The risks within trusted networks: a notable rise in island hopping and counter incident response activity

Written by Rick McElroy, Head of Security Strategy, Carbon Black The threat to the cyber landscape continues to evolve at a rapid pace. High profile data breaches demonstrate not only the huge financial cost of being attacked, but also the Continue reading The risks within trusted networks: a notable rise in island hopping and counter incident response activity

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Fake Pirate Chick VPN Pushed AZORult Info Stealing Trojan-Comment

Adware bundles are installing a VPN software called Pirate Chick, which then connects to a remote server to download and install malicious payloads such the AZORult password-stealing Trojan. MalwareHunter, who discovered and shared this Pirate Chick with Bleeping Computer, analysed this Continue reading Fake Pirate Chick VPN Pushed AZORult Info Stealing Trojan-Comment

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Vital for the criminal justice system that digital forensics keeps pace with technological developments

The House of Lords Select Committee for Science and Technology has released its report on ‘Forensic Science’. The report highlights the increasing importance of digital forensics and digital evidence in criminal trials. Commenting on the report, Dr Sarah Morris, Senior Continue reading Vital for the criminal justice system that digital forensics keeps pace with technological developments

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UK Forensic science is in a state of crisis and must be reformed urgently, Lords Committee says

Forensic science in England and Wales is in trouble and unless the Home Office and Ministry of Justice act now, crimes may go unsolved and the number of miscarriages of justice may increase. To ensure the effective delivery of justice, Continue reading UK Forensic science is in a state of crisis and must be reformed urgently, Lords Committee says

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Egress Software’s CEO, Tony Pepper comments on Windrush compensation scheme data breach

The Home Office has admitted to exposing the email addresses of migrants involved in the Windrush compensation scheme and breaching data protection regulations. Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes released a statement apologising for the data breach which exposed some 500 email Continue reading Egress Software’s CEO, Tony Pepper comments on Windrush compensation scheme data breach

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Cybercriminals Attack Cloud Server Honeypot Within 52 Seconds, According to Sophos Global Report

Sophos study of 10 cloud server honeypots placed worldwide reveals the need for visibility and security to protect what businesses put into hybrid and all-cloud platforms    Key Report Findings: ·         Cloud server honeypots across 10 global locations attacked within 40 minutes, Continue reading Cybercriminals Attack Cloud Server Honeypot Within 52 Seconds, According to Sophos Global Report

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