Australia commences work on electronic surveillance law reforms

The Australian government has commenced work to reform the country’s electronic surveillance laws that have been labelled as overly complex, inconsistent, and incompatible with the current technology landscape. The federal…

NSO Group tech reportedly used to hack US officials' iPhones

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 3, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Nearly a dozen iPhones associated with U.S. State Department employees were hacked using spyware developed by Israel-based NSO Group, Reuters first…

Phishing Actors Are Already Exploiting the Omicron COVID-19 Variant

As you might already know a new covid variant called Omicron has recently started spreading. On 26 November 2021, WHO designated the variant B.1.1.529 a variant of concern, named Omicron, on…

Compromise assessment or threat hunting? What do organizations need?

Organizations worldwide are undergoing rapid digitization to keep up with the fast-paced world we live in today. While it is a good initiative, cloud computing and remote work setup have…

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…

Threat Group Takes Aim Again at Cloud Platform Provider Zoho

Attackers that previously targeted the cloud platform provider have shifted their focus to additional products in the company’s portfolio. State-backed adversaries expanded attacks against cloud platform company Zoho and its…

Computing Security Awards 2021: Heimdal™ Wins AI and Machine Learning-Based Security of the Year

On the 18th of October, we announced that Heimdal™ is a finalist at the Computing Security Awards 2021. The voting is now closed and the winners are communicated. We are very proud…

Phishing Scam Targets Military Families

Phishing Scam Targets Military Families Threat researchers at Lookout are helping to take down a phishing campaign that has been targeting members of the United States military and their families.  The scammers…

Planned Parenthood Breach Opens Patients to Follow-On Attacks

Cyberattackers made off with addresses, insurance information, dates of birth, and most worryingly, clinical information, such as diagnosis, procedures, and/or prescription information. Planned Parenthood’s Los Angeles (PPLA) division has been…

Holiday Season Fraud Fear Higher this Year

Holiday Season Fraud Fear Higher this Year A quarter of consumers are more worried about becoming a victim of e-commerce fraud this holiday season than they were during last year’s…