransomware payments

Virtual Counter-Ransomware Initiative meeting at White House lays out plans
15 Oct 2021
Hackers used MSHTML exploit a week before patches were ready
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zero-day exploit

Hackers used MSHTML exploit a week before patches were ready

New report finds cyber criminals automating exploit creation to help less capable hackers
14 Oct 2021
Hackers fake DocuSign and offer fraudulent signing methods
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document management systems (DMS)

Hackers fake DocuSign and offer fraudulent signing methods

Criminals impersonate the e-signing company to steal credentials
14 Oct 2021
UK ranks in top 10 countries worst affected by ransomware
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ransomware

UK ranks in top 10 countries worst affected by ransomware

Israel found to be the main source of ransomware samples out of more than 140 territories taking part in the VirusTotal research
14 Oct 2021
Phishing campaign uses math symbol to imitate Verizon logo
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phishing

Phishing campaign uses math symbol to imitate Verizon logo

Fake logo fools victims into thinking they are dealing with the real company
13 Oct 2021
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
Podcast transcript: Behind the scenes of the Solarwinds hack
Podcast transcript: Behind the scenes of the Solarwinds hack
cyber attacks

Podcast transcript: Behind the scenes of the Solarwinds hack

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
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
Twitch confirms data breach after server configuration error
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data breaches

Twitch confirms data breach after server configuration error

The popular streaming service says there's no indication that login information has been exposed
7 Oct 2021
Senator to introduce new bill to force ransomware payment disclosures
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ransomware

Senator to introduce new bill to force ransomware payment disclosures

Organizations would have 48 hours to inform DHS
6 Oct 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
Detained Russian cyber sec tycoon 'exposed classified data', state media claims
Ilya Sachkov
cyber crime

Detained Russian cyber sec tycoon 'exposed classified data', state media claims

Ilya Sachkov is accused of handing over security data to foreign intelligence services
30 Sep 2021
Eight steps to fight ransomware
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Whitepaper

Eight steps to fight ransomware

Insights into how you can protect yourself from this ever increasing threat
28 Sep 2021
Women and BAME individuals are hardest hit by cyber crime
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cyber crime

Women and BAME individuals are hardest hit by cyber crime

Malwarebytes calls on the technology industry to do more to provide secure internet access to everyone
28 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
New FamousSparrow hacking group caught targeting hotels
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vulnerability

New FamousSparrow hacking group caught targeting hotels

Microsoft Exchange ProxyLogon flaw used in attacks
24 Sep 2021
Minnesota farm coop caught in ransomware attack
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ransomware

Minnesota farm coop caught in ransomware attack

Crystal valley becomes second agribusiness to find data encrypted by criminals
23 Sep 2021
Microsoft exposes BulletProofLink 'phishing as a service' criminal enterprise
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phishing

Microsoft exposes BulletProofLink 'phishing as a service' criminal enterprise

The sophisticated outfit handles everything from template design to web hosting and credentials processing
23 Sep 2021
Phishing emails target victims with fake vaccine passport offer
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cyber crime

Phishing emails target victims with fake vaccine passport offer

Scammers could steal victims’ personal information and never deliver the illegal goods, Fortinet warns
21 Sep 2021
Researchers disclose top flaws abused by ransomware gangs
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ransomware

Researchers disclose top flaws abused by ransomware gangs

Easy-to-follow list may give organizations time to prepare for ransomware attacks
20 Sep 2021
Owner of DDoS for hire sites found guilty of hacking offences
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

Owner of DDoS for hire sites found guilty of hacking offences

Matthew Gatrel faces 35 years in prison when he is sentenced in January 2022
17 Sep 2021