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Monday 1 February 2021

Data Breaches Digest - Week 05 2021

Welcome to this week's Data Breaches Digest, a catalogue of links concerning Data Breaches and Cyber Security that were published on the Internet during the period between 1st February and 7th February 2021.

7th February

Albany ransomware attack threatens criminal cases

Auditor’s Office data breach adds insult to injury

Bad news: your password has almost certainly leaked online

Cybersecurity Threats: The Daunting Challenge Of Securing The Internet Of Things

Don’t post your coronavirus vaccination card selfie on social media

Free provision of vaccines is preventing criminals from infiltrating rollout, say UK police

Hackers leaked nearly 2,000 incidents of Austin surveillance

Hacktivists deface multiple Sri Lankan domains, including Google.lk

How a successful phishing attack can hurt your organization

How to Protect Your Data and Reduce the Risk of Cyber Attacks

It’s Groundhog Day for password security

New phishing attack uses Morse code to hide malicious URLs

Patient records stolen from Florida and Texas hospitals get published on the dark web

Roadmap for CISOs – Security lessons from 2020 and preparing for the year ahead

Scams That Are Taking Place In The Economic World Beginners Must Be Aware

Slack Users, Do Not Skip That Password-Reset Email Alert, It's Not a Scam

UPMC Data Breach

Vietnam: Cyberattacks increase during Lunar New Year

Ziggy ransomware group shuts down amid concern over law enforcement actions

Ziggy ransomware shuts down and releases victims' decryption keys

6th February

3 common misconceptions about two-factor authentication

5 key ransomware protection best practices to safeguard assets

After data breach, bill introduced to create ‘state office of cybersecurity’ in Washington

Chastity Belt Ransomware: How Hackers Held People’s Genitals Hostage

Fraudsters Target Discord Users in Cryptocurrency Scam

Israeli Antifa Hackers Attack KKK Site and Expose Personal Details

Mapping cyber risk across different sectors

Old ransomware back with some new tricks – Protect yourself

Organized scam gangs rake in $6.5 million in 2020, report says: 'Growing rapidly' in US

Patient names from US hospitals posted on the dark web

‘SitePoint’ Data Breach Ends up in a User Database Leak

SitePoint Disclosed Data Breach Affecting Millions of Users, Resets Passwords

Slack Is Sending Out Messages Urging Users to Reset Their Passwords

US Hospital Hacked, Patient Names and Colonoscopy Results Posted Online

Vermont data breach damage control to cost upwards of $7 Million

Working From Home? Here’s How To Avoid Becoming A Ransomware Victim

5th February

3.2 Billion email and password pairs were just leaked in the mother of all data breaches

40+ Terrifying Cybersecurity Statistics You Need to Know for 2021

5 Ways Companies Can Protect Personally Identifiable Information

A Single Data Breach Can Ruin A Business, And CEOs Can't Ignore Their Responsibilities

Australia: Don't click links in ANZ, PayPal and Westpac phishing scam text messages

Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) says websites now accessible, outages not related to ransomware attack

Before you sign up for a COVID vaccine, make sure you’re not being tricked by scammers

Billions Of Emails, Passwords Leaked Online

Brazilian data leak hides malware

British Airways Data Breach Victims Granted Extension to File Claims

Business Email Compromise is on the Rise Again

Can Healthcare Mitigate Risks to the COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain?

Canada: More than 60,000 businesses were victims of cyber fraud last year

Capcom's Huge Leak Has Had 'No Significant Impact' on the Games It Plans to Release

Cisco warns of critical remote code execution flaws in these small business VPN routers

Consumer Protection warns of scams targeting Western Australia bushfire emergency donations

Crypto Has Become a Currency Among Thieves

Cyber insurance prices increase on ransomware claims

Cybercrime Goes Mainstream

Cybercrime on the rise: Plotting a way forward

Cybersecurity and how to lower the risk to your business

Cybersecurity Provider ‘Stormshield’ Hacked by Sophisticated Actors

Data loss prevention strategies for long-term remote teams

Data Protection Commission makes number of findings against INM over 2014 data breach

Data Sharing Critical to AI’s Use in Cybersecurity

DDoS-for-hire services are exploiting Plex Media flaw to amplify their attacks

DMARC for Office 365? Why do you need it?

