cyber attacks

Pixlr data breach exposes over 1.9 million user records
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data breaches

Pixlr data breach exposes over 1.9 million user records

Bad actors could use the breached data in targeted phishing and credential-stuffing attacks
22 Jan 2021
Hackers publish over 4,000 files stolen from SEPA in ransomware attack
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Security

Hackers publish over 4,000 files stolen from SEPA in ransomware attack

1.2GB of data was taken from the Scottish regulator's digital systems on Christmas Eve
22 Jan 2021
SolarWinds hackers hit Malwarebytes through Microsoft exploit
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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
Cyber criminals bypassing MFA to access cloud service accounts
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two-factor authentication (2FA)

Cyber criminals bypassing MFA to access cloud service accounts

Pass-the-cookie attacks help sidestep organizational security
14 Jan 2021
Microsoft remains the most-spoofed brand for the second quarter in a row
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phishing

Microsoft remains the most-spoofed brand for the second quarter in a row

Malicious use of the tech giant's brand increased by 24% in the last quarter of 2020, according to Check Point
14 Jan 2021
SolarWinds hackers first breached systems in September 2019
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Security

SolarWinds hackers first breached systems in September 2019

The company is facing a class action lawsuit filed by its shareholders
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
2020 the busiest year on record for cyber attacks against UK firms
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cyber attacks

2020 the busiest year on record for cyber attacks against UK firms

Hacking attempts surged by 20% as hackers took advantage of factors such as COVID-19 and remote working
11 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
Hackers publish Hackney Council data online after 2020 attack
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Hackers publish Hackney Council data online after 2020 attack

The suspected ransomware incident in October last year knocked a number of council services offline
7 Jan 2021
Updated Emotet toolkit ends 2020 as most dangerous malware
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malware

Updated Emotet toolkit ends 2020 as most dangerous malware

The banking trojan has climbed back to the top of Check Point's Global Threat Index
7 Jan 2021
US government blames Russia for SolarWinds hack
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Security

US government blames Russia for SolarWinds hack

The accusation comes as SolarWinds faces legal action for failing to disclose vulnerabilities in a timely manner
6 Jan 2021
The scariest security horror stories of 2020
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Security

The scariest security horror stories of 2020

From national security SNAFUs to Twitter scams, these are the incidents that dominated headlines this year
21 Dec 2020
Phobos’ Orbital helps unmask cyber attack pathways in networks
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cyber attacks

Phobos’ Orbital helps unmask cyber attack pathways in networks

The tool is out of beta and available for trials starting this week
17 Dec 2020
SolarWinds falls victim to "highly sophisticated" cyber attack
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Security

SolarWinds falls victim to "highly sophisticated" cyber attack

US Treasury and Commerce employees were advised to "immediately disconnect" from the affected SolarWinds Orion products
14 Dec 2020
Hackers accessed vaccine documents in EMA cyber attack
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hacking

Hackers accessed vaccine documents in EMA cyber attack

Information relating to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine was targeted during the attack on the European Medicines Agency
10 Dec 2020
What is hacktivism?
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hacking

What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
9 Dec 2020
Cyber security firm FireEye hit by 'state-sponsored' attack
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Security

Cyber security firm FireEye hit by 'state-sponsored' attack

The company says "highly sophisticated" hackers have breached its systems and made off with advanced penetration tools
9 Dec 2020
Apple supplier Foxconn hit by £25.5m ransomware attack
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ransomware

Apple supplier Foxconn hit by £25.5m ransomware attack

The attack, which reportedly took place on 29 November, has been claimed by the DoppelPaymer group
8 Dec 2020
Nine tips to improve your disaster recovery strategy
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disaster recovery (DR)

Nine tips to improve your disaster recovery strategy

Whether you have a well-rehearsed DR plan in place or are just starting out, here's how to take your strategy to the next level
7 Dec 2020
Walsall-based construction firm hit by cyber attack
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Security

Walsall-based construction firm hit by cyber attack

RMD Kwikform is cooperating with the NCSC to “investigate, contain and remedy the situation”
7 Dec 2020