NSW government casual recruiter suffers ransomware hit

IT recruitment firm Finite Recruitment has confirmed it experienced a cyber incident in October, which resulted in a “small subset” of the company’s data being downloaded and published on the…

CEO Fraud Emails – Not Every Money Transfer Request You Receive Is Legit

You know the saying If it’s too good to be true, then it probably is? The same could go with If it’s too pressing to be true, it probably is…

Romanian arrested for ransomware attack and data theft

Europol has confirmed arresting a Romanian national for targeting an IT firm in the country. The U.S. and European law enforcement authorities collaborated to arrest a suspected ransomware affiliate member…

Misconfigured Kafdrop Instances Lead to Sensitive Data Exposure for Many Companies

A new report shows how cloud misconfiguration could lead to critical data exposure of an organization. Researchers revealed that misconfigured Kafdrop instances, Kafdrop being the Apache Kafkas’s management interface, led…

What Is Privilege Escalation? Definition, Types and Examples

Privilege escalation might be a confusing cybersecurity term for many. That’s why in this article we’re going to shed a little bit more light on this topic. Keep reading to…

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…

Russian Bulletproof Hosting Kingpin Gets Five Years

Russian Bulletproof Hosting Kingpin Gets Five Years A Russian man has been sentenced to five years behind bars for his part in a bulletproof hosting venture that helped support countless…

DNA testing service data breach impacting 2.1 million users

DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC) has revealed that hackers managed to access highly sensitive and personal data of users including payment card data. The Fairfield, Ohio-based DNA testing service DNA Diagnostics…

Panasonic’s Data Breach Leaves Open Questions

Cyberattackers had unfettered access to the technology giant’s file server for four months. Consumer electronics giant Panasonic’s data breach raises questions, researchers say – given that more than two weeks…

WiFi software management firm exposed millions of users’ data

Brazil-based WiFi management software firm WSpot exposed extensive details of high-profile firms and millions of customers. WSpot provides software to let businesses secure their on-premise WiFi networks and offer password-free…