cyber security

DoJ shuts down infamous stolen credentials marketplace Slilpp
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cyber crime

DoJ shuts down infamous stolen credentials marketplace Slilpp

The platform offered 80 million stolen credentials from roughly 1,400 banking and e-commerce providers, including Amazon and PayPal
11 Jun 2021
Crypto-mining hackers hit Kubernetes clusters
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cryptocurrencies

Crypto-mining hackers hit Kubernetes clusters

New campaign abused Kubeflow dashboards to install malicious containers
10 Jun 2021
CISA launches security bug reporting program
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bugs

CISA launches security bug reporting program

Now white hat hackers have a way to tell the government about bugs
9 Jun 2021
ProtectedBy.AI’s CodeLock blocks malware at source code level
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software as a service (SaaS)

ProtectedBy.AI’s CodeLock blocks malware at source code level

The patented technology injects digital signatures at predetermined points across an entire code body
9 Jun 2021
How to protect your endpoints
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cyber security

How to protect your endpoints

With more people than ever working from home, it’s vital to ensure that laptops, mobiles and PCs are secure
9 Jun 2021
US and Australia arrest 'hundreds' in encrypted messaging sting
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encryption

US and Australia arrest 'hundreds' in encrypted messaging sting

The 'Anom' app was installed on phones distributed by authorities and has led to arrests in 18 countries across the globe
8 Jun 2021
DoJ recovers 'majority' of ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline
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ransomware

DoJ recovers 'majority' of ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline

63.7 Bitcoins worth $2.3 million have been seized after a warrant was authorized by judge
8 Jun 2021
NSW Health admits patient data was breached in Accellion attack
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cyber attacks

NSW Health admits patient data was breached in Accellion attack

It warned that 'identity information' and 'health-related personal information' were both accessed
7 Jun 2021
GitHub to prohibit code that’s used in active attacks
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cyber security

GitHub to prohibit code that’s used in active attacks

The coding repository updates its policies to tighten up security in light of concerns it might be exploited
7 Jun 2021
Cox Media Group suffers cyber attack
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cyber security

Cox Media Group suffers cyber attack

Live feeds on TV and radio stations go offline during incident
4 Jun 2021
China-linked hacking group targeted New York MTA
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cyber security

China-linked hacking group targeted New York MTA

New York transit agency says the breach had no impact on customers
4 Jun 2021
X-rated phishing attacks just keep growing
X-rated phishing attacks just keep growing
phishing

X-rated phishing attacks just keep growing

New data from GreatHorn finds hackers increasingly using explicit material to get victims to click on malware
4 Jun 2021
Australian businesses point to poor internet speeds and lack of skills for limiting IT use
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Business operations

Australian businesses point to poor internet speeds and lack of skills for limiting IT use

A survey from the Australian Bureau of Statistics also highlighted that the use of cloud computing has continued to grow
4 Jun 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Why is it so hard to convict hackers?
The IT Pro Podcast: Why is it so hard to convict hackers?
cyber security

The IT Pro Podcast: Why is it so hard to convict hackers?

Catching cyber criminals is hard enough - but putting them behind bars is even more challenging
4 Jun 2021
What's the difference between antimalware and antivirus?
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malware

What's the difference between antimalware and antivirus?

We help you navigate the worlds of antimalware and antivirus
3 Jun 2021
NortonLifeLock lets users mine cryptocurrency securely
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cryptocurrencies

NortonLifeLock lets users mine cryptocurrency securely

The firm aims to prevent cyber criminals from mining on victim’s machines
3 Jun 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Froala, WordPress, Siemens
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vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Froala, WordPress, Siemens

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
3 Jun 2021
Fujifilm hit by suspected ransomware attack
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ransomware

Fujifilm hit by suspected ransomware attack

Company shuts down part of its network while it investigates the situation
3 Jun 2021
FireEye to sell its core products and branding for $1.2bn
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mergers and acquisitions

FireEye to sell its core products and branding for $1.2bn

The new company will retain Mandiant Solutions as it looks to grow the cyber forensics division
3 Jun 2021
New study shows global privacy investments increasing
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data protection

New study shows global privacy investments increasing

Companies must still try harder on cookie consent
2 Jun 2021
What is cyber warfare?
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Security

What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats posed
2 Jun 2021
Justice Department seizes domains used in USAID spear-phishing attacks
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cyber security

Justice Department seizes domains used in USAID spear-phishing attacks

The APT29 hacking group is behind recent campaign
2 Jun 2021
New ransomware targets unpatched Microsoft Exchange servers
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ransomware

New ransomware targets unpatched Microsoft Exchange servers

Vulnerabilities in server software allow Epsilon Red to encrypt data
1 Jun 2021