Eletrobras, Copel energy companies hit by ransomware attacks

Emerging cybersecurity trends in 2021: Here's what businesses should look out for

Emotet Botnet Disrupted in International Cyber Operation

Enterprises average one root access orphan key on every enterprise server

Experts warn WhatsApp users about a new security threat

Fake Maybank2u website being used by scammers to steal banking info

Fake WhatsApp version, allegedly by a spyware vendor, used to target select users

FBI leaned on Dutch cops' hacking in Emotet disruption

Fido’s authentication solutions may reduce password reliance

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) hit by 80,000 email attacks every month

Financial Regulator Hit by 240,000 Malicious Emails in Q4 2020

Financial regulatory body bombarded with malicious emails

Fonix Ransomware Gang Shuts Down Operations

Foxtons Breach Was Egregor Ransomware

GHL starts probe on alleged data breach

Google Firebase hosts Microsoft Office phishing attack

Government Security Supplier Suffers Double Breach

Hacker Sells Data for 500 Million Facebook Users Through Telegram Bot

Hackers no longer picky as 380,000 data possibly compromised

Hackers post detailed patient medical records from two hospitals to the dark web

Hackers publish thousands of patient records from Florida, Texas hospitals online

Have you heard about Confidential Computing?

How data storage technology can overcome human vulnerabilities that open the door to ransomware

How homeworking will affect cybersecurity bets in 2021

How Ransomware Is Accelerating in the COVID-19 Era

Incident Of The Week: Washington State Audit Into Hacking Fraud Is Compromised In A Hacking Inception

Microsoft: Office 365 Was Not SolarWinds Initial Attack Vector

Microsoft warns of increasing OAuth Office 365 phishing attacks

Milton Keynes Trading Standards warn residents against fake Sainsbury's email scam

Misinformation Campaigns and the Need for Enhanced Cybersecurity

More than 36,000 Potentially Affected in UPMC Data Breach

More than 36,000 UPMC patients may have had personal data accessed due to security breach

Mortgage loan servicing company discloses ransomware attack to multiple states

Moving Threat Identification From Reactive to Predictive and Preventative

Nevada Health Centers reports data breach

New Ethical Concerns in Online Privacy and Data Security

NHS vaccine scam warning: Britons targeted by fake email

No fine despite DPC finding against INM over 2014 data breach

North Korea targeted cybersecurity researchers using a blend of hacking and espionage

North Korea targeted cybersecurity researchers with hacking, espionage

Number of ICS vulnerabilities disclosed in 2020 up significantly

Oxfam Australia investigates suspected data breach

Pakistan-based cybercriminals behind Airtel data hack

Pandemic Security: What Have We Learned?

Phishing gangs hack data of logistics companies, cheat customers

Plex Media servers are being abused for DDoS attacks

Plex media streaming service has some major security flaws

Ransomware actor 'Aleks' says resentment fueled his career choice

Ransomware attack on Atlanta’s WestRock caused production, shipping slowdowns

Safe-to-Use Decryptors for the Fonix Ransomware Are Now Available

Scammers target Discord users with fake exchange and Bitcoin giveaways

Security at risk

Service NSW struggling to contact thousands of cyber attack victims

Six Ways to Manage Risk in the Supply Chain

Skype ‘spoofing vulnerabilities’ are a haven for social engineering attacks, security researcher claims

Stopping cybercriminals profiting from endpoint vulnerabilities in healthcare sector

Take your password management seriously

Tax documents for Baltimore County Schools employees delayed due to ransomware attack

The biggest cyber security threats in 2021

The Dark Web Continues to Bring Woes to Businesses

The transportation sector needs a standards-driven, industry-wide approach to cybersecurity

WestRock Provides Update on Ransomware Incident

Why it’s time to look beyond cyber’s “flavour of the day”

Why Pressure Tactics Have Become The Latest Tool Used By Cyber Criminals

With Fraud Against UK Businesses at Epidemic Levels, Businesses Need to Know How to Protect Themselves

