Global ransomware attacks surge by 84% in 2023, reveals NCC study
Ransomware attacks rose by a staggering 84% in 2023, notably impacting the industrials sector, as new threat actors emerged, reported NCC Group.
ESET's threat intelligence data feeds enhance Microsoft Sentinel's security capabilities
ESET, a global cybersecurity firm, boosts Microsoft Sentinel’s security abilities by integrating its six threat intelligence data feeds.
Rising ransomware attacks exploit remote access software, warns WatchGuard report
Endpoint ransomware attacks see an 89% rise, whilst cybercriminals increase exploitation of remote access software, according to WatchGuard.
Check Point reveals Global Threat Index with Formbook as top malware
Cybersecurity leader Check Point unveils Global Threat Index, identifying Formbook as September's dominant malware.
Qakbot cyber hacking operation revealed by Check Point and FBI
FBI dismantles Qakbot cyber hacking operation, impacting 700k computers worldwide. The malware is highly adaptive and financially-driven.
ExtraHop hires Mark Bowling as CISRO
ExtraHop appoints Mark Bowling as its first Chief Information Security and Risk Officer (CISRO) to boost overall security and risk management.
Notorious ransomware group REvil taken down in government fight back
Multi-government effort takes down notorious ransomware group REvil, hijacking servers in cybercriminal takedown.
Europol, FBI, Bitdefender team up on ransomware decryptor
The decryptor neutralises the latest versions of GandCrab – the most prolific families of file-encrypting malware to date.
Largest DDoS-for-hire websites responsible for 11% of attacks worldwide – Nexusguard
FBI crackdown on 'booters' reduces global DDoS attacks by 11%, but booter websites may make a comeback, says Nexusguard.
Advice: FBI urges people to reboot their routers following Russia attack
After the FBI issued a plea for people around the world to reset their routers, Vectra's EMEA director has some advice for businesses moving forward.
Decrypted: Phantom Secure takedown a 'significant blow' against Australia's organised crime networks
Australian, US and Canadian law enforcement agencies collaborate to bust Canadian security firm providing encrypted communications to organised crime market.
Microsoft, ESET & law enforcement disrupt Gamarue botnet
Microsoft, ESET, the FBI, Interpol, Europol and other security stakeholders have collectively dismantled a major botnet operation known as Gamarue.
FirstWave tackles $3 billion enterprise issue
Scammers targeting C-Level executives have cost businesses over $3bn, leading FirstWave to release an impersonation filter.
Stop bullying Apple around and start doing some intelligence homework
The FBI should stop bullying Apple and the technology industry and spend their time and energy instead on figuring out other ways of investigating.
Is Apple creating an unhackable smartphone?
Various sources attest to the fact that Apple is working on creating a phone that is unhackable by government bodies or even Apple itself.
FBI asks Apple to break into iPhones. Apple says no
Apple has solidified its stance on digital privacy, with CEO Tim Cook publishing an open letter to customers about why it won't comply with FBI's requ.
US identity theft ring investigation to use Wynyard software
Wynyard Group's advanced crime analytics software will be used to help 92 US law enforcement agencies tackle a nationwide identity theft ring that'.
Political parties push for Coleman exit as Dotcom debacle drags on
NZ Immigration right to distance itself from claims ministers were unaware of FBI involvement in #KimDotcom case. (110 characters).
Should Coleman come clean over FBI Dotcom briefing?
Former Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman called upon to reveal when he was informed of FBI investigation into Kim Dotcom.
Microsoft attacks global cyber criminals
Microsoft joins forces with FBI, foiling a global cyber crime ring behind $500m fraud.
FBI arrests Kiwi in global Facebook ring
Kiwi caught in FBI swoop on global Facebook scam ring, facing charges in a cybercrime operation that cost users NZ$1 billion.
Florida company loses Apple ID's not FBI
Florida firm BlueToad admits to losing millions of Apple IDs, debunking claims of an FBI breach, as they vow to rectify the mistake.
Apple denies FBI device ID list
Apple distances itself from a hacker group's claim of stealing 12m device identification numbers from an FBI laptop.
FBI reveals Steve Jobs file
FBI declassifies 191-page dossier on Steve Jobs, revealing insights into his integrity, drug use, and aptitude for a governmental role.