22% of Brits Received Proof of Vaccination Phishing Email in Past Six Months

22% of Brits Received Proof of Vaccination Phishing Email in Past Six Months Nearly a quarter (22%) of Brits have received phishing emails asking them to download their ‘proof of…

Microsoft announces security programs for nonprofits as nation-state attacks increase

Microsoft unveiled a new suite of tools on Thursday built to protect nonprofits as threats against philanthropic organizations globally have skyrocketed, particularly from nation-states. The Microsoft Security Program for Nonprofits…

VPN Exposes Data for 1M Users, Leading to Researcher Questioning

Experts warn that virtual private networks are increasingly vulnerable to leaks and attack. Free virtual private network (VPN) service Quickfox, which provides access to Chinese websites from outside the country,…

Black market traders cash in on fake COVID-19 vaccination records

Researchers have uncovered a lively trade online in the sale of fake vaccination records and passports.  COVID-19 prompted panic buying and price hikes for basic necessities worldwide when the pandemic…

Specialty Steel Works turns cyber skills into life skills

Specialty Steel Works Incorporated is no stranger to setting high standards as the leader in innovative steel solutions. That’s why they went straight to the top when implementing their new…

False Government Websites Steal Private Financial Data, FBI warns

A warning comes from the FBI announcing that cybercriminals use new methods to collect financial data and personal information, making use of false websites posing as government platforms. Their goal…

Cyber incident impact sits at over $500,000 for half of small to medium APAC businesses

Image: Cisco 51% of Asia Pacific small to medium-sized businesses that were hit with a cyber incident in the past year saw the cost of that incident exceed $500,000, according…

Customer services firm Atento hit by cyberattack

Business process outsourcing (BPO) and customer relationship management multinational Atento has been hit by a cyberattack, with the greatest impact seen in Brazil, its largest operation in Latin America. The…

A Guide to Doing Cyberintelligence on a Restricted Budget

Cybersecurity budget cuts are everywhere. Chad Anderson, senior security researcher at DomainTools, discusses alternatives to fancy tooling, and good human skills alignment. For those in the industry, it comes as…

83% of Ransomware Victims Pay the Demand

83% of Ransomware Victims Pay the Demand More than four in five (83%) ransomware victims in the last 12 months felt they had no option but to pay the extortion…