Evasive Bots Driving Online Fraud: 2022 Report

According to the 2022 Imperva Bad Bot Report, bots accounted for almost 28% of global web traffic in 2021. The Imperva Threat Research team estimates that 27.7% of online traffic is bad bots. These bad bots are now more advanced and evasive than ever, mimicking human behavior in ways that make them harder to detect […]

Global Food Supply Chain Threatened By Hackers

As reported by BBC News, modern “smart” farm machinery is vulnerable to malicious hackers, leaving global supply chains exposed to risk, experts are warning. It is feared hackers could exploit flaws in agricultural hardware used to plant and harvest crops. Agricultural manufacturing giant John Deere says it is now working to fix any weak spots […]

New MITRE Framework For Supply Chain Security

Booming UK automotive industry

It has been reported that MITRE has built a prototype framework for information and communications technology (ICT) that defines and quantifies risks and security concerns over the supply chain – including software. MITRE’s so-called System of Trust (SoT) prototype framework is, in essence, a standard methodology for evaluating suppliers, supplies, and service providers.

Conti Ransomware Shuts Down Operation, Rebrands Into Smaller Units

It has been reported that the notorious Conti ransomware gang has officially shut down its operation, with infrastructure taken offline and team leaders told that the brand is no more. This news comes from Advanced Intel’s Yelisey Boguslavskiy, who tweeted this afternoon that the gang’s internal infrastructure was turned off. While public-facing ‘Conti News’ data leak and the ransom […]

Media giant Nikkei Suffers Ransomware Attack

Media giant Nikkei’s Asian unit has been hit by a ransomware attack. While the extent of the attack and whether or not customer data was leaked is still unknown, Nikkei has been forced to shut down affected servers as they investigate further. This attack follows a 2019 incident where Nikkei lost $29 million in a […]