Worried about cybersecurity? Here's a six-step approach

4th February

5 reasons why Active Directory is the CISO’s Achilles heel

91% of enterprise pros experienced an API security incident in 2020

239.4 million attempted attacks targeting healthcare alone in 2020

2021 Cyber Security Predictions

Android devices ensnared in DDoS botnet

API security concerns hindering new application rollouts

As details emerge about major state data breach, governor’s office steps in

Australia: Privacy commissioner questioned over data breach notification scheme

Automated Tools Increasingly Used to Launch Cyber-Attacks

Beware: Cold calling contact centres offer extortion as a service

Blockchain transactions confirm murky and interconnected ransomware scene

Breach of Female Escort Review Site Data Affects 470,000 Members

CacheFlow: Malware hidden in popular browser extensions went undetected for years

Cisco Pushes Critical Fixes for Small-Business VPN Router Product Line

Combating the Insider Threat

Cyber denial of service is cyber attack

Cyber fraud complaints in Canada took huge leap in 2020

Cyber insurance is no longer a luxury, but a necessity

Cyber Security for Small and Medium Enterprises in 2021

Cyberattacks, phishing messages grew in Russia during pandemic

Cyberfraud is a growing concern for small businesses as the pandemic forces them to digitize

Data protection and data security: Top tips and best practices

Database of 380,000 E-Pay customers allegedly put on sale online for RM1,215

Dealing with malware, ransomware

Deconstructing Cybercrime: Top 10 Attack Methods Attackers Use

Disclosed ICS Vulnerabilities Surged During Second Half of 2020

Discord servers targeted in cryptocurrency exchange scam wave

Do Ransomware Operators Have a Russian Government Nexus?

Emsisoft Fell Victim for a Data-Stealing Cyberattack

Executive Privacy Breaches: Serious Risks for Banks

Experts detect crypto-mining malware targeting Kubernetes clusters

Four Stimulus Check Scams To Look Out for As Government Issues Warning

Fraudsters capitalising on Covid scam warning

Georgetown County: Restoration of computer system continues after ransomware found

GHL investigates alleged E-Pay data breach allegations

GHL probes into alleged data leak on 380,000 accounts

GHL System investigating e-pay data breach claims

GHL Systems investigating allegations of data breach

Google: Incomplete Patches Caused Quarter of Zero-Days in 2020

Google fixes Chrome zero-day actively exploited in the wild

Google paid $6.7 million to bug bounty hunters in 2020

Google patches an actively exploited Chrome zero-day

Hackers Accessed UScellular Customer Data and Ported Numbers After Breaching Company’s CRM Software

Hackers Made Fake WhatsApp To Steal Sensitive Data Of iPhone Users

Hackers steal StormShield firewall source code in data breach

Hacking group also used an IE zero-day against security researchers

How not to overshare when crafting social media posts, out-of-office messages

Industrial control systems vulnerabilities rise as operational tech increasingly goes online

Instagram disables accounts stolen by hackers planning to resell them

Is 2021 the Year Cyberattacks Force Privacy Laws to Grow Some Teeth?

It’s time to rethink cybersecurity training...Again

Keeping health care cyber safe

LockBit ransomware operator: ‘For a cybercriminal, the best country is Russia’

London Orgs: Increased Risk Due to Remote Working to Persist for 12-18 months

Major trends that are changing the CISO role

Malicious Chrome, Edge extensions manipulating Google search results

Meet Babuk, a ransomware attacker blamed for the Serco breach

Microsoft Office 365 Attacks Sparked from Google Firebase

Microsoft Says It's Time to Attack Your Machine-Learning Models

Most are concerned about data privacy, but few are willing to change habits

‘MSMEs’ flawed belief of being too small to be attacked is root cause for ignorance of cyber security’

National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force (NCIJTF) Releases New Ransomware Fact Sheet

Nespresso smart cards can be exploited for unlimited coffee

New Siemplify Research Reveals Shift to Remote Work Leads to More Threats, But Cybersecurity Postures Stronger Than Pre-Pandemic for Many

New TeamTNT malware targeting Kubernetes

North Korea targeted cybersecurity researchers using a blend of hacking and espionage

Over 2.9 lakh cyber security incidents related to digital banking reported in 2020

Pakistan-based cybercriminals behind Airtel data hack

Plex Media servers actively abused to amplify DDoS attacks

Protecting Cardmembers Against Cybersecurity Threats in the ‘New Normal’

Ransomware attacks increasingly destroy victims’ data by mistake

Ransomware Incident Compromises Unemployment Claim Information of 1.6 Million in Washington

