MosaicRegressor UEFI malware defies deletion – Experts Perspective

This week, Kaspersky Labs published MosaicRegressor: Lurking in the Shadows of UEFI. The MosaicRegressor Malware Framework uses the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface — the software interface between an operating system and a platform’s firmware. It enables malware to be permanently installed on a device’s motherboard, such that neither rebooting, reinstallation of the operating system or replacement of […]

Comment: Two Thirds Of Businesses Experienced Increase In Endpoint And IoT Security Incidents

It has been reported that new research has shown that malware, insecure networks, and remote access top the list of concerns for enterprises as organizations embracing home working and hybrid IT face growing cyberthreats. The ongoing global pandemic that has led to massive levels of remote work and an increased use of hybrid IT systems is leading to greater insecurity […]

Expert Insight: CPS Under Fire Again After Data Breach Cases Jump 18%

The UK’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has recorded over 1600 data breaches over the course of a year, including scores of unauthorized disclosures classed as “severe,” it has emerged. The data featured in the CPS annual report revealed a total of 1627 recorded data breaches in the 2019-20 financial year, up 18% from the previous […]

Expert Commentary: Moda Operandi Exposed Personal And Order Details Of Its Customers

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Researchers today revealed that a misconfigured cloud database has potentially exposed the customers of luxurious women’s fashion store Moda Operandi to phishing and fraud. The 25GB-sized unprotected Elasticsearch cluster contains production logs filled with personal and order information which appear to be part of Moda Operandi’s event logging environment. The exposed information includes names, addresses, […]

Expert On FIFA 21 Cybersecurity Threats

FIFA 21 finally becomes available to the general public, but with the game being so popular, potential cybersecurity threats lurk in the shadows. Cybersecurity experts provide an insight below. Experts Comments October 09, 2020 Chris Boyd + Follow Me – UnFollow Me Lead Malware Intelligence Analyst Malwarebytes FIFA games are enormously popular, and the target […]

Wisepay: School Payments Service Hit By Cyber-Attack

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As reported by BBC News, parents who made payments to UK schools in recent days via the Wisepay service have been warned their card details have been compromised. Wisepay said a hack of its website meant an attacker was able to harvest payment details between 2 and 5 October via a spoof page. Attempted payments to […]

Can AI Help Workplace Mental Health Crisis? World Mental Health Day

Healthcare Professionals Putting Patient Data at Risk

The global survey of 12,000 people found: 8 in 10 workers (80%) want a robot as their therapist or counsellor 83% want their company to provide technology like AI and chatbots to support their mental health – as three-quarters (76%) don’t think their employer is doing enough 68% would prefer to talk to a robot over their manager about stress and anxiety at work 75% say AI has already helped their mental […]