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Breach Twitter data breach: Social engineering attack made a mockery of security controls

On Thursday morning, millions of Internet users all over the world woke up to the most audacious social engineering campaign …

Phishing 99% of UK organisations suffered security breaches in the past one year

A survey of UK CTOs, CIOs, and CISOs has found that 99% of UK organisations suffered security breaches in the last …

Cyber security Majority of IT security professionals are suffering from overwork or burnout

Inadequate security budgets, rising threat levels, and manpower shortage are placing a heavy burden on IT security professionals, so much …

Ransomware IT services major Collabera suffers Maze ransomware attack

IT staffing solutions and services provider Collabera recently suffered a ransomware attack that involved hackers infiltrating ransomware into its networks …

Cyber security UK set to completely ban Huawei equipment from mobile networks

Concerned very much about the prospect of China using Huawei-supplied equipment to carry out covert surveillance in the UK, Boris …

Ransomware Phorpiex botnet: All about the rapidly-spreading email-based malware campaign

In a warning to organisations worldwide, researchers at Check Point have detailed how cyber criminals are now using the ransomware-delivering …

Breach Hacker steals over 8k databases from cyber security firm in revenge attack

More than 8,200 databases have been stolen by a hacker named NightLion from the backend servers of U.S. based cyber …

Data privacy Digital contact tracing’s mixed record abroad spells trouble for US efforts to rein in...

Two public health measures – testing, to identify those infected, and contact tracing, to identify those who may have encountered …

Phishing Only 5% of Brits can accurately spot phishing attempts

A fresh survey has found that a vast majority of Brits are still struggling to accurately identify phishing and smishing …

Cyber crime NCA’s takedown of EncroChat a massive win against organised crime

The recent takedown of EncroChat, an encrypted communications service used by criminal gangs, has resulted in unprecedented success for the …

Threats Joker Malware returns to the Play Store in a more powerful avatar

Security researchers have discovered the return of the Joker malware to the Google Play Store, hiding behind a number of …

Phishing Microsoft declares war on scammers behind COVID-19-themed BEC attacks

Microsoft has announced it recently won a court order to "seize control of key domains" used by cyber criminals to …