You Should Update Your iPhone Right Now

Developers and Publishers Must Act to Protect Apps

BACKGROUND: You should update your iphone right now says cnet. Apple releases security patch for an active exploit. Details are scarce, but it’s a good idea to update your device as soon as you’re able. Apple just released an update for iOS and iPadOS 15.0.2, which fixes a security bug on Apple devices. Notably, Apple […]

Weir Group Suffers Ransomware Attack – Security Expert Comments

BACKGROUND: News broke last night that engineering company, The Weir Group, was hit by a “sophisticated attempted ransomware attack” in mid-September. Whilst no sensitive data has been released, IT systems were shut down which is expected to have a considerable impact on operations and revenue into Q4. 

Compromised Identities Deliver Malware Into AWS – Shared Assessments & YouAttest Comment

BACKGROUND: New research from Ermetic  The Urgent Threat of Ransomware to S3 Buckets. Researchers detail how compromised identities could easily deliver ransomware into the system. Here’s the overview of the research. AWS S3 buckets are regarded as highly reliable, so have come to be used with great confidence. What most cloud security stakeholders don’t realize […]