Thursday, May 19, 2022
Infosecurity Magazine

Microsoft President: Cyber Space Has Become the New Domain of Warfare

Brad Smith argues that the Russia-Ukraine war marks significant shift in way warfare is conducted
Infosecurity Magazine

Bad Bots Swarm the Internet in Record Numbers in 2021

Account takeover attacks surge as a result
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Half of IT Leaders Store Passwords in Shared Docs

Many aren’t following the advice of their own training programs
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Ransom Demands Surge 45% in 2021

Double extortion now the norm, says Group-IB
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Pharmacy Giant Hit By Data Breach Affecting 3.6 Million Customers

Pharmacy retailer Dis-Chem announced that an unauthorized party gained access to its customer database
Infosecurity Magazine

Personal Information of Nearly Two Million Texans Exposed

The leak was caused by a programming issue at the Texas Department of Insurance
Infosecurity Magazine

UK Government: Lack of Skills the Number One Issue in Cybersecurity

Andrew Elliot from DCMS provides an update on government initiatives to boost cybersecurity talent pipeline
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Digital Skimming is Now the Preserve of Non-Magecart Groups

Commodity kit invites new entrants into the market
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Western Allies Warn of Top Cyber-Attack Mistakes

Poor cyber-hygiene to blame for many compromises
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Police Warn of £15m Courier Scams

Blend of phone and face-to-face fraud targets vulnerable
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Ransomware Hits American Healthcare Company Omnicell

Ransomware impacted certain internal systems
Infosecurity Magazine

US Government Warns Firms to Avoid Hiring North Korean IT Workers

North Korean IT workers are attempting to generate revenue for DPRK and conduct cyber intrusions
Infosecurity Magazine

(ISC)2 Offers 100,000 Free Entry-Level Certification Places

The 100K in the UK scheme is aimed at recent graduates and career changers seeking to work in cyber
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Fifth of Businesses Say Cyber-Attack Nearly Broke Them

Attacks surge 12% in 2021, according to leading insurer
Infosecurity Magazine

Doctor Accused of Being Prolific Ransomware Developer

Venezuelan linked to Jigsaw and Thanos variants

Spyware Vendors Target Android With Zero-Day Exploits

New research from Google's Threat Analysis Group outlines the risks Android users face from the surveillance-for-hire industry.
The Hacker News

New Bluetooth Hack Could Let Attackers Remotely Unlock Smart Locks and Cars

A novel Bluetooth relay attack can let cybercriminals more easily than ever remotely unlock and operate cars, break open residential smart locks, and breach secure areas. The vulnerability has to do with weaknesses in the current implementation of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE),...

Phishers Add Chatbot to the Phishing Lure

Researchers have discovered a new approach being taken by phishers to increase victim engagement and confidence: the addition of an interactive chatbot. We have all become accustomed to the chatbots used by many of the largest service providers –...

QuSecure Lauches Quantum-Resilient Encryption Platform

New firm launches to provide the Easy Button for implementing quantum secure encryption The pressure to implement quantum secure encryption is increasing. This isn’t because functioning quantum computers able to crack asymmetric encryption are expected tomorrow, but because of the...
The Register

Iran, China-linked gangs join Putin’s disinformation war online

They're using the invasion 'to take aim at the usual adversaries,' Mandiant told The Reg Pro-Beijing and Iran miscreants are using the war in Ukraine to spread disinformation that supports these countries' political interests — namely, advancing anti-Western narratives...