Capitol One to Pay $80 Million Fine After 2019 Data Breach

Capitol One to Pay $80 Million Fine After 2019 Data Breach

Capital One Financial Corp has agreed to pay an $80 million penalty after the bank suffered a massive data breach that affected more than 100 million customer records in July 2019. The ...
Twitter confirms internal tools used in bitcoin-promoting attack ...

Cyber Security Roundup for August 2020

A roundup of UK focused Cyber and Information Security News, Blog Posts, Reports and general Threat Intelligence from the previous calendar month, July 2020.The standout hack of July 2020, and possibly of ...
Emotet Botnet Named ‘Most Wanted Malware’ for July 2020

Emotet Botnet Named ‘Most Wanted Malware’ for July 2020

The Emotet botnet earned the title of “most wanted” malware family for the month of July 2020 following a period of inactivity. Check Point revealed that Emotet threat activity had affected 5% ...

NSA Advises Limiting Location Data on Devices | Avast

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The United States National Security Agency (NSA) issued an advisory this week on the dangers of location data exposure, providing various ways users can mitigate the risk. While the guidance in the ...
Phishing Campaign Leads Users to Site Disguised as Email Scanner

Phishing Campaign Leads Users to Site Disguised as Email Scanner

A phishing campaign tricked users into visiting a website that masqueraded as an email scanner in an effort to steal their account credentials. Kaspersky Lab found that the campaign began with a ...
Canon Hit by Maze Ransomware Operators; 10TB of Data Allegedly Stolen

Canon Hit by Maze Ransomware Operators; 10TB of Data Allegedly Stolen

Canon Inc., a Japanese multinational corporation specialized in optical and imaging products, has allegedly fallen victim to a ransomware attack deployed by the infamous Maze group. According to BleepingComputer, which broke the ...

An Overview of The BootHole Vulnerability | Avast

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Late last month, security researchers discovered a major vulnerability in the software that controls how PCs boot their operating systems. This is one of those issues that sounds scarier than it is ...
Zero Trust: Identity at the Core

Zero Trust: Identity at the Core

In my last post we looked into why Zero Trust is not this huge revolutionary vision but something reflecting today’s reality. Technology is ready to go –technology is ready for you to ...

FBI: Continued Use of Windows 7 Poses Security Risks Given EOL Status

The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) warned of the security risks that organizations face if they continue to use the Windows 7 operating system despite its end of life (EOL) status. In ...
Summit Medical Associates Discloses Ransomware Attack; Patient and Affiliate Information Potentially Impacted

Summit Medical Associates Discloses Ransomware Attack; Patient and Affiliate Information Potentially Impacted

Summit Medical Associates disclosed on August 4 that a ransomware attack earlier this year may have compromised personal information of patients and affiliates. According to a data breach notification, Summit discovered that ...