As reported by Sky News, a US government-operated website has been hacked by a group claiming to be acting in retaliation for the killing of Iran’s top general. Those who clicked on the American Federal Depository Library Programme (FDLP) site on Saturday night were faced with a black page claiming to be from the Islamic Republic […]
In response to US actions against Iran and the potential of escalation on the cyber front, three cybersecurity experts with KnowBe4 with strong defense and national security background offer perspective.
A Japanese search engine used for locating Love Hotels in Japan has been breached. Similar to the Ashley Madison breach, customers are awaiting the fall-out should the data be posted online.
Iran has already demonstrated intent and capability to attack inside the US as well as a high tolerance for escalating risk, specifically during the 2011 plot to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador to the US inside the US. Therefore current risk of escalatory action by Iran is particularly high, given that the “red lines” are not […]
The Sun revealed that the Travelex website is still down, four days after a cyber attack on New Year’s Eve. The currency provider has taken down its site and app, leaving some customers struggling to access funds. The currency exchange provides services to several major banks including Sainsbury’s Bank, Asda, Barclays, HSBC and First Direct. The Sun HACK ATTACK […]
A cryptocurrency exchange has been forced to reset customer passwords after a suspected data leak via social media, although its incident response efforts caused more confusion among some users. US-based exchange Poloniex informed around 1% of its customer base that they had to reset their log-ins, following a tweet claiming to contain a list of […]