White House Warns Companies to Step Up Cybersecurity – But is it Too Late?

Crippling ransomware attacks are hitting businesses, governments, and the public sector with alarming regularity. The severity of the situation is such that the White House has taken the unprecedented step of issuing a warning to the private sector, urging firms to step up in light of these attacks. However, while a warning from the oval office is a step […]

Can Identity Verification Build Trust In The UK’s Sharing Economy?

While the UK begins to cautiously return to some semblance of normality, seeing diners in restaurants and people enjoying weekends away reminds us of some of our pre-pandemic pastimes. However, we can’t forget how the past year shifted our lives online and required us to create new habits. From ordering meals to our doorstep or […]

Comment: Education Sector to See a Rise in Ransomware

It has been reported that the UK’s leading cybersecurity authority has updated its guidance on ransomware following a spate of attacks on the education sector. GCHQ spin-off, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), said it was investigating another rise in threats targeting schools, universities, and colleges.“Ransomware attacks can have a devastating impact on organizations, with victims requiring a significant […]

Experts React: US Recovers Millions Paid To Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Hackers

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BACKGROUND: The US investigators have recovered millions in cryptocurrency they say was paid in ransom to hackers whose attack prompted the shutdown of the key East Coast pipeline last month, the Justice Department announced Monday. Specifically, the Justice Department said it seized approximately $2.3 million in Bitcoins paid to individuals in a criminal hacking group known as […]

Four Security Vulnerabilities Were Found In Microsoft Office

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Check Point Research (CPR) urges Windows users to update their software, after discovering four security vulnerabilities that affect products in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel and Office online. Rooted from legacy code, the vulnerabilities could have granted an attacker the ability to execute code on targets via malicious Office documents, such as Word, Excel and […]

Reddit, Gov.uk, Spotify, PayPal And More Go Down In Fastly CDN Outage

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BACKGROUND: The popular websites including Reddit, Spotify, Twitch, Stack Overflow, GitHub, gov.uk, Hulu, HBO Max, Quora, PayPal, Vimeo, Shopify, and news outlets CNN, the Guardian, the New York Times, BBC, Financial Times are currently facing an outage. A glitch at Fastly, a popular CDN provider, is thought to be the reason, according to a product […]