Please see below for comment by cybersecurity experts on the breaking news that the largest illegal marketplace on the dark web, DarkMarket has been taken down by Europol.
In response to the news that Signal is seeing a huge increase in demand following updates to WhatsApp‘s privacy terms and conditions, please see below comments from cybersecurity experts who question whether Signal really is the best alternative.
Protecting The Digitally-excluded: Biometric Identification Ensures Access To Payments In A Cashless World
The events of this year have exacerbated a number of challenges for vulnerable members of our society. Fears over health have been compounded by the accelerated digitisation of activities in their daily lives, such as video calls with family, shopping online and mobile banking – activities they may have already been daunted by. Chief among […]
It has been reported that Ubiquiti, a major vendor of cloud-enabled Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as routers, network video recorders, security cameras and access control systems, is urging customers to change their passwords and enable multi-factor authentication. The company says an incident at a third-party cloud provider may have exposed customer account information and […]
It has been reported that businesses faced a 20% rise in cyber security threats last year versus 2019, with the first COVID-19 lockdown in March serving as the catalyst for a year of increased efforts to infiltrate corporate networks. Businesses in the UK each faced 686,961 attempts on average to breach their systems online in […]
As reported by TechRadar, a hacker has leaked a massive trove of content published to social media platform Parler, which is said to have been used to orchestrate the assault on the US Capitol Building last week. The right-leaning social network is currently offline after Amazon Web Services shut it down for violating the content […]
Mimecast, an email security provider, has disclosed that a threat actor compromised certificates provided to Microsoft customers to authenticate Microsoft 365 IEP’s, Mimecast Sync and Recover, as well as its Continuity Monitor.
It has been reported that a new trend is emerging among ransomware groups where they prioritize stealing data from workstations used by top executives and managers in order to find information that can be used to blackmail the executives to pressure the company to pay the ransomware.
A new vulnerability in the VPN service SaferVPN is discovered that could allow for local privilege escalation on Windows systems. The researcher mmht3t disovered this vulnerability and briefly exploited as below: When SaferVPN attempts to connect to a VPN server it spawns the OpenVPN executable in the context of NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM; The VPN then tries to […]
It has been reported that a ransomware attack launched against gaming company Capcom last November keeps getting worse. As per company announcement, personal data of up to 400,000 of its customers was compromised in the cyber attack. The breach was first detected on Nov, 2 and uptill now company has issued three update. Capcom is […]