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ISC2 Announces Major Milestone as Community Grows to Half a Million Strong

ISC2 Announces Major Milestone as Community Grows to Half a Million Strong

The world’s leading nonprofit member organization for cybersecurity professionals, formerly known as (ISC)², has today announced that it is now ISC2 to reflect its growing global membership and expanded role in strengthening the influence, diversity and vitality of cybersecurity professionals around the world. Coinciding with the rebrand, ISC2 is proud to unveil its newly revamped website, … Read more

Southampton FC Renews Partnership with Acronis

Southampton FC Renews Partnership with Acronis

Southampton FC officially announced its renewed partnership with Acronis and Tailor Made Technologies (TMT)  today. Under the agreement, TMT will be providing the team with a full suite of Acronis cyber protection solutions to protect the team’s data assets and optimise data workflow, facilitating the team to perform at its best both on and off … Read more

New CISO appointments 2023

New CISO appointments 2023

The upper ranks of corporate security are seeing a high rate of change as companies try to adapt to the evolving threat landscape. Many companies are hiring a chief security officer (CSO) or chief information security officer (CISO) for the first time to support a deeper commitment to information security. Follow this column to keep … Read more

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