Cosmetics giant Avon is recovering from a mysterious cyber-security incident

Avon has filed documents with the US Securities Exchange Commission disclosing the incident on June 9, a day after the company first discovered issues with some of its IT infrastructure. The company said the incident “interrupted some systems and partially affected Read More …

Hackers breached A1 Telekom, Austria’s largest ISP

A1 Telekom, the largest internet service provider in Austria, has admitted to a security breach this week, following a whistleblower’s exposé. The company admitted to suffering a malware infection in November 2019. A1 said its security team detected the malware Read More …

Puerto Rico Government Hit By $2.6M Phishing Scam

A phishing scam has swindled a Puerto Rico government agency out of more than $2.6 million, according to reports. According to reports, the email-based phishing scam hit Puerto Rico’s Industrial Development Company, which is a government-owned corporation aimed at driving economic Read More …

A Ransomware Prescription for the Healthcare Industry

To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of ransomware’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Ransomware attacks resumed with a vengeance last year, despite conjecture by some researchers that CPU mining would overtake ransomware as a leading threat vector. Instead, the ransomware threat is stronger Read More …

Ransomware: Big paydays and little chance of getting caught means boom time for crooks

Ransomware will continue to plague organisations in 2020 because there’s little risk of the cyber criminals behind the network-encrypting malware attacks getting caught; so for them there’s only a small amount of risk, but a potentially large reward. During the last Read More …

Labour Party says it has been hit by ‘large-scale cyber attack’

Labour says it has been hit by a “sophisticated and large-scale cyber attack” on its digital platforms. A party spokeswoman said the cyber attack “failed” because of their “robust security systems” and that she was confident no data breach occurred. “Security Read More …

Making Intelligence Actionable: Cybersecurity Preparedness in the Credit Union Industry

As the threat landscape continues to evolve, organizations need to be increasingly proactive in their approach to cybersecurity. One industry that’s taken proactive measures toward cybersecurity preparedness is the credit union industry. Over the last couple of years, the National Read More …