EU to Send a Newly Created Cyber Rapid-Response Team (CRRT) to Ukraine

The Lithuanian Ministry of National Defense announced the development in a Twitter post, saying that the move was made at the request of the Ukrainian authorities. In response to #Ukraine…

Salesforce paid more than $2.8 million in 2021 bug bounties, $12.2 million since 2015

Salesforce announced this week that it rewarded ethical hackers with more than $2.8 million in bounties for finding vulnerabilities throughout 2021.  More than 4,700 reports on suspected vulnerabilities were submitted…

Ukraine invasion: How a digital cold war with Russia threatens the IT industry

In the five years since I first explored the potential impact of a Digital Cold War on the IT industry, tensions with Russia have gotten worse, especially following a series of cyberattacks…

UK Launches Free Cyber Skills Training for Secondary School Pupils

The Cyber Explorers program aims to educate 30,000 11 to 14-year-olds on a range of cybersecurity concepts to boost the skills pipeline

Darktrace acquires attack surface analytics firm Cybersprint

Darktrace has acquired Cybersprint in a deal worth €47.5 million.  The acquisition was announced on Wednesday. Under the terms of the agreement, Darktrace will pay €47.5 million ($53.7m), 75% of…

US and UK Warn of VPNFilter Successor “Cyclops Blink”

Russian malware is designed to compromise SOHO devices

Vishing Makes Phishing Campaigns Three-Times More Successful

However, vulnerability exploitation remained a major threat in 2021

Ofcom Set to Crack Down on Phone Fraud

New rules for operators will help to mitigate vishing and smishing

Asia most targeted region in 2021, taking on one in four cybersecurity attacks

Asia was the most targeted region last year, accounting for one in four cybersecurity attacks launched worldwide. Japan, Australia, and India experienced the most incidents in the region, where server…

Entering a Higher State of Vigilance – Ukraine Under Attack

WordFence –  WordFence –  It appears that Russia has just commenced the invasion of Ukraine. Check your preferred international news outlet, but according to the Ukrainian foreign minister “Putin has…