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Addressing the Menace of Malicious Websites in Google Analytics

Addressing the Menace of Malicious Websites in Google Analytics

In today’s digital landscape, the presence of malicious websites in Google Analytics has emerged as a concerning issue, impacting the integrity of website traffic data and potentially posing serious security risks. This stealthy phenomenon can manifest through the infiltration of spammy referrals and nefarious bots, leading to skewed analytics reports and sabotaging the online presence … Read more

Challenges Remain in Evaluating Ransomware Crackdowns

Challenges Remain in Evaluating Ransomware Crackdowns

An international takedown operation targeting the LockBit ransomware group’s technical infrastructure, and hitting associated individuals with arrests, indictments and sanctions, was celebrated as a major win earlier this week. However, questions remain about what types of long-term effects this law enforcement action will have, both on LockBit and on the ransomware threat landscape as a … Read more

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Hackers find a ‘Shortcut’ to data stored on iPhones, iPads, and Macs

Hackers find a ‘Shortcut’ to data stored on iPhones, iPads, and Macs

Apple has advised users to patch their devices against a vulnerability affecting the Apple Shortcuts application that can allow hackers to access sensitive data without invoking user permission. Tracked as CVE-2024-23204, the flaw has a critical rating (CVSS 7.5/10) because of its zero-click exploitation, affecting a range of Apple devices including MacBooks, iPhones, iPads, and … Read more

MIWIC24: Plexal Alumni Receive Multiple Nominations From Peers at This Year’s Awards

MIWIC24: Plexal Alumni Receive Multiple Nominations From Peers at This Year’s Awards

Plexal work with some of the UK’s most exciting start-ups, entrepreneurs and scale-ups who are building emerging technologies and operating across multiple sectors. Plexal help build community, foster talent, and launch graduating companies and professionals into success. They work in conjunction with the government and industry to deliver programmes that support the next generation of … Read more

Cyber Mindfulness Corner Company Spotlight: Jamf

Cyber Mindfulness Corner Company Spotlight: Jamf

At the IT Security Guru we’re showcasing organisations that are passionate about making cybersecurity a healthier, more mindful industry. This week, Aaron Webb, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Jamf, spoke to the Gurus about how leaders can approach the burnout crisis in cybersecurity, what the future of the industry looks like if nothing changes, and why … Read more