FIN7 Lures Unwitting Security Pros to Carry Out Ransomware Attacks

The infamous Carbanak operator is moving is looking to juice its ransomware game by recruiting IT staff to its fake Bastion Secure ‘pen-testing’ company. The financially motivated cybercrime gang behind…

Gartner survey of CIOs highlights investments in AI, cloud and cybersecurity

A new survey from Gartner found that a majority of CIOs are focusing their investments this year and next year on AI and distributed cloud technology. The 2022 CIO and…

TrickBot Gang Enters Cybercrime Elite with Fresh Affiliates

The group – which also created BazarLoader and the Conti ransomware – has juiced its distribution tactics to threaten enterprises more than ever. The cybercriminals behind the infamous TrickBot trojan…

Australia to Try a New Strategy Regarding Ransomware Data Breaches

The Australian Government has approved a massive investment of AU $1.67 billion (USD $1.23 billion) across 10 years to mitigate the threat posed by data breaches through Australia’s Cyber Security…

Wordfence Helps Enable Education in Uganda

WordFence –  WordFence –  I want to share something very exciting and truly wonderful with you all today. Wordfence just completed a project where we partnered with Far Away Friends,…

#DTX2021: Adapt to Succeed During Times of Great Disruption, Says Astronaut Adam Steltzner

#DTX2021: Adapt to Succeed During Times of Great Disruption, Says Astronaut Adam Steltzner Astronaut Adam Steltzner, NASA JPL, outlined six principles that organizations of all sectors need to embrace in order…

Digital tech is the future, but a new report shows Australia risks being left in the past

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Headway/Unsplash.com, CC BY-SA Shazia Sadiq, The University of Queensland and Thas Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas, The University of Melbourne Digital technologies are now at the heart of our…

Illegitimate Call Centers Defrauding Foreign Cryptocurrency Investors Were Taken Down by SSU

Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) experts have taken down an illegitimate network of call centers located in Lviv. Scammers used the centralized offices to steal money from foreigners who thought…

With cyberattacks growing more frequent and disruptive, a unified approach is essential

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Yasser Morgan, University of Regina Cyberwarfare consists of co-ordinated attacks of mass disruption (AMD). In the June summit between U.S. and Russian presidents Joe Biden and…

What are tech companies doing about ethical use of data? Not much

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Tech companies have an economic imperative to avoid grappling too seriously with the ethical issues surrounding data usage. Shutterstock James Arvanitakis, Western Sydney University Our relationship…