BACKGROUND: Giant Group has admitted its computer systems which pay thousands of umbrella company contractors each week have been hacked. The contractors were informed of the compromise on 22nd of September and all affected systems were taken offline. It is suspected it is a ransomware attack since both Giant Umbrella and Giant Accounts portals are […]
BACKGROUND: Brian Krebs reported today about cybercrime services that help attackers intercept the one-time passwords (OTPs) that many websites require as a second authentication factor in addition to passwords. These bot-based services that make it relatively easy for crooks to phish OTPs from targets.
BACKGROUND: In response to reports that a malware campaign has infected more than 10 million Android devices from over 70 countries and likely stole hundreds of millions from its victims by subscribing to paid services without their knowledge, experts at cybersecurity firms Cerberus Sentinel and RiskLens offer the following comments.
New research also shows dramatic increases in fileless malware, malware detections per appliance and booming network and ransomware attacks The latest quarterly Internet Security Report from the WatchGuard Threat Lab released today shows an astonishing 91.5% of malware arriving over HTTPS-encrypted connections during Q2 2021. This is a dramatic increase over the previous quarter and means […]
Senate Bill Requires Critical Infrastructure Organisations To Report Cyberattacks – Security Expert Comments
BACKGROUND: The U.S. Senate has just introduced a bipartisan bill that requires critical infrastructure operators, such as banks and energy companies, to report cyberattacks within 72 hours. Other organisations such as state and local governments and businesses with more than 50 employees would also be required to report any ransoms paid following an attack to […]