cyber attacks

Alibaba data breach exposes 1.1 billion pieces of data
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data breaches

Alibaba data breach exposes 1.1 billion pieces of data

Usernames and mobile numbers were included in the breach which affected Taobao, Alibaba’s shopping website
16 Jun 2021
REvil hacking group attacks US nuclear weapons contractor
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REvil hacking group attacks US nuclear weapons contractor

There’s no indication the stolen data includes classified or critical security-related information
15 Jun 2021
Apple patches iOS 12 after hackers exploit WebKit Engine flaws
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Apple patches iOS 12 after hackers exploit WebKit Engine flaws

The emergency patch addresses two bugs abused to launch remote code execution attacks
15 Jun 2021
The complete guide to building a security awareness programme that works
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Whitepaper

The complete guide to building a security awareness programme that works

How security leaders can drive real behaviour change
14 Jun 2021
User risk report: Educate your workforce to protect your organisation
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Whitepaper

User risk report: Educate your workforce to protect your organisation

Exploring vulnerability and behaviour in a people-centric threat landscape
14 Jun 2021
NCSC: Ransomware is the biggest cyber threat facing the UK
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NCSC: Ransomware is the biggest cyber threat facing the UK

Lindy Cameron warns of the evolving ecosystem of ransomware, facilitated by the rise of ransomware as a service
14 Jun 2021
Personal data exposed in McDonald’s data breach
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Personal data exposed in McDonald’s data breach

Hackers steal information from systems based in the US, South Korea and Taiwan
14 Jun 2021
EA hackers steal source code for FIFA, Battlefield game series
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EA hackers steal source code for FIFA, Battlefield game series

Stolen data has now been posted for sale on the dark web
11 Jun 2021
Crypto-mining hackers hit Kubernetes clusters
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Crypto-mining hackers hit Kubernetes clusters

New campaign abused Kubeflow dashboards to install malicious containers
10 Jun 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Windows, Chrome, VMware
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Weekly threat roundup: Windows, Chrome, VMware

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
10 Jun 2021
JBS pays $11 million ransom following cyber attack
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ransomware

JBS pays $11 million ransom following cyber attack

The White House says a Russian state-backed hacking group was behind the ransomware attack
10 Jun 2021
NSW Health admits patient data was breached in Accellion attack
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cyber attacks

NSW Health admits patient data was breached in Accellion attack

It warned that 'identity information' and 'health-related personal information' were both accessed
7 Jun 2021
Cox Media Group suffers cyber attack
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Cox Media Group suffers cyber attack

Live feeds on TV and radio stations go offline during incident
4 Jun 2021
China-linked hacking group targeted New York MTA
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China-linked hacking group targeted New York MTA

New York transit agency says the breach had no impact on customers
4 Jun 2021
US to give ransomware 'terrorism' status
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ransomware

US to give ransomware 'terrorism' status

Department of Justice will require all ransomware cases to be centrally coordinated via Washington
4 Jun 2021
Fujifilm hit by suspected ransomware attack
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ransomware

Fujifilm hit by suspected ransomware attack

Company shuts down part of its network while it investigates the situation
3 Jun 2021
What is cyber warfare?
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Security

What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats posed
2 Jun 2021
Cyber attack shuts down food giant JBS
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cyber attacks

Cyber attack shuts down food giant JBS

Australian operations have been suspended for at least 24 hours as IT professionals work to restore services
1 Jun 2021
Microsoft's Asia-Pacific cyber security council to unite policy makers
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cyber security

Microsoft's Asia-Pacific cyber security council to unite policy makers

The council aims to share best practices and provide a strong communications channel in the event of a cyber attack
1 Jun 2021
What is an SOC audit?
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Security

What is an SOC audit?

A comprehensive look at an organization's internal controls and cyber security
28 May 2021
SolarWinds hackers hit 150 organisations in new wave of attacks
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SolarWinds hackers hit 150 organisations in new wave of attacks

Microsoft warns that “nation-state cyber attacks aren’t slowing”
28 May 2021
US pipelines ordered to strengthen cyber defenses
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Security

US pipelines ordered to strengthen cyber defenses

DHS raises IT security standards after Colonial Pipeline hack
27 May 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Apple's M1 chip, VMware, Trend Micro
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Weekly threat roundup: Apple's M1 chip, VMware, Trend Micro

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
27 May 2021