BACKGROUND: As many of us witnessed yesterday, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook had all gone down in a major outage. The three apps – which are all owned by Facebook, and run on shared infrastructure – all completely stopped working shortly before 5pm. Other products that are part of the same family of apps, such as […]
BACKGROUND: New research from Sophos Labs details how a new threat actor group called Atom Silo was found to have attacked Atlassian Confluence team workspace servers through a recently disclosed vulnerability. The ransomware was identical to LockFile, but the key points made in the Sophos report were that the group was attacking a publicly disclosed […]
Why a holistic approach to security is the best way forward As employees return to offices, what was a largely successful period of remote working for many businesses is now giving way to a hybrid working future. Flexibility for employees is now the norm rather than the exception, which promises to make for happier workforces […]
Attention all cybersecurity professionals! We all know that today’s cybersecurity landscape is an ever-changing one. So how often should organizations review their cybersecurity strategy? If it’s a question that hasn’t been asked in a while, chances are that in this world of constant threat, you’re probably at risk. For despite the near-constant stream of data […]
BACKGROUND: In response to reports that telecommunications giant Syniverse disclosed to the Securities and Exchange Commission last week that hackers had access to its databases over the past five years and compromised login credentials belonging to hundreds of customers, cybersecurity firm Panorays offers the following comment.
BACKGROUND: Cybersecurity experts provide insight on the recent Misconfigured Apache Airflow server leak, which exposed thousands of credentials from popular platforms and services such as Slack, PayPal, and Amazon Web Services.
Every 39 seconds, there is a new attack somewhere on the web. Veriff has analysed the global cybersecurity workforce to reveal the top 14 countries paving the way, as well as the companies leading in recruitment and the most in-demand cybersecurity job roles. Here are some key angles we think your readers will be interested […]