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Cyber-attacks are becoming more sophisticated and devastating, especially for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). With ransom demands rising and the cost of data breaches soaring, businesses are investing heavily in building their cyber defenses. However, cybersecurity is not bullet-proof. Buying a cyber risk insurance program can help outsource residual risk, and deploying multi-factor authentication is a prerequisite not only for getting coverage but also for lowering premiums....
Agricultural Sector Could Be Vulnerable During Critical Seasons US food supply chains are at risk of potentially devastating ransomware attacks, the FBI has warned. A new Private Industry Notification sent out this week claimed that agricultural cooperatives may be viewed as attractive targets during the planting and harvesting seasons. Attacks could cause financial loss and operational disruption and impact the food supply chain, given that grain is also used for animal feed. Compromises at...
Environmental sustainability has become a significant concern for businesses today. Yet, many are not seeing the connection between sustainability efforts and cybersecurity. Despite how different they may seem, these two topics are intertwined. If environmental services and infrastructure don’t embrace better security, the consequences could be severe. If organizations hope to make a positive environmental impact, they need thorough, reliable cybersecurity. Without it, cyberattacks could...
Nearly two-thirds (63%) of global financial institutions experienced a rise in destructive attacks over the past year, with many fearing further threats as the war in Ukraine escalates, according to VMware. The firm polled 130 financial-sector CISOs and security leaders worldwide to compile its Modern Bank Heists report. The number reporting an increase in destructive malware surged 17% from last year’s report, according to head of cybersecurity strategy, Tom Kellermann. Although criminals...
Sports Stars’ Information Swiped in Cyber-Attack on Third-Party Vendor Personal data belonging to American Major League Baseball Players and their family members have been stolen during a cyber-attack on a third-party vendor. Consulting firm Horizon Actuarial Services LLC. (Horizon Actuarial), based in Silver Spring, Maryland, was attacked with ransomware in November 2021. In a recent data incident notice, the company revealed that data in its Local 295 IBT Employer Group Welfare Fund and its...
Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Protect America’s Healthcare and Public Health Sector Lawmakers in the United States have proposed a new bill, which aims to enhance the cybersecurity of America's healthcare and public health (HPH) sector. The bill, known as the Healthcare Cybersecurity Act (S.3904), was put forward by US senators Jacky Rosen and Bill Cassidy on Thursday, following a White House warning over the increased risk to America of cyber-threats stemming from Russia. “Health centers save...
US critical infrastructure companies will be obliged to report cyber incidents within 72 hours to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) under “game-changing” legislation signed into law by President Joe Biden this week. Covered entities will also be obliged to report any ransomware payments to CISA within 24 hours under the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act of 2022. This legislation forms part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2022, a $1.5tn...
More than two million mobile malware samples were detected in the wild last year, with threats impacting over 10 million devices globally, according to new data from Zimperium. The mobile security vendor compiled its 2022 Global Mobile Threat Report based on insight collected from its security research team and a survey of global tech leaders. It claimed that over two-fifths (42%) of organizations had witnessed a security incident stemming from unpatched mobile apps or devices, while more than...
A prolific ransomware variant has compromised at least 52 critical national infrastructure (CNI) entities, a new FBI report has revealed. In a new Flash update, the Feds claimed that organizations in 10 CNI sectors had been impacted as of January this year, including manufacturing, energy, financial services, government and IT. Although the group has changed its tools, techniques and procedures (TTPs) to stay hidden over the past two years, the FBI said attackers typically use VMProtect, UPX...
Most smart medical infusion pumps have known security gaps that make them vulnerable to hackers, according to new research by Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42. Smart infusion pumps are network-connected medication delivery devices that use a combination of computer technology and drug libraries to administer medications and fluids to patients while limiting the potential for dosing errors. The research team reviewed crowdsourced data from scans of more than 200,000 infusion pumps on the networks...
Nearly two dozen nonprofit cybersecurity organizations have formed an alliance with the aim of improving cybersecurity awareness through joint action. The newly established Nonprofit Cyber coalition was launched on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022, with a founding membership of 22 organizations. All coalition members will work to support the public interest by developing, sharing, deploying and increasing the awareness of cybersecurity best practices, tools, standards and services. ...
The ransomware attacks that make headlines and steer conversations among cybersecurity professionals usually involve major ransoms, huge corporations and notorious hacking groups. Kia Motors, Accenture, Acer, JBS…these companies were some of the largest to be compromised by ransomware in 2021. These were mainly hit with well-known variants, sometimes unleashed by state-backed hacking groups. But it’s key to understand that no “Top 10” list of ransomware incidents paints an accurate – or at...
Social Security Numbers (SSN) are the type of sensitive data most commonly targeted in data breaches in the United States.
Has it ever happened to you that you opened the web browser on your PC and it looked a bit off? Then you perhaps did a Google search for something or tried to access your email only to have a dozen ads popping up or to be redirected to some other URL. Well, it means your web browser was hijacked. Browser hijacking is one of the most common cyber crimes out there today. What is browser hijacking? Browser hijacking is when a malware enters your system and takes control of your browser. It then...
Many countries have taxation forms with names that have entered the general vocabulary, notably the abbreviations of documents that employers are obliged to provide to their staff to show how much money they were paid – and most importantly, how much tax was already withheld and paid in on the employee’s behalf. In the UK, for example, the form name P45 is often used as a synonym for getting fired, given that it’s a final tax summary that you get when you leave a job, willingly or otherwise....
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