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  • 13 Dec 2020 12:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Russian APT groups are actively exploiting a vulnerability in VMware products to access protected data, according to latest warnings

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252493300/Russian-state-actors-exploiting-VMware-bug-to-hijack-data-users-warned


  • 13 Dec 2020 12:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    While no zero-day exploits were included in the red team tools, FireEye released detection rules and known vulnerabilities to help organizations defend themselves.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/news/252493431/FireEye-red-team-tools-stolen-in-cyber-attack


  • 07 Dec 2020 12:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Researchers at Recorded Future’s Insikt Group highlight links between the emerging Egregor ransomware and other strains, and offer guidance on defending against it

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252493147/Opportunistic-Egregor-ransomware-is-an-emerging-and-active-threat

  • 07 Dec 2020 12:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Data collated by McAfee and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies highlights the growing impact of cyber crime

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252493157/A-trillion-dollars-lost-to-cyber-crime-every-year


  • 07 Dec 2020 12:35 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The international vaccine supply chain has been targeted by cyber-espionage, according to IBM.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-55165552


  • 07 Dec 2020 12:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The FBI warns entities of a rise in Ragnar Locker ransomware, where hackers gain a foothold on the network, perform reconnaissance, and steal data before deploying the final attack.

    https://healthitsecurity.com/news/fbi-ragnar-locker-ransomware-attacks-increase-with-data-theft-risk


  • 07 Dec 2020 11:13 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Authorities have prevented around €40 million in fraud losses thanks to a three-month long operation targeting dark web carding forums, claims crime agency Europol.

    https://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/37048/carding-forum-crackdown-prevents-eur40m-in-payments-fraud


  • 07 Dec 2020 11:10 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The most successful cyberattacks are designed to bypass email gateway defenses using social engineering, fraud and other strategies.

    https://www.channelfutures.com/from-the-industry/a-bakers-dozen-of-cyberattacks


  • 07 Dec 2020 10:57 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Despite recent takedown efforts, the operators behind the malicious botnet are back with a new module called 'TrickBoot' that detects UEFI/BIOS firmware vulnerabilities.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/news/252493084/Updated-Trickbot-malware-threatens-firmware-security


  • 07 Dec 2020 10:57 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An unknown nation state actor is attempting to disrupt the supply of coronavirus vaccines

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252493091/Covid-19-vaccine-supply-chain-attacked-by-unknown-nation-state


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