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Ransomware
Digital security giant Entrust breached by ransomware gang
Digital security giant Entrust has confirmed that it suffered a cyberattack where threat actors breached their network and stole data from internal systems.
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  • Dixon
  • Jul 27, 2022
Lockbit
Lockbit ransomware gang claims to have breached the Italian Revenue Agency
The ransomware group Lockbit claims to have stolen 78 GB of files from the Italian Revenue Agency (Agenzia delle Entrate) and added the government agency to the list of victims reported on its dark web leak site.
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  • Dixon
  • Jul 26, 2022
Ransomware
How Conti ransomware hacked and encrypted the Costa Rican government
Details have emerged on how the Conti ransomware gang breached the Costa Rican government, showing the attack's precision and the speed of moving from initial access to the final stage of encrypting devices.
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  • Dixon
  • Jul 25, 2022
Ransomware
Game publisher Bandai Namco confirms a suspected BlackCat ransomware attack
Bandai Namco did not disclose the hacking group’s identity, but VX-underground suggested that the BlackCat/ALPHV ransomware gang was responsible for the attack.
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  • Dixon
  • Jul 21, 2022
Cyberrisks
EU warns of risks of spillover effects associated with the ongoing war in Ukraine
The Council of the European Union (EU) warns of the risks associated with the malicious cyber activities conducted by threat actors in the context of the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
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  • Dixon
  • Jul 20, 2022
Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity should be an issue for every board of directors
With so many Boards focused on operations, revenue, strategy, and execution, they completely are forgetting the simple fact that a single cyberattack can bring all that to a screeching halt.
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  • Dixon
  • Jul 20, 2022
Ransomware
New 0mega ransomware targets businesses in double-extortion attacks
A new ransomware operation named ‘0mega’ targets organizations worldwide in double-extortion attacks and demands millions of dollars in ransoms.
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  • Dixon
  • Jul 12, 2022
Phishing
Phishing attacks increase by 54% as initial attack vector for access and extortion attacks
New analysis of threat activity for the first quarter of this year shows anyone with access to corporate email is a now on the front lines of modern cyberattacks of all kinds.
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  • Dixon
  • May 29, 2022
Databreach
Data breach on DEA law enforcement system grants cyber criminals access to 16 databases
U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is investigating a potential law enforcement system data breach associated with an online harassment community that impersonates police officers.
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  • Dixon
  • May 24, 2022
Cybersecurity
Companies are ‘not taking data threats seriously enough’
A recent assessment of the approach being taken by businesses to managing external threats to cybersecurity was a tale of two paths – the right one to take, and the one most are currently on.
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  • Dixon
  • May 8, 2022
Backup
Backups the best way to tackle ransomware?!
When dealing with a loss of data, providing the concern is not that sensitive information will be leaked then the best weapon in your armory is to have an effective system of backing up your data.
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  • Dixon
  • Apr 29, 2022
YouTube
Nice Arabic promotion video for YOKdata
Our subscriber Med Tech has been kind enough to make us a promotion video in Arabic explaing the way YOKdata works.

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  • Dixon
  • Apr 8, 2022
Ransomware
LockBit ransomware gang claims attack on Bridgestone Americas
A cyberattack on Bridgestone Americas, one of the largest manufacturers of tires in the world, has been claimed by the LockBit ransomware gang.
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  • Dixon
  • Mar 12, 2022
Malware
Russia-Ukraine war exploited as lure for malware distribution
Threat actors are distributing malware using phishing themes related to the invasion of Ukraine, aiming to infect their targets with remote access trojans (RATs) such as Agent Tesla and Remcos.
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  • Dixon
  • Mar 6, 2022
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