BBC Receives Over A Quarter Of A Million Email Attacks Every Day

The BBC was blasted with over 250,000 malicious email attacks every day in 2020, according to PCR. Data revealed under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act by the Parliament Street think tank’s cybersecurity team, showed that an average of 283,597 malicious emails were blocked by the organisation every day over the first eight months of this […]

34 Mil Records Exposed Online; Attack On Gold Bullion Broker

In addition to the news of the sale online of 34 million users’ records from 17 companies, an attack on gold seller JM Bullion has been reported via a notice from the company. Here is a perspective from cybersecurity experts on both of these incidents. More information: Lazada RedMart Statement: https://pages.lazada.sg/wow/i/sg/redmart/redmartdatabasesecurityincident?spm=a2o42.lazmart_channel.0.0.70e948a6uUXEgj&wh_weex=true&scm=1003.4.icms-zebra-100435441-4915234.OTHER_6026139920_6465367 JM Bullion notice Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Gold/comments/jluk70/jm_bullion_security_sensitive_data_breach_just/ Experts […]

Comment: Cybereason Researchers Find New North Korean Malware Suite

On October 27th, the US-CERT published a report summarizing Kimusky’s recent activities and describing the group’s TTPs and infrastructure. Combining the information in the report with the intelligence accumulated by Cybereason Nocturnus over time, the researchers discovered a previously undocumented modular spyware suite dubbed KGH_SPY that provides Kimsuky with stealth capabilities to carry out espionage operations. In […]

Understanding Known Adversary Tactics And Techniques

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In the last few years, the MITRE ATT&CK framework has been key to many organisations combatting cyber threats. Essentially the framework is a globally accessible knowledge base of adversary tactics and techniques based on real-world observations of cyberattacks. The objective of the framework is to create a comprehensive list of known adversary tactics and techniques used during a cyberattack. Open to government, education, and […]

Lazda And Eatigo Suffer Data Breach; Millions Of Account Details Sold Online

It has been reported that Lazada, one of the top e-commerce sites in South east Asia has suffered  a serious data breach. 1.1 million RedMart accounts was stolen from e-commerce platform Lazada and sold online in a data breach. RedMart is a popular grocery shopping site in Singapore and was acquired by Lazada in 2016 and moved to the […]

Cybercriminals Zeroing In On NHS, Finds NCSC

The NCSC has shared more than 160 instances of high-risk and critical vulnerabilities with the NHS, sharing 51,000 indicators of compromise (IoCs) with the health service. Evidence suggests that cybercriminals are recalibrating their approach, turning to Ryuk, a particularly malicious form of ransomware, to target hospitals and vaccine developers. Ryuk has been making headlines in […]