Researchers at Digital Shadows report having collected over 24 billion usernames and passwords from the dark web – an increase of 65% in just two years. Even after removing duplicates, they still found 6.7 billion unique credentials, an increase of 34% in just two years. Excerpts: We collated more than 24 billion compromised credentials. approximately […]
Akamai security researchers have released discovery on Panchan, a new peer-to-peer botnet and SSH worm that emerged in March and has been actively breaching Linux servers since. Panchan, written in Golang, utilizes its built-in concurrency features to maximize spreadability and execute malware modules. The malware also harvests SSH keys to perform lateral movement. To view […]
Following the Department of Energy’s report released yesterday on National Cyber-Informed Engineering Strategies, experts commented below.
Following the news that the Department for Work and Pensions has been knowingly sending people the wrong pension amounts due to an IT system error for the last twenty years, industry leaders reacted below how this has increased the risk to pensioners from opportunistic scammers.
Proofpoint has discovered a potentially dangerous piece of functionality in Office 365 or Microsoft 365 that allows ransomware to encrypt files stored on SharePoint and OneDrive in a way that makes them unrecoverable without dedicated backups or a decryption key from the attacker. The research focused on two of the most popular enterprise cloud apps – […]