Remote Workers are at Increased Risk for Cybersecurity Threats

Resiliency in Threat Detection and Response with Machine Learning

Runtime data no longer has to be vulnerable data

School’s Out for Ransomware

Scots warned hacker is selling off Facebook users' phone numbers in data breach

Security firm Stormshield discloses data breach, theft of source code

Shorewood School District Apologizes For Student Data Breach

SolarWinds Attack: Proof That On-Premises Active Directory Still an Effective Initial Access Vector

Some Victor CSD Students Will Return to Classroom Friday After Ransomware Attack

Spotify Suffers Second Credential-Stuffing Cyberattack in 3 Months

State Auditor Apologizes for Massive Data Breach

Study Finds Delays in Revoking System Access

Superintendent provides update on Victor CSD ransomware attack

Supply Chain Cyber-Dangers for Small Government

The hidden costs of cyber crime on government

The Role of Endpoint Management Tools in IT Security

The state of UK cybersecurity and what citizens can do to protect themselves

This old form of ransomware has returned with new tricks and new targets

Three More Vulnerabilities Found in SolarWinds Products

Tips for Preventing Ransomware During Remote Learning

Unusual Phishing Campaign Extracted Office 365 Credentials

Updated Trickbot Deploys Fresh Reconnaissance Tool

US Shipping Giant Loses $7.5m in Ransomware Attack

Watch out as new Matryosh DDoS botnet hits Android devices

We need privacy and security for communications, and there’s an app for that

What is QR code phishing and how to protect yourself from it

What is the Future of Endpoint Security? Possible Visions

What merchants should do to address evolving fraud

Whitman County hit by cyber-attack

Why Human Error is #1 Cyber Security Threat to Businesses in 2021

Why pseudonymisation is important to protect personal data?

Why schools are vulnerable to ransomware attacks

Woodland Trust hit by cyber attack in December

‘World’s Most Dangerous Malware’ Emotet Taken Down in International Cyber Crime Effort

Zeoticus 2.0 Is a Ransomware That Doesn’t Need a C2 Server

Zeoticus 2.0 ransomware raises stakes with C2-free execution, supercharged encryption

3rd February

3 New Severe Security Vulnerabilities Found In SolarWinds Software

3.2 billion emails and passwords exposed online — what you need to know

5 Cybersecurity Breaches and How to Prevent Them

5 easy tasks that supercharge your security

5 Ways To Use Google Search Without Being Tracked

25 lakh Airtel customers data with Aadhaar IDs leaked, company denies any data breach

70% Ransomware Attacks Cause Data Exfiltration; Phishing Top Entry Point

91% of organizations had an API security incident last year

93% of workers overshare online, causing security risks

A New Linux Malware Targeting High-Performance Computing Clusters

A Spyware Vendor Seemingly Made a Fake WhatsApp to Hack Targets

Account takeover attacks spiked in 2020, Kaspersky says

Airtel Biggest Controversy: Data of 25 lakh Airtel Customers Leaked

Airtel denies report of data leak that affected over 2.5 million subscribers

Are Manufacturers an Easy Ransomware Target?

Australian IDs and credit cards traded on dark web for less than $20

Authorities Warn Syndicates Turning to Cybercrime Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Canada: Scammers stole $160 million in 2020

Cisco fixes critical code execution bugs in SMB VPN routers

‘Classic’ Cerber ransomware targets health sector in high volumes

Comcast Exposed Passwordless Development Database of 478 GB Online

Common WordPress Security Threats 2021

Complete Guide To Ransomware: Step By Step

Consumers in Halton warned about COVID-19 vaccine scam email

Container security is a priority, but who’s responsibility is it?

Cybercrime on the rise. But what exactly is a cybercrime?

Cybercrime to Scale New Heights in 2021: What Can You do About it?

Data breach exposes 470,000 sex workers and customers: What to do

Data Of 25 Lakh Airtel Users In Jammu And Kashmir Leaked After Failed Ransom Attempt

Data on Thousands of Foxtons Customers Posted Online

Data stolen from Foxtons leaked online by hackers

E-mail security tactics to failsafe your small business

‘EscortReviews.com’ Hacked and User Database Stolen

Female escort review site data breach affects 470,000 members

Fertility App Sued Over Non-Consensual Data Sharing

Fitting the cloud into your data redundancy strategy

Florida Healthy Kids blames health insurance data breach on third-party hack

Foxtons estate agency leaked thousands of customers’ financial records

Fraudsters Ramped Up Account Takeover Attacks in 2020

Google: Proper patching would have prevented 25% of all zero-days found in 2020

How a global law enforcement effort took down the Emotet botnet

How can you avoid being caught by chatbot phishing?

