cyber security

Marsh McLennan reveals its cyber risk analytics center
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risk management

Marsh McLennan reveals its cyber risk analytics center

The center combines the expertise of Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman
15 Oct 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
15 Oct 2021
MirrorBlast phishing campaign targets financial companies
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phishing

MirrorBlast phishing campaign targets financial companies

Attack linked to long-standing Russian cyber crime group
15 Oct 2021
30 countries announce crackdown on ransomware payments
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ransomware

30 countries announce crackdown on ransomware payments

Virtual Counter-Ransomware Initiative meeting at White House lays out plans
15 Oct 2021
What is subnetting?
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Network & Internet

What is subnetting?

Partitioning a single network can help relieve network congestion and increase security
14 Oct 2021
Hackers used MSHTML exploit a week before patches were ready
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zero-day exploit

Hackers used MSHTML exploit a week before patches were ready

New report finds cyber criminals automating exploit creation to help less capable hackers
14 Oct 2021
Hackers fake DocuSign and offer fraudulent signing methods
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document management systems (DMS)

Hackers fake DocuSign and offer fraudulent signing methods

Criminals impersonate the e-signing company to steal credentials
14 Oct 2021
Russia missing from US-organized international ransomware event
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ransomware

Russia missing from US-organized international ransomware event

US officials blame absence on host of reasons
13 Oct 2021
Phishing campaign uses math symbol to imitate Verizon logo
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phishing

Phishing campaign uses math symbol to imitate Verizon logo

Fake logo fools victims into thinking they are dealing with the real company
13 Oct 2021
Kaspersky exposes MysterySnail zero-day exploit in Windows
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zero-day exploit

Kaspersky exposes MysterySnail zero-day exploit in Windows

Elevation-of-privilege flaw could enable Chinese hackers to mount widespread spying campaign
13 Oct 2021
Australia plots harsher penalties for hackers involved in ransomware attacks
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Policy & legislation

Australia plots harsher penalties for hackers involved in ransomware attacks

The country has published its ransomware action plan as it tries to tackle the growing threat
13 Oct 2021
IBM pledges to reskill 30 million people globally by 2030
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Careers & training

IBM pledges to reskill 30 million people globally by 2030

The company is hoping to close the global digital skills gap and prepare candidates for the jobs of tomorrow
13 Oct 2021
Supply chain breaches impacted 97% of firms in the past year
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supply chain management (SCM)

Supply chain breaches impacted 97% of firms in the past year

New BlueVoyand research finds that supply chain security breaches are increasing
12 Oct 2021
GitHub revokes duplicate SSH auth keys generated by keypair library
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cyber security

GitHub revokes duplicate SSH auth keys generated by keypair library

Git client GitKraken used the affected library
12 Oct 2021
The 4 most notorious hackers
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hacking

The 4 most notorious hackers

From Snowden to Mitnick, we trace the lives of those who hack
12 Oct 2021
Is Australia becoming a surveillance state?
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privacy

Is Australia becoming a surveillance state?

With new powers granted to law enforcement agencies in Australia, we examine what this could mean for digital rights in the country
11 Oct 2021
FontOnLake: "Sophisticated" malware targets Linux systems
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malware

FontOnLake: "Sophisticated" malware targets Linux systems

The malware stands out for its ability to maintain persistence on the infected system
11 Oct 2021
Pacific City Bank confirms it was hit by ransomware
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ransomware

Pacific City Bank confirms it was hit by ransomware

Hackers accessed files including documents related to loan applications, such as tax returns, Form W-2 information, and payroll records
11 Oct 2021
Singapore launches new cyber security framework
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Careers & training

Singapore launches new cyber security framework

The country is aiming to create a foundation to attract and develop talent in its operational technology cyber security sector
11 Oct 2021
Senators urge FTC to enforce child privacy laws
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privacy

Senators urge FTC to enforce child privacy laws

Lawmakers wrote to the FTC Commissioner, asking her to enforce new child protection measures
8 Oct 2021
What is NotPetya?
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ransomware

What is NotPetya?

We take a look at the malware that first came to prominence in 2016 and targets Windows-based machines
8 Oct 2021
Best free malware removal tools 2021
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Security

Best free malware removal tools 2021

Worried your device is infected? Here are the tools you need to get rid of malicious software
8 Oct 2021
BrewDog app flaw exposed data on 200,000 shareholders and customers, researchers claim
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data breaches

BrewDog app flaw exposed data on 200,000 shareholders and customers, researchers claim

Researchers at Pen Test Partners say API token exploit could have allowed hackers to access personal information and account details
8 Oct 2021