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  • 23 Nov 2020 3:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Researchers at Palo Alto’s Unit 42 have confirmed that they have compromised a customer’s AWS cloud account with thousands of workloads using a misconfigured identity and access management (IAM) role.

    https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cloud-security/attackers-can-abuse-a-misconfigured-iam-role-across-16-aws-services/


  • 23 Nov 2020 3:37 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Most victims of a cyber attack probably consider themselves to be unlucky. This got me thinking... are the majority of cyber attack victims just unlucky or is rising cyber crime a result of something else?

    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/13-terrifying-quick-fire-facts-cyber-attacks-kevin-hudson/?trackingId=36u94pt%2FQ9Oyzms25ZY%2B9g%3D%3D


  • 23 Nov 2020 12:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Sophos researchers anticipate a trickle-down effect in the cyber criminal underground

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252492290/2021-the-year-of-commodity-ransomware-says-Sophos


  • 23 Nov 2020 12:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A new survey from CrowdStrike revealed more than half of 2,200 respondents' organizations were hit with a ransomware attack at least once in the past 12 months.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/news/252492236/CrowdStrike-Ransomware-hit-56-of-organizations-in-last-year


  • 23 Nov 2020 12:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Security community says the presence of a robust cyber defence force alongside a robust physical one will be vital to the UK’s national security

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252492353/Security-sector-broadly-backs-Boris-Johnsons-Cyber-Force


  • 23 Nov 2020 11:26 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    UK-based organisations are either more, or less, likely to pay ransoms, depending on which cyber security supplier you want to believe

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252492191/Ransomware-stats-overload-risks-confusing-buyers


  • 23 Nov 2020 11:18 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The threat of identity theft via a data breach is heightened with the rise of attacks where ransomware threat actors both encrypt and ransom, and exfiltrate and leak their victims’ data. How does this evolution in cyber crime heighten risk for the enterprise, and what steps can we take to safeguard the personal data we hold?

    https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Security-Think-Tank-Adapting-defences-to-evolving-ransomware-and-cyber-crime


  • 23 Nov 2020 10:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    NHS Digital tells healthcare organisations to be mindful of a marked rise in usage of the Bazar and Buer loaders

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252491686/NHS-warned-over-Ryuk-spreading-through-Trickbot-replacements


  • 23 Nov 2020 10:52 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In the most recent episode of Fraud Talk, the ACFE’s monthly podcast, Arpinder Singh, CFE, partner and head of India and emerging markets, Forensic & Integrity Services at EY, highlights how cybercrimes like business email compromise (BEC) scams, phishing and account takeover have risen and will continue to rise over the next year.

    https://www.acfeinsights.com/acfe-insights/fraud-talk-the-rise-of-cybercrime-during-covid-19


  • 23 Nov 2020 10:00 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Cyentia Institute report that focuses on the 100 largest cyber incidents of the past five years found that these events totaled $18 billion in reported losses and 10 billion compromised records.

    https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/new-report-quantifies-losses-for-top-100-cyber-incidents-in-past-5-years-18-billion/


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