Iranian state media blames hack for apparent fuel shortage, the latest incident to draw attention

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 26, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Iranian officials say a cyberattack has forced the temporary closure of a government system that manages fuel subsidies, rendering it difficult…

Nearly all US execs have experienced a cybersecurity threat, but some say there's still no plan

A new survey suggests the majority of US executives have encountered a cybersecurity incident but this has not translated into the creation of incident response plans. On Tuesday, Deloitte published…

Third-party data breach in Singapore hits healthcare provider

Another third-party security breach has been reported in Singapore, this time, affecting patients of Fullerton Health and compromising personal data that included bank account details in “a few cases”. The…

GCHQ Boss: Ransomware Has Doubled in a Year

GCHQ Boss: Ransomware Has Doubled in a Year The volume of ransomware attacks on UK organizations has doubled over the past year, a British spy chief has warned. Director of…

Defending Assets You Don’t Know About Against Cyberattacks

No security defense is perfect, and shadow IT means no company can inventory every single asset that it has. David “moose” Wolpoff, CTO at Randori, discusses strategies for core asset…

SolarWinds APT Targets Tech Resellers in Latest Supply-Chain Cyberattacks

The Nobelium group, linked to Russia’s spy agency, is looking to use resellers as a path to infiltrate their valuable downstream customers – and it’s working. The SolarWinds attackers –…

Latest Russian espionage activity is broader than SolarWinds-style hacking effort, Microsoft's Tom Burt says

Written by Tim Starks Oct 25, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP An apparent espionage campaign from the same Russian hacking group that breached the U.S. federal contractor SolarWinds in 2020 differed from…

PC&Console Controllers Manufacturer SCUF Gaming Hacked to Steal Banking Information

Customers of SCUF Gaming, a global innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers are currently being informed that the company was the victim of a cyberattack that occurred this February.…

Countries Ranked According to Online Risks

Countries Ranked According to Online Risks The considerable variation in risks faced by internet users worldwide has been laid bare by a new study by anti-fraud vendor SEON. Combining data from five cybersecurity…

Russian spies compromised 14 tech providers, aiming to 'piggyback' on customer access, Microsoft says

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 25, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Suspected Russian spies who exploited a federal contractor to breach nine U.S. government agencies last year have continued targeting technology supply…