The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Digital Transformation

Corporate networks are being restructured in order to enable digital transformation so that organizations can remain competitive in the market. Modernising the network means that a shift is taking place across businesses, with technological innovations such as public, private and hybrid cloud platforms, containerisation, and microservices driving waves of change.    These technologies are enabling businesses to be […]

Fake PayPal Site Spreads Nemty Ransomware

A web page pretending to offer an official application from PayPal is currently spreading a new variant of Nemty ransomware to unsuspecting users. This latest occurrence of Nemty was observed on a fake PayPal page that promises to return 3-5% from purchases made through the payment system. Digital attackers created a fake PayPal website to distribute samples of a new […]

NEWS: Firefox To Roll Out Major User Privacy Update

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Mozilla is starting to roll out encrypted web domain name requests by default, starting with a trial run in the US. The move aims to prevent malicious actors from snooping on browser activity, in a major boost for user privacy. Twitter Reactions: And while on the topic of DoH, here's another reason why I don't […]

Texas Refuses To Pay Ransomware After Coordinated Attack

A coordinated ransomware attack hit 22 Texas local governments, but none of the impacted municipalities paid the ransom demand, which was $2.5 million collective, to be paid in Bitcoin. https://twitter.com/TweetEraser/status/1170961201934811137

Proofpoint’s Annual Human Factor Report Details Top Cybercriminal Trends: More Than 99 Percent Of Cyberattacks Need Humans To Click

Hacking costs UK businesses £34 billion

Threat actors continue to use socially-engineered attacks across email, cloud applications, and social media to exploit human instincts and lure people to click Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today announced its annual Human Factor report findings, which highlight the ways in which cybercriminals target people, rather than systems and infrastructure, to […]

Danger Of Phone Numbers Exposed On The Internet

Millions of Phone numbers associated with names and other personal information has been exposed on the Internet in recent days from both the breach at Monsters.com and from an exposed Facebook database. These incidents and others like it expose consumers to not only identity theft but other hazards as well.