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CyberThreats
Europol's 2021 cybercrime report: the pandemic accelerated the evolution of cyber threats
On 11 November, Europol published its Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2021 report, which details the developments and challenges related to cybercrime, and highlights how the global pandemic has fuelled the rapid rise of cybercrime in all its forms.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 15, 2021
DataProtection
Privacy and Data Protection Laws Stimulate the Technology Market and Growth of New Startups in the Sector
Since discussions about privacy and security in the digital environment have become a trend around the world, several countries have implemented their laws on online data protection.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 13, 2021
Security
North Korean state hackers start targeting the IT supply chain
North Korean-sponsored Lazarus hacking group has switched focus on new targets and was observed by Kaspersky security researchers expanding its supply chain attack capabilities.
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  • Dixon
  • Oct 27, 2021
#backup
GIGABYTE fell victim to ransomware twice. What can we learn from it?
Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer GIGABYTE fell victim to ransomware twice in three months. The cost of recovery after a ransomware attack can be 10 to 15 times more than the ransom. What can companies do to better protect themselves?
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  • Dixon
  • Oct 26, 2021
CyberAttack
Acer hacked twice in a week by the same threat actor
Acer has suffered a second cyberattack in just a week by the same hacking group that says other regions are vulnerable.
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  • Dixon
  • Oct 20, 2021
#privacy
Tech giants endlessly exploit our data. Who will put an end to it?
Is the golden age of companies exploiting our data coming to an end, or is it just wishful thinking?
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  • Dixon
  • Oct 16, 2021
Ransomware
Ransomware is more than a cybersecurity issue
Ransomware attacks are filling headlines. Now reaching unprecedented levels, the ransomware crescendo is part of the surge in cyber-attacks that became a side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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  • Dixon
  • Oct 9, 2021
Botnet
We've seen just the tip of the Mēris botnet iceberg
Last month, Russian tech giant Yandex was hit by the largest DDoS attack in history. The record-breaking attack was likely just a test drive.
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  • Dixon
  • Oct 8, 2021
Dataleak
The UK media outlet The Telegraph has leaked 10 TB of subscriber data.
The UK media outlet The Telegraph has leaked 10 TB of subscriber data after failing to properly secure one of its databases.
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  • Dixon
  • Oct 6, 2021
Backup
Conti ransomware expands ability to blow up Veeam backups
The Conti ransomware gang has developed novel tactics to demolish backups, especially the Veeam backup and recovery software.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 29, 2021
RansomWare
Olympus suffers a suspected BlackMatter ransomware attack
Japanese tech giant Olympus suffered a suspected BlackMatter ransomware attack that infected computers on its EMEA (European, Middle East, and Africa) segment.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 28, 2021
Backup
Here’s how to secure your company against ransomware attacks, according to CISA
According to Cybersecurity Ventures, ransomware attacks will cost their victims more than $265 billion annually by 2031.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 1, 2021
CyberRisk
What cyber insurance claims tell us about cyber risk today
This year’s Global Risks Report from the World Economic forum identified cybersecurity as the biggest short-term economic risk society faces.
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  • Dixon
  • Aug 28, 2021
Ransomware
Why Is there a surge in ransomware attacks?
The world is presently combating two pandemics--coronavirus and ransomware attacks. Both have partially shut down parts of the economy.
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  • Dixon
  • Aug 15, 2021
Data Protection
Data protection vital for US competitiveness
Data protection vital for US competitiveness, says security chief.
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  • Dixon
  • Jul 17, 2021
Enisa
Phishing most common Cyber Incident faced by SMEs
The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity identifies the cybersecurity challenges SMEs face today and issues recommendations.
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  • Dixon
  • Jun 28, 2021