Cyber attacks stories - Page 2
New threat actors drive record levels of ransomware attacks in September
September saw record levels of ransomware attacks, according to NCC Group's September Threat Pulse, with 514 victims details released in leak sites.
Manufacturing sector hit hardest by 400% rise in IoT malware attacks
The manufacturing industry is the biggest victim of a 400% YoY increase in IoT and OT malware attacks, as per Zscaler.
Norton boosts security and privacy with new enhancements
A new private email feature in Norton AntiTrack changes email addresses and removes hidden trackers to bolster online privacy.
New threat report reveals true dominance of ransomware
Increases in ransomware, commercial off-the-shelf malware, and attacks against cloud service providers create new challenges for cybersecurity teams.
Cybersecurity ops not an immediate priority for CIOs
The study underscores the vital position of cybersecurity within organisations, with 67% of respondents listing it as their top focus area.
Delinea bolsters identity-based cyberattack protection with upgrade
Delinea improves its Privilege Manager, bolstering identity-based cyberattack protection with focus on just-in-time access.
Check Point launches security automation and collaboration platform
Check Point Horizon Playblocks automatically contains attacks and prevents them from spreading, all powered by collaboration between people, processes and tech.
Ten hacker security measures to prevent cyber attacks
Cybersecurity awareness remains a hot topic, and users are increasingly aware of the dangers of the digital world ,trying to avoid them within their means.
From data breaches to account compromise: how hackers use data leaks to hijack accounts
No matter how strong the password is, an attacker with access to the database could use the credentials right away.
Paul Martini of iboss crowned CyberSecurity CEO of the Year
iboss CEO Paul Martini garners 'CyberSecurity CEO of the Year' title in recognition of his work in cybersecurity.
Enemy at the school gates: A guide to enhancing cybersecurity in education
Schools must invest in security as a core principle and foster a culture where staff understands the importance of cybersecurity.
Telegram, AWS, and Alibaba Cloud targeted in latest supply chain attack
An attacker attempted to exploit the open-source community by uploading a series of malicious packages to the PyPi package manager.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Acronis with Pasha Ershow
Acronis, the data protection company, discusses their position in Australia and New Zealand in TechDay's 10-Minute IT Jams.
BG&E chooses Secureworks as first line of cyber defence
BG&E, an international engineering company, has selected Secureworks' Taegis ManagedXDR as its first line of cyber defence.
1/3 employees believe their actions don’t impact security
Top-down, one-size-fits-all enterprise cybersecurity ignores the unique risks that accompany geography, age, gender, and role.
Safeguarding your business from escalating DDoS attacks
DDoS attacks are happening more frequently and on a larger scale than ever before, with traffic volumes continuing to rise year after year.
Majority believe malicious AI will circumvent cybersecurity: Enea
Over a quarter (26%) of cybersecurity professionals see this happening within the next year and 50% in the next five years.
78% of organisations under-report cyberattacks: ISACA
Interestingly, only 42% of respondents in Oceania say their organisation conducts a cyber-risk assessment at least annually, compared to 43% in 2022.
Keysight and Synopsys partner for IoT device cybersecurity
Synopsys Defensics fuzz testing software is now embedded into Keysight’s IoT Security Assessment solution, which reduces costs while speeding up time-to-market.
Ransomware attacks down in August after record levels in July
It comes after back-to-back record months in June and July, largely the result of Cl0ps MOVEit exploitation and the ongoing impact of the attack.
The crucial role of identity in zero trust security
Organisations are turning to the Zero Trust security approach to protect sensitive data in an evolving cyber landscape. Identity is key.
Veeam gains Common Criteria Certification for cyber resilience
Veeam Backup and Replication v12 and Veeam ONE have earned the international gold standard certification in cybersecurity and a full listing on the NIAP PCL.
Cyber insurance claims increased in first half of 2023
The frequency and severity of cyber insurance claims both increased for businesses in 1H 2023, a new report finds.
How do the Zero Trust principles apply to printing?
Security has become a top concern for businesses. uniFLOW Online offers a Zero Trust print and scan environment to protect against cyber threats.