cyber attacks

Nine traits you need to succeed as a cyber security leader
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Nine traits you need to succeed as a cyber security leader

What characteristics and certifications make a successful cyber security leader?
26 Jul 2021
Attacks on remote council staff increased 213% during pandemic
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cyber attacks

Attacks on remote council staff increased 213% during pandemic

Only 47% of councils have increased their IT budget to provide security training for remote workers
23 Jul 2021
Kaseya mysteriously obtains master REvil decryptor from ‘third party’
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ransomware

Kaseya mysteriously obtains master REvil decryptor from ‘third party’

The company is now working to restore access to affected customers
23 Jul 2021
CISA warns of disguised malware on hacked Pulse Secure devices
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CISA warns of disguised malware on hacked Pulse Secure devices

CISA lists several tasks administrators can complete to boost security
22 Jul 2021
Preparing for AI-enabled cyber attacks
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Whitepaper

Preparing for AI-enabled cyber attacks

MIT technology review insights
22 Jul 2021
Northern ticket machines hit by ransomware
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ransomware

Northern ticket machines hit by ransomware

The incident comes just two months after the rail operator invested £17 million in 621 new self-service machines
20 Jul 2021
China slams Microsoft hack accusations as ‘groundless and irresponsible’
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cyber attacks

China slams Microsoft hack accusations as ‘groundless and irresponsible’

This comes after the New Zealand government joined international condemnation of China’s alleged exploitation of the Microsoft Exchange Platform
20 Jul 2021
UK blames China for Microsoft Exchange Server attack
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cyber warfare

UK blames China for Microsoft Exchange Server attack

Dominic Raab calls on the Chinese government to put an end to this "systematic cyber sabotage"
19 Jul 2021
Cloudflare flaw could have led to series of supply-chain attacks
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vulnerability

Cloudflare flaw could have led to series of supply-chain attacks

Hackers were able to exploit a path traversal vulnerability to compromise CDNJS and target thousands of sites
19 Jul 2021
US puts trade restrictions on six Russian organisations
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Policy & legislation

US puts trade restrictions on six Russian organisations

The move comes after the US blamed Russia for the SolarWinds attack in April
19 Jul 2021
Security researchers uncover more Print Spooler vulnerabilities
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vulnerability

Security researchers uncover more Print Spooler vulnerabilities

Microsoft advises customers to disable the component entirely to prevent attacks following the PrintNightmare debacle
19 Jul 2021
SonicWall warns of imminent ransomware campaign on VPN hardware
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virtual private network (VPN)

SonicWall warns of imminent ransomware campaign on VPN hardware

Current and legacy secure VPN appliances under attack now
16 Jul 2021
Recent Microsoft attacks traced to secretive Israeli spyware firm
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hacking

Recent Microsoft attacks traced to secretive Israeli spyware firm

Candiru, which trades exclusively with governments, distributed zero-day exploits for vulnerabilities patched this week
16 Jul 2021
New ransomware group is attacking US firms and educational establishments
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ransomware

New ransomware group is attacking US firms and educational establishments

Mespinoza hacking gang hits organizations with ransom demands as high as $1.6 million
15 Jul 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
15 Jul 2021
2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise
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2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise

Securing the enterprise in the COVID world
15 Jul 2021
Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection
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Whitepaper

Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection

Why you need an inside-the-perimeter strategy for internal threats
15 Jul 2021
Weekly threat roundup: SolarWinds, Microsoft, SonicWall
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exploits

Weekly threat roundup: SolarWinds, Microsoft, SonicWall

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
15 Jul 2021
What is island hopping?
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cyber attacks

What is island hopping?

Far from being part of an exotic holiday, island hopping is a hacking technique that could pose a serious threat to your business
15 Jul 2021
What is a botnet?
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botnets

What is a botnet?

An in-depth look at the evolution of this highly effective method of cyber crime
14 Jul 2021
MI5 chief warns public of growing cyber espionage threat
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cyber terrorism

MI5 chief warns public of growing cyber espionage threat

More than 10,000 people have been targeted by foreign spies in the last five years, according to the agency
14 Jul 2021
Macquarie Telecom to build new Sydney data centre
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data centres

Macquarie Telecom to build new Sydney data centre

The Australian telco said it will meet the needs of government and multinational customers and enhance NSW’s cyber security capabilities
14 Jul 2021
REvil vanishes from the web without a trace
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ransomware

REvil vanishes from the web without a trace

The mysterious shutdown comes only days after the ransomware group’s massive Kaseya cyber attack hit at least 1,000 businesses
14 Jul 2021