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WannaCry hits Honda factory in Japan, 55 traffic cameras in Australia

Jun 23, 2017, 08:56 AM Ben Gane

The WannaCry ransomware family took only 24 hours to infect 200,000 computers in over 100 countries last month, affecting companies such as Renault, Nissan, Telefonica Spain, FedEx and more than 40 hospitals in the UK...


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Following the Trail of BlackTech’s Cyber Espionage Campaigns

Jun 23, 2017, 08:54 AM Ben Gane

BlackTech is a cyber espionage group operating against targets in East Asia, particularly Taiwan, and occasionally, Japan and Hong Kong. Based on the mutexes and domain names of some of their C&C servers...


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The Ivanti Threat Thursday Update for June 22, 2017

Jun 23, 2017, 08:47 AM Ben Gane

Greetings. In this edition of the Update: WannaCry resurfaces and shuts a Honda plant, Microsoft gets accused of anti-competitive Windows 10 security practices, a million-dollar ransomware payment, and the Girl Scouts...


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Keeping Criminals Out of Your Backups

Jun 23, 2017, 08:38 AM Ben Gane

Once common wisdom had it that backups were a low priority when it came to security. While IT leaders focus heavily on stopping attacks and preventing breach repercussions – loss of customer faith, regulatory fines...


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Ouch! UK Govt's Cyber Essentials scheme suffers data breach due to configuration error

Jun 23, 2017, 08:32 AM Ben Gane

The UK Government's Cyber Essentials digital security scheme has suffered a data breach caused by a configuration error in a software platform. On 21 June, companies received...


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How to start preparing for GDPR in seven easy steps

Jun 22, 2017, 09:19 AM Ben Gane

The last time the EU undertook a major change to data privacy laws was 1995 and less than 1% of the world’s population was online. Today, 49% of people are online, and on May 25, 2018, the EU will begin enforcement of...


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Beyond WannaCrypt/WannaCry: Wanna Know What’s Next?

Jun 21, 2017, 08:42 AM Ben Gane

WannaCrypt/WannaCry may be in your rearview mirror, but it’s never a good idea to nod off at the wheel. Here are some recommendations to help you prepare for and avoid the worst effects of future attacks...


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Many companies have been ‘hacked’, but please don’t make it THIS easy

Jun 21, 2017, 08:38 AM Ben Gane

Hacking is never far from the news these days. Organisations are endlessly making the headlines after suffering a security breach, and finding themselves in the awkward position of explaining to the public why their personal data may have been put at risk...


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Patching the electrical grid

Jun 20, 2017, 09:01 AM Ben Gane

Our electric supply is increasingly vulnerable to cyberattack, and new technologies aim to sound the alarm earlier. Electric grids worldwide are increasingly vulnerable to attack...


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Super Hub Routers Get Patch against Exploit Chain

Jun 20, 2017, 08:53 AM Ben Gane

The firmware for routers from one of the largest Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the UK has been updated automatically for all online terminals to address a set of security oversights that, when combined, could lead...


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