Over half (58%) of UK businesses have cited security concerns as the biggest barrier to public cloud adoption, according to a new study from Centrify. The survey of 200 business decision-makers in large and medium-sized enterprises in the UK also found that over a third (35%) who have adopted cloud is less than 80% confident it is completely […]
Following news last week that Intel has suffered a breach in which hackers obtained financially sensitive information that forced the company to release earnings early, please find comment below from cybersecurity experts.
In relation to Data Privacy Protection Day next Thursday, cybersecurity experts have provided the below commentary around how businesses can improve their data privacy and remove sensitive data blind spots.
eCrime Industrialisation – How Ransomware Groups Are Lowering The Bar Of Entry And Maximising Profitability
Wherever there is disruption, cyber criminals see opportunity. Alongside the devastating health and economic impacts of the global coronavirus pandemic, we have also seen a huge escalation in ransomware attacks as people shifted to working from home. VMware Carbon Black threat researchers have recorded a 900% year on year increase in ransomware attacks in the […]
A hacker has leaked the details of millions of users registered on Teespring, a web portal that lets users create and sell custom-printed apparel. The user data was leaked last Sunday on a public forum dedicated to cybercrime and the sale of stolen databases. The Teespring data was made available as a 7zip archive that […]
Who Are The Ransomware Groups Raising The Stakes And Running Double-extortion Rackets In Today’s Cybercrime Ecosystem?
Ransomware has come a long way since the first recorded attack was initiated via a floppy disk posted out to attendees of the World Health Organisation’s international AIDS conference in 1989. As the world navigates a different global health crisis more than thirty years on, ransomware has proved to be an infection that has not only survived in the intervening period, but grown exponentially as ransomware […]
Cyber criminals who stole thousands of digital files belonging to environmental regulator Sepa have published them on the internet, reported by BBC. The public body had about 1.2GB of data stolen from its digital systems on Christmas Eve. Sepa rejected a ransom demand for the attack, which has been claimed by the international Conti ransomware group. Contracts, strategy […]