How Security Consolidation Helps Small Cybersecurity Teams

How to protect credit card, debit card, ATM data - top 5 tips for businesses

Lack of visibility into remote endpoints leaves companies vulnerable to ransomware

Law firm investigates Petco’s PupBox over data breach

Lawsuit filed against California firm over state auditor data breach

Low-Cost Ways to Improve Cybersecurity

Microsoft Sees Spike in BEC Attacks Targeting Schools

Mother-of-six who claims she was sent another woman's Covid test result by NHS Test and Trace which contained her name and date of birth says data breach is 'extremely worrying'

New Fonix ransomware decryptor can recover victim's files for free

New Linux Malware Targets Supercomputers' SSH Credentials from North America, Asia, and Europe

Outsourcing firm behind NHS Test and Trace hit by ransomware attack

Over 25 lakh Airtel subscribers data allegedly leaked online, Airtel denies breach

Over a Dozen Chrome Extensions Caught Hijacking Google Search Results for Millions

Over Three Million US Drivers Exposed in Data Breach

Oxfam Australia investigates data breach after database sold online

Prison for International Credit Card Fraud Kingpin

Privacy survey: Consumers have poor understanding of data privacy yet think they are taking proactive steps

Profound Shift In Everyday Technology Highlights New Landscape Of Personal Security

Protecting Employees Doesn’t Have to Sacrifice Data Privacy

Public Sector Cybersecurity Priorities in 2021

Ransomware: The ROI of being prepared

Ransomware Criminals Looted $350 Million So Far

Ransomware payments are declining as more victims refuse to pay

Recent reports state that the data breaches over the Unites States have declined to about 19% in 2020

Recent root-giving Sudo bug also impacts macOS

Royal Mail issue scam warning to customers

Shocking! 25 Lakh Airtel Numbers With Aadhaar Details Leaked, Being Sold Online

Social media activity exposes many users to cyber threats

SolarWinds Orion exploited by another group of state-sponsored hackers

SolarWinds patches critical vulnerabilities in the Orion platform

SolarWinds patches three newly discovered software vulnerabilities

SonicWall fixes actively exploited SMA 100 zero-day vulnerability

Targeting the supply-chain: SolarWinds, then Mimecast and now UScellular

Three Critical SolarWinds Vulnerabilities Ring the Bell of Change

Top 10 most exploited vulnerabilities from 2020

Trucking company Forward Air said its ransomware incident cost it $7.5 million

Up to 30,000 Australians don’t know they were affected by Service NSW hack

US Fertility Sued Over Ransomware Attack, Health Data Exfiltration

US Payroll Agency Targeted in Separate SolarWinds Attack

‘ValidCC’ Dark Net Card Bazaar Taken Offline, Possibly by the Police

Victor Central School District: No in-person school Wednesday

What is a VPN and how does it work? Your guide to internet privacy and security

Why IoT Organizations Need To Be Aware Of The Increasing Convergence of OT And IT Systems

Wind River Systems Investigating Possible Data Breach

Work from home has introduced a new attack gateway for hackers

2nd February

4 in 5 people are sharing too much information on social media, making them vulnerable to cyber attacks

2020 named worst year ever for scams

2021's First Big Ransomware Gang Launches Sleek and Bigoted 'Leak' Site

Acronis issues warning of critical privacy risks in 2021 following Data Privacy Day

Actively exploited SonicWall zero-day affects SMA 100 series appliances

Actor Exploits Beaumont Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Tool

Agent Tesla ramps up its game in bypassing security walls, attacks endpoint protection

Average Ransom Payments Declined Last Quarter

Babyk Ransomware won't hit charities, unless they support LGBT, BLM

Barclays: 2020 the Highest Year on Record for Scams

Better Business Bureau of Central Ohio issues alert of COVID-19 vaccine scams

Beware Of Fake Maybank2U Website That Looks So Realistic It’s Successfully Scammed Malaysians Of Their Money

