Ransomware attack has halted work at one of the world’s largest airplane parts manufacturers- Comment

It has been revealed that ASCO, one of the world’s largest suppliers of airplane parts, has ceased production in factories across four countries due to a ransomware infection reported at its plant in Zaventem, Belgium. As a result of having IT Continue reading Ransomware attack has halted work at one of the world’s largest airplane parts manufacturers- Comment

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‘Encouraging engagement’ as Cyber Security Challenge UK and National Crime Agency join with North West Regional Organised Crime Unit to help youngsters use cyber skills in positive ways

On Saturday 8 June, Cyber Security Challenge UK and the National Crime Agency (NCA) delivered the sixth in a UK-wide series of Intervention Days designed to educate young low level intervention recipients and their parents or guardians through two tailored Continue reading ‘Encouraging engagement’ as Cyber Security Challenge UK and National Crime Agency join with North West Regional Organised Crime Unit to help youngsters use cyber skills in positive ways

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CCL Group enhances digital forensics capability with acquisition of Evidence Talks

CCL Group announces the acquisition of Evidence Talks, a digital forensics provider with over 25 years’ experience in supplying technology and consultancy services to law enforcement, defence, government and corporate organisations. Evidence Talks joining with CCL Group is testament to Continue reading CCL Group enhances digital forensics capability with acquisition of Evidence Talks

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Nonprofit People Inc. suffer data breach impacting thousands- Comment

People Inc. is Western New York’s largest nonprofit, serving more than 12,000 individuals. Nearly 1,000 current and former clients of People Inc. have been notified of a security breach that may have exposed their personal identification information as well as personal health Continue reading Nonprofit People Inc. suffer data breach impacting thousands- Comment

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Police forces globally turn to biometric authentication as the final frontier in public safety

Automated facial recognition technology has rarely been out of the headlines. Police forces recognise biometrics as a potentially critical tool to improving the quality and efficiency of policing across the globe. As part of a diverse Digital Authentication strategy, automated Continue reading Police forces globally turn to biometric authentication as the final frontier in public safety

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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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