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Mobile, Mobile security

Mobile devices are being attacked more frequently than ever before

June 16, 2021

Via: TechRadar

A large number of IT decision makers believe their organizations are more vulnerable to cyberattacks on business smartphones than ever before. A survey over 600 IT decision makers commissioned by Menlo Security found that while a majority of the respondents […]


Network security, Security

Organisations cannot rely on cyber insurance to cover losses

June 16, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Ransomware attacks spurred close to half of all the cyber insurance claims filed in North America in the first six months of 2020, but even if a victim’s policy covers ransomware – which is not a given – there is […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

REvil ransomware gang hit US nuclear weapons contractor Sol Oriens

June 15, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

US nuclear weapons contractor Sol Oriens was hit by a cyberattack carried out by the REvil ransomware operators, which claims to have stolen data. Sol Orien provides consultant services to the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), it confirmed to have […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Wear your MASQ! New Device Fingerprint Spoofing Tool Available in Dark Web

June 15, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

The Resecurity® HUNTER unit has identified a new tool available for sale in the Dark Web called MASQ, enabling bad actors to emulate device fingerprints thus allowing them to bypass fraud protection controls, including authentication mechanisms. One of the prominent […]


Privacy protection, Security

Instagram flaw allowed to see private, archived Posts/Stories of users without following them

June 15, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Researcher Mayur Fartade has found a vulnerability in Instagram that allowed anyone to access private accounts, viewing archived posts and stories without having to follow them. The expert reported the flaw to the Facebook’s security team on April 16, 2021, […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Ransomware most insidious cyber threat facing UK

June 15, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

While cyber warfare, espionage and other malicious activity backed by foreign states are pressing concerns from the perspective of an international relations specialist or foreign policy wonk, the past year and a half has demonstrated how and why ransomware is […]


Cloud security, Security

AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure: How their security features compare

June 14, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Security in the public cloud is based on the concept of shared responsibility: The largest cloud service providers deliver a secure, hyperscale environment, but it’s up to the customer to protect everything it puts into the cloud. This separation of […]


Network security, Security

US Congress tees up ambitious cybersecurity agenda in the wake of supply chain, ransomware attacks

June 14, 2021

Via: CSO Online

The Biden Administration has been thrown into a thicket of cybersecurity troubles in its first six months, forcing the White House to issue complex cybersecurity executive orders, directives and policy changes in rapid succession. Congress, meanwhile, is teeing up an […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

US-based organizations are under constant ransomware attacks

June 14, 2021

Via: Panda Security

Organizations located in the USA are under an unprecedented amount of ransomware attacks that will very likely to continue to grow. In 2020 alone, hackers executed more than 65,000 attacks on U.S. institutions, which equals to approximately seven attacks per […]


Network security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Major blackouts across Puerto Rico. Are the DDoS and the fire linked?

June 14, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

A large fire at the Luma’s Monacillo electrical substation in San Juan for Puerto Rico’s new electricity provider, Luma Energy, caused major blackouts across Puerto Rico on Thursday. “The fire caused major blackouts across the entire island. The situation is […]