CCAPS: New cybersecurity category that protects households and small businesses

China has stolen the personal data of 80% of American adults

Check your Zoom background to remove sensitive personal-identifying items (or go virtual)

CISOs: Vendor Relationships a Factor in Ongoing Remote Working Dangers

COVID-19 Vaccine Scams: How To Spot The Red Flags

Cumbria Trading Standards warn residents not to fall for NHS vaccine scam

Cyber espionage is not cyber attack

Cyber Security Predictions for 2021

Cybersecurity postures stronger than pre-pandemic for many

Cybersecurity predictions 2021: More threats and tighter budgets

Data breach compromised info of 1 Million-plus who sought benefits

Data of Foxtons Group customers leaked by hackers on the dark web – and they did not tell people at risk

Domain Phishing: Everything you Need to Know!

Dramatic increase in business cyber attacks, claims Mactavish

Email-based scams pose the greatest threat to business data

European Data Protection Board Issues Guidelines On Examples Regarding Data Breach Notification

Extortion, ransom-related DDoS attacks surged in 2020

FBI: Watch Out for Spoofed Websites With Deceptive URLS

Federal Trade Commission (FTC): #COVID19 Helped Double Identity Theft in 2020

Fintech: Analyzing the Security Landscape

Hacker Stole ‘Airtel India’ Subscriber Data and Put Them up for Sale

HackNotice Uses Years of Data to Predict Breach-Source Trends

Hope for the best and prepare for the worst: An insight into the future of data protection

Hospitals Suffer New Wave of Hacking Attempts

How Data-Centric Security Can Protect Data Lakes And Safeguard Innovation

How to Ensure Your Remote Team are Operating Safely

How to motivate employees to take cybersecurity seriously

How to Protect Your Bank Account From Getting Hacked

How To Protect Your Family’s Data From School Hacks

How Vietnam-based hacking operation OceanLotus targets journalists

Human fallibility – weakest link in cyber security

Important information! How to protect your Instagram account from hackers and phishing attacks

Improving Cybersecurity within Higher Education

Interview With a Russian Cybercriminal

Is the “Your Netflix Account Will Be Locked” Text Message a Scam?

Lawmakers call for investigation of Department of Labor data breach

Linux malware backdoors supercomputers

Malicious script steals credit card info stolen by other hackers

Man indicted in $27M ransomware fraud case affecting Maryland senior living provider

Microsoft tracked a system sending a million malware emails a month. Here's what it discovered

Millions of Airtel numbers with Aadhaar details and user data likely leaked, were accessible on web

Nation-States and Their Supply-Chain Attack Strategy

Navigating the Impact of Brexit on EU-UK Data Transfers

Netgain ransomware incident impacts local governments

New Linux malware steals SSH credentials from supercomputers

North Korea-Backed Hackers Targeting Security Researchers

Operators of the ‘SMS Bandits’ Services Arrested in the U.K.

Overcoming the challenges of work-from-home security

Preventing cybercrime in the world of forex trading

Ransomware: A company paid millions to get their data back, but forgot to do one thing. So the hackers came back again

Ransomware gangs are abusing VMWare ESXi exploits to encrypt virtual hard disks

Ransomware gangs made at least $350 million in 2020

Ransomware gangs now have industrial targets in their sights. That raises the stakes for everyone

Ransomware Groups Have Earned More Than $350 Million in 2020

Ransomware Newcomers Include Pay2Key, RansomEXX, Everest

Ransomware payments are going down as more victims decide not to pay up

Ransomware's Helper: Initial Access Brokers Flourish

Remote workers are printing confidential documents at home

Rethink your approach to security as remote work poses new demands

Revenue-Seeking Cyber Criminals Increasingly Target Businesses Over Individuals

REvil, Ryuk and Tycoon Ransomware: How They Work and How to Defend Against Them

RIT Computing Security Lecturer Expounds on Victor Schools Malware Attack

Rotterdam alerts residents of data breach

Royal Mail issues scam warning to UK customers

Sainsbury’s shopping warning: Don’t trust this ‘free gift card’ email

Scam calls, messages in Taiwan up 488% in 2020

Serco confirms Babuk ransomware attack, Test and Trace not impacted

Shipping needs to raise its cyber game

Singapore: No indication of Government systems being adversely affected by SolarWinds data breach

