Cyber attacks stories
Mandiant uncovers intricate UNC5325 cyber attacks on Ivanti devices
Cybersecurity company Mandiant has identified that actor UNC5325 exploits an Ivanti zero-day vulnerability, utilising evasive techniques and malware to persistently infiltrate devices.
Exclusive: Tenable highlights the importance of a company's attack surface
Tenable's SVP of Product, Jason Merrick, emphasises the criticality of comprehensive cyber attack surface understanding amid accelerating digital transformations and increasing cyber threats.
One billion dollars in funding for even more ransomware
Ransomware gangs increase pressure on victims by implementing ruthless extortion techniques enabled by the proliferation of cryptocurrencies and AI.
Avast thwarts 10 billion cyber attacks, reveals new threats
Avast blocks 10 billion cyber threats, highlighting an alarming surge in new threats as cyber attackers find innovative ways to exploit trusted digital mediums.
Goldilock & Patriot Tools team up for US cyber defence
Goldilock, UK-based developer of a NATO-endorsed cyber kill-switch, has revealed a crucial strategy to beef up American security.
Half-year surge in cyber attacks on infrastructure, says Dragos
Worldwide cybersecurity expert Dragos reports a 50% surge in politically motivated cyberattacks and new threat clusters targeting critical infrastructure.
CrowdStrike announces imminent launch of Charlotte AI & Falcon for IT
Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike rolls out advanced security products, Charlotte AI and Falcon for IT, using generative AI to enhance cybersecurity capabilities.
Businesses caught underprepared for Active Directory outages, Cayosoft reveals
A recent report by Cayosoft shows a lack of preparedness for Active Directory outages, potentially costing companies millions per day and risking severe operational disruption.
Armis acquires CTCI, forms AI-powered cybersecurity powerhouse
Armis acquires AI threat intelligence firm, CTCI, boosting its forecast abilities and creating a powerful new Global Threat Intelligence Service.
Hunter-killer malware surges by 333%, says Picus Red Report 2024
The 2024 Picus Red Report reveals a 333% rise in Hunter-killer malware targeting and disabling security defences, reflecting a concerning escalation in cyber-attack strategies.
Australian & NZ workers fear businesses are ill-equipped for cyber threats
Nearly half of Australian and New Zealand workers do not feel ready to combat cyberattack threats, with 43% fearing becoming scam or phishing victims at work, ELMO Software research reveals.
Cisco launches AI-driven enhancements for secure cloud networking
Cisco unveilis new AI-driven, integrated security services aimed to simplify operations and bolster enterprise network management efficiency.
Alarming surge in cyber attacks seen in Acronis report
The Acronis Cyberthreats Report H2 2023 reveals a 222% rise in AI-driven email attacks in the year, underlining the need for more effective security solutions.
Checkmarx reveals top cyberattack trends in January
Checkmarx reveals top January trends in supply chain cyberattacks, showing a rise in data theft, deceptive typosquatting, and malware injections.
Akamai launches Content Protector to thwart scraping attacks in Asia-Pacific
In response to growing malicious bot activity in Asia Pacific and Japan, tech giant Akamai Technologies unveils Content Protector, a new tool designed to mitigate scraping attacks while preserving beneficial traffic.
SentinelOne acquires PingSafe, redefining cloud security in AI era
AI-powered security leader, SentinelOne, acquires cloud-native application protection firm PingSafe, marking a critical shift in cloud security dynamics.
Safer Internet Day: call to action from Ping Identity's chief architect
Patrick Harding, Chief Product Architect at Ping Identity, emphasises the importance of user-friendly, secure authentication methods like MFA and passwordless identification on Safer Internet Day, amidst rising cyber threats.
SentinelOne boosts AI-powered threat-hunting with new WatchTower features
SentinelOne boosts its AI-enabled WatchTower threat-hunting services with new features, helping businesses combat increasingly complex cyber attacks with machine speed effectiveness.
SentinelOne expands threat hunting capabilities in WatchTower services
AI security firm SentinelOne unveils advanced threat hunting capabilities for its WatchTower services, bolstering cybersecurity defences for businesses amid rising cyber threats.
Kaspersky exposes AI exploitation trend on the dark web
Kaspersky study reveals an alarming increase in criminals discussing the use of AI tools for cyber exploitation on the dark web.
Kaspersky products ace SE Labs testing with flawless defence
Kaspersky's anti-malware tools excel in independent tests by SE Labs, achieving the highest possible rating for their flawless defensive and full effectiveness against real-world cyberattacks.
AI predicted to boost global ransomware threat – NCSC
Artificial intelligence will heighten global ransomware threats, flowing from a surge in cyber attacks, according the UK's National Cyber Security Centre.
Breaking down Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030
Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030, aimed toward transforming the nation from highly vulnerable to a global cyber risk leader, embarks on its urgent 'Phase One', following a 14% rise in cyber attacks last year.
UK institutions' cyber resilience flagged in new National Security report
National Cyber Security Centre report highlights concerning cyber resilience of key UK institutions; BBC, NHS, Royal Mail, and British Library as being significantly vulnerable.