VPN Exposes Data for 1M Users, Leading to Researcher Questioning

Experts warn that virtual private networks are increasingly vulnerable to leaks and attack. Free virtual private network (VPN) service Quickfox, which provides access to Chinese websites from outside the country,…

A Guide to Doing Cyberintelligence on a Restricted Budget

Cybersecurity budget cuts are everywhere. Chad Anderson, senior security researcher at DomainTools, discusses alternatives to fancy tooling, and good human skills alignment. For those in the industry, it comes as…

83% of ransomware victims paid ransom: survey

A new survey of 300 US-based IT decision makers found that 64% have been victims of a ransomware attack in the last 12 months and 83% of attack victims paid…

Shared Responsibility Key to Protecting Critical Infrastructure

Shared Responsibility Key to Protecting Critical Infrastructure Protecting critical infrastructure from cyber-attacks requires adopting a shared responsibility model between vendors, network operators and governments, according to a panel speaking during…

Time to Build Accountability Back into Cybersecurity

Chris Hass, director of information security and research at Automox, discusses how to assign security responsibility, punishment for poor cyber-hygiene and IDing ‘security champions’ to help small businesses. In the…

Cloud security is an ongoing struggle to keep sensitive data safe. Is it getting any easier?

The latest cloud security breaches show that we have miles to go as we keep fighting to keep our sensitive data safe.  2020 marked a record number of cyberattacks. Cloud-based…

Brazilian marketplace integrator Hariexpress exposed 1.75 billion records

At the time of publishing this article, the data was still exposed and growing as there has been no response from Hariexpress. The Brazilian E-commerce Marketplace Integrator platform Hariexpress (Hariexpress.com.br)…

OpenSea ‘Free Gift’ NFTs Drain Cryptowallet Balances

Cybercriminals exploited bugs in the world’s largest digital-goods marketplace to create malicious artwork offered as a perk to unsuspecting users. Users of OpenSea, the world’s largest digital-collectible marketplace, have found…

30 Mins or Less: Rapid Attacks Extort Orgs Without Ransomware

The previously unknown SnapMC group exploits unpatched VPNs and webserver apps to breach systems and carry out quick-hit extortion in less time than it takes to order a pizza. In…

Best performing cybersecurity companies and their recent developments

Cybersecurity companies are the backbone to fight cybercrime – Let’s dig deeper into which cybersecurity company is doing what and how. Cybersecurity companies play a crucial role in protecting businesses…