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  • 07 Dec 2020 12:35 PM | Anonymous member (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 | Anonymous member (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 | Anonymous member (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 | Anonymous member (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 | Anonymous member (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 10:56 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Interpol issues a global alert to law enforcement as the UK becomes one of the first countries to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for use

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252493005/Covid-19-Cyber-criminals-will-target-vaccine-programmes


  • 07 Dec 2020 10:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Defenders will see heightened levels of cyber crime next year as criminals pivot their attacks from data encryption to exfiltration

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252493002/Double-extortion-ransomware-will-be-a-big-theme-in-2021


  • 07 Dec 2020 10:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A spokesperson for K12 told SearchSecurity that based on the current status of the investigation, the attack did not affect student devices or school networks.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/news/252492978/Online-education-vendor-K12-hit-with-ransomware-pays-ransom


  • 30 Nov 2020 9:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    UK Members of Parliament (MPs) have been targeted by a 60% year-on-year increase in cyber-attacks so far in 2020, according to new data from Parliament Street

    https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/mps-bombarded-three-million-email/#.X8D9e3jlADk.twitter

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