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Armis warns of major cyber-attack risk to 2024 global elections
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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Cybersecurity firm Armis predicts nation-states could target the 2024 global elections for a major cyber attack, with many organisations and governments ill-prepared for such threats.
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UK IT leaders skeptical of government's ability to thwart cyberwarfare
2 days ago
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Over half of UK IT leaders lack faith in the government's ability to shield businesses and citizens from cyberwarfare threats, according to a study by cybersecurity firm Armis.
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Advanced malware AcidPour disrupts Ukrainian telecoms amid Russian invasion
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malware
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cybersecurity
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telecom
New research by SentinelLabs reveals AcidPour, a destructive wiper malware linked to the Russian military intelligence, disrupting Ukrainian telecom networks amidst ongoing cyber conflict.
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Report reveals rise in global digital stalking in 2023
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cybersecurity
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stalkerware
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Kaspersky's 2023 report highlights a worrying rise in global stalkerware abuse, with approximately 31,000 victims recorded, marking a 6% increase from 2022.
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Radware reveals surge in cyber attacks in 2024 report
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managed services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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partner programmes
Radware's 2024 threat analysis shows a worrying 171% increase in malicious web activity, driven by escalating Layer 7 Web DDoS attacks.
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Doppelgänger: Russia's suspected influence operation targets Germany
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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germany
Doppelgänger, a suspected Russian influence operation targeting global audiences, has been under the watch of SentinelLabs and ClearSky Cyber Security since late 2023.
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Bridewell reveals top cyber threats to national infrastructure
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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soc
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mssp
Bridewell's 2024 CyberScape Briefing unveils severe cyber threats impacting critical national infrastructure, including Cobalt Strike usage swell.
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Quorum Cyber predicts major cyber threats for 2024
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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edutech
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dark web
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advanced persistent threat protection
Quorum Cyber's 2024 report forecasts AI weaponisation and intensified threats from Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as major cybersecurity concerns.
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Unprecedented surge in critical infrastructure cyberattacks
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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network infrastructure
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iot
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cybersecurity
A shocking 30% increase in attacks on critical infrastructures was recorded in 2023, resulting in over 420 million incidents.
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Ransomware attacks surged by 45% in 2023, report finds
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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threat intelligence
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ncc group
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russia
Ransomware attacks surged by 45% YoY in 2023, hugely exceeding initial predictions, despite a December downturn.
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Cyberint report explores digital dynamics of Israel-Hamas, Russia-Ukraine conflicts
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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hacking
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Cyberint releases report on digital warfare trends in Israel-Hamas and Russia-Ukraine conflicts, highlighting increased hacktivism.
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Google Cloud unveils cybersecurity predictions for 2024 in new report
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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phishing
Google Cloud reveals cybersecurity predictions for 2024, highlighting the continued evolution of cyber threats.
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Trellix warns of rising collaboration in ransomware groups in 2023 report
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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dark web
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ai security
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cybersecurity
Cybersecurity firm Trellix exposes alarming collaboration within ransomware groups, citing sophisticated tools and tactics, in a new report.
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'UK's crucial infrastructure under major threat from cyber attacks' report reveals
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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russia
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cios
The National Cyber Security Centre's annual review reveals a sustained and significant cyber threat to the UK's crucial infrastructure.
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Kaspersky reveals extensive report on Asian Advanced Persistent Threat groups
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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russia
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kaspersky
Kaspersky unveils a comprehensive report on Asian APT groups, providing detailed insights into global cyber threat incidents.
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Ransomware acting within 24 hours of access now: Secureworks report
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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cybersecurity
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secureworks
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russia
Ransomware attacks are happening faster than ever, with threat actors achieving complete system compromise in less than 24 hours, according to Secureworks. .
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The increasing presence of pro-Russia hacktivists
Mon, 27th Feb 2023
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cybersecurity
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data leak
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russia
Pro-Russian hacktivists have moved beyond the basic denial-of-service scripts and crowdsourced attacks to more advanced and potent techniques.
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The role open-source intelligence is playing in the Russian invasion
Thu, 2nd Feb 2023
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open source
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russia
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A newly released report by intelligence firm Flashpoint has detailed the role of open-source intelligence (OSINT) in the conflict.
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Killnet software given to pro-Russian hacktivists - Radware
Thu, 2nd Feb 2023
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russia
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Passion Botnet, a DDoS-as-a-Service offered by the Passion Group, has been used in attacks targeting medical institutions across multiple countries.
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Mandiant uncovers new Russian attacks against Ukraine by Turla
Tue, 10th Jan 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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russia
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cyber attacks
Mandiant published research of a new espionage operation targeting Ukraine that it suspects is being conducted by Russian cyber espionage group, Turla.
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Russia's data centre market primed for growth - iKS-Consulting
Fri, 6th Dec 2019
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Russia’s data centre market value will see a boost of 27% year-on-year growth, reaching a total of US$561 million, according to research from iKS-Consulting.
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IXcellerate launches Moscow Two data center
Tue, 15th Oct 2019
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russia
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IXcellerate opens largest data hall, Moscow Two, boosting Russia's digital infrastructure capacity.
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GCSB exposes Russia's involvement in malicious cyber attacks
Thu, 4th Oct 2018
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cios
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russia
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gcsb
New Zealand and UK blame Russian government for cyber attacks on political institutions, businesses, sports bodies, and media.
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Exclusive: The white hat hackers making sure your internet stays safe
Thu, 27th Sep 2018
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telco
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kaspersky
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russia
Kaspersky's GReAT team director, Vitaly Kamluk, discusses the current state of cyber security and the future of the internet.