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68% of Legal Sector Data Breaches Caused by Insider Threats

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 08:37
Over half of breaches were caused by human error, according to ICO's data
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Senate Report: US Government Lacks Comprehensive Data on Ransomware

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 16:15
The report said the federal government should prioritize data collection on ransomware attacks
Categories: Cyber Risk News

Ransomware Attacks Increasing at "Alarming" Rate

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 16:00
Ransomware breaches have increased by 13% – more than last five years combined – according to new report
Categories: Cyber Risk News

Cabinet Office Reports 800 Missing Electronic Devices in Three Years

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 10:30
The figures have raised concerns about sensitive government data falling into hands of nefarious actors
Categories: Cyber Risk News

US Car Giant General Motors Hit by Cyber-Attack Exposing Car Owners' Personal Info

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 09:45
The stuffing attack exposed customer information and allowed hackers to redeem rewards points
Categories: Cyber Risk News

ICO Fines Clearview AI £7.5m for Collecting UK Citizens’ Data

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 09:00
Clearview AI has also ordered to delete existing data of UK residents from its systems
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Mark Zuckerberg Sued Over Cambridge Analytica Data Breach

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 16:37
An investigation found Zuckerberg had lax oversight of users and created misleading privacy agreements
Categories: Cyber Risk News

UK’s Most Innovative Cyber SME 2022 Finalists Announced

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 16:00
DCMS announce 14 finalists of the UK's Most Innovative Cyber SME Competition
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Ransomware Hackers Steal Personal Data of 500,000 Students and Staff in Chicago

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 11:00
Four years’ worth of records were accessed during the data breach
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Anonymous Declares Cyber-War on Pro-Russian Hacker Gang Killnet

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 08:30
After declaring cyber-war, Anonymous announced that the official Killnet site was offline
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Pro-Russian Hackers Hit Critical Government Websites in Italy

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 16:02
Hacker group Killnet has targeted approximately 50 Italian institutions, including the council of judiciary
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DoJ: White Hat Hackers Will No Longer Face Prosecution

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 15:00
"Good faith" hackers will no longer face prosecution under the CFAA
Categories: Cyber Risk News

Modern "Smart" Farm Machinery Vulnerable to Cyber-Attackers

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 10:50
A new report warns hackers could exploit flaws in agricultural hardware used to plant and harvest crops
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UK Sextortion Cases Doubled in 2021

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 09:00
The UK’s Revenge Porn Helpline received 1124 reports of sextortion last year, compared to 593 in 2020
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"Alarming" Surge in Conti Group Activity This Year

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 08:10
Ivanti observed a 7.6% rise in the number of vulnerabilities tied to ransomware, most of which were exploited by Conti
Categories: Cyber Risk News

CISA Issues Emergency Directive for VMware Vulnerabilities

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 16:30
Federal agencies have until May 23 to mitigate the vulnerabilities
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Microsoft President: Cyber Space Has Become the New Domain of Warfare

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 13:45
Brad Smith argues that the Russia-Ukraine war marks significant shift in way warfare is conducted
Categories: Cyber Risk News

Bad Bots Swarm the Internet in Record Numbers in 2021

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 09:30
Account takeover attacks surge as a result
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Half of IT Leaders Store Passwords in Shared Docs

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 08:30
Many aren’t following the advice of their own training programs
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Ransom Demands Surge 45% in 2021

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 08:00
Double extortion now the norm, says Group-IB
Categories: Cyber Risk News