SMB ransomware extortion: Identifying pieces of the puzzle

SMS Bandits owner arrested for carrying out large-scale phishing scams

Social Media Oversharing Exposes 80% of Office Workers

SolarWinds Breach Shows Why Cybersecurity Whistleblowers Need Protection

SolarWinds Sunburst attack: Deep-dive unveils deep security problems

Sophos Tracks Nefilim And Other Ransomware Attacks to “Ghost” Account Credentials

South Carolina County Still Reeling from January Cyber-Attack

Sprite Spider emerging as one of the most destructive ransomware threat actors

The CISO role has greatly expanded across the enterprise according to new global study

The Cost of Doing Nothing

The first step in protecting ourselves is realizing that there’s a lot we can do to stay safe online

The Way We Work Has Changed in 2020, Has The Way You Manage Data?

This Linux malware is hijacking supercomputers across the globe

Top 11 cloud security challenges and how to combat them

Top cybersecurity challenges for 2021

Trickbot malware now maps victims’ networks using Masscan

Understanding Clickjacking and How to Prevent It

US payroll agency targeted by Chinese hackers

‘ValidCC,’ a Major Payment Card Bazaar and Looter of E-Commerce Sites, Shuttered

Verify, and keep verifying: The case for a zero trust framework

Victor Central School District Remaining Remote Wednesday After Ransomware Attack

Victor Schools Remain Closed Tuesday After Ransomware Attack

Washington Auditor Breach: 1.4M Unemployment Records Exposed

What Did NSA Do to Help Prevent Supply Chain Attacks?

What the Last 20 Years of Cyberthreats Have Taught Us

With Cybercrime and scams on rise – Here are few tips to identify scam and protect yourself

1st February

3 Common Security Issues with Home Networks

3 Cybersecurity Resolutions to Survive 2021

£11.1 million scammed from Greater Manchester victims

30% of Russian Hacking Victims Not Connected to SolarWinds

80% of healthcare tech providers have suffered a cyberattack

83% of IT leaders look to outsource security to MSPs in 2021

2021 Threat Predictions Report

A whopping 88% of federal government data breaches are caused by human error

After Joker’s Stash Closes, What Comes Next?

Android emulator supply-chain attack targets gamers with malware

Android Worm Can Creep into Your Phone, WhatsApp Issues Advisory

Are you making your medical practice vulnerable to hackers?

Best ways to beat tax scams

Beware! Phishing scam uses voice calls to 'trick' workers

Beware! This Android malware can infect your WhatsApp contact list

Board members aren’t taking cybersecurity as seriously as they should

British Mensa website hacked after directors quit over ‘data protection failures’

Businesses must invest more in cyber security for remote workers

China Steals Personal Data of 80% of US Adults

CISA Pushes Ransomware Public Awareness Campaign

Cryptojacking Malware Adds Rootkit, Worming Capabilities

Cyber Insurance Indirectly Aids Ransomware Groups, UK Expert Asserts

Cybersecurity: 3 Ways to Protect Yourself From Formjacking

Cybersecurity – a collective responsibility and business enabler

Cybersecurity pros should switch from Indicators of Compromise to Indicators of Behavior

Data breach attacks down almost 20 percent for 2020

Data breach compromised info of 1.6M in Washington who sought unemployment benefits

Data breach compromised info of 1.6 million Washington residents who filed for unemployment

Data breach exposes 1.6 million Washington unemployment claims

Data breach exposed private info of 1.6M who sought unemployment in Washington

Data Security Predictions For 2021 And Beyond

DDoS Extortion Groups Make New Ransom Demands as Bitcoin Price Surges

Email Phishing Detection And Response Basics: Are SPF, DKIM And DMARC Enough To Protect You?

