Planned Parenthood data breach: Hackers steal 400,000 patients’ data

According to Planned Parenthood, the latest data breach has affected its Los Angeles branch (PPLA) after it suffered a ransomware attack. On Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 Planned Parenthood, the non-profit…

AT&T Takes Steps to Mitigate Botnet Found Inside Its Network 

AT&T is battling a modular malware called EwDoor on 5,700 VoIP servers, but it could have a larger wildcard certificate problem. AT&T is taking action to take down a botnet…

Ukrainian Cops Bust Mobile Device Hacking Group

Ukrainian Cops Bust Mobile Device Hacking Group Ukrainian investigators are celebrating after claiming to have arrested a prolific mobile hacking gang which targeted victims via Apple and Samsung phishing sites.…

‘Printjack’ Printer Attacks Pose a Serious Threat, Researchers Warn

A group of Italian cybersecurity researchers has put together a set of three attacks known as ‘Printjack,’ alerting people of the serious risks of trusting their printer too much. According…

Hit by ransomware? Make sure you don't make this first obvious mistake

Organisations that fall victim to a ransomware attack shouldn’t let the cyber criminals know they have cyber insurance – because if the attackers know that their victim holds an insurance…

Small Online Retailers Face These Big Online Threats This Holiday Season

The holidays are the time that makes or breaks a large number of small online retailers, and everything has to fall into place for profits to show up on bottom…

How to Choose the Right DDoS Protection Solution

Pankaj Gupta, Senior Director at Citrix, outlines how distributed denial of service attacks have become increasingly sophisticated, bigger and economically motivated. Pankaj Gupta, Senior Director at Citrix Distributed denial of…

College for cyber criminals: Dark web crooks are teaching courses on how to build botnets

Botnets are one of the key drivers of cyberattacks, used to distribute malware, ransomware and other malicious payloads – and dark web forums are now offering lessons on how to…

Exchange, Fortinet Flaws Being Exploited by Iranian APT, CISA Warns

Meanwhile, a Microsoft analysis that followed six Iranian threat actor groups for over a year found them increasingly sophisticated, adapting and thriving. A state-backed Iranian threat actor has been using…

How to Protect Distance Learning Against Cyber Threats

Terms such as distance learning, distance education, remote learning, cyber education, and others have become much more commonplace over the past year and a half, as the Covid-19 pandemic forced…