New Cybersecurity World Record Set

New Cybersecurity World Record Set A new Guinness World Record in cybersecurity training has been set by a cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) provider, a security awareness training platform,…

Gigabyte Allegedly Hit by AvosLocker Ransomware

If AvosLocker stole Gigabyte’s master keys, threat actors could force hardware to download fake drivers or BIOS updates in a supply-chain attack a la SolarWinds. The AvosLocker ransomware gang is…

Ransomware Sinks Teeth into Candy-Corn Maker Ahead of Halloween

Chicago-based Ferrara acknowledged an Oct. 9 attack that encrypted some systems and disrupted production. The manufacturer of some of Halloween’s most popular sweet treats has been hit with a ransomware…

Security, remote work support top concerns amongst firms

Increasing adoption of hybrid work practices has pushed the need to enable and secure remote workers as a top challenge for IT managers. Security threats also have evolved amidst this…

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…

The Complete Guide to IoT Security and What Every Business Owner Needs to Know

We might feel that technology plays an enormous role in our lives, always with our eyes on our phones or turning on the TV right after we got home –…

Staggering growth of cybercrime and how data science helps improve online security

Did you know if you were to compare the money generated by cybercrime with the GDP of world nations, it would come third behind the economic powerhouses of America and…

Ransomware Operators Found Using New “Franchise” Business Model

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – Shared infrastructure  To date, we have found fifteen onion addresses used by at least four different servers, and three others still unknown. Onion Address…

Acer Confirms Second Security Breach

Acer Confirms Second Security Breach Another cybersecurity breach has occurred at Taiwanese computer manufacturer Acer. Earlier this year, the company suffered a $50m ransomware extortion attempt after falling prey to the REvil ransomware…

Irish regulators support Facebook's 'consent bypass' legal maneuver, suggest $42 million fine for GDPR violations

Regulators in Ireland have proposed up to $42 million in fines for Facebook after the company was accused of violating the GDPR through deceptive data collection policies.  Privacy expert Max…