Emotet takedown – Europol attacks “world’s most dangerous malware”

Endpoint Security: Protecting Your Distributed Workforce From Old and New Threats

European volleyball organization's Azure bucket exposed reporter passports

Facebook Phishing Scam Uses Copyright Notice to Steal Accounts

Falmouth Health Centre Covid vaccine scam warning

Falsely Vilifying Cryptocurrency in the Name of Cybersecurity

FBI, Partners Disarm Emotet Malware

Florida Healthy Kids Data Hacked

Focus on Physical and Cyber Linkages

Friendswood ISD students' Social Security numbers mistakenly sent to school photographer

Global Government Outsourcer Serco Hit by Ransomware

Hacker group inserted malware in NoxPlayer Android emulator

Hackers access customers database by scamming UScellular staff

Hackers encrypt virtual hard disks using two VMWare ESXi vulnerabilities

Hezbollah-Linked Lebanese Cedar APT Infiltrates Hundreds of Servers

Home working increases cyber-security fears

How consumers protect sensitive information when using FinTech apps

How organisation’s can build cyber immunity through the use of AI

How to Prevent Security Issues in Fintech with Reliable Technology

How Vietnam-based hacking operation OceanLotus targets journalists

Huge labor department printing mistake results in data breach

Initial Access Remains a Booming Business on the Dark Web

Innovative Techniques to Boost Business Security

Insurers could be fueling ransomware attacks

IoT Supply Chain Vulnerability Poses Threat to IIoT Security

Is 2021 the last call for Change Your Password Day?

Is Trickbot – the bindweed of malware?

IT upgrades in 2020 led to surge in data leakage

Keep your information safe this tax season

Libgcrypt developers release urgent update to tackle severe vulnerability

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in January 2021 – 878 million records breached

Majority of Businesses Unprepared for Reputational Damage and Lawsuits Stemming From Technology Risks

Malicious vs. Malevolent Software Programs

NetWalker infrastructure taken down by authorities in the U.S. and Bulgaria

New Trickbot module uses Masscan for local network reconnaissance

NHS Warns of New COVID-19 Vaccine-Related Phishing Campaigns

Only 21% of people trust global brands to keep their data safe and secure

Outsourcing giant Serco hit by ransomware attack

Phishing campaign lures US businesses with fake PPP loans

Police warning of 'despicable' vaccine scam as more than 1,000 people targeted in one day

Popular photo editing web app Pixlr leaks 1.9 million user records – Find out if you’ve been compromised

Ransomware: Average Ransom Payment Declines to $154,108

Ransomware attack on Minnesota county health department exposes info of 8,700 patients

Ransomware Payments Fall as Fewer Companies Pay Data Exfiltration Extortion Demands

Ransomware Response in Four Steps

Remote working, insider threats and attackers targeting people: CISOs face an increasing cyber security challenge

Researchers Call For A Determined Path To Cybersecurity As We Are En Route To Lose The Fight Against Cybercrime

Researchers Spot SonicWall Exploit in the Wild

Scammers posing as FBI agents threaten targets with jail time

Security chaos engineering helps you find weak links in your cyber defenses before attackers do

Serco confirms Babuk ransomware attack

SolarWinds Hack Prompts Congress to Put NSA in Encryption Hot Seat

SonicWall SMA 100 zero-day exploit actively used in the wild

SonicWall zero-day exploited in the wild

Sprite Spider emerging as one of the most destructive ransomware threat actors

Strengthening Zero-Trust Architecture

The AMF concerned about the increase in cyber incidents

The essential role of the CHRO when it comes to Covid and cyber risk

The necessity for better data security in 2021

Threat intel is a game changer, if only firms can figure out how to bake it into cyber programs

To combat cyber warfare the security industry needs to work together

Top cyber threats businesses need to know in 2021

Top oil and gas companies with operations in the Middle East leaving customers at risk of email fraud

Trickbot Trojan Back from the Dead in New Campaign

U.K. Arrest in ‘SMS Bandits’ Phishing Service

U.S. Takes Part in Multinational Efforts to Disrupt Netwalker Ransomware and Emotet Malware

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Disclosed Ransomware Attack

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) falls victim to ransomware attack

UK Research and Innovation suffers ransomware attack

US government: Number of identity theft reports doubled last year

USCellular hit by a data breach — and customer accounts were affected

Victor Central School District hit by computer malware attack

Watch for Covid Scammers Targeting Small Businesses

Watch out! A malicious ad is the top result when you search for this company on Google

Why Enterprises Must Adopt Stronger Identity Verification Methods To Combat Rising Fraud In 2021

Why The Data Breach Decline Is Bad News For Businesses

Wind River Security Incident Affects SSNs, Passport Numbers