Hackers tricking employees to handover payroll data in latest BEC scam- Comment

Hackers have been found to be impersonating HR staff to gain employee credentials to access employee payroll accounts and banking details. Commenting on the news is Felix Rosbach, Product Manager at comforte AG: “Here we have yet another example of how easy it is to Continue reading Hackers tricking employees to handover payroll data in latest BEC scam- Comment

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BitSight responds to third-party healthcare breach exposing 31,000 records

The healthcare industry continues to be target of cyberattacks, with Managed Health Services (MHS) of Indiana Health Plan reporting that a third-party data breach of its vendor, LCP Transportation, exposed up to 31k patients’ information. Jake Olcott, VP Communications and Continue reading BitSight responds to third-party healthcare breach exposing 31,000 records

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Security researcher comment: Iran blamed for Global DNS Hijacking campaign

Mandiant Incident Response and Intelligence teams have identified a wave of DNS hijacking that has affected dozens of domains belonging to government, telecommunications and internet infrastructure entities across the Middle East and North Africa, Europe and North America. Initial research Continue reading Security researcher comment: Iran blamed for Global DNS Hijacking campaign

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OXO International discloses data breach that occurred over two year period – Magecart likely suspect

United States based kitchen utensil manufacturer OXO International disclosed a data breach that spans numerous periods over two years. This breach notification states that customer and payment information may have been exposed and further research indicates this was most likely a MageCart Continue reading OXO International discloses data breach that occurred over two year period – Magecart likely suspect

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Hiscox stages ‘real world’ cyber attack on iconic bike manufacturer Brompton

Members of the public watched in astonishment recently as staff at a retailer of the iconic bike manufacturer Brompton arrived to find their store had been ‘hacked’. In its latest cyber initiative, global insurer Hiscox, a specialist in small business Continue reading Hiscox stages ‘real world’ cyber attack on iconic bike manufacturer Brompton

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What can be learnt about the approach to Forensic Science in other jurisdictions? Lords to hear evidence

On Tuesday 15th January the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee will continue to hear evidence about the use of forensic science in courts in England and Wales and its contribution to the delivery of justice. The Committee Continue reading What can be learnt about the approach to Forensic Science in other jurisdictions? Lords to hear evidence

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€1bn in Cyber Security Research Funding Evaluated, Revealing Academic Trends and Threats for 2019 and Beyond

Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM:CCS), the cyber security technology commercialisation company, has released insights from its global review of academic cyber security research.  The new database looked at nearly 1,200 current and past research projects from academic institutions in the United Kingdom, United Continue reading €1bn in Cyber Security Research Funding Evaluated, Revealing Academic Trends and Threats for 2019 and Beyond

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GCHQ challenges girls to save the UK from cyber-attacks and seeks new generation of female codebreakers- Comment

GCHQ has created a new competition for girls aged 12 – 13 in codebreaking, in a bid to create the next generation of female cybersecurity professionals. Because of the massive shortage of cybersecurity professionals today, it is more critical than ever for Continue reading GCHQ challenges girls to save the UK from cyber-attacks and seeks new generation of female codebreakers- Comment

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