December 11, 2017

Gartner Research: Cybersecurity Spending to Hit $96 Billion in 2018

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Hackers Target Ukraine with Phishing Campaign During BadRabbit Attack

The head of Ukraine’s state cyber police has revealed hackers tried to access confidential data with sophisticated phishing attacks in tandem with the recent ransomware strike with BadRabbit. The recent…

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US Identifies Six Russian Govt Officials Involved in DNC Hack

The US Justice Department has reportedly gathered enough evidence to charge six Russian government officials behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) network prior to the 2016 US…

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The World’s Biggest Oil Exporters Installs New Cybersecurity Command

The monarchy of Saudi Arabia has set up a new authority to oversee and strengthen its cybersecurity posture. The National Authority for Cybersecurity is Saudi Arabia’s new authority for cybersecurity…

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Cybersecurity Talent Shortage Forces Companies to Turn to AI

A shortage of human cybersecurity talent is causing companies to turn to artificial intelligence (AI) to fill in the gaps. An estimated one million cybersecurity jobs are expected to go…

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Heathrow Airport Launches Investigation after Cybersecurity Breach

Heathrow Airport, the world’s second busiest airport by international passenger traffic, has launched an investigation after a USB stick containing 2.5 GB of security data was discovered in a West…

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UK Govt Blames North Korea for WannaCry Ransomware CyberAttack

  The UK government has blamed North Korea for WannaCry – the comprehensive ransomware cyberattack that struck countries around the world. Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today” program, UK Home…

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Hackers Steal Compromising Photos from High-Profile Plastic Surgeon

Hackers have broken into a high-profile plastic surgeon in London to steal a cache of sensitive photos from a clinic that caters to celebrities and even royals, according to the…

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Russian News Outlets Hacked to Launch Global Ransomware Attack

Hackers have reportedly borrowed code from the Petya ransomware again to target global organizations with compromised Russian news media outlets. A new ransomware, dubbed Bad Rabbit, is being spread by…

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Bank of America Brings Biometric Security for Online Banking

In an era where data breaches are the norm, Bank of America has confirmed it will begin using an additional layer of authentication for online banking. The financial services industry…

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