Cyber Attack

Cyber Attacks: The Need For an IT and Board-Level Understanding of the Risks

[By James Allman-Talbot, Head of Incident Response and Threat Intelligence at Quorum Cyber]   According to IBM, the global average cost of a data breach in 2023 was 4.45 million, which was a 15% increase over three years. Microsoft notes that “the U.S. was the target of 46 percent of cyberattacks in 2020, more than […]

Cyber Attack suspected behind Baltimore Bridge Collapse

The incident that shook Baltimore on March 26, 2024, when a cargo vessel collided with the Baltimore Bridge, resulting in its collapse into the Patapsco River, has sparked widespread speculation and concern. In the early hours of March 27, 2024, several publications shared photos of the bridge collapse, raising questions about the possibility of foul […]

Over 40m UK voters personal data breached in hack by China

In an unprecedented move, the United Kingdom’s government is poised to publicly accuse China of orchestrating a cyber breach into its Electoral Commission’s database. The breach, occurring between August 2021 and October 2022, saw over 40 million voter records compromised. Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dowden is slated to address Parliament, officially attributing the cyber-attack to […]

Benefits on sharing cyber attack information

Sharing information about cyber attacks provides several benefits to individuals, organizations, and the broader cybersecurity community. Here are some key advantages: 1. Early Threat Detection: Information sharing enables early detection of cyber threats. When organizations share details about the attacks they’ve experienced, others can learn and proactively defend against similar tactics, techniques, and procedures. 2. […]

Ransomware and Cyber Attack related news headlines trending on Google

Microsoft revealed on Friday that its corporate email servers were breached by the hacking group Midnight Blizzard, which is believed to be funded by the Russian-sponsored online crime group Nobelium. The cyberattack, which occurred on January 12th, targeted customer data and information belonging to Seattle-based staff. Evidence suggests that the data theft was likely planned […]

Crafting an Effective Cyber Attack Response Plan: A Comprehensive Guide

In an era dominated by digital advancements, businesses and organizations face an ever-growing threat from cyber attacks. The importance of having a robust cyber attack response plan cannot be overstated. A well-crafted plan not only helps mitigate potential damage but also ensures a swift and organized response when faced with a cyber threat. This article […]

Top 8 Cyber Attack news headlines trending on Google

1.) The ALPHV ransomware gang’s website, which provides information leaks and negotiation details, has been inaccessible for several hours. Telegram sources suggest that law enforcement linked to Euro-pol may have taken down the blog, which is only accessible through TOR. The BlackCat Ransomware service website has also been down for the past 48 hours, and […]

Britain Nuclear site Sellafield experiences malware cyber attack

Reports confirm that Sellafield, a prominent nuclear site, has fallen victim to a recent malware attack, with initial investigations suggesting the infiltration of malicious software dating as far back as 2015. Cybersecurity experts are actively engaged in probing the incident, and while much of the specific details remain undisclosed, it is evident that a comprehensive […]

Is Microsoft ChatGPT grappling with DDoS Cyber Attack

In recent days, Microsoft’s generative AI tool, ChatGPT, has been experiencing connectivity problems. The official message on the website indicates that their servers are operating at full capacity. However, an article published by Bloomberg suggests that the technology giant’s AI marvel is under a barrage of abnormal fake web traffic, effectively resulting in a Distributed […]

Canada govt websites disrupted by Cyber Attacks from India

Numerous government websites in Canada experienced performance issues and error messages due to a cyber-attack orchestrated by the India Cyber Force. Federal intelligence agencies have expressed concerns that these attacks could escalate in severity over the upcoming weeks, coinciding with escalating tensions between the Trudeau and Modi administrations. The genesis of this conflict can be […]

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