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Cyber attack Camera giant Canon hit by Maze ransomware attack

Japanese camera giant Canon recently suffered a Maze ransomware attack that resulted in hackers stealing 10TB of company data and …

Threats COVID-19-themed cyber attacks becoming more advanced and sophisticated: Interpol

With the COVID-10 pandemic increasing online dependency of businesses and forcing them to deploy remote systems and networks, cyber criminals …

Ransomware Redcar Council suffered £10.14m loss due to February ransomware attack

A ransomware attack targeting the Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council's IT systems in February inflicted a financial loss of £10.14m …

Cyber risk 4% of Twitter for Android users vulnerable to private data exposure

Twitter has warned Twitter for Android users worldwide about an "underlying Android OS security issue affecting OS versions 8 and …

Cyber crime Brit among three charged for carrying out Twitter hack in July

Three individuals, including a British national and a juvenile, have been charged in the United States for carrying out a …

Cyber warfare EU imposes first-ever sanctions against Chinese and Russian hackers

The European Council recently imposed travel bans and froze assets of a number of Chinese and Russian hackers and entities …

Threats Threats to vulnerable machine identities on the rise

The threat to cyber security posed by attacks on machine identities is rising fast and needs strong and proactive management

Cyber crime Russian hackers stole classified trade secrets from MP Liam Fox’s email account

Russian hackers were able to access highly-sensitive and confidential U.S.-UK trade documents after breaching the email account of Conservative MP …

NewsRansomware Blackbaud saga: Hackers accessed info of thousands of Labour Party donors

The ransomware attack targeting database software provider Blackbaud resulted in hackers accessing information about thousands of donors of the Labour …

Ransomware Garmin paid a huge ransom to recover data following WastedLocker ransomware attack

Soon after Russian hacker group Evil Corp demanded a ransom of £7.8 million from Garmin after encrypting the company's computer …

Data privacy Three steps for navigating privacy and cyber incident notification and disclosure requirements

Data breach and cyber security incident notification and disclosure requirements vary by industry and jurisdiction, and extend well beyond privacy-related …

Ransomware Ransomware attack on Blackbaud impacted at least 125 UK organisations

The ransomware attack that targeted Blackbaud, among the world's largest providers of alumni database software, impacted at least 125 organisations …