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Hackers adopt ‘school of fish’ approach as they sharpen focus on mid-sized businesses

Rudimentary attacks, like information gathering, reputation blocks, fraud, and brute force attacks, increased by 71% from 2016-2017, according to new data released by eSentire, Inc., the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider. The data represents a total volume rise in detected events from 15 million in 2016, to 21 million last year. Reports demonstrate a marked technique shift ... Read More »

Hacked Medical Devices Could lead to Breaches

Hacked medical devices, such as IV Pumps, could lead to a widespread data breach, according to Spirent SecurityLabs. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Dark Reading Read More »

Iranian Military Hacker Indicted for HBO Hack

The US DoJ has identified and indicted Iranian national, Behzad Mesri, in relation to this years HBO hack. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register Read More »

Hackers targeted Democrats Right Until End of Election

Former interim DNC chief has revealed that hacks against the Democratic party continued for months after election, and targeted some of the Parties most closely guarded secrets. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: AP News Read More »

Putting your head in the cloud to become GDPR compliant

Paul Blore,,
MD at Netmetix

GDPR is coming and is set to have a huge impact on UK businesses. From high-tech to agriculture, every modern business has huge volumes of data that will have to be stored, secured and managed in a way that is compliant with the new regulation.  That’s all very well and good if you are a huge company that can throw ... Read More »

Can you prevent the mega breach?

Amol Kulkarni,,
Sr. Vice President, Engineering at CrowdStrike

The threat landscape today is more complex and more dangerous than it has ever been. Where once hackers tended to operate individually, now organisations face much more sophisticated threats from organised eCriminal groups, hacktivists, and nation-state adversaries. The immense resources and know-how that these cybercriminals can deploy means that organisations need to update their approach to security. If they do ... Read More »

Childrens Smartwatches ‘Easily’ Hackable

Certain smartwatches, designed to be safe for children, have security flaws which make them easier for hackers to gain access to, a watchdog has warned. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: BBC Read More »

Iran Responsible for Parliament Cyber-Attack

It has emerged that Iran was behind the cyber attack on the UK Parliament in June this year; the attack attempted to break account holders’ passwords. It is unclear as to why, or what hackers where after. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Information Security Magazine Read More »

Multi-currency Exchange LiteBit.eu Hacked Twice in Two Months

Multi Currency exchange LiteBit has been hacked twice in two months; no bitcoin or altcoin funds believed to be stolen in either breach. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

India’s “robust” biometric database let millions get fake IDs

Criminals managed to circumvent the “robust” security of India’s biometric database to issue over 8 million fake identity cards — which Indian citizens use for everything from opening bank accounts to getting married. Police in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Sunday arrested 10 men as part of a crackdown on a sophisticated fraud scam which involved cloning fingerprints and cracking the security ... Read More »