Latest News

News

419 scam entices with lottery win

A new phishing campaign, purportedly from a family foundation, offers "randomly selected" individuals 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) - if they provide personal details.

News

SWIFT robbers swoop on Ukrainian bank

Yet another bank has been hit via the SWIFT messaging system, this time in Ukraine. This may only be the fifth publically disclosed SWIFT heist, but commentators suggest that there plenty of silent victims

News

OurMine hackers take Uber CEO's Twitter page for a joyride

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick last night became the latest public target of the OurMine hacking group, which posted an unauthorized message on his Twitter page, likely after hijacking his linked Quora account.

News

X-ray and MRI machines among devices used as springboards for data breach attacks

An x-ray machine, an oncology system, an MRI machine: These are all important healthcare devices that researchers found harboring malware capable of installing backdoors on other connected systems for the purpose of exfiltrating data.

News

Reps. Lieu and Hurd urge HHS to develop ransomware guidelines

In a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services, Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Will Hurd (R-Texas) encouraged the agency to develop guidance for healthcare providers to use when responding to ransomware attacks.

Data Breach Blog

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reports customer data compromised

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reported that customer data may have been compromised on two separate occasions.

Featured News

One-third of US, UK companies don't use an infosec pro

One-third of US, UK companies don't use an infosec pro

Nearly half of U.S. and UK companies do not have access to an in-house cybersecurity professional within their IT department, according to a recent survey.

The Threat Hunter Blog

Reports of the deaths of Angler EK and Necurs Botnet may be premature

Reports of the deaths of Angler EK and Necurs Botnet may be premature

There have been quite a few reports by researchers over the past week or so that the Necurs botnet and the Angler exploit kit are dead and buried. But don't hold your breath and don't get rid of your Angler signatures just yet.

June issue now available!

Opinions

Speak the board's language or get fired

Speak the board's language or get fired

A communication gap exists today between CISOs and the board of directors, says Feris Rifai, CEO, Bay Dynamics.

Government surveillance from Caesar to Nixon

Government surveillance from Caesar to Nixon

Government surveillance is, however, not new, says Patrick O'Kane, barrister and compliance counsel.

RECENT COMMENTS

Sign up to our newsletters

FOLLOW US