Critical infrastructure security dubbed 'abysmal' by researchers

The “abysmal” state of security for industrial control systems (ICSs) is putting critical services at serious risk, new research finds.  You only need to look at the chaos caused by…

Acer Data Breach Impacts the Company’s Indian Systems

An Acer data breach on the company’s Indian after-sales services has been confirmed by the Taiwan-based multinational hardware and electronics enterprise. Who Is Behind the Acer Data Breach? According to…

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…

More than 30 countries outline efforts to stop ransomware after White House virtual summit

The countries involved in the two-day ransomware summit led by the US have released a joint statement pledging to make systems more resilient against attack and outlining measures that will…

Acer confirms second cyberattack in 2021 after ransomware incident in March

Acer has confirmed a cyberattack on its offices in India this week after hackers with the Desorden Group claimed to have breached servers and stolen 60 GB of files.  The…

The White House is having a big meeting about fighting ransomware. It didn't invite Russia

The White House has held a meeting with ministers and officials from 30 nations and the European Union to discuss how to combat ransomware and other cyber threats.  The two-day…

Singapore must take caution with AI use, review approach to public trust

In its quest to drive the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) across the country, multi-ethnic Singapore needs to take special care navigating its use in some areas, specifically, law enforcement…

Google analysed 80 million ransomware samples: Here's what it found

Image: Google Google has published a new ransomware report, revealing Israel was far and away the largest submitter of samples during that period. The tech giant commissioned cybersecurity firm VirusTotal…

White House set to lead 30 nations in ransomware discussions, sans Russia

Written by Tim Starks Oct 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The White House on Wednesday and Thursday will convene meetings with representatives from more than 30 countries to discuss how to…

The King is Dead, Long Live MyKings! (Part 1 of 2)

Avast –  Avast –  MyKings is a long-standing and relentless botnet which has been active from at least 2016. Since then it has spread and extended its infrastructure so much…