GRU Cyber Attacks

No doubt you have seen the news today about the UK government accusing Russia’s military intelligence service (GRU) of being behind four high-profile cyber attacks. IT security experts commented below. Malcolm Taylor, Director Cyber Advisory at ITC Secure: “It is unprecedented that the government should so overtly point the finger directly at the GRU. They must be […]

Hack The Marine Corps Results: Nearly 150 Vulnerabilities Reported, $151,542 Paid To Hackers

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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform, today announced the results of the DoD’s sixth public bug bounty program. The Marine Corps is committed to fighting and winning in all domains, including cybersecurity, and Hack the Marine Corps is a key initiative of this campaign. The bug bounty challenge invited […]

New Betabot Infostealer Malware Campaign

A new report by Cybereason has detected multiple Betabot (aka Neurevt) infections in customer environments. Betabot is a sophisticated infostealer malware that’s evolved significantly since it first appeared in late 2012. The malware began as a banking Trojan and is now packed with features that allow its operators to practically take over a victim’s machine and steal […]

Burgerville Breach

It has been reported that Burgerville says thousands of customers’ credit and debit card information may have been compromised during a cyberattack it learned of in late August. The Vancouver-based fast-food chain says anyone who used plastic at its restaurants between September 2017 through last week should carefully watch their card statements for unauthorised charges. Ryan Wilk, VP of […]

Information Security Advice For Small And Medium Business

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Most small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) do not have enough defenses in place to protect, detect or react to attacks, making them an easy target for cyber attackers. In fact, the Ponemon Institute study found that only 14% of SMEs consider their own security as “very effective”. If you take a look around any […]