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Chinese Cyberspies Use Supply Chain Attack to Deliver Windows, macOS Malware

China-linked cyberespionage group Iron Tiger was observed using the compromised servers of a chat application for the delivery of malware to Windows and macOS systems, Trend Micro reports.Also referred to as APT27, Bronze Union, Emissary Panda, Lucky Mouse, and TG-3390 (Threat Group 3390), Iron Tiger has been active since at least 2010, targeting hundreds of
Publish At:2022-08-15 08:54 | Read:122 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus &

Back to School: Tech Savvy vs. Cyber Savvy

The first day of school is right around the corner. The whole family is gearing up for a return to the routine: waking up to alarm clocks at dawn, rushed mornings, learning all day, and after-school activities and homework all night.  Even though everyone is in a frenzied state, now is a great time to slow down and discuss important topics that may arise dur
Publish At:2022-08-12 16:02 | Read:225 | Comments:0 | Tags:Family Safety back to school Tech savvy Cyber savvy cyber

News Digest: Significant Events From the Cybersecurity World [July 2022]

August 12, 2022 5 0 Author: Amanda Johnson News Digest: Significant Events From the Cybersecurity World [July 2022] Two-thirds of t
Publish At:2022-08-12 05:50 | Read:208 | Comments:0 | Tags:Networks Data Internet Tech Tools security cyber cybersecuri

Supply Chain Cybersecurity – the importance of everyone

This week, I spoke with a new client who told me all about how they are looking forward to addressing a number of internal issues surrounding their IT systems. They explained that over the last 12 months, they repeatedly had issues of delays in service and outages, which had affected their business.Discussing this further, I explored their relationship with
Publish At:2022-08-12 01:07 | Read:264 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Security Controls cybersecurity data secur

Cisco Confirms Cyberattack

Cisco has confirmed that the Yanluowang ransomware gang infiltrated their corporate network in May and that the attacker attempted to extort money from them by threatening to post stolen material online.The corporation disclosed that the threat actors could only access a Box folder that was connected to a hacked employee’s account to gather and take no
Publish At:2022-08-11 13:42 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News cyber

Researchers Find Stolen Algorithms in Commercial Cybersecurity Products

LAS VEGAS - BLACK HAT USA 2022 - An analysis conducted by two researchers has revealed that some commercial cybersecurity products rely on algorithms that have been taken from other security tools without authorization.The results of the research will be presented on Thursday at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas by Tom McGuire, instructor at Johns Hopkin
Publish At:2022-08-11 12:04 | Read:128 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Application Security C

Cybercriminals Breached Cisco Systems and Stole Data

Profit-driven cybercriminals breached Cisco systems in May and stole gigabytes of information, but the networking giant says the incident did not impact its business.Cisco on Wednesday released a security incident notice and a technical blog post detailing the breach. The intrusion was detected on May 24, but the company shared its side of the story now, sho
Publish At:2022-08-11 08:06 | Read:144 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime cyber

Convergence and adoption of AI and ML countering the cyber threat

During the last few years, we have witnessed an increase in advanced cyber attacks. Cybercriminals utilize advanced technology to breach the digital boundary and exploit enterprises’ security vulnerabilities. No industry feels secure; security professionals do their utmost to close security gaps and strengthen their cyber defense. As new technologies p
Publish At:2022-08-11 01:07 | Read:121 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Incident Detection Artificial Intelligence

More Dangers of Cyberbullying Emerge—Our Latest Connected Family Report

Earlier this year, our global Connected Family Study revealed the online habits of parents and their children. What we found called for a closer look.  One finding that leaped out, in particular, is—cyberbullying occurs far more often than parents think. And in many cases, children are keeping it from their parents.   Now with our follow-on research, we set
Publish At:2022-08-10 16:02 | Read:221 | Comments:0 | Tags:Family Safety cyberbullying Cyberbullying report Cyberbullyi

Cyberattack Victims Often Attacked by Multiple Adversaries: Research

It’s not if, but when and how often you get attackedSophos research for its Active Adversary Playbook 2022 revealed that victims are often attacked by multiple adversaries – usually, in rapid succession but sometimes simultaneously. Further analysis now suggests the aphorism ‘it’s not if, but when you are attacked’ should be expanded with the extension, ‘and
Publish At:2022-08-10 12:04 | Read:170 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Response Secur

Cyber Threats – The New Norm in Data Security

“Data: We have never had so much of it, and it has never been so challenging to protect.”These are some of the opening words in the new survey published by ISMG and HelpSystems in the ‘Data Security Survey 2022’. The survey explores how COVID19 has permanently changed how CISOs approach Data Security.It is an important study because it recognises that in a w
Publish At:2022-08-10 01:07 | Read:243 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection CISO data

5 cybersecurity tips for students going back to school

The new school season is just around the corner. And while you are getting ready to go back to school, now is a good opportunity to check you are doing all you can to stay as safe as possible online. Make sure you are doing these five things: 1. Use multi-factor authentication (MFA) MFA has become a necessary security measure in a world where password
Publish At:2022-08-09 23:59 | Read:273 | Comments:0 | Tags:Personal security cyber cybersecurity

A Cyberattack Forced the Shutdown of 7-Eleven Stores in Denmark

Following a nationwide cyberattack that affected stores’ payment and checkout systems, 7-Eleven locations in Denmark closed their doors yesterday.7-Eleven, Inc., styled as 7 ELEVEn, is an American multinational chain of retail convenience stores selling convenience foods, beverages, and gasoline, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The American company has
Publish At:2022-08-09 09:44 | Read:231 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News cyber

7-Eleven stores in Denmark closed due to a cyberattack

7-Eleven sign on a store in Aarhus, Denmark7-Eleven stores in Denmark shut down today after a cyberattack disrupted stores’ payment and checkout systems throughout the country.The attack occurred early this morning, August 8th, with the company posting on Facebook that they were likely "exposed to a hacker attack".A statement posted to FacebookThe tran
Publish At:2022-08-08 13:47 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security cyber

US, Australian Cybersecurity Agencies Publish List of 2021's Top Malware

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) have published a joint advisory to detail the top malware strains of 2021.CISA and ACSC have been monitoring ransomware, rootkits, spyware, trojans, viruses, and worms, but trojans dominated the landscape last year, when Agent Tesla, AZORult, Formbo
Publish At:2022-08-08 12:04 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus & Malware


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