cyber security

Global ransom DDoS extortionists are retargeting companies
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

Global ransom DDoS extortionists are retargeting companies

Threat actors asked for 10 bitcoins, or they will attack corporate networks
22 Jan 2021
Department of Defense appoints John Sherman as acting CIO
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chief information officer (CIO)

Department of Defense appoints John Sherman as acting CIO

Cloud modernization and SolarWinds fallout likely to top his to-do list
21 Jan 2021
President Biden’s Peloton raises cyber security concerns
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cyber security

President Biden’s Peloton raises cyber security concerns

Spies could use its camera and microphone to eavesdrop on confidential conversations
21 Jan 2021
School laptops sent by government arrive loaded with malware
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malware

School laptops sent by government arrive loaded with malware

Calls grow for Gavin Williamson to resign as the Department for Education urgently investigates
21 Jan 2021
BEC scammers are using Google Forms to identify easy victims
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phishing

BEC scammers are using Google Forms to identify easy victims

That unexpected Google Form may be benign, but it can lead to more aggressive tactics
21 Jan 2021
Google Chrome makes it easier to fix weak passwords
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web browser

Google Chrome makes it easier to fix weak passwords

The new tool will be rolled out over the coming weeks as users upgrade to the Chrome 88 browser version
21 Jan 2021
Biden nominees highlight tough cyber security challenges
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cyber security

Biden nominees highlight tough cyber security challenges

Senators warn government cyber security operations are in disarray
20 Jan 2021
Report: Security staff excluded from app development
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cyber security

Report: Security staff excluded from app development

Security professionals have little influence over how apps are secured
20 Jan 2021
SolarWinds hackers hit Malwarebytes through Microsoft exploit
MalwareBytes antivirus software on a smartphone
hacking

SolarWinds hackers hit Malwarebytes through Microsoft exploit

They accessed company emails after abusing a dormant email protection product within the Office 365 tenant
20 Jan 2021
How LogPoint uses MITRE ATT&CK
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Whitepaper

How LogPoint uses MITRE ATT&CK

Stronger cyber security with MITRE ATT&CK
15 Jan 2021
Hackers using COVID vaccine as a lure to spread malware
COVID-19 vaccine container and syringe
hacking

Hackers using COVID vaccine as a lure to spread malware

Cyber criminals are impersonating WHO, DHL, and vaccine manufacturers in phishing campaigns
15 Jan 2021
Don’t just educate: Create cyber-safe behaviour
How to define effective security awareness and training programmeswhitepaper
Whitepaper

Don’t just educate: Create cyber-safe behaviour

Designing effective security awareness and training programmes
15 Jan 2021
Employees behaving badly
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cyber security

Employees behaving badly

Why awareness training matters
15 Jan 2021
Apple drops controversial firewall-bypass feature on macOS
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firewalls

Apple drops controversial firewall-bypass feature on macOS

Researchers claim the ContentFilterExlusionList posed a huge cyber security risk
15 Jan 2021
Mimecast admits hackers accessed users’ Microsoft accounts
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Security

Mimecast admits hackers accessed users’ Microsoft accounts

'Sophisticated' threat actors obtained one of Mimecast's digital certificates and abused it to gain access to clients' accounts
13 Jan 2021
World’s largest dark web marketplace taken offline
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cyber crime

World’s largest dark web marketplace taken offline

A multinational operation also involving Europol, UK and US authorities has put a halt to illegal trade valued at approximately £125 million
13 Jan 2021
What is public key infrastructure (PKI)?
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Security

What is public key infrastructure (PKI)?

This technology can help secure data using a number of components
12 Jan 2021
BIOS security: The next frontier for endpoint protection
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Whitepaper

BIOS security: The next frontier for endpoint protection

Today’s threats upend traditional security measures
12 Jan 2021
Hackers may have accessed personal data in Ubiquiti Networks breach
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hacking

Hackers may have accessed personal data in Ubiquiti Networks breach

The security incident with a third-party cloud provider has forced the firm to ask users to reset passwords
12 Jan 2021
Ryuk ransomware earnings top $150 million
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ransomware

Ryuk ransomware earnings top $150 million

The devastating strain is now among the most widely-deployed following several high-profile attacks in 2020
8 Jan 2021
SolarWinds hires former Trump cyber security chief
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cyber security

SolarWinds hires former Trump cyber security chief

Chris Krebs is joined by former Facebook CSO Alex Stamos to help boost the company's security
8 Jan 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Zyxel, Samsung Galaxy, Windows 10
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vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Zyxel, Samsung Galaxy, Windows 10

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
7 Jan 2021
Email security threat report 2020
Email security threats of 2020 - whitepaper from Darktracewhitepaper
Whitepaper

Email security threat report 2020

Four key trends from spear fishing to credentials theft
6 Jan 2021