UK consumers threaten data breach backlash
Most UK and global consumers are willing to walk away from businesses that fail to look after personal data, with retailers most at risk, research shows.
Phishing at centre of cyber attack on Ukraine infrastructure
Phishing is one of the key tools used by cyber attackers against critical national infrastructure (CNI), as highlighted by attacks on telecommunications in Ukraine.
Marriott Breach And 1-800 Flowers Breached For Years
The Marriott Hotels data breach has sent ripples through the Infosec community, with questions being asked as to how the hackers were able to roam around a network for years, unbeknownst to the people charged with keeping networks safe. We have seen a similar situation developing in the breach of Canada’s 1-800 Flowers, reported to …
Ransomware Is Constantly Evolving But We Can Defeat It Through Innovation
When two large-scale ransomware campaigns – WannaCry and NotPetya – caused widespread disruption in 2017 the headlines suggested they heralded a new era of large-scale attacks. WannaCry spread across 150 countries and severely affected the NHS in the UK and many other large organisations in the US including hospitals, vehicle manufacturers, petrol stations, railways and …
Industry Leaders Reaction On Quora Breach
Quora.com, a site where people ask and answer questions on a range of topics, said hackers breached its computer network and accessed a variety of potentially sensitive personal data for about 100 million users. Compromised information includes cryptographically protected passwords, full names, email addresses, data imported from linked networks, and a variety of non-public content …
DanaBot Trojan Expands Attacks
The DanaBot banking trojan is back, and has expanded beyond banking to compromise Web-based email servers. Will LaSala, Director ,Security Solutions and Security Evangelist at OneSpan: “Previously the DanaBot focused on mainly harvesting banking credentials by a similar means to the new threat, essentially by compromising the Bank’s Web Portal. It would steal usernames and passwords. The …