Security

Microsoft touts new cyber security help for nonprofits
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cyber security

Microsoft touts new cyber security help for nonprofits

Free training, security assessments, and access to tools given to strengthen charities’ security posture
22 Oct 2021
Ofcom report reveals alarming uptick in smishing attacks
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scams

Ofcom report reveals alarming uptick in smishing attacks

Text-based scams now more common than phone calls among young adults
22 Oct 2021
Graylog launches new cyber security solution to address legacy issues
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cyber security

Graylog launches new cyber security solution to address legacy issues

Graylog Security packages SIEM, UEBA, and anomaly detection into one comprehensive cyber security platform
21 Oct 2021
US to ban surveillance software exports to authoritarian governments
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cyber security

US to ban surveillance software exports to authoritarian governments

Commerce dept to prevent US companies from selling tools to hack people
21 Oct 2021
A quarter of all malicious JavaScript is obfuscated
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hacking

A quarter of all malicious JavaScript is obfuscated

Hackers using concealed packers to avoid detection
20 Oct 2021
Almost 70% of CISOs expect a ransomware attack
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ransomware

Almost 70% of CISOs expect a ransomware attack

Many companies are willing to make ransomware payments in the face of the growing threat
19 Oct 2021
Acer Taiwan falls victim to cyber attack
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hacking

Acer Taiwan falls victim to cyber attack

Hackers obtained employee data three days after they breached Acer India servers
18 Oct 2021
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
£100 contactless payment limit could place shoppers at risk, warn industry experts
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Policy & legislation

£100 contactless payment limit could place shoppers at risk, warn industry experts

The tech industry reacts to the new threshold introduced by the FCA
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
University of Sunderland online lectures cancelled following cyber attack
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cyber attacks

University of Sunderland online lectures cancelled following cyber attack

The university's telephone lines, IT and email systems, website, and mobile app are all offline
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
Russia missing from US-organized international ransomware event
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ransomware

Russia missing from US-organized international ransomware event

US officials blame absence on host of reasons
13 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
Kaspersky exposes MysterySnail zero-day exploit in Windows
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zero-day exploit

Kaspersky exposes MysterySnail zero-day exploit in Windows

Elevation-of-privilege flaw could enable Chinese hackers to mount widespread spying campaign
13 Oct 2021
Supply chain breaches impacted 97% of firms in the past year
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supply chain management (SCM)

Supply chain breaches impacted 97% of firms in the past year

New BlueVoyand research finds that supply chain security breaches are increasing
12 Oct 2021
GitHub revokes duplicate SSH auth keys generated by keypair library
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cyber security

GitHub revokes duplicate SSH auth keys generated by keypair library

Git client GitKraken used the affected library
12 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
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
FontOnLake: "Sophisticated" malware targets Linux systems
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malware

FontOnLake: "Sophisticated" malware targets Linux systems

The malware stands out for its ability to maintain persistence on the infected system
11 Oct 2021
Pacific City Bank confirms it was hit by ransomware
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ransomware

Pacific City Bank confirms it was hit by ransomware

Hackers accessed files including documents related to loan applications, such as tax returns, Form W-2 information, and payroll records
11 Oct 2021
UKRI will educate tech sector to defend against cyber threats
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Policy & legislation

UKRI will educate tech sector to defend against cyber threats

Businesses will be able to benefit from a series of events, workshops, and hands-on experience organised by Digital Catapult
11 Oct 2021