According to Bolton News, unsuspecting parents are being targeted by scammers in a re-emerging phishing scam that has seen victims lose thousands. A warning has been issued for the new ‘Hi Mum’ scam which sees fraudsters pose as a son or daughter asking for money to replace a lost phone, or because of a financial […]
Cisco has admitted that its corporate network was compromised and the company suffered a data exfiltration due to a compromised employee’s account.
Following news that priority Health issued a notice about a third-party data breach that originated at the law firm Warner Norcross & Judd (WNJ) in October 2021 (https://healthitsecurity.com/news/120k-priority-health-members-impacted-by-third-party-data-breach), cyber security experts explain the risk of third party companies.
According to ABC News, A former Twitter employee has been convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia after accessing private data on users critical of the kingdom’s government in a spy case that spanned from Silicon Valley to the Middle East. Ahmad Abouammo, a U.S. citizen and former media partnership manager for Twitter’s Middle East region, […]
Sophos X-Ops Active Adversary whitepaper, “Multiple Attackers: A Clear and Present Danger,” details finding Hive, LockBit and BlackCat, three prominent ransomware gangs, consecutively attacking the same network. The first two attacks took place within two hours, and the third attack took place two weeks later. Each ransomware gang left its own ransom demand, and some of the files were […]
Following the news that: Number of Firms Unable to Access Cyber-Insurance Set to Double Number of Firms Unable to Access Cyber-Insurance Set to Double – Infosecurity Magazine (infosecurity-magazine.com)
Following the news that: Chinese Hackers Targeted Dozens of Industrial Enterprises and Public Institution Chinese Hackers Targeted Dozens of Industrial Enterprises and Public Institutions (thehackernews.com)
Following news that threat analysts have discovered ten malicious Python packages on the PyPI repository, used to infect developer’s systems with password-stealing malware, cyber security experts reacted below.
Kaspersky researchers detail a wave of targeted attacks, first observed in January of 2022, on military industrial complex enterprises and public institutions in several countries, identifying multiple attacks. The attackers breached the networks of dozens of enterprises, taking control and evading security solutions. They determined that cyberespionage was the goal of these attacks. Excerpts: The attacks […]
It has been reported that communications giant Twilio has confirmed hackers accessed customer data after successfully tricking employees into handing over their corporate login credentials. The San Francisco-based company, which allows users to build voice and SMS capabilities — such as two-factor authentication (2FA) — into applications, said in a blog post published Monday that it became aware that someone […]