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Computer giant Acer hit by $50 million Ransomware Attack

REvil Ransomware Targets Acer’s Microsoft Exchange Server: Source The notorious REvil ransomware gang recently targeted a Microsoft Exchange server on Taiwanese PC giant Acer’s domain, according to Advanced Intelligence CEO Vitali Kremez. Computer giant Acer hit by $50 million Ransomware Attack Computer giant Acer has been hit by a REvil ransomware attack where the threat actors are demanding the largest ...

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North Korea accused of hacking Pfizer for Covid-19 vaccine data

North Korea attempted to steal Covid-19 vaccine technology from US pharmaceutical company Pfizer, according to South Korean intelligence officials. It is currently unclear as to what, if any, data was stolen. South Korea’s National Intelligence Agency privately briefed lawmakers about the alleged attack, reported local news agency Yonhap. The BBC has asked Pfizer for a comment but it has yet ...

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Over 2.9 lakh cyber security incidents related to digital banking reported in 2020

Over 2.9 lakh cyber security incidents related to digital banking reported in 2020 Over 2.9 lakh cyber security incidents related to digital banking were reported in 2020, Parliament was informed on Thursday. As per the information reported to and tracked by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), a total number of 1,59,761; 2,46,514 and 2,90,445 cyber security incidents pertaining to ...

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26,121 Indian websites hacked in 2020

26,121 Indian websites hacked in 2020 Over 26,100 Indian websites were hacked during 2020, compared to 24,768 websites attacked in the previous year, Over 26,100 Indian websites were hacked during 2020, compared to 24,768 websites attacked in the previous year, Parliament was informed on Thursday. As per the information reported to and tracked by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), ...

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Why Human Error is #1 Cyber Security Threat to Businesses in 2021

Why Human Error is #1 Cyber Security Threat to Businesses in 2021   Phishing and Malware Among the major cyber threats, the malware remains a significant danger. The 2017 WannaCry outbreak that cost businesses worldwide up to $4 billion is still in recent memory, and other new strains of malware are discovered on a daily basis. Phishing has also seen ...

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How to protect endpoints from phishing emails with lookalike domains

Kaspersky experts have found that the service and e-commerce industry has become the most targeted by phishing attacks with domains that look legitimate. In Q3 2020, the sector accounted for 35% of all attacks that use this technique. This may be a result of the pandemic, as there has been a massive transition in the number of consumers relying on ...

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Cert-In issues ‘virus alert’ for some Wi-Fi routers from Huawei, Netgear, D-Link and others

Cert-In issues ‘virus alert’ for some Wi-Fi routers from Huawei, Netgear, D-Link and others If you are using an old Wi-Fi router at your home to stay connected to the internet then it may be time to update its firmware or get a new one. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has issued an advisory regarding a new malware ...

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Business Email Compromise Groups Springing up in New Locations

Business Email Compromise Groups Springing up in New Locations The Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks are one the rise globally as new fraud gangs are emerging to trick firms into handing over money. Recently, a security company Agari has detected and analyzed new waves of BEC activities across the globe. What was discovered? As corporate phishing scams have become more ...

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A Patient Dies After Ransomware Attack Paralyzes German Hospital Systems

A Patient Dies After Ransomware Attack Paralyzes German Hospital Systems   German authorities last week disclosed that a ransomware attack on the University Hospital of Düsseldorf (UKD) caused a failure of IT systems, resulting in the death of a woman who had to be sent to another hospital that was 20 miles away. The incident marks the first recorded casualty as a ...

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10 Cybersecurity best practices that every employee should know

If you’re an employee, you are on the front lines of information security. Your company may have comprehensive cybersecurity policies for you and coworkers to follow. But even with these protections, it’s important to stay on guard to help assure your company’s data and network are safe and secure. Does it make a difference if you work for a small ...

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