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Russian cyber attacks on Ukraine: What we know so far
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cyber warfare

Russian cyber attacks on Ukraine: What we know so far

The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has set the tone for all future wars, and the cyber attacks observed throughout will provide a how-to guide on…
22 Jul 2022
Mysterious MacOS spyware discovered using public cloud storage as its control server
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malware

Mysterious MacOS spyware discovered using public cloud storage as its control server

Researchers have warned that little is known about the 'CloudMensis' malware, including how it is distributed and who is behind it
22 Jul 2022
Hackers hiding malicious links in top Google search results, researchers warn
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malware

Hackers hiding malicious links in top Google search results, researchers warn

Malicious adverts made to resemble links to websites are targeting some of the world’s most popular websites
21 Jul 2022
Romanian man extradited to US over Gozi virus hacking charges
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malware

Romanian man extradited to US over Gozi virus hacking charges

The man allegedly ran a service that helped cyber criminals distribute the Gozi virus which ended up infecting over one million computers worldwide, i…
20 Jul 2022
Experts bemoan Microsoft’s 'terrible' backtrack on blocking VBA macros
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Security

Experts bemoan Microsoft’s 'terrible' backtrack on blocking VBA macros

Experts express bewilderment over the decision to reverse the long-overdue macro block, as fears mount that cyber criminals can take advantage
8 Jul 2022
SHI malware attack causes major disruption and forces staff offline
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SHI malware attack causes major disruption and forces staff offline

IT supplier says there's no evidence to suggest customer data was exfiltrated during the "security incident" attack
8 Jul 2022
The new wave of cyber security threats facing critical national infrastructure (CNI)
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The new wave of cyber security threats facing critical national infrastructure (CNI)

CNI is increasingly becoming a viable target, thanks to a litany of new malware strains, with cyber attacks threatening to have serious consequences
8 Jul 2022
Why are ransomware gangs pivoting to Rust?
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Why are ransomware gangs pivoting to Rust?

The developer-favourite language is fast becoming a delight for ransomware criminals
7 Jul 2022
Google warns of ‌ISP-controlled Hermit spyware
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malware

Google warns of ‌ISP-controlled Hermit spyware

The spyware primarily targets Android and iOS users in Italy and Kazakhstan
27 Jun 2022
BRATA malware has evolved to target online banking across Europe, researchers warn
phishing

BRATA malware has evolved to target online banking across Europe, researchers warn

The new variant can now access SMS, GPS, and device control to better steal financial data
21 Jun 2022
What is hacktivism?
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What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
27 May 2022
Lone Russian RAT operator rivals large gangs with £5 "passion project"
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malware

Lone Russian RAT operator rivals large gangs with £5 "passion project"

Researchers say the lone actor's success speaks to the growing complexity of the underground malware market
13 May 2022
National security leaders fear Ukraine conflict could inform a 'blueprint' for cyber war
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Security

National security leaders fear Ukraine conflict could inform a 'blueprint' for cyber war

Learning from the successes and failures of the ongoing conflict could help foreign adversaries carry out more effective cyber attacks in the future, …
10 May 2022
IoT privacy and security concerns
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Security

IoT privacy and security concerns

We take a look at what's needed to really secure internet-connected devices
6 May 2022
The state of brand protection 2021
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Whitepaper

The state of brand protection 2021

A new front opens up in the war for brand safety
25 Apr 2022
Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection
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Whitepaper

Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection

Why you need an inside-the-perimeter strategy for internal threats
25 Apr 2022
Businesses warned to protect against suite of nation-state hacking tools targeting critical infrastructure
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cyber security

Businesses warned to protect against suite of nation-state hacking tools targeting critical infrastructure

A new malware framework capable of disrupting multiple different types of IT and OT devices has been observed by US authorities, placing potentially v…
14 Apr 2022
Open source dev attacked for spreading data-wiping 'protestware'
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open source

Open source dev attacked for spreading data-wiping 'protestware'

Developer denies wiping users' drives in spite of detailed code analysis
18 Mar 2022
Ukrainian ethical hackers targeted by Russian malware attacks
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Ukrainian ethical hackers targeted by Russian malware attacks

Cisco Talos researchers say the IT Army of Ukraine's Telegram channel is being hit with malicious links
11 Mar 2022
Businesses on alert as mobile malware surges 500%
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mobile security

Businesses on alert as mobile malware surges 500%

Researchers say hackers are deploying new tactics that put Android and iOS at equal risk
10 Mar 2022
Just 3% of employees cause 92% of malware events
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Just 3% of employees cause 92% of malware events

Staff putting their companies at risk from phishing, malware, and insecure browsing are often repeat offenders
9 Mar 2022
Leaked Nvidia certificates used to sign malware bypassing Windows detection
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Leaked Nvidia certificates used to sign malware bypassing Windows detection

Windows admins are advised to implement custom policies to avoid seemingly legitimate malware making its way into corporate environments
7 Mar 2022
Cyber attacks against the BBC increase 35% in two years
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Cyber attacks against the BBC increase 35% in two years

The broadcaster said it fended off nearly 50 million cyber attacks in just four months across 2021 and 2022
1 Mar 2022
China's "most advanced" malware uncovered after nine years in operation
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malware

China's "most advanced" malware uncovered after nine years in operation

Daxin appears to be have used in a long-running espionage campaign against select government and critical infrastructure targets
1 Mar 2022