FBI warns of hackers mailing malicious USB drives to spread ransomware

Cybercriminals are sending “decorative gift boxes” to unsuspecting businesses containing Lily Go USB flash drives that are installing ransomware on targeted devices. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, has…

'Abundance of caution' pushes RSA Conference to June

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 23, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The RSA Conference has been delayed until June out of “an abundance of caution,” given the recent surge in COVID-19 cases…

60% of UK Workers Have Been Victim of a Cyber-Attack, Yet Awareness Remains Low

60% of UK Workers Have Been Victim of a Cyber-Attack, Yet Awareness Remains Low There is a “dangerous” lack of awareness among UK workers towards cybersecurity, leaving businesses at risk…

Online Shoppers Could Face Eight Million Credential Stuffing Attacks Per Day Over Christmas

Online Shoppers Could Face Eight Million Credential Stuffing Attacks Per Day Over Christmas Online shoppers in the UK will be hit by up to eight million credential stuffing attacks per…

Brazil investigates use of staff credentials in cyberattacks against government bodies

Following major cyberattacks against central government bodies in Brazil, initial investigations have found that malicious actors have used civil servant credentials to access systems. The finding is among a series…

Regulator: Venues Must Protect User Privacy During #COVID19 Checks

Regulator: Venues Must Protect User Privacy During #COVID19 Checks The UK’s privacy watchdog has released new advice for venue owners and large event organizers on ensuring COVID-19 checks comply with…

Ransomware in 2022: We're all screwed

Ransomware is now a primary threat for businesses, and with the past year or so considered the “golden era” for operators, cybersecurity experts believe this criminal enterprise will reach new…

Government Experts in Last Minute Seasonal Scam Warning

Government Experts in Last Minute Seasonal Scam Warning The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has made one final plea to consumers ahead of the busiest shopping weekend before Christmas to…

In 2022, Expect More Supply Chain Pain and Changing Security Roles

If 2021 was the Year of Supply Chain Pain, 2022 will be the Year of Supply Chain Chronic Pain (or something worse than pain). This past year, the pain was…

Tax identity theft: How to protect your credit and finances

Tax-related identity theft is a persistent problem in the US. In fact, the IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division reported that it identified $2.3 billion in tax fraud in fiscal year 2020,…