Russian Hackers Stole US-UK Trade Talk Papers From Liam Fox’s Email Account

As reported by Sky News, Russian hackers stole secret trade deal papers from the email account of former cabinet minister Liam Fox. Reuters report that Mr Fox’s account was broken into multiple times between 12 July and 2 October 2019 – in the run up to last year’s general election. It said a “spear phishing” message […]

EU Applies First Ever Sanctions In Response To Cyber-Attacks

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The EU has applied its first ever sanctions in retaliation for cyber-attacks carried out by state-backed Chinese, Russian and North Korean hackers over recent years. The bloc said it will impose a travel ban and asset freeze on six individuals and three entities in response to the Operation Cloud Hopper, WannaCry and NotPetya attacks, as well as an attempted breach of security […]

Expert Reaction On News: Ransomware Feared As Possible Saboteur For November Election

One of the greatest cybersecurity threats to US November elecetion is well-timed ransomware attack. This threat is not only from froeign governments but also from criminals seeking fortune. We have seen in the past there is no exceptional increase in number of sophisticated attacks on local and state government and the fear is that these […]

UCL Deepfake Threat Report, Industry Expert Reaction

UCL published a report showing that fake audio or video content is ranked as the most worrying use of artificial intelligence in terms of its potential applications for crime or terrorism, and I thought you’d be interested in input on how we can get ahead of this threat.

Comment: 70% of Large Businesses Believe Remote Working Makes Them More Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

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New research shows almost three quarters of large businesses believe remote working policies introduced to help stop the spread of COVID-19 are making their companies more vulnerable to cyberattacks. AT&T’s study of 800 cybersecurity professionals across the UK, France and Germany shows that while 88% initially felt well prepared for the migration, more than half (55%) now believe widespread […]

Experts On Spyware targeting senior clergymen in Togo among activists

A joint investigation by the Guardian and the French newspaper Le Monde reveal that Bishop Benoît Alowonou and five other critics of Togo’s repressive government have been targeted by the spyware technology in WhatsApp last year. Cybersecurity experts provide an insight on this news,