This Time It’s Personal

We’ve all received emails from our “banks” or “family members” asking us to transfer money or click on a ‘funny’ video. Hackers are truly outsmarting a lot of individuals by not only knowing their name, but also being able to impersonate email mannerisms, nicknames, and other private details. So how do we everyday folk look […]

Anti-racism Sites Hit By Wave Of Cyber-attacks

Extends IT Security Data and Analytics Platform with Acquisition

As reported by the BBC, cyber-attacks against anti-racism organisations shot up in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a leading provider of protection services says. Cloudflare, which blocks attacks designed to knock websites offline, says advocacy groups in general saw attacks increase 1,120-fold. Mr Floyd’s death, in police custody, has sparked nationwide civil unrest […]

Expert Insight On Hackers Steal Confidential Documents From US Military

Cyber extortionists have stolen sensitive information from a company that supports the US Minuteman III nuclear deterrent, according to Sky News. After gaining access to Westech International’s computer network, the criminals encrypted the company’s machines and began to leak documents online to pressure the company to pay extortion. It is unclear if the documents stolen by the […]

Fraudulent iOS VPN Apps Attempt To Scam Users

Third Platform will Push CIOs to Go Smart

Avast warns of fleeceware apps on the Apple App Store and shares tips on how to avoid falling victim to fleeceware scams Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, has discovered and reported three apps to Apple’s App Store, which  overcharge users, do not provide the services they promote and appear […]

Experts On San Francisco Retirement Program Suffers Data Breach

It has been reported that the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System (SFERS) said it suffered a data breach after an unauthorised person gained access to a database hosted in a test environment. In a data breach notification filed yesterday, SFERS stated that one of their vendors had set up a test environment that included a database containing the information for approximately 74,000 SFERS members. While SFERS […]

Expert Reaction On DopplePaymer Ransomware Infected The Network Of One Of NASA’s IT Contractors

The operators of the DopplePaymer ransomware have congratulated SpaceX and NASA for their first human-operated rocket launch and then immediately announced that they infected the network of one of NASA’s IT contractors. In a blog post published today, the DopplePaymer ransomware gang said it successfully breached the network of Digital Management Inc. (DMI), a Maryland-based company that provides managed IT and cyber-security services […]

REvil Ransomware Creates eBay-like Auction Site For Stolen Data – Experts Comments

The operators of the REvil ransomware have launched a new auction site used to sell victim’s stolen data to the highest bidder. REvil, otherwise known as Sodinokibi, is a ransomware operation that breaches corporate networks using exposed remote desktop services, spam, exploits, and hacked Managed Service Providers. Once established on a network, they quietly spread laterally through the company while stealing unencrypted data […]