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APT29 is targeting Ministries of Foreign Affairs of NATO-aligned countries

APT29 is targeting Ministries of Foreign Affairs of NATO-aligned countries

Russia-linked APT29 used the Zulip Chat App in attacks aimed at ministries of foreign affairs of NATO-aligned countries EclecticIQ researchers uncovered an ongoing spear-phishing campaign conducted by Russia-linked threat actors targeting Ministries of Foreign Affairs of NATO-aligned countries. The experts detected two PDF files masqueraded as coming from the German embassy and that contained two … Read more

A massive campaign delivered a proxy server application to 400,000 Windows systems

A massive campaign delivered a proxy server application to 400,000 Windows systems

Researchers discovered a massive campaign that delivered a proxy server application to at least 400,000 Windows systems. AT&T Alien Labs researchers uncovered a massive campaign that delivered a proxy server application to at least 400,000 Windows systems. The experts identified a company that is charging for proxy service on traffic that goes through infected machines. The … Read more

Proxyjacking campaign LABRAT targets vulnerable GitLab deployments

Proxyjacking campaign LABRAT targets vulnerable GitLab deployments

Researchers from Sysdig are warning of an ongoing attack campaign against vulnerable GitLab servers that results in deployment of cryptojacking and proxyjacking malware. The attacks use cross-platform malware, kernel rootkits, and multiple layers of obfuscation and try to evade detection by abusing legitimate services. “This operation was much more sophisticated than many of the attacks … Read more

Karma Catches Up to Global Phishing Service 16Shop

Karma Catches Up to Global Phishing Service 16Shop

You’ve probably never heard of “16Shop,” but there’s a good chance someone using it has tried to phish you. A 16Shop phishing page spoofing Apple and targeting Japanese users. Image: Akamai.com. The international police organization INTERPOL said last week it had shuttered the notorious 16Shop, a popular phishing-as-a-service platform launched in 2017 that made it … Read more

International Cyber Expo Launches ‘Grab the Mic: Women in Cyber’ Event

International Cyber Expo Launches ‘Grab the Mic: Women in Cyber’ Event

To celebrate and connect cybersecurity’s remarkable women and their allies, Nineteen Group, organisers of International Cyber Expo, has launched ‘Grab the Mic: Women in Cyber’. The brand-new event, held within the wider exhibition, is produced and hosted by Eleanor Dallaway, founder of Assured Intelligence and former editor of Infosecurity Magazine. Kicking off the event will … Read more

BT joins line-up for Wales Tech Week

BT joins line-up for Wales Tech Week

Wales Tech Week has today unveiled BT as the partner for the summit’s Connectivity Zone, reaffirming its commitment to advancing digital transformation and innovation within Wales’s technology industry.  BT’s wealth of experience and their technology demos will offer attendees valuable insights into how technology can drive efficiency, productivity, and innovation across industries. By fostering discussions … Read more

Cato Networks Named a “Leader” in Zero Trust Edge (ZTE) Report by Leading Research Firm

Cato Networks Named a “Leader” in Zero Trust Edge (ZTE) Report by Leading Research Firm

Cato Networks, provider of the world’s leading single-vendor SASE platform, announced today it was named a “Leader” in The Forrester Wave: Zero Trust Edge Solutions Q3 2023 Report. The report’s comprehensive review of Zero Trust Edge (ZTE) solutions, Forrester’s term for SASE, gave Cato the highest possible scores across subcategories aligning with three recommended areas for … Read more

Lessons From the 2023 National Risk Register Report  

Lessons From the 2023 National Risk Register Report  

Cybersecurity is a matter of national and international security and should be prioritised as such. This is particularly important when it comes to protecting Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) and the services that UK citizens rely on in their daily lives, as the consequences of disruption to these services has the potential to be devastating. With … Read more

Cyber Mindfulness Corner Company Spotlight: Netskope

Cyber Mindfulness Corner Company Spotlight: Netskope

At the IT Security Guru we’re showcasing organisations that are passionate about making cybersecurity a healthier, more mindful industry. This week, Ilona Simpson, CIO, EMEA, at Netskope, spoke to the Gurus about the importance of work/life balance, blame culture, and good leadership in practice. With over 20 years of experience, Simpson is no stranger to … Read more