Political fallout in cybercrime circles upping the threat to Western targets

Written by AJ Vicens Mar 14, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Russian war on Ukraine’s impact on the cybercrime underground is starting to become clearer, with the fallout having significant implications…

All Change at the Top as New Ransomware Groups Emerge

All Change at the Top as New Ransomware Groups Emerge The Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) landscape underwent another major shift in the third quarter as new variants emerged to…

Karakurt: Another Threat Actor Group on the Cyberthreat Landscape

Accenture’s team of researchers has identified a threat actor group dubbed Karakurt, as the group calls itself. The hacking gang was first discovered during the month of June this year.…

‘Karakurt’ Extortion Threat Emerges, But Says No to Ransomware

The threat group, first identified in June, focuses solely on data exfiltration and subsequent extortion, and has already targeted 40 victims since September. There is a new financially motivated threat…

Accenture to Create 3000 Tech and Cyber Jobs in the UK

Accenture to Create 3000 Tech and Cyber Jobs in the UK Accenture has unveiled plans to create 3000 new tech roles in the UK over the next three years. Many of…

How to build a proactive incident response plan

Organizations have long since relied on a reactive approach to cybersecurity. However, with the ever-increasing sophistication of tools for malicious actors, a reactive approach may lead to disaster. A single…

Immersive Labs Acquires Snap Labs

Immersive Labs Acquires Snap Labs American cybersecurity startup Snap Labs has been snapped up by British cybersecurity startup Immersive Labs. The acquisition of the Pennsylvania-based company was announced today by Immersive Labs founder and CEO…

Iranian State Hackers Are Attacking ISPs and Telcos

‘Lyceum’ has been active since 2017 and is also known as Hexane, Siamesekitten, or Spirlin. The advanced persistent threat (APT) organization has previously been connected to attacks on Middle Eastern…

Meet Lyceum: Iranian hackers targeting telecoms, ISPs

Researchers have provided a deep dive into the activities of Lyceum, an Iranian threat group focused on infiltrating the networks of telecoms companies and internet service providers (ISPs).  Lyceum, also…

Kyndryl set for IBM spin-off: Can it grow ecosystem, innovation and revenue?

Kyndryl, a managed services giant spun off from IBM, will officially become a publicly traded independent company on Wednesday and the company has a long to-do list that includes boosting…